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Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-17-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By musicman3
Re: Insight needed - 70mg a day wanna stop

You are smart to stop now at 60mgs.. I have been battling a 100-150mg a day oxycodone habit off and on (mostly on) for years. I am now at a crossroad where I am feeling beyond hopeless...I did the...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 11-20-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By musicman3
Need help with opiate detox and recovery

I am an old timer here and been a while since I have been on... Anyway, quick summary.. I have been an oxycodone user for 15 years off and on. I have had a few clean times and I have gone through...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-20-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By musicman3
Re: Happy New Year... Checking in...

Thanks Gracie! I am not planning on staying on the sub long term, But 2mgs is fine. 1 in morning and 1 early evening. I am going to keep tapering and hopefully the proper way. I seriously do not...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-20-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By musicman3
Re: Happy New Year... Checking in...

Hi everyone. I am doing ok. I am at 2mgs of the sub the last 5 days. Funny, I got sick last night. I had fever and chills, I never get sick. I highly doubt it has anything to do with withdrawals....
Board: Anxiety 01-13-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,787
Posted By musicman3
Re: Dealing with sleep anxiety. Need advice!

Try Benadryl.. It works for many people and is relatively safe. I can not take it because it has the opposite effect on me. I would not take tylenol. Tylenol is not a great drug and can be harsh...
Board: Anxiety 01-12-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,787
Posted By musicman3
Re: Dealing with sleep anxiety. Need advice!

LOL Darkmetter, my friend , you DO NOT have fatal familial insomnia. I laugh because I did the same thing you did. I am a horrible sleeper and I have had chronic insomnia these past few years.
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Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-10-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By musicman3
Re: Happy New Year... Checking in...

I have no desire to take the oxycodone, I know we all have said that before, but it is so ingrained in my head right now that it caused so much anxiety and distress that I wouldnt do that to myslelf...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-10-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By musicman3
Re: Happy New Year... Checking in...

Hi Gracie! Thank you always for yoru support, and to everyone actually.

I am still feeling qiute well. I am down to 3 mgs of suboxone. I was on subutex the last week from what I was given from...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-08-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By musicman3
Re: Happy New Year... Checking in...

Hey everyone. Im doing pretty well. I have been home from detox since Tuesday. I am down to 2 and a half milligrams of subutex a day. I am taking 10mgs of librium at night to help me sleep. Since...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-03-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By musicman3
Happy New Year... Checking in...

I hope and pray 2012 brings us all the peace and joy we deserve.

For all of you who have read my struggles on my other post I wanted to update. I was blessed, yet again, to check into my local...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-25-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Thank You Gracie. Tommorow I will have my last day of the oxycodone. I have the suboxone ready to go yet again. however, I am trying to get back in the hospital for detox again this week. I am...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-12-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Hi Zoie thanks for checking in.. here is where I stand... I am not doing well at all. Today is day 50 of unrelentless brutal anxiety and depression that starts EVERY day at 5pm. I settle down...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-03-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Hi everyone. Still in a bad spot unfortunately. I went back to the oxycodone when I ran out of teh suboxone early. I really hate that I did that. I go back to suboxone doctor this week, so all I...
Board: Anxiety 11-29-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By musicman3
Re: I'm new here and suffer with anxiety

Hi Weary, you can read my anxiety post on another thread. I am the exact opposite of you. I am fine from 9-5p. Nighttime brings me brutal and unrenting anxiety. I am terrified to even go to bed...
Board: Anxiety 11-28-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,988
Posted By musicman3
Re: What does your anxiety feel like?

Hi guys, thanks for the responses. I have been very leery of being put on an antidepressant. I have been treated a few times for opiate abuse. I am/was in a cycle over 10 years of abusing...
Board: Anxiety 11-28-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,988
Posted By musicman3
Re: What does your anxiety feel like?

