About Me: Male, 52, Stanardsville, VA, member since Aug 2009
I am a sales and marketing professional for a power surgical instrument company, surgical drills and saws for orthopaedic surgery. I have battled addiction for the past 20 years, went through rehab over my 21st birthday for meth abuse. I continued to use pot and drink
[More] and was introduced to opiates. I abused hydrocodone for about 3 years, then took suboxone for nearly 4 years. I detoxed in June 2009 and have been 100% clean ever since. Medhelp is an awesome resource for those who want to stay clean and support other addicts. I would not be where I am today without Medhelp.
Welcome to the forum. I went from over 200mg hydrocodone habit per day to Suboxone. I took suboxone for quite a while, but never experienced any withdrawal at all when transitioning, it worked very well for me. I saw that y..."
"Congratulations Do_It. Now its time to work on keeping clean. All of us want to be clean, but it is so easy to be tempted and before you know it you can end up right where you were before. Keep posting and if you are tempted to use, s..."
In a 12 step program you must become honest open minded and willing to do the work to stay clean,recover is a work in progress so no one fails we just learn to keep comming back and not to use drugs a day at a time
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