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  1. My Struggle with Opiate Addiction

    I started Kratom nearly a year ago and i was not one for anything organic or from the earth but this stuff really does work! There is alot of negativity about this stuff but i ignore it. I do not ignore the success stories though. If a nurse can...
  2. The Kindest Cut

    i hate this curse of tenderness so hit me hard and break the spell that keeps me weak and so unreal no matter how it feels - Ultra Vivid Scene, The Kindest Cut The kindest cut is quick and sharp. If you want to leave, leave. Take your cat and...
  3. Being ripped off repeatedly, a reason to stay clean.

    I’ve been ripped off by £190 in the last few days and it is really driving the point home that I need to stay clean, whether is whack product or just being scammed by a runner, I’ve had enough. The scales are tipped towards me getting clean after...
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  4. Dutch Courage

    ten bucks says you don't have it in you to conquer fear and quit believing what they tell you to you are careening shamelessly into oblivion you will live alone with your chemicals and gin - Dutch Courage, The Spill Canvas view of Sentinel Peak...
  5. CDC Guideline for Presribing Opioids

    This is the CDC’s recommendations to physicians to help stop the heroin overdose epidemic going on in the US. They address chronic pain patients and the modalities that they recommend to be used prior to and during any opioid prescribed...
  6. Histories

    this article has two three parts. links at the bottom. (three four if you count this landing page.) you gotta help me, i'm losing my mind keep getting the feeling you wanna leave this all behind thought we were going strong i thought we were...
  7. Wait it Out

    everybody says that time heals everything; but what of the wretched hollow, the endless in-between? are we just going to wait it out? - Wait it Out, Imogen Heap Lost in Time by ashsivils on DeviantArt 11.37p it's been a little over an hour and...
  8. I am sick of myown addiction

    I have finnally reached the point where I am sick of myown drug abuse. I have basically no veins left, I do not get high anymore.It just gets worse. I am in a really dark place at the moment (That is the reason of my dissapearance from DF for a...
  9. No sob stories here please

    A little light hearted tale of one girls unfortunate miss rate and attempt to come off the big H.
  10. Addiction, mental disorder and families

    An article discussing the relationship between addiction and mental disorder, aimed at the families of those who have a comorbid diagnosis for the purpose of their developing a greater understanding of the issues.
  11. I'm having pains in my penis after quitting smoking weed... will I be okay eventually?

    Hi, my name is Robert. I'm 18 years old and I'm currently going to college to study music. I'm just now getting into my second semester and it has been 8 days since I last smoked marijuana. To be honest, I've been wanting to do this for a very...
  12. Struggling

    There was a time when i wasnt an addict and i was sober never worried about things and was generally happy with age and shit happening i became depressed and upset and angry alot i would panic and drugs helped i started abusing them and using...
  13. health problems, considering taking a pause and why I do not like Christmas season.

    I guess, that I am going to take a pause, because my drug abuse has reached that point when, if I do not stop for a while, it is going to cause serious health problems ( If I do not have them allready).My both arms hurt from shoulder to fingers (...
  14. Myown private wonderland

    Just one of those days when I want to stay permanently high for the rest of my life and never ever get clean again, when I prefer to stay in myown private wonderland and let the rest of the world leave me alone. Because I like the world this way...
  15. Opiate detox day 15 using lofexidine. With drug history. LONG READ!

    I've never wrote a blog, but I'm detoxing and having a rough time, so maybe this could offer some distraction, or an embarrassing read in the future. I've been a drug user since I was 12, I'm now 31 and this really bothers me! It started much...
  16. When Will It End? But I Will Miss It.. Why Do We Have To Be Friends?

    Crystal shoots two pistols into my chest.. but I still get no heart attack and I live and breathe crystal meth.. she will be my death. I want it to end because it's getting to expensive to take care of my health. And I have nothing to show for...
  17. Nothing usefull

    That moment when one of your common friends say that the fact that two craziest people he knows ( meaning me and my husband) can be togeather for such a long time in spite of being total nutcases actually gives hope for a lot of calmer people.I...
  18. Frustration

    I am a writer. And to be considered a writer, obviously, one must write. That's why whenever I'm on a block and I run out of inspiration, I feel so useless. It's not for a lack of ideas, because I have many. I guess it's a lack of motivation, or...
  19. Give and Take

    I was having a conversation with a friend (more of an argument, really) a couple of nights ago about my participation here. He knows that some of my attempts to discuss my problems with addiction here haven't gone so well, and he was trying to...
  20. A Random Update

    Hey everyone. It's been a while since I've been active on here, mostly because things have just been wild the past four months. However, I think now is a good time as any to come back and start using DF as a resource again, because I could...
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