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Demi Lovato's "Supposed" Heroin Overdose

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by RecoveringLife1, Jul 25, 2018.

  1. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    Ya it really made no sense at all,and all he kept saying as I told him to look me in the eye's was"This is a tough conversation to have"weak ass Norco not happening.......methadone or fentanyl no problem pure bullshit
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  2. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    I'm back again my good friends!!!! I have relapsed horribly but I stuck to wine mostly. Just recently, some really traumatic stuff has been going on but things are ok for now. Last week, I was finally able to see a psychiatrist and was prescribed Cymbalta & Abilify. I was told the Cymbalta is for depression as well as fibromyalgia. I became terribly sick and exhausted so I stopped taking it and stuck to Abilify. So far, so good. I've never had any serious side effects to it. Right now, I'm taking the pill form so that my body can adjust to the injection a month from now. However, I'm still drinking wine. I know you're not supposed to mix meds with alcohol.... I take Abilify in the morning and try to stick to drinking at night. Hopefully, once the pill starts to kick in 100%, I won't have a craving for alcohol and stop for good or at least drink only on the weekends. I've also stopped eating land animals. Yes, I'm a pescatarian now. If anyone doesn't know, most Subways have crab meat as a selection. I wish to talk to you guys soon!!! Au Revoir
  3. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    Welcome back, @RecoveringLife1. I'm sorry to hear that you had a bad relapse, but I'm glad things are going okay for now. Don't beat yourself up too bad for the relapse, my dear. We're all human beings and sh*t happens. I also think it's great that you saw a psychiatrist and are on some medication that may help you feel better. Just be careful with the wine. Alcohol is a depressant and can really mess with some meds. Hopefully, you'll be able to stop drinking for good at some point. We're here for you! Sending you positive, healing, healthy vibes!
  4. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    @RecoveringLife1 I have missed you and I am so happy to hear from you, Dean is right don't beat yourself up to bad addiction is a deceptive,cunning disease, I had a relapse myself not long ago,after 7.5 month's I threw it away for one day but this time for me it was very different, I don't know how but I got back on my feet quick for the first time in my life,I messed up yes but I didn't let the disease own me like I have most of my life,I immediately told on myself, I sent out text messages to people who I consider friends who I knew would be disappointed and they were,unfortunately I have only heard back from them once and that was right after,I have sent them messages since I have been back on track to which they have not responded but I am to blame I know that but I am not letting that keep me down,I also did what you have done I came on here and told everyone,I had to because I now understand lying about it gives it strength but anyways i collected my 60 day chip a few day's ago and i couldn't be happier, oh and i finally got my knee surgery done,a bit over 2 weeks ago and today I am in alot of pain because I keep accidentally over doing it but I will be ok,i will survive,i am sober and that is a blessing. I pray you find that inner peace,that part of your heart and soul that tells you what a wonderful human being you truly are and when you do your addiction will lose strength, its never gonna leave but our addictions can be arrested, anyways glad your doing ok right now that makes my heart happy.I wish you nothing but the very best my friend Take Care and God Bless
  5. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    The crazy thing is that when we relapse, we think we have control over it because we've gone so long without our substance and that's when we're actually losing control the most. I'm not too ashamed, but I do want to stop. Thank you guys for being so supportive. I really appreciate it

    It's cool that you all have been on this site for so long. After a month or so, I would have thought every one would go and do their own thing. If you think about it, relapsing after so many times just means that we have to find out what keeps us going back. I haven't found it yet exactly, but I do think that being in the house that was flooded during Katrina has alot to do with it. I honestly believe that if I move away from my grandparents house, I would improve in not wanting to drink. I also talked to my doctor about getting an MRI on my knees and neck. I'm thinking the problem is not enough cushion in between the joints and bones. I'm glad your surgery went so well. Have you been using a knee pad? It might help to keep you knee elevated when you're sitting or laying down
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  6. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @RecoveringLife1 Welcome back! Good to hear from you! Relapse does happen at times, but glad you are now back on a better track trying to do better. And great about the psychiatrist. You were in Katrina? Wow.... that was horrific.

    yes, get that mri and see what's going on.... i know chronic pain can be so rough.
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  7. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    Yes, unfortunately the entire immediate family was. It's made me who I am today so I guess it was my destiny

    I'm actually waiting for my doctor to tell me what the next step is for the MRI because the clinic she recommended is permanently closed in my area and the appointment with her is Monday (which we decided on today).
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  8. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    Ya...No I honestly haven't been taking care of my knee like I should after surgery, for me it's difficult because I just drive myself crazy with this damn ADHD and my parent's are elderly and I do all the cooking and driving but I will deal with the pain for my parent's so I am doing the best I can in the situation I'm in,wow the Katrina sh*t was horrific and yet your still pushing forward, I believe you are stronger and braver than you realize and your true potential is yet to be tapped.Your a survivor in every sense of the word,you will overcome, you will find your inner peace,I believe that and ya many people do only stick around for a short time on here but me,this site will document my journey and my autobiography will be ingrained in these servers.I will conquer my past and here I will spotlight my present,my growth,my victory, my sobriety, my freedom at last,here on this site I will heal for,with,and because of people like you. STAY STRONG AND GOD BLESS
  9. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    At least take care of your knee as much as possible. It sounds like you're damaging the repair of the surgery by doing so much for your parents. If you have a knee that's completely torn, you won't be able to do anything productive. Just be careful or make sure your knee is as stiff as possible for the next couple of weeks. My neck injury never fully healed and I'm still feeling the effects of it from 8 years ago. I see things that are traumatic as it's all going to pass and then it'll be over. It's time trying to conquer all before us and really, we're energy that is existing for a short amount of time before we move to the next dimension
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2018
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  10. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    Take it easy on that knee, Arthur!! :)
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  11. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    Today bed rest and ice all day...its pretty bad like when I first got out of surgery and I may have an internal infection as my knee is very swollen,red,and hot.
  12. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    @True concern... If you think you might have an infection, get in to see your doc ASAP. You don't want anything to get worse than it is. Sending you healing energy, my brother!
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  13. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    I'm going to call when they open and do exactly that,who knew being cut on like a piece of meat with sharp pointy objects could cause such pain:confused:
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  14. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    Please go to the emergency room
  15. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    I have made an appointment with my Dr and I go tomorrow morning early,however if it gets any worse I will indeed go to the emergency room today.Thank you for caring,I like that people care it makes life meaningful to me in a way I have only known for less than 1 year,even with all I've been through this year still probably one of the best year's of my life
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  16. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    Sounds like a plan, Arthur. Hope it feels better. Give it some rest.
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  17. RecoveringLife1

    RecoveringLife1 Senior Contributor

    In my opinion, the reason people act evil and cold is because of drugs and alcohol and I'm a perfect example. Being sober for most people brings out the best in them. I actually just came from the hospital. I had x-rays on both knees and my neck. Hopefully they find something so I could at least have a peace of mind. I hope the doctor is able to take care of your knee
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