I have been in the worst anxiety/depression cycle of my entire life the past month. I am ok from 10am till 5pm. And then like clockwork, it rolls in and my nights are absoultely brutal. My heart...
Board: Depression 11-18-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,006
Posted By musicman3
Re: How hard is it to get a voluntary admission for depression and anxiety?

Diana... You are taking nowhere near the amount of pain meds that I used to abuse. You may be uncomfortable for a bit when you stop, but you should be fine. You are treating the vicodin the way I...
Board: Depression 11-15-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,006
Posted By musicman3
Re: How hard is it to get a voluntary admission for depression and anxiety?

Hi Diana... I know how you feel right now (minus the surgery part). I have been self medicating myself with pain meds on and off for years and went through detox twice which I loved being in the...
Board: Anxiety 11-15-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,493
Posted By musicman3
Re: BAD Day! ER visit again....

So sorry Foxii.. I know how you feel. I am going through the worst cycle of Anxiety/depression that I have had in my life. I am in a complex situation where I have abused pain killers on and off...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 11-14-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Hi everyone. I appreciate all of you for taking time out and I especially thank you, Second Go, for taking an interest and remembering my history, I appreciate the fact that you care enough to...
Board: Anxiety 11-11-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By musicman3
Re: question abot anxiety symptoms

Hi Alex,
I am sort of in the same boat as you. My anxiety doesnt start until around 4p. This happens EVERY day and has been especially awful the last 3 weeks. I contemplate every night to go to...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 11-06-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Hi everyone. I am still on about 6mgs of suboxone. I am having some very bad depression/anxiety issues. I think this is seperate and apart from the suboxone. I am going to start to taper more...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 10-13-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

I am sorry to hear you are having a bad time. Just try and let the suboxone work. Your other medicines could be interfering with it. You also have to change your routine and mental attitude. This...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 10-11-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Zoie.... 32mg is WAY too much. I am very knowledgable about suboxone and after a certain amount milligram wise, it plateaus... It seems like that less is more with the suboxone. I have never taken...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 10-11-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

Well I finished my oxycodone on friday night and spent the whole night in anxiety mode even though I knew I had suboxone waiting. I woke up Saturday morning extremely agitated. Well I took the...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 10-02-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Re: Hi everyone, checking in with update.

HI Second Go.. I have always had mild anxiety. However, this anxiety is directly related to the pill situation. The oxycodone enjoyment has long been gone. I get no buzz whatsoever. I just get...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 10-02-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,945
Posted By musicman3
Hi everyone, checking in with update.

I hope everyone is well. I am not doing so well. I am still on the oxycodone and having major mental issues with it. I am so consumed with anxiety and depression over it I do not know how I will...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 07-30-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By musicman3
Re: heroin detox

I would highly recommend that you stay away from any stimulants. They will make that anxiety that you have now seem like a relaxing sunny afteroon. Try going for short walks to get your body and...
Board: Pain Management 07-22-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,046
Posted By musicman3
Re: Starting Suboxone tomorrow....

Hi Angela.

I have been abusing oxycodone on and off for years. I have a herniated disc in my back that flares up pretty bad but I am lucky in the sense that I can take care of it without pain...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-03-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,746
Posted By musicman3
Re: Please help Norco withdrawal

Karal, the acute phase for physical symptoms between 36-72 hours, After that, it slowly dissipates. The mental issue is going to last awhile. I have been on and off this train quite a few times,...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-03-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By musicman3
Re: To all. update from D

Good to hear from you D. I am in the same boat as you somewhat. I am back on suboxone. I am tapering down from 6mgs a day and would like to be off within the next few weeks. I have not been on it...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-24-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,682
Posted By musicman3
Re: Update #2

You both can gladly take ver my thread anytime you want! This is an open dialogue! I am feeling better today. I am still taking lower doses of oxycodone. I have a few left and I have subutex left...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-20-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,682
Posted By musicman3
Re: Update #2

Hi guys! Sorry I haven't responded earlier. I am doing sorta ok. I went back to detox last week. My back went out and I went back on the oxycodone. However, the main issue is not so much the ...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-30-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,144
Posted By musicman3
Re: I'm out of pills!

