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unfortunatelyadicted I guess my story on kicking the addiction to the medication Morphine


Day 3

Oct 12 2010
I'm on the third day on my path to kicking morphine addiction. I have the chills but the sweats pouring out of me like crazy. Having very bad mood swings and sadness at how I got to where I am now. Serious esteem issues. I feel like...well, you know. The pain in my back and pain of withrawal symptoms are all I've read about here and more. Reading is nothing compared to feeling. Going to try and rest now. Thank you guys so much for sending your hugs.

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written by addqueen, October 12, 2010
I have had a similar feeling of withdrawal. I was taking an anti-anxiety medication for about three months. The withdrawals are so unbearable sometimes I can't sleep.

However, because I was unable to just stay at home and sleep all day, I had to find a way to get through them. I went to the store and bought a multi-vitamine, hug jugs of water, and I started to eat healthy. Although I felt dizzy sometimes during the day, at least I was able to physically work and remain social.

You may want to consult with your doctor about your withdrawal symptoms. They may be able to find alternatives to going cold turkey. I know that you can beat it though, with treatment and your higher power.
written by unfortunatelyadicted, October 12, 2010
tyvm for commenting. Unfortunately I'm incapable of physical work and socializing is hard. I only have my immediate family and to me, their my higher power. In my life they have to be enough. I'm from a broken family except for grand parents whom are gone from cancer. Outside of them[sue and kids] now, I'm alone. I have to some

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