Sorry folks. Honestly my life is just overwhelming right now. Overslept and then rushed from one meeting to another and I am fucking irritated and exhausted. Detox was Ok. Tired, cranky, anxious but it might just be work and have nothing to do with the whole opiate thing. Physically I feel crappy but I am stressed the fuck out...to the point of tears so it is hard to tell what is what. Tomorrow is practice so it won't be any better. Anyhow...that's life.
Beachwalk, I am glad I could help inspire you to get clean. It's hard but it does end...just keep telling yourself that over and over again!
Ok sorry for the brief post but I am exhausted. Going to just get to bed. Keep pushing hard. I will do my best to check in tomorrow night and catch up on threads.
Jungledog added 500 Minutes and 27 Seconds later...
OK, I am here to try and do a proper post. This is day 4 opiate free. The last few days my full-time job has just SUCKED. I keep telling myself I just need to get through it. I have new courses and a lot of shit on my plate. I feel overwhelmed. As such it is hard sometimes to separate my detox symptoms from the chaos.
Detox wise I feel very, very tired. The whole lack of energy thing is difficult to handle when having a lot of work to do. I have also had a lot of nausea and I seem super restless. I have been sleeping though. I also am irritable and cranky. There have been no severe cold turkey detox symptoms though. My AI seems to be holding steady (except for the fatigue).
The past few days I have not been as good as I would like with my diet and I have not exercised. I have been good about taking my herbs, supplements, and doing my nightly yoga. I think yoga has been key to me getting through this taper. That and a slow taper from the hard stuff to a low dose of kratom...tapering the whole time so you don't just trade addictions...seems to be the ticket out folks. It has worked for me!!!Give it a go and do it yourself.
Love to you!