I Lost Someone to Overdose

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    Life's No Movie...you Can't Direct It

    It happened on a dark & stormy night. No, I’m just ******* with you. Actually, the sun was shining so bright that it blinded you, there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. It never really happens on a dark and stormy night, does it? It happens when it’s bright, cheery. When it seems...
    butterflybronxny6 butterflybronxny6
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2010

    Heroin Overdose.

    It was July 22, 2010 when I got the call. I was on a layover, on my way home after a pretty disasterous vacation at the beach. I just wanted to get back home to where sand didn't exist to cause a rash. I picked up. It was our mutual best friend. He said, "I don't know how to tell...
    drfranknstein drfranknstein
    1 Response Dec 22, 2011

    My Angela

    I lost my best friend 8-18-10, 2 days before my birthday (we were getting ready for a garage sale that Wed. then on that Fri. after the sale, we were going to get together for my b-day). That Wednesday I was planning to go over there (she was living at my mom’s at the time...
    nr75 nr75
    1 Response Jun 17, 2011

    You Knew Better

    Dear Newt, You knew better. You recently had a friend OD on oxycodone.  You told everyone you quit. You cleaned up, moved in w/ my bf's mom (MIL)...you were doing well. For God's sake you were only 17. When did you go back to it? When did you start taking all those pills...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 28, 2008

    Dark Day In The Real World

    It happened last august, I was woken by a phone call from my uncle. "Dale and Pamm are trying to get ahold of you. I dont know if it is my place or not but, your cousin just passed away" I well never forget that phone call. And to be very frank about it have never been right...
    rawdoginrandoms rawdoginrandoms
    22-25, M
    Sep 19, 2010

    Vince Sanchez

    the name of a friend who died yesterday due to an overdose....holy crap am i gonna miss him. he was so funny, always had a good joke to tell. damn good sax player to.....shame, ill miss ya man
    Estiban Estiban
    18-21, M
    Jul 10, 2009

    To Think They Could Have Saved Him!

    i lost my first love to an OD. he was at a party and complaining that his head hurt. when his friend handed him four pills and said take this it will kill it. yes he had been drinking but i know him he didnt do drugs, but he took them. he started not feeling to well so he turned...
    ashleyolsen1919 ashleyolsen1919
    18-21, F
    Jul 30, 2009

    my friend died today

    and im trying to be strong he oded in September was on life support but he pulled thru and went home but sadly it was still too late he was home for a few weeks and was rushed too the er they found blood clots on his brain he was put back on life support they decided to pull the...
    Sweetcheeks0215 Sweetcheeks0215
    31-35, F
    Nov 6, 2014

    Love You Mom

    I was at walmart shopping with my best friends and my fiance in early may, i got a phone call from my step dad saying my mom had past out again and if i could hurry over there because he didn't know what to do. he said he had seen her much worse but i should come over there...
    foxxytrini1987 foxxytrini1987
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    He Overdosed and Didnt Make It..

    I lost my budd Rob over the weekend to overdose.  He shot up too much heroine and snorted too much cocaine..  since grade eight, I sold drugs with him.  I did heroine with him when I was younger..but we both quit together. He fell through a couple times..but I ...
    youwerentok youwerentok
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 13, 2009

    It Was An Accident

     last january, i sadly went to my 26 year old cousin's funeral. for a few years he was struggling with depression and a drug addiction. His parents (my aunt and uncle), used to be a doctor and a nurse, but stopped their practice due to disability. MY uncle in particular...
    stefaniexx stefaniexx
    18-21, F
    Aug 28, 2009

    My Beautiful Cousin

    She was only 23 years old.  It will be six years this summer, and I still think of her every day. I love you, Sarah.
    divinetriangle divinetriangle
    31-35, F
    May 3, 2008

    Sweet Tammie

    One March 11, 2009 on my way to work my cell rang.  It was my brother calling from Texas.  I almost hit ignore as I had to pick up breakfast, and get my 13 year old to school and I was fussing at him for back talking.  But, I grabbed the phone and said hello and...
    mother1957 mother1957
    1 Response Apr 16, 2009

    It's going to be 2 years this June

    since my brother died. I don't know if I'll ever get over the absurdity of that kind of sentence. There were three of us growing up. I was in the middle with an older sister and younger brother. Even though we had our fights growing up, we were all very close. For a long time...
    lottacar5 lottacar5
    26-30, F
    Feb 11, 2015

    oxycontin: it could be anyones fault.

    My friends parents were out of town. We wanted to have a party, with some friends, music, and some drinks. This wasn't the first time we were throwing a party. In fact this was about the 5th or 6th one, we thought everything would go smoothly as usual. In a group text during the...
    heyitssabs heyitssabs
    18-21, F
    Oct 8, 2012

    I lost my sister to suicide i came home

    and found her on the sofa with a empty bottle of her pain killers among other medicines We were both disowned by our parents so I am all alone now
    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 23, 2014
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