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I Finally Overcame My Addiction to Crystal Meth, and I'm Sober

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    My Story Starts The Same...

    I was 16 years old the first time I tried meth...By that point in my life I had already tried so many drugs..I was with my boyfriend at the time hanging out at the club, he took me outside, we walked to the parkaid and he brought out this stuff i hadnt seen before. That was the...
    stolenangel69 stolenangel69 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    I'm 9 months sober now.

    I was 17 when I tried crystal meth.. And I was instantly hooked. I was also hooked to the lifestyle - gangs, driving drug dealers, staying in hotels every night - it was so different than a small town life.. ( I come from a town of 99 people ) It was the last day of grade 11...
    claritycherry94 claritycherry94 18-21, F Jun 30, 2014

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    Just For Today...

    I just want to say that recovery is possible, I have been clean and sober for more than five years now and I can say that, at least for today, I don't need any drug, I used illegal drugs most of my life, but I don't do it anymopre, Thank GOD. :)
    venturachavez venturachavez 46-50 3 Responses Jul 18, 2010

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    My Angel Found Me And Took Me From The Meth

    Hi, I am a 32 year old father of 4 and a husband to the most sweet and beautiful woman in the world. The first time that I had tried meth I was about 17 and I used it once and did not touch it for years. Some years later I had been married to my ex wife for 4 years and we were at...
    hainline11 hainline11 31-35 Aug 10, 2012

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    19 Months Sober Here

     Still dealing with tingling skin and singed body hairs, blisters that never heal when i'm at home. The police just tell me to move but I don't have the energy. 19 months and still no light at the end of the tunnel...
    FREENICKnet FREENICKnet 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    From Meth to Marathons

    I'm a 29 yo HIV positive gay male.  Nine months ago I stopped doing Crystal Meth and started training for the AIDS Marathon here in Chicago.  I ran than marathon in the beautiful city of Florence, Italy Thanksgiving weekend 2007.  I used to smoke it, I used to...
    MarathonMan MarathonMan 26-30, M 27 Responses Feb 17, 2008

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    I Too Know The Harm Of Drugs From My Life Experience.

    When I was 19 I moved to San Francisco and lived in an apartment with three other guys. We were what was called then "garbage heads" we would ingest anything that would make us high from cross tops to Methadrine to huffing freon. I don't know how I lived through those days but I...
    platyops platyops 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2011

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    Meth Is Horrible...

    I started doing Meth when I was 15 years old...just occasionally..weekends and such...Life was tough..had a lot expected of me..work school help take care of siblings..etc..I began doing it more and more..I LOVED IT...never sleep..never eat..plenty of time to do stuff...My best...
    LadyLindsey LadyLindsey 26-30, F 13 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Yes it sucks ever touching the stuff. I'm 29 now and have been on and off since I was 22. I have seen so many horrible things all associated to it and have met so many other...
    kavikaswoos kavikaswoos 26-30, M Jan 29

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    i like to talk to people on the internet when I'm high but it's really freakin boring when i cant find people to talk to. First time high in three months and everything is dead...
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    In my head it's crystal clear, but actually putting the words on paper when I'm not inspired is almost impossible. I love to write, I have a binder full of every story, poem, ect...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm 5'2" and I'm finally totaly ok with it and I even like being short :P
    NicaxX NicaxX 13-15, F 15 Responses Feb 9

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    I've learnt though that it's not the best thing to do. Not only is it exhausting but it can also hurt the people around you. About a month ago something happened that has just...
    Viviq66 Viviq66 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    So we are down to about once a month. There are lots of reasons why. Al of which logically seem ok. Still breastfeeding, but she wants to stop. Has wanted to stop with our...
    Alohaguy Alohaguy 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    Suicide Silence-Distorted Thought Of Addiction: http://youtu.be/HGFzhQJo37k Rip Mitch Lucker.
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Super tired right now, still on EP and it's like nearly 6:30am where I live :( the addiction is real man.
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    Finally vday is ovaaaaa! Yeah. So looking forward to Chinese New Year! The real holiday! :)
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I guess I am back on here again... I want to share my story growing up in a city called Winnipeg. I was born and raised here throughout my whole life. From Kindergarten to Grade 6...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    as you all know I was 15 days sober I made it to 20 days. I have relapsed not a relapse into an everyday use but still that doesn't mean its okay. I spoke up and finally told a...
    roslyn1990 roslyn1990 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    There I said it, I'm addicted to food and I can't stop. When I try to kick the addiction sometimes it works for a few days, even maybe a week but then when I feel an overwhelming...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor 18-21, F a week ago

