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460591 tn?1207150799

Day 15...

I am a new user and I am on day 15 of the sober living. Oxycontin was my drug of choice. I have done all painkillers and have tried H once. I want to know, do the urges stop? I am using suboxone to control my use and my urges. The day I stop taking suboxone is the day that scares me most. Knowing that I can screw up is a scary thought. Thinking that OC will never enter my body again scares me a lot too. Not scares, actually... Just doesn't make me comfortable in the least. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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402205 tn?1230481005
Hi,

2 weeks in is still when I had a lot of cravings. They will be there for a little while. I think we all think the physical is the hardest part but the mental is there for a while. I'll take a line from toxictome and say maybe you should try a N/A or A/A meeting. Any kind of support helps. It scares me to think I an't ake a pill too but you don't want to be dependent on them all of your life. I'm a little over 2 months and they come and go. Its a struggle that you might ahve for a long time.

The forum really helps. Keep posting, it really helps.

Melissa

460591 tn?1207150799
It is a struggle I have had for a couple of years. A struggle that I am ready to kick. I have thought about attending a meeting. I have a list of all the meetings. I have the AA book, which I have read a bit of. I am in college and it is just hard to find time to get off campus to a meeting. I have a buddy who is helping me so much, he has a car and is willing to go. We will make it soon enough. Thanks for the support. My buddy swears by this site so I figured I would give it a shot. I like it a lot already.
402205 tn?1230481005
Well you already have the right attitude. This site is what I use as my support. You get help so quickly. And if you have someone that will go to meetings with you, that is great! When you get a craving, post, someone WILL help you, I promise.

Good luck!!
306455 tn?1288862071
Welcome to the forum. I'm on Sub too. I also have a fear of relapse when I stop taking the Sub, but I fear it because of pain issues. The Sub. does help alittle with pain.
Do try to get to N/A. or some counseling before you come off the Sub. You'll need that support in place to help with cravings. Good luck and keep posting.
Magi
460591 tn?1207150799
The suboxone is provided from my friend. I take a quarter a day. They help so much. My girlfriend loves them because they make me "me" again. Before drugs. I'm sure you understand. I have a question for anyone who knows how to answer it. How do I add someone as my friend? I only know the username. Nicky Bones is the username and I have no idea how to search for it. He is my friend irl, the kid that helps me more than anyone else.
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