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My Love Affair

Yes, I was prescribed xanax by my dr. for anxiety. No one ever told me they were addictive, I just thought it's xanax just a lil pill.

Well, that pill was going to kill me or I was going to kill it. Love hate relationship by all means.

I did not have the funds to go into detox and take time off from work, so I did it on my own. I had been on around 2mg for 8 mths and that has got to be the hardest thing to come off of.

For 2 wks I was a nervous wreck, couldn't sleep, shaky hands and I even threw up. By the grace of some unseen force I made it through because like I said it was either gong to kill me or I was gong to have to kill it.

I have been off xanax for a long while now and I don't crave it. If I have a panic attack I have a friend who gets them and if the attck is so bad I'll take .25mg. Theres no way in hell I am going through that again, I am just lucky I made it out alive. God bless.

Puzzlingout Puzzlingout 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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thats awesome , i have been off them for about a month or two and i still crave them bad !

i was doing ten a day and my withdraw semptoms were ceizures and throwing up

sore achey body and not being able to sleep and since ive came off of them i have

noticed that i have been scared of everything lately and ive never been a scared person .

i hope one day i can say i dont crave them anymore .

Thank you so much. Today is a better day by far because of it. It was extremely hard, but so worth it. Thank you so much. God bless! H

I am so grateful that others have beaten this evil addiction. I am so proud to hear it can be done, thank God for prayers anwered!

I imagine that unseen force has a name.

i'm happy and proud for you to kicked something like this.

Here is a hug. save it till you start to feel anxious, then use it when you need it