10 years on suboxone, finally free!
I wanted to give a little update on my suboxone detox. You can read my previous post here! I was taking 1/8th of 1mg when I took my last dose on Wed morning. I had to take the kids to their Wed activities. I decided thursday would be my first day without any suboxone- my "jump [...]
I have previous posts that detail my history of trying to get off suboxone. I actually tried really hard twice, and both times I was far too physically ill to finish. But as a brief recap: I started using heroin when I was 14 I started shooting up and using heroin on a regular basis at [...]
I wanted to give an update on how my recovery is going from Lyme, as well as a long overdue update on my suboxone detox journey. If you haven't heard of my suboxone detox experiences yet you can start with this blog post. I am feeling significantly better with the Lyme disease. I finished my [...]
We hear in the news often about the terrible opiate epidemic plaguing so many of our towns and cities. With a sudden increase in opiate addicts, there has been a subsequent crisis of babies born dependent on opiates (notice I didn't say "addicted", more on that later). Thankfully, more medical professionals are understanding what these [...]
I was thinking about a man I once knew, but this story is about the girl who brought us together; and who we both loved.
This is a hard blog post to make. Honestly, writing at all has been a challenge lately. There is so much sitting in my head that I want to work out with paper and pen; and so much on my ever expanding (neglected) to-do list. I am realizing that it's all connected to my trauma, [...]
I gave myself a rare treat tonight; a nice hot bath. As a mother of 4 (and counting) taking a bath is an indulgance I don't often get to enjoy. I was listening to an audio book of the gospel of John, when I noticed the marks all over my body. First, I looked at [...]
Hey everyone. I spent a week in bed, unable to move without help a few feet to the bathroom. At times I laid in bed so thirsty, but I couldn't move my arm to grab the water next to me in bed. I wanted so badly to continue, but my body couldn't do it. The [...]