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I Am A Prescription Pill Addict

damn guess just heads stuck up our asses or just plain denial 131 People

    I Need Help Learning To Live Life Without My Addiction

    I'm still not doing so great with being able to stick to detoxing I tell myself every night before I go to bed that tomorrow will be the day I change my life forever ... but I wake up I feel the stomach ache and panic and I immediately go to the pills that comfort me so much...
    Anonymousgirl7 Anonymousgirl7 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    9 Hours Clean Already In Pain 24 HOUR UPDATE!!!!!!!!!

    We live in a society that worships the benefits of the pill. If you can’t sleep, take a pill. If you are too heavy, take a pill. If you are in pain, take a pill. There is a pill for everything and if a doctor prescribes it, it can’t be bad. when i started high schooll i was a...
    addictionicantcontrol2 addictionicantcontrol2 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2011

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    Addiction That I Cant Stop

    i started when i was 15 i tried my first pill. i found my outlet on oxy, i kept it to myself didnt want my family or friends knowing what i was going through. i didnt think it was wrong cause it was perscription at one time why would a doctor give you something that wasnt good. i...
    addictionicantcontrol addictionicantcontrol 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    Pills First Life Later

    i woke up this morning and i was ok i only took one pill just to start off the ay id usually be up to three as soon as i got up...... around 6:00 i took 4 more hydrocodones. i usually buy my own pills but i lost my job so my money has run out. my sister recently had surgery on...
    addictionicantcontrol2 addictionicantcontrol2 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2011

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    The Diary Of A Narcotic Addict

    So I started taking pills when I was in the 10th grade my grandma had just passed away and I was looking for something to ease my pain. So I started taking ambien occasionally and I loved the way it made me feel that I started to take more and more and even started to take them...
    lonelygurl20 lonelygurl20 18-21 2 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    A Pill To Make You Anybody Else

    I struggle with mental illness. Wrongfully diagnosed with ADHD, I was given adderall. I still take it because when I don't, my body shakes and tremors. I used to take xanax. Horrible. I loved that pill so much, I would run out by then end of the month and face horrible panic...
    HighEndOfLow HighEndOfLow 18-21, M Oct 29, 2011

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    Time For Detox

    hey guys so the pain is unbeariable, thank you so much for all the prayers i know they are helping ad god is watching over me... i was going to admit my self into a detox last night but they idnt have a avaliable bed so im going to day if there is room.i will be the youngest one...
    addictionicantcontrol2 addictionicantcontrol2 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    Please I Need Help With Making It Through Detox! Cold Turkey :/

    I'm going to start to detox again tomorrow ... cold turkey .. and everytime I do I give up because the panic and depression gets so intense i'm so scared ... i've been taking only 4 hydrocodones a day which is small to some people but the withdraw to me feels intense I already...
    Anonymousgirl7 Anonymousgirl7 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    Just Got Out Of Detox

    hey sorry i have not been on in a couple days. i just got out of a five day detox program. the pain was really bad but what they gave me helpd im not throwing up anymore , i just have muschle ahches and seeing out my right eye is hard its blurry for some reason. im on bed rest...
    addictionicantcontrol2 addictionicantcontrol2 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    No Motivation Other Then Pills

    So its me again i woke up this morning after a bad argument with my girl last night. we decided not to talk to eachotherlast night so i got high and went to bed. i woke up and she was pissed once again not because i did pills again but because i didnt realzie what i did wrong. i...
    addictionicantcontrol2 addictionicantcontrol2 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2011

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    Hi, There Again Everybody!!! I Need Advice

    I took 1/2 a 10mg. hydrocodone for the last time today to "ween" myself off hoping I will be okay after ... but I see now that's not the case.... I felt so angry and annoyed today I just wanted tto punch a wall .. for no good reason.... I didn't go to the bathroom really much...
    Anonymousgirl7 Anonymousgirl7 18-21, F Jun 25, 2012

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    Just One.....

    I could barley go a day without taking paracetamol, Ibprofen, panadol, tremadol or diclofenac. I would just take it for no reason. But then it started to get really outta control if I toke 1 I then had to take then all. I couldnt control myself. I would take packet after packet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2010

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    Hopefully This Is The Beginning Of The End For My Addiction...

    I have been taking 5 or more 10/660's of vicodin a day ... for about 2 years now .. I steal them from my moms bottle of medicine she takes for a REAL CHRONIC condition ... and I couldn't feel more low down if I tried ... I have to steel from her in order to keep myself "happy" is...
    Anonymousgirl7 Anonymousgirl7 18-21, F Jun 23, 2012

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    My Love-hate Relationship With The Contin Family

