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Old 12-04-2013, 06:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm having craving for cocaine So terrible I am shaking and bugging out. I feel like I am in going through withdrawls all over again
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't do it!! Keep in mind that the cravings are all psychological. Cocaine use zaps the seratonin (the happy chemical) in our brain. It takes awhile for us ex-cocaine users to develop seratonin again on our own without the cocaine. When I got clean I attended NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meetings. Maybe you can search the internet for some of the NA literature/reading. Stay strong....that stuff is evil.....
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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how do I just NOT do it?
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi Marl

I've never tried cocaine but this technique has been useful to me with other kinds of cravings:

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...e-surfing.html

Support can help too - do you have any support besides us?

you can do this!

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Old 12-04-2013, 06:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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how do I just NOT do it?
don't get any. It is as simple as that. Try to do something else to keep your mind off of it. Exercise, go to a movie, read a book, clean. You can do this!
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i do have a few other people but not a lot
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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how do I just NOT do it?
Do something else...anything...as long as it is not using cocaine or other substances
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drop down and do a 100 push ups and a 100 sit ups that should take weaken the cravings and strenghten the body

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The best advice I ever heard about dealing with cravings was this: "The craving will pass whether you drink/snort/smoke/whatever or not." Go for a walk, go to the gym, do anything to take your mind off of it. You can do this!
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Hang on to your willpower and you will feel great tomorrow x
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Old 12-07-2013, 01:16 PM   #12 (permalink)
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