Originally posted by nirrti I can't say I still don't relapse, especially when I'm stressed out. But if it wasn't for the
Wellbutrin, Effexor, Klonopin, and Lithium I take, I would possibly be dead right now.
Wow. I'm suprised you aren't dead now. Lithium? Talk about medieval.
Don't get me wrong. My husband was a heroin addict. Because of that he developed (so they say) depression and bi-polar disorder, and now ADHD
(cough). Now he is a methadone addict. Methadone is the government's legal way of keeping heroin off of the streets. Oh, sure he gets his group
counseling, as well as one on one counseling, but drugs are drugs, no matter which way you cut them. At least he doesn't run the danger of getting a
Thanks to his run in with the street drugs, my husband has introduced me to stress levels unbeknownst to the common man. I have dealt with the most
heaviest of burdens as he went through withdrawal, acceptance, and now "treatment".
I never once leaned on Paxil, Xanax, Lithium, Kolonipin, Valium, Wellbutrin, Zoloft, etc. I did not need alcohol. I did not need a joint to sleep, or
a line of coke to start my morning. Know what it was?
. Something many lack. We are becoming a world of wimps.
Soon people will not go outside without taking their pill to:
Face their fear of showers.
Eat something, but not too much, and then curb the fat while it's there.
Make it through the work day without becoming depressed.
Appetite suppresant for the after work snack.
Mood enhancer to deal with the kids.
Something to chill you out to sleep at the end of the day.
Oh, and don't forget:
Pain pills for tennis elbow, runner's shin splints, headaches, stomach-ache, ear ache, hair loss, hair gain, discharge, dryness, lack of tears, dry
I quit smoking 2 years, 2 months, 6 days, 17 hours, 17 minutes ago. I am still a caffeine "addict", I suppose. And off on another thread is all of
the addictive chemicals in foods that we can't stop eating.
But seriously, learn to cope on your own. Get off the junk. Sheesh.