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I Don't Like Taking Medication

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    No More Please!

    So I went to the doctors yesterday and she tells me I still need to be taking my anti-depressants.I hate taking themI've never been good at remembering to take pills. These ones get me so doped up, I usually get really dizzy, nauseated, and drowsyI'm not suppose to drive with...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F Dec 7, 2011

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    I Cant Escape These Pills

    My drug of choice is opiates. I really love heroin but when I couldn't get that I found painkillers was close enough. After years an years of takin pills I couldn't stop. Now I can't sleep so my dr gave me a pill. I'm depressed so my dr gave me a pill. I'm so unhealthy so my dr...
    allen207 allen207 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    I Hate It

        i know that i will probilly take medication every day of my life . that one pill that makes me happy and not sucidal.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2009

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    No Choice Rt Now!

    I've always hated taking meds, but I have no choice! The pains are too much to handle at times and I also need to sleep. I may be strong, just not that strong. I have my weak moments and until there is cure for all my aches and pains; I guess I'll stay on them, yuk!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19, 2012

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    I actually hate taking medication,

    and as an epileptic, this is the only way for me to live a good and controlled life. I also take birth control, but have stopped that recently as me and my boyfriend are trying to conceive. I wish I didn't have to take a pill every night for epilepsy. But it's what I have to do
    Amberrush Amberrush 18-21, F Feb 1, 2014

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    Strong Body

    I feel like people nowadays use medicine for the tiniest things. As a little child, when I got sick, my mom only gave me medicine at bedtime. During the day, she would give me crackers and 7up, and tell me to rest. As a grownup, when I get sick, I hardly ever need to take...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 2 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    26 Pills A Day

    I am 18 and I have taken 12 medications or more daily for the past 7 years for severe medical complications, so it really bothers me when people take a pill for every little thing that ails them when they don't absolutely need it. Without my medication, I lose control over the...
    Saebriel13 Saebriel13 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    If I Have a Headache,it's For a Reason.

    I think I avoid medicine of any type because I see so many people around me misuse it.And I figure if it hurts,it hurts for a reason.My body is trying to say something.And if I catch something I really rather just let my body fight it off.Life shouldn't be so fast that we can't...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Just Dont Take It.

    Cold, flu, soar throat, or even a tummy ache; I believe that none of these are a reason to take medication. The only time I do take medication is when I have something real serious that needs to be treated quickly. (Like strep throat.) No one I know seems to understand why I don...
    nekajean nekajean 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    Self Medication

    from a very early age i started using, this or that it didnt matter as long as i could escape reality for a time.........., looking back i just was never happy and wanted more of im not sure what..... Now at 60 i need to take meds or the anger is to much to handle, i feel traped
    aselfseeker aselfseeker 61-65 Mar 31, 2012

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    My Parents...

    this is just damn great! i hate my parents so much!!! even though they are in complet denile of me having voices in my head that sometimes control me and me possibly have a schizophrenia dissorder they still want me to go on some HEAVY mediaction. it will make the voices go away...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Oct 3, 2009

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    People don't understand how medication works

    and it's sad. Say u have to take medication for anxiety.. There are more side effects then the cure. Side effects include nausea, depression .. So now u have to take anti depressants.. Anti depressants side effects include, mild head aches, thoughts of suicide.. Why does an...
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    I'm Getting Weary Of It

    I had this crazy thought that what if I just stopped all my psych meds and just took vitamins and herbal supplements like St Johns Wort for depression and Kava Kava for anxiety. Why am I thinking like a scientologist? It may be OK for Tom Cruise and Kate but it's not for me. I...
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I Know They're Trying To Help But....let's face it, I don't like having to wait in the hospital waiting room because I get bored easily - I mean there's no music for me to listen...
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    Well I made it my goal today to call my doctor and ask her about my echocardiogram order so I can get my heart murmur checked out and (hopefully) get my birth control. I don't...
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    For romance. I don't like them dark, light, mixed. Any black I don't like. I'm black so I'm not racist, all my bffs are black. They make awesome friends but are very unattractive...
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    I don't like any feelings they hurt too much...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Mar 1

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    I don't like MEN that use good hearted WOMEN
    starzzy333 starzzy333 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I'll answer it but I don't like it. People who know me know that I prefer they call before they come over. People who don't know me seldom get through my front door.
    woundaround woundaround 56-60, F Mar 14

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    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I constantly have dreams of going to the dentist and all my teeth fall out. I don't like people all up in my grill, or my mouth.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Don't Like Bullying..................
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    I draw, that is my talent. I draw whenever I have free time. I learned how to multitask so that I could just draw anytime. I also bring my Sketchpad anywhere we go, It calms me...
    ZairinChan ZairinChan 13-15 Mar 7

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    I don't mean people wanting to talk or "cyber" All that's cool, but come on don't be a perv. Don't be disrespectful and disgusting. Don't jump right into it and start sending me d...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Especially when these people are close to you, be it friends, or in-laws. In my case its the ol' bad in-law story. I've fallen in love with a very good man and he's in love with me...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I hate it when my bf feels the need to hide his true self to me. I wonder why? It is painful. I respect privacy but if you feel there's something that should be left unsaid maybe...
    lkmlkmlkm lkmlkmlkm 26-30, F Mar 3

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    i always want to know the truth straight up no matter how much it's gonna hurt . i have noticed how so many people lie and don't even care about it . they don't feel bad for lying...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Mar 6

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    i always want to know the truth straight up no matter how much it's gonna hurt . i have noticed how so many people lie and don't even care about it . they don't feel bad for lying...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Mar 6

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    I just have to say this, I don't think anyone who is straight, knows the struggle that gay people go through. I know some straights are cool and chill to be around. And then you...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 7

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    I suffer from terrible anxiety but I don't know if that has anything to do with it....however whenever I am on the phone to someone I am always worrying that I will have something...
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I really don't. All the things I used to enjoy, biking, swimming, skating, hiking I can't do any of it anymore because of a bad knee. I'm 23 years old on the 24th and my right knee...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Mar 12

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    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I like a few kids who are well behaved, more laidback, and easygoing. Ones who don't constantly give back talk and they can be taken in public, know how to clean up after their...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have friends and family who are gay or lesbian and I love them to death :) At times I fear for them when it comes to homophobic people. Like one time at my second oldest brother...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Honor me by accepting all my flaws and my beliefs. For all my weaknesses and strengths. For all that I am as an individual human being. Sometimes People dislike me for no...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Im 18 years old and I'm 5'11.5 being tall has always hung around my head since I was in elementary school. My first boyfriend cheated on me because I was "too tall" for him...
    funnella funnella 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    But I care if you hurt me. Well........ actually, I don't care. Hahahaha.
    SynchronicityMagic SynchronicityMagic 61-65, F 4 Responses Mar 4