I Am a Recovered Heroin Addict

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    We Can't Do Great Things In This World. We Can Only Do Small Things With Great Love. Mother Theresa

    Addiction to IV Herion use is a huge challenge to overcome. I am a 34 year old woman who was addicted to heroin from the age 18 to 21. Prior to my addiction I was subjected to a traumatised childhood and as a result moved out of the family home at age 15. To cut a long story...
    chrislgb chrislgb
    31-35
    5 Responses Sep 30, 2011

    A Shortened Version Of How I Got Clean And Stayed Clean..

    I am a recovering heroin addict.. I have 13 years clean.. and I got clean without using Methadone.. So I am curious as to why if one does really, honestly want to stop using would you trade one addiction for another? I was forced into rehab on June 10, 1999.. I dont remember the...
    MidniteAngel MidniteAngel
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    Struggling To Get Out Of The Drug Life Since 12 And I Might Finally Be Out... Maybe.

    When I first turned 11, I started hanging out with a lot of older people because I liked them better than the kids in my grade and I thought they were way cooler. A short time after my 12th birthday, a friend my age called and told me to come to this older guy's house, and when I...
    thisgirlrighthereee thisgirlrighthereee
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2012

    I got into IV use of heroin with the influence

    of an ex boyfriend and continued use even after we broke up. I went to jail for theft in April of 2013 for 20 days and have been clean ever since. Almost three years now. I recently got married to an amazing man and am expecting our first child in May. However, I have been...
    NewJade NewJade
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2016

    Had an accident when I was 32

    that left me in the hospital for a mnth heavily medicated with 120 mlgs of oxycotin per day along with an iv shot of demerol I believe it was every 2hrs..from there on to a physical rehabilitation/nursing home for 2mnths the whole time still receiving the 120mlgs of oxy every...
    mybutifulhell mybutifulhell
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2014

    Hi I'm trying to quit smoking herion.

    . I hate it! I don't feel "normal" I want to feel "normal" again.. Everyday I can't get up & go unless I smoke! It sucks so bad having to literally DEPEND on a drug! I'm tired of it! Me & boyfriend are trying to quit herion but it's sooooo hard!!! Ugh! we don't inject, we SMOKE...
    fugginemma fugginemma
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2014
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