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15206917 tn?1441190409

12 days and it will be a year clean for me

My tracker shows 12 days from a year (Aug 4th) but 18 days till the 4th of Aug.
Hard to believe if been clean from pain pills even this long, I'm well over the withdrawals and I believe I went through a short spell of the PAWS. For those who are just starting, I like to tell you that it will get so much better, the withdrawal symptoms doesn't last a life time like you feel it will. Just hang in there and it will pass. I pray I'll keep clean and I will as long as I keep with my 12 steps
Plowboy
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495284 tn?1333894042
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Nice to see you checking in!!

Congrats on your yr clean time!!  Keep going with your recovery, you are so worth it~
15206917 tn?1441190409
Thank you, wasn't easy to start but I feel like I did before I took the first one
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Congrats on your time! Love your reference to aftercare in your post!:)
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Congrats Im 8 days clean from over 200mg oxy a day was on them 4 yrs I do believe I have paws now still not as bad as what I felt on day 2 3 4
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Congratulations!!!  That's awesome!  Keep up the good work.  I've been clean off drugs for 4.5 but on methadone at my local clinic.  I got off the clinic on 6/25 (my last dose) with a successful taper so I've been clean off methadone for 3 weeks and 2 days.
15206917 tn?1441190409
Thank you all.
It's great to hear how you all have stopped, it helps others. It let's everyone know they're not alone
4522800 tn?1470325834
Right on PlowBoy!!!

I am so happy to hear this. We get so many ppl on here that just go away. Often, I wonder if they are still working Recovery. This was a Nice Update. Stick around and pitch in. Proud of YOU!!

Bless
Vickie
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Hi there!! Just wanted to say congrats! I remember you in the beginning of your journey, you've come a long way my friend! So happy for ya!!!
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Hey dude good to see you Great to see you clean!!!!  congrats on almost a yr and working a 12 step progam  like you as long as I keep working N/A I will stay clean
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15206917 tn?1441190409
I am glad I was able to find the site again, not to often I get to get online :-(
Library is closed by the time I get off work. It takes time, dedication and keeping busy for me to focus on life but I'll stick with this path. It's so much better
1742220 tn?1331356727
congrats plowboy!  be vigilant about your recovery ... i got lazy and jaded after a year and i relapsed.  hang onto your time and keep going ... its worth it.  great work!
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Wow can't believe almost a year has gone by. I hit my year in September. I remember I was right behind you. Back then it seemed a month was an eternity but a month now goes by in a blink of an eye! Probably because we don't count days and pills and stress over that "fill" date anymore. Congratulations!
15206917 tn?1441190409
The months do fly by, can't remember the last time I thought to myself "I'm on ## day" it's a refreshing feeling
9128404 tn?1418270616
I am on day 6 of no pills. Been using for 10 years..this is my second time around the block UGHH!!! So happy for you! I mean that. Its encouraging to hear you are doing so well when I feel like crap. I know it will get better for me too. God bless
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6 days is a long time, hang in there. One day, one hour,  one minute at a time. It is so worth it, I can't even explain how much better I feel. I started taking karate with my daughter and I'm able to go without feeling terrible.  I know it's rough but stay with it

Plowboy
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