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I Am In Recovery From An Addiction

For all addictions... 87 People

    ME

    my name is trina, and i have been clean from meth for 4years and counting. i had a very hard life, but through god grace i am alive and sober.
    trinabinkley trinabinkley 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    Nicotine!

    Yes, I'm currently struggling with staying smoke-free. A friend of mine offered for me to smoke cigarettes, to help my anxiety, when I was 23. I had said no to her then, but later, thought I would give it a try... So, I asked my oldest brother to get me a pack. He did, thinking I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    "broken Down In Agony And Just Try'n To Find A Fan."-sober By Pink

    Story of my addiction, and Class A Team would be my anthem.. 16 days today.. Feel a depression going on, but not to fear; no dope man 'round here. Well, probably I just refuse to sniff him out. I haven't really concentrated on "recovery" more just my relationship with my higher...
    he8myheart he8myheart 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    I am in recovery from addiction to drugs

    and alcohol. I started drinking and using as a teen, and it took many years before addiction caught up with me. It was a long and slow progression with every aspect of my life continuing to get worse until addiction had taken over my whole life. It became the most important...
    bethanngirl bethanngirl 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Three Years Back

                Some three years back , on this date a member of NA(Narcotics Anonymous) went to another member’s house.The latter had relapsed , and was coming to meetings loaded and was not able to share the relapse. He...
    domking domking 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    Hi, my name is Kylie

    and Im a recovering drug addict officially 1 week clean from cocaine, heroin, and prescription medication. Hardest week of my life but every day gets a little bit easier, and now that I have support I feel like I can do anything. Drugs have nothing on me
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    I Am A Survivor Not A Victim

    Finally after fighting this addiction for yrs now i found a place that has given me the tools to build a life. I would say that they have given me a life bac but thats not tru b/c i never had a real life. So i must thank the ppl and the program im working for giving me a life. im...
    rachelmarie1 rachelmarie1 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Hi Everyone

    I am an addict my name is Joym , and by the infinte grace of a HP , the 12x12 program , I am clean for 2 yrs n 10 months.I go to meetings reguarly ,i have a sponsor & I seek help in order to stay in recovery .Love n Hugs
    domking domking 46-50, M Nov 18, 2009

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    I'm a heroin meth user.

    I mostly shoot it cause I crossed that liNE at 18 and fell in love... I'm 2 months into a relapse after being clean for a year and some change.... I'm trying to get clean but have no power to move in that direction . I feel hopeless right now because I'm a functioning working...
    Ayegee1503 Ayegee1503 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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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 family, I was hurting them, but I was killing myself. I didn't decide to get clean for the sake of my parents, I needed to get clean for the...
    angoscia angoscia 16-17 1 Response Jul 19, 2014

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    Clean....but Havin A Hard Time.

    most people stop because they hit bottom,emotional,financial,legal.iam trying to stop before that.wow the demons are following me around these pasy few days.ive gone two 7 meetings in the past 4 days,it helps but those 3-4 oclock in the mourning drug dreams and nightmares are...
    rickybny rickybny 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2011

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    I alms it relapsed today.

    I found my doc and have it on me. Idk what to do. My mentor wants me to give it to her to throw away. And part of me wants to, but part of me wants to keep it. :'( ughhhhh
    AndyWarrior413 AndyWarrior413 13-15, F 1 Response May 21, 2014

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    MIRACLES Do Happen If You Stay (This is my

    updated experience I posted about 6 years ago, I lost my account and so I am reposting and updating some information on it.) Hello family, my name is Kelly and I am a 52 year old addict that has lived a life of lies, deceit, manipulation and crime. Treated people with...
    CabbyKelly CabbyKelly 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    I'm really struggling in my recovery.

    My drug on choice is alcohol. I get these major cravings and start trembling. The anxiety is sky rocketing! My family n friends don't understand anything about my illness. I lost a lot of ppl due to my drinking. I just feel like giving up. I thought about suicide and questioned...
    kissmeimlonely kissmeimlonely 26-30, F 1 Response May 12, 2014

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    My Gramz

    My gramz raised me i had no father no brother no sister my mother was never around i never really new what the world was like until i turned 18 thats wen my gramz was diagnosed with cancer and 28 days later passed away. I had no home no food nothing when she passed i had to try...
    LaLa712 LaLa712 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2013

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    Ya Baby!

    clean for 4 yrs, and gratefull.
    savannahkutkat savannahkutkat 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2010

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    This guy I know told me

    that he would let me fix for free, no strings attached. He told me that all I would have to do would be to show up. I went over to his house and he had lots of balloons, and I turned away and ran out of his apartment. I didn’t even go to my car, I just ran down the street. I...
    rpdbyblk rpdbyblk 18-21, T 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    Hoping To Find Support

    I'm new to recovery I have had a few slips but I've been addicted to marijuana for 6 years and I finally made the decision to stop last year. I didn't hit a bottom and I think that is why I slipped because I never had any long lasting consequences for my actions.  But I am...
    Lilacprincess295 Lilacprincess295 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Opiates Finally Took Me Down

    I have just over 3 years at the time of this writing. I used in some shape or fashion, first recreationally, then abusing and finally landing in full blown addiction from the time I was 12 until I was 36 and went away to rehab. Sometimes as I look back, I don't know how I managed...
    flybutterflyD flybutterflyD 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Hi, my name is Kylie

    and I'm a recovering addict and 4 days clean (:
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 50 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    Addiction Is In The Mind I Think

    When I was 17 I lost my first love. It was like losing everything I had. But then from there on I kept thinking about that person when I was in college and when I got into profession. Eventually It caused depression which I fought in my own sweet way and finally am overcoming. I...
    Tyrannor Tyrannor 36-40 4 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F Mar 15

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    My addiction has finally reached its peak. After shooting dope for 5 months, my life is no where NEAR to where it used to be. Today I nearly lost having a stable place to live... I...
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    Apparently my Depression and anxiety stem from OCD now, my therapists newest diagnosis. Drinking hard liquor to celebrate my ****** up mind lol
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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