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Thursday 4pm. Last of the Oxy ( This is how I will refer to the drug fron now on.) Nauseaus through the night.
Friday 6am. Pain in legs and arms a bit of nausea, ache all over, no appitite.
Friday 10pm. Bed-No sleep at all ( up and down all night ), legs arms crazy could not rest or stay still, kicking quilt off then on , the standing up sitting, oh my arms and legs were a nightmare ( worst night I have ever experienced ).
Saturday am. had about 20 mins broken sleep, feel sick and ache all over, nausea, sweats hot/cold, have tried to sleep again - no success. Decide there and then to return the pills ( Oxy ) I am very very weepy and crying, I have lost 18 months of my life to those ******* tablets ( angry now, and more determined than ever to get my life back ).
Saturday 14:30 Started writing this diary.
Saturday 14:45 Tried to sleep again but arms and legs were going crazy, the pits.
Saturday 16:00 Went for 3 mile walk, very emotional, crying lots to myself at memories past occasions, legs hurt, arms hurt.
Saturday 17;30 Watch telly and chat with Terri, then on the computer to read more oxy horror stories, start to get shivers and feel wooly headed and sick, legs hurt and feel nauseas.
18;00 Collect curry, feel real bad, pint of Guiness was awful, felt really bad on way home, sick when stopped car/have meal/bed/cannot sleep up about 10 times, pains in legs arms and now shoulder.
11:00pm Yawning real bad and shoulders ache like crazy, eyes watering real bad legs hurt stomach feels on fire, this yawning is driving me mad, and hot/cold shivers, ( must stick at it )
Sunday 01;00am Weeping has calmed, but keep wanting to be sick to rid my body of the food, runny nose/sniffles and real bad wind,feel sick now, stomach aches.
Sunday 01:30am back to bed, went for a drive, could not stand crazy arms and legs any longer.
Sunday 02;45 back to bed no sleep crazy arms/legs/sweating real real bad hot/cold coughing/sneezing, and EXTREME CRAZY ARMS/LEGS.
Sunday 04;30 On computer, 60 hrs now feel clammy and sweaty and ache all over, have you heard of RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME, well think of that 10 times worse ( CRAZY LEGS/ARMS. )
To be Cont.......................................
Sunday 1 hours sleep, really sore, and strange dreams, am now really suffering from lack of sleep, try sleeping again breathing very hard, next thing thse cat wakes me, damm. will get up now, it's 09:45, legs really ache, but slept for an hour, legs hurt when sitting now, real pain or W/D symtoms (symptoms)??.64 hrs now, feel real sick and sweating.
Sunday 11:00am Went to see friend, felt a bit better and mind more focused on quitting, so cleaned car, went home ate some food, ( forced down ) Felt sicky. Then for a 3 mile walk, then to shop for Radox, then home 71hrs now, going to have a long bath.Tried to sleep, no joy so went for another 3 mile walk, pain in legs gets bad.
Sunday 18;30 Had to take Terri to hospital, ( bad cut to finger ). Home at 21;00 had some food, bed at 22:00, ARMS AND LEGS DRIVING ME CRAZY,REAL BAD,got up at 23:00 went on computer, then went for a drive, home at 01:30, back to bed, and after a lot of thrashing about, holy of holies I sleep for 3 hrs, wake up and dressing gown is drenched in sweat, back to bed get another 1hrs sleep, then up at 07:30. It's now Monday.
Monday 0945.Am feeling a bit better now, go see boss at work to explain ( goes ok ). then have a drive round, I find I am noticing things I took for granted before, things are in much sharper focus. Although I had real bad stomach cramps, the Flu like symtoms (symptoms) have all but gone. Did a 3 mile walk, then cooked my dinner, watched some TV, went to bed at 22:00 no sleep, mild crazy legs/arms. up, then back to bed, slept for an hour, then legs wake me 03:67 and writing this diary update.
Tuesday 08:15 got about 2 hrs sleep, those dreams are real strange, every time I get to a good bit the bloody legs wake me up.I am feeling the effects of sleep deprivation now, and am having trouble typing this, very sluggish and the legs are crawling at the moment, also started sneezing real bad, eyes so sore.Shoulders and back also a bit painful..
Tuesday 12:00 Am feeling quite ok, haircut/shave, look almost human lol, sister tells me my eyes look clearer than for a long time, nice to hear a positive comment, had a nice day.
Tuesday 15;45 tried to sleep with the help of a sleeping pill, 45 mins later got woken up. Got up went to see Dr, gave me a prescription for Zimovane, ( a sleeping pill ), but I went to the chemist and got some Kalms and Zinc Capsuals instead, my trust of tablets of any kind is at an all time low ( now why would that be ??.. ).
It's now 17:30 have one or two minor flushes, back aches a bit across shoulders, maybe being hunched over this darn computer, hey!!!! I said something funny, I must be on the mend a bit.
To be Cont........................
Tuesday 21'45.Went to bed, have taken some Zinc tablets ( taste great ) Kalms herbal pills and two sleeping pills, tried to watch telly, woke up switched it off, legs felt a bit zingy, but Mother of God I wake up at 06:45 on Wednesday, sleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeept for almost 8hrs yeeeeeeeeeeeeeees.Legs feel stiff, but thats expected, back a bit achey (achy), but thats to be expected also, as for the last 30 years I have been out of bed then walking over 6 miles every day( aome over 12 ) and getting by on about 5/6 hrs sleep most days, then for the past 5 months doing hardly nothing.
Wednesday 07:16 well apart from the aches described above and a few sneezes, things look brighter, ( I might even open my Birthday cards and presents, birthday 24/02/08 lol ).
Wow. Is that what I have to go through! I have been taking about 125 mg a day and get very depressed if I stop. Were you taking more? It seems like your only salvation were your sleeping pills and zinc. I do not know how to start, weekend, start of the week... I guess you just go for it.
Wow. Is that what I have to go through! I have been taking about 125 mg a day and get very depressed if I stop. Were you taking more? It seems like your only salvation were your sleeping pills and zinc. I do not know how to start, weekend, start of the week... I guess you just go for it. Thanks.
Withdrawal symptoms are different for everyone, but they're still not pretty. But don't let the withdrawals scare you, and hinder your progress. Make a plan, get your supplies, and then yep, go for it. You'll be so glad you did!
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