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five years in the books

I was using opioids for ten years, but the first five were more using here and there, call it "honeymoon phase". So now I've been clean as long as I was in a "committed relationship" with opioids. Funny how it's such a big national crisis now. Back in 2003-04 I used to order Vicodin off the Internet. Doctors gave it out like candy. Sowing the seeds of the current crisis but no one seemed to care back then! I personally don't blame the doctors. I knew what I was doing, there was no wool over my eyes.

Life is such a gift. In some ways, I appreciate it much more having lived through an addiction. I surely do appreciate all the kind people here. You helped me and your stories continue to inspire. Thank you!
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5 years already? Amazing. Congrats. I had the exact same experience as you back in the early 2000s. Amazing.
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This is wonderful to read.  Congragulations to you Ben!
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Congrats Ben!! 5 years is Awesome! I'm so Happy for you! Keep doing what you are doing it Obviously works!! lesa
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Ben i am so proud of you!  When you finally got it life started to change for you!  Congrats on 5 yrs!!!  This makes me so happy!
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