Ozzy is right, Norco. Although it doesn't feel like it is gonna happen, it will. From my research and talking to doctors and counselors, there is evidence that the brain can heal very well from...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-28-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,682
Posted By musicman3
Re: Update #2

Haha Corissa.
I will tell you how.. This is a freaky story. I smoked from 12-17. I had quit at 17 and not had one puff, not one.. until Aug 2009 when I walked into a magazine store and...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-28-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,682
Posted By musicman3
Re: Update #2

Thanks Carolyn and Norco.. I just have to give it time.. I am sure its all related.. I also have had some life stressors over the last 2 months and I am sure that it is not helping.

Carolyn, I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-27-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,682
Posted By musicman3
Update #2

Hey everyone, sorry, I was working alot and didn't get a chance to sit down and tell my side. However, I always make time for all of your stories.

I got a refill on my subutex so I could taper...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-22-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,506
Posted By musicman3
Re: Almost Caved!

Carolyn, I am very proud of you that you hung up that phone. I know you do not feel so good about the whole episode, but you did the right thing and we are all gonna be tempted from time to time. ...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-16-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By musicman3
Re: Just looking for encouragement

Hi Second. Yes the anxiety has waned. Thank you for asking. I took the 15mgs of valium the other night and it really did work. I take benzos so seldom that I am glad to know it will work when I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-16-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By musicman3
Re: here i go again

Ice, I know you can do it. You just have to keep trying till you get it right. I am on the fence about sub use. It does have it's benefits. If you think your lifestyle from using opiates is...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-14-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By musicman3
Re: long term damage from Oxy's.......

Kim, from the research I have done and with talking to counselors and the doctors, there is evidence that opiate abuse is not permanent. The brain can reverse and heal itself from it over time. So...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-14-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By musicman3
Re: Suboxone,Methadone, and perc WD's...

Klonopin is not a narcotic. It is a benzodiazapene. It can aid in calming anxiety and sleeping. If used, it should only be used sparingly as addiction to benzos is a whole different animal and is...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-14-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By musicman3
Re: Just looking for encouragement

Thanks Norcoguy for the feedback. I am going to my doctor today to rule out anything. The thing is, I know it is anxiety and I am not worried that anything is wrong with me. I rather be physically...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-13-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By musicman3
Re: Just looking for encouragement

Thanks Corissa. I just need to practice what I preach! I is now 1:49am. I took 15 mgs of valium since 9pm. It has finally helped and subsided the anxiety enough that I do not feel as if I am...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-13-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By musicman3
Just looking for encouragement

I am just trying to take my mind of my anxiety. So I am venting and trying to focus. It is SO bad tonight. I can not describe how I feel. I took 2.5mgs of valium. I may have to take the other...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-13-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,195
Posted By musicman3
Re: Checking in.

Thanks again Carolyn. I remember your posts and I am so glad you are doing well. Now... I read other people's posts and some are still in miserable shape. Why is it that I think that my experience...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-13-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By musicman3
Re: day 21 clean day 11 off Sub, Whats normal

How much roxicodone were you on?? I am taking my last dose of subutex tooday. I have been on it for 11 days. I never went higher than 6mgs and that was only the first day. I was already three...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-13-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,195
Posted By musicman3
Re: Checking in.

Thanks Carolyn. Today is my last day of subutex. I have 1mg left. I can feel the anxiety starting already. It is ok when I am sleeping. But as soon as I wake up, I have this intense feeling of...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-12-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,195
Posted By musicman3
Re: Checking in.

Thanks!! The Ambien has mellowed me out. I only took a little less than a half a pill. I will take the other half when I am ready to turn out my lights. I do have valium. I may have to take that...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 04-12-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,195
Posted By musicman3
Re: Checking in.

Thanks OG. Bottom line is that I have to make massive changes in my life or else my mindset is going to continue. The ambien is working a bit to relax me. I am not overstating my anxiety tonight. ...
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