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Old 04-29-2013, 04:07 PM
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Angry hello

Today is my first post and it is my second day sober. I am kicking an opiate habit. Or at least trying to. The pain in my legs and back seam endless. I have take ibuprofen all sat possible to many and i also took 2mg of ativan. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I have dialed my dealer 4 times today but have not placed the call.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:10 PM
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I think you should talk to your dr and get his advice on detoxing from the drugs. I'm glad you found us and I really hope you feel better soon.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:17 PM
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I called my doctor today and was told i couldn't see him till next Tuesday. Hoping to make it till then or at least limp till then.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:23 PM
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Hi Scott

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Old 04-29-2013, 05:13 PM
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My heart is pounding and my mind is cloudy. I try to focus but just get side tracked thinking about the easy way out. just want the pain to stop.
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Old 04-30-2013, 03:46 AM
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Welcome scott, hang in there. the first few days are the toughest.
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:39 PM
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Today i broke down and am feeling terrible. Only lasted three days. Going to start my first day again tomorrow. i feel I'm trying and have the support of my wife but when i have to Work its always the easy way out. self control and esteem is very low.
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:48 PM
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Scott - the fact that your doctor can't see you until Tuesday does not mean you have to wait until Tuesday to get help. As Dee pointed out above, there is free help available. I was able to get into an outpatient detox for zero cost because I didn't have health insurance. It took about a dozen phone calls to find a place that could help, but they're out there - all you have to do is look and be determined. Best of luck to you. Hang in there.
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:17 PM
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I do have health insurance but am worried to see anyone in my small community because i am well know throughout my county. i cannot afford to lose my job, but so need to stop because of the financial burden and i feel i have changed and this is out if control. Just want to be the best husband and father i can be. Without pills to makes me happy.
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