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Effects - Ways to hide/mask meth symptoms when at work?

Discussion in 'Methamphetamine' started by SmokeRings, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. SmokeRings

    SmokeRings Newbie

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    SWIM has searched the internet and has not found any good information regarding hiding things such as dilated pupils if one ends up binging and has to go to work.
    SWIM feels she has successfully been able to stay in control of talking too much, being coherent and not raising any suspicion, but would still love any insight and ideas of what others may be doing.
    The only thing she's found is wearing colored contacts and taking opiates to come down. SWIMs problem is that if she were to take opiates she doesn't think she'd make it through the day.
    She's only screwed up and lost control a few times, but imagines most have at some point and time. Calling in is not an option, as she not only can function and work just fine, but will cause other coworkers to pick up slack if she doesn't make it in.
    Just looking for any tips or tricks other than the two she listed. Not looking for "have some self control" or other comments of that nature, as she obviously knows it's stupid, but stuff happens.
     
  2. acepembs

    acepembs Newbie

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    Mild benzo (Xanax) and coloured contacts usually work for my friends dog when he has to work when up. Chewing gum can hide the gurns. Some say magnesium supplements work but my friend's dog has never tried. Dilated pupils cannot be remedied by anything other than time so my friend's dog has been led to believe.
     
  3. SmokeRings

    SmokeRings Newbie

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    SWIM hasn't found anything either. Hopefully someone has some good ideas. SWIM wears glasses, the contact trick wouldn't work. SWIM will just have to seek out some Xanax, she's got some leads!
    SWIM doesn't have the jaw grinding luckily, she actually thinks for the most part, that no one has noticed. If so, they sure aren't saying anything!
    Any further info or ideas from others would be most appreciated.
     
  4. Man5onite

    Man5onite Silver Member

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    If somebody would ask SWIY, just say SWIY is on medication.
    I think nobody would ask what type,and if they were, just say "it's personal".
     
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  5. AnonPeach

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    Hiding/masking meth

    SWIM would think that bright lights would cause pupils to "shrink".
    SWIM has been known to catch many colds as well.

    SWIM is wondering if there are any special make up brands used?

    SWIM generally uses Physicians Formula or Beauty for all seasons.
     
  6. allyourbase

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    simple answer is you cannot. its literally written on one's face. particularly in the eyes.
     
  7. acepembs

    acepembs Newbie

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    Bright lights will not constrict a dreamer's pupils. That's why the police shine torches in SWIY's eyes.
     
  8. fatkidzonmopedz

    fatkidzonmopedz Silver Member

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    for some odd reason swim's pupils do not dialate from any type of drug once theres light in his eyes. is he getting the wrong stuff or is there a certain amount of people that it doesn't affect their pupils?
     
  9. acepembs

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    Google Mydriasis.
     
  10. 100mg Methylphenidate

    100mg Methylphenidate Silver Member

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    Bright lights make swim's pupils shrink up SOMEWHAT normally. They're generally not big unless he's speeding hard though. Swim just finds it hard to sit still sometimes if he's tweaking hard. Cigarettes are your friend. Although, it's hard to do when you work inside...
     
  11. ex-junkie

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    the most important thing swiy can do, is to not fear going to work when swiy is off gutz, and to not obsess about what other people are thinking of swiy's appearance. unless swiy is totally cooked, then it will more than often go unnoticed. the second one starts obsessing over their appearance/behaviour, the more likely they start to act like they are on drugs. its uncanny.

    perhaps arrive with an empty red bull can so they can put it down to guarana abuse.

    please dont take opiates to come down. swim started off as a speed addict, and ended up a heroin/methadone addict for a further 7 years afterwards. its not a nice journey by all means, so please dont play with fire!!!!
     
  12. cyndi

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    Controling the paranoia that swim thinks everyone knows. It only makes him nervous. Benzos such as xanax is good too.
     
  13. Rise against

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    Idk if this is good advice or not... but swim doesnt think that most people would notice dilated pupils, swim has dilated and bloodshot pupils every day from his adderall prescription but nobody's ever mentioned anything about his eyes.

    If anyone askes, just tell them swiy is taking adderall for ADD.
     
  14. xxdan123xx

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    Heroin makes pupils small...
     
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    yes but then u have the problem of looking like a heroin addict instead
     
  16. xxdan123xx

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    Sry guys but bright lights will constrict pupils tho to a lesser degree when on drugs. Of coarse retanal damage can occur as the iris is not "shading" retna

    xxdan123xx added 2 Minutes and 24 Seconds later...

    also the two highs altho they build off each other do cancel each others negative notacible effects out. Tweaking or doped up swiy will probably be noticed
     
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  17. th3tawav3

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    swim likes to toke up on marijuana that acts sort of as a benzo, evens things out.
     
  18. hatstands

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    A quick glance directly into the lights when SWIM sees someone coming kindof normalises pupils (or at least placeboes SWIM into chillax mode)

    Most people have no clue whatsoever what addled people look like, as a female, SWIM will sometimes play the 'period' card, which can account for quietness, sweats, visible anxiety signs, los of appetite, anything can be attributed to rag week. When SWIM uses the gross out option, no one wants to know after that.

    SWIM finds that only people who have done it themselves can tell , and thats only with people they know fairly well. (apart from foaming gurns and the like)

    Suggesters testers, and it defo takes one to know one.:p
     
  19. lichdictator

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    Before SWIM started doing meth SWIM would have never been able to pick out people that were on it. SWIM still might not be able to all the time unless SWIM knew the person pretty well. SWIM imagines that most normal people would take the answer of taking Day-Quil or something as a good excuse. Just remember that most people can't tell and that it's all in SWIY's head. If SWIY looks and feels good it'll be fine. SWIM always tries to shower, shave, do hair and dress nice. Also SWIM likes to spray a little fake tan so as to not look pale.
     
  20. ZaNMaTo_SaN

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    The spray tan may be a good idea because there are only a few ways a person will notice something may be up. Pale face, huge pupils, facial expression and behavior. Paleness has to do with health, or a lack of, and human instinct judges others health against their own. So its noticeable. Relax facial expression and head movements. Focus your energy on work and do a good job, just don't get too carried away.