I Am Addicted to Vicodin

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    I have been addicted to vicodan for 10 1/2 yrs....I had a back injury and then shingles.....now I go thru a bottle like candy.....I have gained 50lbs because when I take them I crave sweets like I have never before...sometimes eating 5 to 8 candy bars at night...has vicodan...
    ashamed190 ashamed190
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

    Hope To Get Clean

    I have been taking vicodin for about 2 yearsit started with a half a day the one 500 now its 4 750 . I cant go to rehab im a single mother of 3. I havent takin one in 2 days I feel really bad withdraws at night i cant sleep i get really sweaty i throw up. should i just take one...
    tenhigh tenhigh
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

    50 Days Today!! You Can Do It Too...

    Hello. I just wanted to give some advice for active addicts who want to quit. I am a 13 year addict of approx 15 to 30 pills a day of norco 10 's and vicoprofen. I never thought I could quit but I did with the help of a hospital detox and 2 week stay. I thought I would die an...
    Andie015 Andie015
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2012

    Im Looking For Some One Who May Have A Story Of Overdose

    I 'm doing a paper on overdose on Vicodin. I'm am looking for someone who is willing to share a story if they had overdosed on Vicodin form experimenting and survived to tell the tell. and if you have successively gotten yourself clean.
    bechillen bechillen
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2012

    Vicodin Addict

    I'm 30 years old and I've been addicted to Vicodin for 2.5 years now (following a back injury).  I know how you all feel.  I depend on Vicodin to get by each day.  I can look forward to almost any event if I have Vicodin (incl work).  First off, I owe you all...
    VicodinSplash VicodinSplash
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    Didn't Even Like Taking Pills!

    Hello, I am a 30 year old female that is somewhat addicted to vicoden. It all started about 2 years ago when I was pregnant with my son. I had been having problems with my arm & hand. I was thinking it was some form of carpil tunnel. It was throbbing & burning. I tried to...
    LovelyLady30 LovelyLady30
    26-30
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2012

    Vikes

    I eat vicodin they help me get through my day they help stabilize my mood and keep me moving and doing what I have to do its expensive and I want to feel good without the pills but I cant.
    krazedanconfused krazedanconfused
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2008
    CaptureEverything CaptureEverything
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2014

    Come Along For The Ride

    i started messing with prescription pills when i was 16. i started out with xanax...first time i took xanax i went for a drive and crashed my parents car. i lied and said someone cut me off and fled the scene. you'd think this would make for my first and last time but i kept...
    5onajoyride 5onajoyride
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

    Cant Stop Dont Think I Want To

    I just need someone that understands.... My addiction started after i broke my ankle when i was fourteen, after the cast was off and my percaset was gone i had nothing and i really did have pain. my life was falling apart, no one understood me, my friends didnt care about me and...
    pleasefixme pleasefixme
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 2, 2010

    Day 3 Of Getting Clean

    I feel as if I need to peel off my skin, then my muscles and lay then in a heap near the piles of undone laundry and dishes. My body is in complete rebellion, and my mind is of no use to me. I made this decision to get clean knowing this was coming, but the experience is almost...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2010

    I Am a Vicodin Addict

    i am 34 years old and have been addicted to vicodin for 8 years. i have tried to stop on my own but the withdrawls feel like they are going to kill me so i continue to use, im just here trying to find people with a similar problem and maybe find out how they kicked the habbit. i...
    ginafromcovina ginafromcovina
    31-35
    6 Responses Sep 14, 2008

    I Love Vicodin

    i love vicodin.it makes me active,in a good mood,talkative,friendly,ect. i pop 2 when i wake up and i feel great.i have energy to clean,clean,clean.but as soon as i eat i lose my high so i eat alot less..and have lost weight.its like a mirical pill for weight,mood,and energy.but...
    giurgin80 giurgin80
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

    you know I joined experience project originally

    under the I am addicted to Adderall thread. I talked about how I have been through opiate withdrawal and found amphetamine withdrawal to be worse. that was until yesterday when I ran out of vicodin and started going through opiate withdrawal for the first time since September of...
    nickrosenbery nickrosenbery
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 31, 2014

    I Want to Quit

    I am Addicted to Vicodin and i am only 19 years old ive been takin them for 3 years and i am in love with them... i lost a friend because of them she said she was takin my vicodin and i hit her... i dont know what i should do.. i just need help
    imaddictid imaddictid
    18-21
    4 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    This Is Hard

    Hello, I am 26 and have been taking vicodin for a year now everyday. Ohhhh what do I say? I need to open up and this is hard. I have done drugs and drank alcohol for years. I have always been dependant on something. I do not drink anymore but I take pain meds. I know its a...
    rochelleleannj rochelleleannj
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2010

    7 Days Down...a Lifetime To Go

    It's been 7 whole days since I have taken any Vicodin. I am finally more clear-headed and not craving the numbness anymore. The physical withdrawal symptoms are abating...the worst has been the leg cramps...and getting some sleep at night is still a challenge. But, I have left...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2010

    Ugh Addiction

    Hi. I am 22 years old but, have been told Iam way past my years. Not because, I want to be but, because, I had to be. I have had a very tragic and unfortunate life..I dont let that get in my way or I dont let any one pitty me.Growing up I was in a broken home. In my opinion my...
    lovedandlonley lovedandlonley
    22-25, F
    Jul 2, 2013

    Drained.

    Hi. I am 22 years old but, have been told Iam way past my years. Not because, I want to be but, because, I had to be. I have had a very tragic and unfortunate life..I dont let that get in my way or I dont let any one pitty me.Growing up I was in a broken home. In my opinion my...
    lovedandlonley lovedandlonley
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2013

    Can't Help It....

    I'm addicted to Vicodin. They are the only thing I've tried-besides Loratabs-that has helped my chronic pain. I not only have MS but I also have slipped and compressed discs in my back, spondylolisthesis, arthritis in my spine, sciatica, and fibromyalgia.... although, I'm...
    TattooedMissez TattooedMissez
    26-30, F
    Sep 7, 2011

    I Want to Quit

    I am Addicted to Vicodin and i am only 19 years old ive been takin them for 3 years and i am in love with them... i lost a friend because of them she said she was takin my vicodin and i hit her... i dont know what i should do.. i just need help.and to top it off i never pop them...
    imaddictid imaddictid
    18-21
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    ug I just cant seem to get away from these

    little bastards. I remember the first time I ever took a vicodin I was a senior in high school. I had of course heard the name before but had no idea what they were other then a pain reliever. I just assumed it was like extra strength Tylenol, I had no idea they are chemically...
    nickrosenbery nickrosenbery
    22-25, M
    Jul 21, 2014

    I Want to Be Normal Again

    I am addicted to vicodin. I ahve been addicted for almost 6 years. I have qiut once but could not stay straight. I am sick of the worrying about when I will run out. Vicodin runs my life! I have not had any since 6:00am and I am going insane with the need for the drug. I no...
    dwcg dwcg
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 15, 2009
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