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I woke up with serious cravings. First thing i thought of. Ugh. I have a feeling today is going to be a hard dau
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Don't dwell on it too much...sometimes I think about it in the mornings too when I wake up. That was the way i live for months on opiates. I'm day 15 now, it's tough...i feel soo much better though then when i was on pills:) Just think of how horrible you would feel if you gave into that craving. Keep posting for support!
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Hey, get out the Ipod and start listening to some music that gets you moving. Let some high energy tunes get you past this. I love youtube because I can find any song I want. I'm listening to it right now. Earbuds in, Mt.Dew close by and I got no worries.

Going to N/A meetings will help you deal with cravings. For me just talking about it helps. I never looked at cravings as an all day every day affair. They come quick and the go quick. I just have to be strong for about 30 seconds. I see it, I ignore it, and then I move on. It's that short 30 second mindfu** I have to get past. They come very seldom now. The realization that these pills were going to take everything away from me hit me square in the face like Mac truck one day and on that day I was done.

If you were having coffee with a friend and she threw coffee in your face and reached out and smacked you upside the head, you'd be done with that friend wouldn't you. You'll have cravings, no getting around it, but try to visualize some sort of evilness to associate with them and it'll strengthen your resolve. I see a pill laying around trying to sweet talk me into eating it and I will beat that mother down. That's just me though. Pills just aren't my friend their something that tried to hurt me and my family, and something or someone tries to hurt my family and I'll start raging until that threat is gone.

You'll find something that works for you. I'm glad you came here and mentioned your craving because that means you were here instead of giving in to it. Yeah Kelsea! You'll get the hang of this soon enough. You're doing great!
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My meetings start on Tuesdsy. I already have a sitter luned up for the kids. I'm not gonna miss it, ever. No mote relapsing. I need a natrual rush. I think I'll go jog or smthing. That always gets me going. Thanks again :)
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Just stay busy and keep talking through it. Cravings pass, but they are tough to get through sometimes. Think of all the things your thankful for right now and remember, this too shall pass and you will feel even stronger after kicking this cravings a ss. Hang in there:)
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495284 tn?1333894042
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Cravings are tough while it is happening but they do go away.  Get your shoes on and head out and jog away.  You are in control of you now, not your addiction~~~~sara
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