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    why is cutting so bad? so what that i'm slightly hurting my skin? that's not bad? it doesn't affect anyone it doesn't really affect me they disappear within a week or so. the way i...
    whydoineeddone whydoineeddone 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    This is an journal entry I wrote back in September of 2014 but I felt I should share it on here. Day 1 12 September 2014 Today is day 1 of my journey to overcome...
    benforce benforce 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I sunk into a depression once I entered high school, and having social anxiety was no help in trying to make friends, which I failed at doing. Even when I had people trying to talk...
    roamingtree roamingtree 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Hi everyone :) , My name is Mario and I'm 20 years old.I didn't know I'm crystal till last year. I hope someone can help me. When is someone fighting near me or similar...saying...
    mario7777777 mario7777777 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I'm addicted to everything. When I was 4 my grandpa taught me how to play chess. I then proceeded to play at every available opportunity. When I turned 7 I got my first couple...
    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    It's been amazing. I've become a different person. I've never been as happy as I am now. Finding peace was never something I've expected to find. There will always be challenges...
    mmn6134 mmn6134 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    When the sun falls As the world revolves I feel no fear I'm as graceful as a deer The darkness spills out of me And circles all around I see And i feel no longer bound I feel And...
    Trincent Trincent 13-15 5 hrs ago

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    I've always been the one who writes love poems and cries quietly in her blue room. The one who eats and slides the sharp blade across her wrists and arms. The one who speaks five...
    lace1996 lace1996 18-21, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    This addiction isn't ok , it's not healthy . My scars are fading and it's making me want to cut more , I've been safe for about 4 months safe . I've been so proud . But when you're...
    holdontome holdontome 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As strange as this might seem, I think I have an addiction to tomatoes. I'm not even joking.
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I haven't cut in three years, which I know others are proud of me for. I guess I'm proud, too... but I really do miss it. Like others on here, I really hated the pain I was causing...
    onebadstrudel onebadstrudel 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Went to the psychiatrist for the very first time today. Talked about a lot of things. Mainly my unstable past that brought me to this point. I just want people to understand me...
    calishewolf calishewolf 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I'm a work in progress... three years ago I was hit turning left by a motorcycle that was doing 120mph. At first I was fine. Then the panic attacks started. Then they turned into...
    Tttheresa321 Tttheresa321 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Hi :) Wolfie here :) Yupp I'm addicted to woman buttho
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I'm addicted to sex I want it all the time Always thing about sex Can't get enough sex Always so horny Insatiable SEX
    jwood69 jwood69 46-50, M Feb 15

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    Lost a friend to days ago to a heroin overdose. Breaks my heart, way too young to leave this world. I'm in shock I can't believe that she's really gone. Such a beautiful...
    HarborLove HarborLove 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Another drunken weekend is underway, but I don't drink anymore. The person I'm with, I use that term loosely, is in the other room with company, inebriated as hell, screaming...
    blad3runn3r blad3runn3r 31-35 1 day ago

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    it has gotten pretty bad it's out of control i use **** a lot ,and if i don't i get all restless and anxious and panicky and confused and disconnected . i get some kind of...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Jan 28

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    Producing Productive Products We are the products, of the products, that we bought up, we were brought up, to buy up, a diet, of electronics, our narcotics, are HiDef hypnotic...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Feb 1

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    Today I popped a few pills again. It's something I haven't done in months. I'm trying not to give into it again. It's way harder than people think. But I have no reason to whine. I...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Cash in ur hand is a curse, it's a one way ticket to a hearse, after 20 yrs of grind tell you first on mind is that cash in my hand is a curse, You can hypnotise ******* n show...
    gingerstone gingerstone 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I went through a break up months and months ago and lost a bit of weight. I was just put off by food and then the weigjt was falling off. I would weigh myself every morning to...
    Innerpeacexo Innerpeacexo 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I finally told someone This is already my 4th story in this group but I have to say thank you to all of you! Your comments on my story encouraged me to tell someone about my...
    ToShareStories ToShareStories 22-25, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    So, I'm new to this whole thing. But, I may as well get the big one off my chest first, huh?: I struggle daily with an addiction to ***********. I have since I was about 10. Even...
    BakoRocks BakoRocks 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    November 2013. Where did you go? A month ago, things felt fine. Never great, but normal. What I was used to. Suddenly you're snipping at me over little things, actually putting me...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    Hi all, I've had BDD for 22 years since being bullied in high school! I finally got help & had my first therapy session today. Yey. I let it go for too long & I find it a massive...
    Kriso78 Kriso78 36-40, F 4 days ago

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