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I Was Abusing Adderall But Found A Way To Manage It

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    Had To Let Go Of Overachiever/workaholic Mentality To Manage Adderall Use

    I hesitated posting this, because I do believe that some people need to take the abstinence approach. So please take what I say with a grain of salt; there are different recovery models out there and you may need something different than I do, and I respect that. I think one of...
    cosmickoalawala cosmickoalawala 22-25 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    Is there any alternatives?

    Maybe over the counter? Any tricks??
    MaskedMan86 MaskedMan86 26-30, M Jul 14

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