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I Take Xanax

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    Xanax

    So, I went to the doctor today.  I've been having a difficult time lately with severe, daily headaches.  It has been affecting my mood and my daily life.  I really hate being moody with my students, so I wanted to resolve my headache issue... Anyhow, my doctor...
    NaelovesherArmyhusband NaelovesherArmyhusband 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Does It Work? Maybe.

    I've been officially on Xanax for about two days. I assume it is somewhat of a low dose... .25-.50 MG up to twice daily as needed. I try not to take more than the 2 .50 tablets a day, but occasionally I feel like I need more, as it doesn't really calm me down so much as make me...
    PoppleImperative PoppleImperative 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2012

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    Just Started On It

    Recently my doc gave me a prescription for Xanax. I had been having some pretty bad fits of anxiety at work (just thinking about my job gives me high blood pressure). My first experience with it was very strange: first off, I'm always nervous about new bodily sensations...
    kiuz645 kiuz645 31-35, M 2 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Best Part Of My Day

    I love Xanax. It makes me feel so numb and woozy, and nothing matters once I have taken it. The best part of my day is popping that little white pill and feeling everything fall away. In my job I am constantly telling people that it is an evil, dangerous and addictive drug- I...
    JosieJoe JosieJoe 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2012

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    I Feel Like I Need to Cut Or Od On My Xanax.

      I feel like I need to either cut or OD on my xanax... Once again my mother has put herself first.  I just can't take anymore of this and don't think that I can continue to look past all of the pain she causes me just because she is my mother. My dad died of cancer...
    Mmczar26 Mmczar26 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Xanax The Double Edged Sword

         First of all the street name is BARS. I am not on bars. I have a perscription but here is what I love to hate about Xanax . . .1.) Sleeplessness which is good for getting things done at 1 am but boring if you have nothing to do2.) Exuberence which is to such a height...
    thegrey thegrey 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    New Dr. Less Xanax

    My Dr that I have been seeing for 7 years put me on xanax, at 1st it was .5 mg to 1 mg aday. 2 years ago she moved me up to 2 mg a day. She has since left the practice and my new Dr wants me to go down to .5mg a day, tried it and it DID NOT GO WELL FOR ME AT ALL. Yes I want to...
    sueke1719 sueke1719 51-55 1 Response Sep 7, 2012

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    I Got Some Today.

    I had a major panic attack today.  It was awful.  Someone gave me a piece of what they had.  Then I came back to my uncle's and got winedrunk... WWOOOOOHOOOOO!
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    I Need To Be.

    I know I'm going to become dependent, but I'd rather depend on pills to live than not be able to live at all.
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    I was attempting to stop taking them but it's 2am... Oh the struggle... To take them or to not take them? Such a predicament.
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    I take Zzz quil and in sore that it is making me sick in other ways. So I will deal with the lack if sleep and read more. FML
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