I Quit Using Meth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    A Few Years Ago

    I used to do it nearly every day. Then, one day I quit. Just like that. I moved away from it, never saw it again. I never had any withdrawals that I could tell. I'm so glad I stopped. I was always oily-faced and my eyes would get super red. I was paranoid and I had weird hours. I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 20, 2008

    Hard Story To Write.

    Going to take a little time to write this one. The hardest part about writing about using is writing the truth, no matter how bad it could make you look. We all make mistakes in our lives and when you use drugs you do things you are not proud of. I used Meth for 2 years. All...
    NoWhereToGoButUp NoWhereToGoButUp
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jan 20, 2010

    20 Years Of Meth Use

    Meth was graet once 50 dolars woud do two people we would party all night and into the next day. The fun stopped 18 years ago Ive lost everything got it back lost it again got it back.A lot of effort heartache and $$ has been spent on that merry go round.I found that the more I...
    newlife2013 newlife2013
    41-45, M
    Dec 6, 2012

    Breaking Glass

     I quit back in june of 07 after using for 2 and a half years.  I was using heavily in late 06/ early 07 then a good friend of mine was caught with a load of junk on his way to pick up... part of what he was caught with was for me.  Currently my friend is starting...
    spark420 spark420
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 15, 2009

    Almost 1 Year Clean

    It has been almost 1 full year clean from the worst time in my life.  What a difference it has made.  I was lucky enough to quit before losing everything but it will take a long time to recover that is for sure.  I still own my home, car and have my kids, I was...
    ahowner ahowner
    36-40, M
    Mar 30, 2008

    After spending a countless number of hours a

    week ago trying to find a vein, I finally decided to give up and put the needle down. I simply grew tired. So, so tired. Tired of poking myself endlessly with needles. Tired of the frustration. Tired of surviving rather than living. Tired of choosing to chase that high over...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 30, 2014

    The New Year

    I am 20 years old. I quit using meth janurary 8th 2009, the next day my boyfriend cold-heartedly broke up with me. That night I went down to see him ****-faced wasted and we got into a fight and my collar-bone got broken. I also got off post-prison supervision janurary 5th after...
    MethAddictedGirl MethAddictedGirl
    18-21
    1 Response Jan 27, 2009

    19 Months Free From Crystal Meth

      I tried to get help from the police but they've always just told me to move. Ever since then, I've been suffering with tingling and burning skin sensations whenever I'm home. The hairs on my body get singed and burnt and I break out into blisters that never heal. I am...
    FREENICKnet FREENICKnet
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    I Got My Life Back

    I am feeling much better since I quit using meth. I'm not as depressed as I used to be. I thought it would be so much harder than it was. I have used for 6yrs and I have tried to quit before but I couldn't ever do it successfully. My power at my home got shut off because we...
    LostLamb LostLamb
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Dec 6, 2007

    I Was Heavily Addicted to Crystal Meth

    I started using meth about 2000. I guess I did it to because cocaine wasn't good enough high. I started meth because of the pick me upper and that was when I drag myself and everyone down with me. When i heavily using I brought this whole family down with me...
    highfrequency highfrequency
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 10, 2009

    I let the Devil take me Away

    Looking back now, over the last year, I can only fathom as a nightmare. It amazes me how I am even alive today. In one years time my body suffered so much that had I not been the one living the story I am about to tell, I would’ve thought the main character never made it...
    lionsdenn lionsdenn
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2010

    My Story - and How I Am 8 Years Later...

    Around the new year - I was really into the afterhours clubbing scene. Up all night dancing, DJ'ing and partying. I had already tried E, G, K and one night a buddy asked if i wanted some CRISSY... i said sure.... and that was the start of a new chapter. I happened to know...
    McGilli McGilli
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

    7 months clean and counting.

    I am never going back. that **** destroyed me. destroyed my mind when I'd stay up for a week and be coming down. but I am never ever going back to the devil
    toasty420 toasty420
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2014

    I Was Heavily Addicted to Crystal Meth

    I started using meth about 2000. I guess I did it to because cocaine wasn't good enough high. I started meth because of the pick me upper and that was when I drag myself and everyone down with me. When i heavily using I brought this whole family down with me...
    highfrequency highfrequency
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 10, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 4, 2015

    Recurring Nightmares

    I quit using meth..... too many times to count. No matter how bad it was the time before it's only a matter of time before I slip. I started using when I was 16, used hardcore for 3 months then just quit, for a boyfriend.  It took me a little longer than it took him to...
    chatter chatter
    18-21
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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