Quitting Oxycodone with Loperamide- My story begins... - Part 139

By Jungledog · Dec 10, 2014 · ·
  1. Day 48

    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...

    Day 49

    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!


  1. lostlygirl
    Hi JD, thanks for your message on my thread. I thinking about you, too. Especially on Wednesdays! :)

    I am glad that withdrawals are mild, although I do think they make us more pissed off than usual. I know I can be downright bitchy when I am withdrawing (so I have been told!!) and thats usually not my nature.

    O'well...Id like to see how sunshiny and rainbow farty they would be if they were withdrawing. Yeah.....exactly! I figure they can put up with bitchy for a few weeks!

    Love to you, my lovely friend :)
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