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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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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    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 28 Responses Feb 17, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I tried it one evening when one ocf my old housemates and a neighbor invited me into the bathroom where they were smoking it. I was like sure why not a high is a high right? Up...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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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 1 day ago

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    Yooo I'm just wondering and I hope I'm not alone on this addiction..
    JamesLindberg JamesLindberg 22-25, M a week ago

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    We met in our sophomore year of high school. He would always try to talk to me but I was so shy that he would usually end up having a conversation with himself. I knew he liked me...
    belacleo belacleo 18-21, F Jan 9

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    I think it has finally occurred to me that we aren't friends are we? I really thought we were....for a long time, nearly two years. But I'm just that girl willing to sleep with you...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I almost forgot how it feels to be in love until now.. I don't know exactly how it happens but it did... Almost 10 years have gone in my life since I last feel it and now after a...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F Jan 18

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    Well hello dear readers.. I wanted to share my stories and experience because I think that every experience is worth sharing.. It all started in August when I was hooking up with...
    singingthestoryofmylife singingthestoryofmylife 16-17, F Jan 11

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    You took me for what I was and broke me, destroyed me and brought me down nothing.... As I lay here crying, I think to myself, what did I do to deserve the way you have treated me...
    catho catho 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I have a feeling that's the way I'm going to go... Maybe not today... Maybe not tomorrow... But I have the feeling I will be the one taking my life. And each day passes with that...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    So, I've been really reluctant to post anything here but I'm just taking a leap of faith I guess. Two years ago, I was extremely depressed and was getting suicidal and I wrote a...
    BryannaC BryannaC 18-21, F a week ago

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

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    Hubby had gotten a few of those LED head lamps thinking they might come in handy now and then. M has always had an addiction to flashlights. Since she was a toddler, if you were...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    the story is crystal clear in my head but once i start writing i either rush it or have to steal pieces from other stories
    rpoet55 rpoet55 18-21, M Jan 14

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    The worst birthday ever :'( When I became 12, the worst of my entire life happened. I was having a normal day with a great expectations for the rest of the day, after all it was...
    jonnyland9 jonnyland9 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I've never told anyone this story before, other than my best friend. I've always been afraid that he would find it, or someone would recognize my story, or something awful, I don't...
    EowynArtemis EowynArtemis 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    If someone asked me what I'm doing with my life, I couldn't give an answer. I've never been more lost than I am in this moment. I'm not going to school, I don't work, and I have an...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I'm at the end of day 2 of eating healthier well at least trying to stay in my calorie range on the lose it app. So I didn't even really want to try and lose weight but 3 nights...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F Jan 7

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    Everything I thought was true.. is all a lie. Nothing hurts more than realizing that you've been wrong this whole time. All those things that were said I guess were just empty...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My ex married a beautiful Latina girl he met online who is over 10 years younger than him. We had a really toxic relationship for 7 years and I'm so glad its finally over but for...
    SilverSkies88 SilverSkies88 31-35, F Jan 10

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    Uncle Adam There are a lot of alcoholics in my family, including my father, now sober. But the first in our family to be recognised for this disease was my uncle, Adam. He was...
    PersonalGenesis PersonalGenesis 22-25, F Jan 7

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    Food has a hold on me like nothing else in my entire life. I feel helpless I feel out of control. I don't know how to stop its the only time I feel good or happy when I'm eating. I...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    The beauty of anonymity. You don't know me, or my location, so you can do nothing to foil this. Everything I say here will lead to nothing, which is precisely the point. Ironically...
    TheZEEMan TheZEEMan 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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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 22 hrs ago

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    I am rethinking everything I once thought about myself, it's devastating and riveting. Connections between my abuse, addictions, and assaults all seem so clear as I finally can see...
    peytonkay peytonkay 22-25, F Jan 1

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    I'm trying hard to get my life together. I used to hang out with a rough crowd. Now I'm 6 months sober. I've finally taken the courage to abandon my old lifestyle and all those bad...
    LifeofLewis LifeofLewis 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 20

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    The first healing crystal I got is my favorite, solely because of the story behind acquiring it. On the first morning of my first music festival, Love Fest, a buddy of mine and...
    ShamanVayda ShamanVayda 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I'm a food addict. When I'm struggling with emotions, I turn to food. When I'm bored, I rely on food. This past week I did very well, reduced my calorie intake, and went to the...
    benforce benforce 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    It was good to hear you on the phone tonight, son. To hear your clarity, and just this little tiny hint of pride in your voice. You are getting somewhere in there, and I bet that...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Jan 15

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    I am the second of five sisters. We are all adults with husbands and children. Our parents, now in their seventies, are still working, blue collar, paycheck-to-paycheck kind of...
    BobbieB106 BobbieB106 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Hi everyone. This is my first post here ever, so please be gentle. I need to tell the story of my current situation, if for no reason other than to get it off my chest. First, I...
    Gmadison19 Gmadison19 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    So last night I had my fist high pitch frequency ring and vibration, also my first visit with arch angel meditron. What a wild experience. I had a crazy wild experience last...
    Crystabell Crystabell 26-30, F Jan 11

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    1). I tell my story so I can remember what I'm fighting to stay away from.2). I cherish the one who fought for me when I could not, and have cut the ties from those who did not.3...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M Jan 13

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    benforce benforce 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    jackylamenzo jackylamenzo 22-25, F Jan 22

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    After having a horrible semester at school and finally coming home and talking to my dad about it; I'm finally starting to feel at ease.
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    butterflieana butterflieana 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 20

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