I think we all wonder how we got like this but i am so glad i got HERE, to this forum. These pills come into our lives and rape us and leave us trying to pick up the pieces. I am glad you dont feel so consumed. That is a good feeling. Keep looking forward and telling yourself you can do this. Keep posting and reading.
The cravings will lessen. I'm 4 1/2 months clean and I still have them. Defiitely not like I did in the beginning. You just have to occupy yourself with other things when cravings hit. Have you thought about NA or AA? Maybe counseling would help. The physical part is easier than the mental that's for sure.
How many were you taking per day and how strong were they.
I can probably give you an idea as to the cessation of most of the cravings. I've had some recent conversations (not all at once) w/an M.D., Psychologist (friend) and Psychiatrist (friend of Psycho friend) and I've got some good input. I crossed checked each ones positions and they seemed somewhat consistant.
I think that like any habit...the longer u can go without repeating it...the better it will get as far as wanting to repeat it......i dont think i will ever forget about pills completely...but i think it will become something that was far far away...in the past and a memory....a stressful event may cause an urge as it still does for me now...but not like it did a few months ago...time takes care of all
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