    I can still remember the day that I snorted a pill for the first time. It was 4 years ago, I was 17. My best friend, Pam and I found a bottle of Perk 10s in her moms bathroom. We had friends that did them all the time, so we said "**** it" and proceeded to break it down on the...
    smiling4now smiling4now 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I love coffee but i've cut on it a bit. I've started taking caffeine pill to save me time. But i love love loooooove coffee .end of story lol
    exprouser14 exprouser14 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I am addicted to prescription pain killers. I finally told my best friend and my mom today. I told my mom to take the pills and hide them and not to keep them in my sight. I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I just recently ended it with a guy I was dating for almost two years because of his addiction problems. We've been friends and crushes since the beginning of high school. He...
    annp92 annp92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    not always but sometimes i do hug my pillow while sleeping
    kinkprime kinkprime 22-25, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It's so sad how addicted to it I am and I never realized it until just recently. I've tried multiple times to stop, but the craving always comes so strong and I give in having no...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I love my fiancé so much we are getting married in 55 days. We have been together for 7 1/2 years and engaged for two. When I first met him I didn't know he was an addict; never...
    luvjunkie06 luvjunkie06 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm 16 and I'm addicted to laxatives. From a very young age the only things I've ever wanted it to be "skinny". Even being young I'd blow the candles out on my cake wishing to be...
    britterz123 britterz123 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs. I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I've been struggling with this addiction for years. I get a script that suppose to last a month but in two weeks I'm out. Then I go through withdrawal and do it again. The worst...
    Lostwindows Lostwindows 31-35, M Jul 11

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    An addict who's homeless An addict who's dopesick An addict who's soulless An addict who has no idea what the **** hope is An addict who's coppin on the block An addict livin for...
    madefrombrokenparts madefrombrokenparts 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I occasionally get bad back pain, and I started taking pills to help me sleep at night. Now, I can hardly get to sleep without them anymore. Sometimes it can be a challenge even...
    terribletaytor terribletaytor 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    hmm so this may be the only solution to my problem with over consuming my meds other then quitting them. I am currently on Ritalin 60 mg a day. I also take 1 mg of Ativan when the...
    nickrosenbery nickrosenbery 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have a total of nine pillows. A huge pillow that sits against the wall, a body pillow, four pillows; two to sleep on, the other two for decoration but can be laid on, another...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    My addiction isn't ordinary but its very common. My addiction effects my life and other peoples lives negatively. There is no rehab for my addiction and many people question the...
    DottyUhura DottyUhura 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Hi everyone, My first experimentation with any kind of drugs was when I was 14 on my birthday. My cousin gave me a blunt as a birthday gift... I had no addiction to it, but it...
    mladenok mladenok 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm 17 years old, and I am recovering from an addiction to Crystal Methamphetamine. The first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. My first step, was thinking about my...
    angoscia angoscia 16-17 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    We who are not drug users have to understand this part of all this. That is this: yes they are addicted to drugs. I've been researching more since I found out. This is what I come...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F Jul 8

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    If you're concerned with your addiction to video games, please read this. Games have ruined my life since I was a kid. I am a shy person. As a kid, I didn't deal well with this...
    nyancat26 nyancat26 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I was really depressed and sad that day. When I got home I took 10 pills, I don't know what I was trying to accomplish I just knew I was tired of life. Anyway a couple hours after...
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm currently 7weeks and 5 days clean from my addiction. Addiction runs in my family and so does alcoholism, abuse, and depression. I have depression and I think I might be an...
    StargirlWarrior StargirlWarrior 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hello, everyone. My name's Evan and I'm a drug addict. It all started at the age of sixteen with cannabis and alcohol. Cannabis and alcohol are gateway drugs. If someone tells you...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Well today is his birthday. I had to work today and even though i only worked 6 hours, it felt longer and tough. It's retail, and if anyone else is a cashier should understand me...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Games have ruined my life since I was a kid. I am a shy person. As a kid, I didn't deal well with this, so I quickly resorted to games, but then it was ok. I grew up in a way...
    nyancat26 nyancat26 18-21, M Jul 19

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    I'm trying to stay away from sugars. But like any addiction one tiny taste of it, has me craving for more. I take one bite and I'm like, "What the hell, I already ate some, lets...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F Jul 23

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    From age 20-23 I was addicted to cocaine, Vicodin and pot. Mostly cocaine. During those three years I discovered that I was completely powerless over my behavior while using drugs...
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend's gambling addiction is really putting a tear into our relationship. He has now been in Las Vegas for over a week now, and admitted to bringing $40k for gambling...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Thank you all for sharing your experiences and insight into this sad, sad, stupid horrific thing we call addiction. Reading all of your stories has been eye opening and I hope...
    hightoolong hightoolong 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I find that if I snuggle into my pillow I can fall asleep faster, I have four pillows and one to snuggle...idk it just makes me feel warm
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I don't know why? But why not it just gets so warm and feels like someone's there to care for me Sometimes I just go to bed lay there awake hugging my pillow, crying, telling it...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have so many pillows pillows it's not even funny. I just want to cuddle and be adored and cry a little and listen to some music and stay up all night and watch Netflix. Then...
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    My therapist told me to take these pills that make me happy and I really don't like it I really hate it I just want to be happy on my own an with out pills
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have Sooo much pillows o.o like they practically cover my whole bed~ I have 13 pillows!! and they're Fluffyyyy<3 hubba hubbaa c;
    LaPrincesaCx LaPrincesaCx 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It has been difficult. I come from drug addicted parents was abandoned and disappointed my entire life and unloved. So that makes it very difficult for me to understand because I...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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