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 [...]
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 [...]
Well, it's 4:30am and I can't sleep. I slept from 1-2am but my son woke up crying and wanting nurse. I had my husband bring the baby to me because I didn't feel like moving from the recliner chair in our living room. I've been on suboxone, which is a synthetic opiate medication used. I [...]
I feel pressed in on every side. In each direction a heavy stone wall leans menacingly against me. My hands are frantically pushing back against them each in turn but I lack enough strength to hold them all up, so in a panic I realize that they are all going to crush me. This has [...]