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Dec 06, 2015 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 13
I remember you too Gnarly! Thanks for everything, you've always been very supportive and understanding :)
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Oct 09, 2015 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 3
Many of us detox at home. It is possible, but often requires help. I quit cold turkey last year and went to meetings everyday through my withdrawal (and beyond). The Thomas Recipe helped a bit. Our secrets keep us sick is a great point. If you're not ready to tell your family yet get to meetings and find a sponsor or support person (depending on what kin...
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Oct 09, 2015 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 13
Thank you for sharing your sponsor's wisdom. I take "we only keep what we have by giving it away" very seriously. I get to do it in my area, and am looking forward to doing it here. Thanks for your message :)
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Oct 08, 2015 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 13
I plan to show up more often :)
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Oct 07, 2015 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 13
I hope this is allowed, it's not a question but gratitude. I logged on for the first time in a long time and realized I hadn't posted since I was 5 days clean. Saturday will make 14 months clean for me! Life is totally different and beautiful today. Last weekend I even got to attend the Unite To Face Addiction rally in Washington DC! I wanted to che...
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Aug 15, 2014 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 10
Thanks everyone. I speak to my sponser around 5pm (after one of my meetings, been hitting my home group and 2 others everyday, I need to go a lot right now) and I will follow your advice about the "mind screw" gnarly and talk to my sponsor. I believe in my heart that after I start doing my step work I won't need this med. Thank you for the grea...
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Aug 14, 2014 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 10
Thank you both for your responses. I feel total honesty is important too, but I'm conflicted about this one. I do have a sponsor, just started with her yesterday
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Aug 14, 2014 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 10
Hi Everyone!!! Thank you all sooo much for the wonderful responses on my last post. Today (Thursday) is the beginning of my 5th day clean... or is it?!? If you've ever been in the fellowship you know that they teach TOTAL abstinence, which I am and always have been all for. Until today that is, when I realized one of my medications (klonopin, a benzodiaz...
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Aug 11, 2014 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 6
Thank you all so much.
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Aug 10, 2014 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 6
I'm waiting on a call back about inpatient. No the drinking hasn't been steady, I've been through alcohol withdrawal before, always supervised.