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Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-28-2004, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,583
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: relationship problems

She is the one that has been wronged so she is the one that gets to say OK. I am wiling to forgive you. You want her to forgive you, but she gets to say when she as had enough and when she can...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-28-2004, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,592
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Goodbye Everyone! Im Off to Rehab!

I hope that was a joke. If you have reservations about being clean which the hidden pills indicate you are having reservations about getting clean. YOu must have someone flush those pills while ...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-28-2004, 03:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 51,317
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: suboxone taper/detox-post experiences...

Anyone tapering off Suboxone should follow their doctor's directions.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-09-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: sweating?

You are sweating all the chemicals out of your body. How long it lasts depends on person and situation. Keep lots of Tide on hand.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-07-2004, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,071
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: REHAB: scariest, but BEST DECISON IVE EVER MADE: Trying not to back out

P.S. I took my tens unit to rehab to help with pain. Your higher power has seen that you have a tens unit. Use it. Your higher power is not going to come down and message and electically...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-07-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,071
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: REHAB: scariest, but BEST DECISON IVE EVER MADE: Trying not to back out

One other thing. You can not control what your ex tells your girls. The truth always surfaces. It may be years but your girls will understand why you went to rehab. They will know it was for them...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-07-2004, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,071
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: REHAB: scariest, but BEST DECISON IVE EVER MADE: Trying not to back out

Good luck in rehab. As far as your husband, I know that in the state of Alabama, a judge will not find fault with a mother who has sought help in rehab. If your ex tells the judge you have a drug...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-01-2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,091
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Secretly addicted to vicodin-need a friend!

The worst is yet to start. After the physical withdrawals end, the mental cravings begin. That brain wants that chemical so bad and can trick your body into feeling pain, etc. Make sure you are...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-01-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Might be pregnant...

sunnymonet

Did you find anything regarding your pregnancy? Keep up posted.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-01-2004, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Drug Test

Good luck on your drug test.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-01-2004, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Anyone ever addicted to Ritalin?

I know that when i was heavily addicted to hydro's and I couldn't get them for a day or two, I could take Ritalin during these times to stave off the opiate withdrawals.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-01-2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: crap i got bad luck!

I am not as concerned about the withdrawals coming back after 1 or 2 but I am afraid you won't want to stop again which will lead back to detoxing again. Take as little as absolutely necessary to...
Board: ADD / ADHD 09-01-2004, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,424
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: My DR says Dextro is basically a legal version of speed

I think the FDA jumped the gun with the Ephedra "freak out". I heard they are bringing it back to the market.

People have to be leary of almost everything they take whether it is natural or...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 09-01-2004, 06:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

jdashb you have a good point.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-31-2004, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,763
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Trying to stop!

Good luck to you. I'll keep reading your posts to see where I think I may have something beneficial to say.

I had a habit of 30 to 40 10's a day. I didn't care for Norco's. I like the 500's or...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-30-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 56,324
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Anyone Ever Addicted To Nasal Sprays??? How Long Does Rebound Congestion Last????!!!!

I have forgotten what Stadol is. Can you refresh my memory?
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-30-2004, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,648
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: NEW GUYS that needs help

Also, you are 22 and have your whole life ahead. Banker was right talking about the mental cravings. The physical withdrawals will go away but then you are left with the mental ones. The mental...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-30-2004, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,648
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: NEW GUYS that needs help

Sorry. Sometimes I reread my posts and they sound so sarcastic. I mean well, but I don't think I have to be mean about it. Sorry about the ebay comment.

Seriously, you will have a hard time or...
Board: ADD / ADHD 08-30-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,016
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Alternative to Adderall- Please Help

Can your doc but you back on Ritalin? I used to be doing well on my antidepressants and all the sudden the doc would change my medication. I don't know why they do that. If something is working,...
Board: ADD / ADHD 08-30-2004, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 55,300
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Sweating As A Side Effect Of Adderall?

I am not talking about, "Gee it is hot and I am sweating". I am pouring buckets of sweat that isn't natural. I keep the air on 60 degrees in the house. Everyone is freezing except for me. I also...
Board: ADD / ADHD 08-30-2004, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,346
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: anyone have GOOD experience with Wellbutrin?

I have taken Wellbutrin since 1999 with very good results. I took it for depression. Doc just took me off though and but me on Adderall for ADHD. Are you familiar with Adderall?
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-30-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,648
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: NEW GUYS that needs help

Don't rely on just your girl to help you.. That is a lot of pressure to put on one person. Most people it takes a group to help. Plus you will need a sponsor. A sponser who has an addiction, who...
Board: ADD / ADHD 08-29-2004, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 55,300
Posted By RebeccaW62
Sweating As A Side Effect Of Adderall?

I am experiencing extreme sweating maybe due to ADDERALL. Does anyone else experience this? :confused:
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,734
Posted By RebeccaW62
Profuse Sweating: A Suboxone Side Effect?

I have this terrible sweating. It is constant but gets worse at times. I can sit in a 60 degree room and sweat. Everyone else in the room is cold. When I go to my car after leaving the store,...
Board: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 08-29-2004, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,306
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: surgery scheduled for sept 16

I know you are worried about your kids while you are recovering, but if you don't take care of yourself first then your kids won't have a mommy to take care of them. Kind of like the oxygen masks...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Please help!!!

If he wants help, an outpatient setting can work. If he is balking that he has a problem and doesn't want help, stick him in an inpatient facility

How old is he? If he is under 18 his parents...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,157
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Anyone want to hear my rehab story? (alcohol/painkillers)

I am anxiously awaiting your story. It helps you to write your story and helps us to read it. Just please use paragraphs. I have ADHD and paraphraphs really help me stay focused while reading.
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 08-29-2004, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

I hope some of the stuff people write about enabling help you to see things a little more clearly. I started a new thread called Enabling. I hope you read some of the posts there. Bring home a...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,157
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Anyone want to hear my rehab story? (alcohol/painkillers)

I love to hear other addict's stories. Please try to get it posted as soon as you can. Other people's stories are inspirational and help others realize they aren't alone. Looking forward to it.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 56,324
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Anyone Ever Addicted To Nasal Sprays??? How Long Does Rebound Congestion Last????!!!!

I think snorting salt water is an old fashion remedy.

How long have you been using nasal sprays and why do you use them?

I know when I am congested, I will reach for a nasal spray in a...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By RebeccaW62
Enabling

I would like to hear stories of how our friends and families enabled us to keep active in our addictions. How they thought they were helping us when we were just conning them. How they drove...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 08-29-2004, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

aNewman:

You will print Jen's story and read it to her (your wife).

It will take you a while to understand how addiction works and that you can't do it for her.

You can't protect her...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 56,324
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Anyone Ever Addicted To Nasal Sprays??? How Long Does Rebound Congestion Last????!!!!

Try saline sprays until the congestion goes away. I know you aren't supposed to use nasal sprays for more than three days in a row or it will have the opposite effect. What you are experiencing.
...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,377
Posted By RebeccaW62
Exclamation Re: Darvocet

:jester:


How many pills to get addicted? 12 unless on weekends then it is 15.

I am just kidding. Addiction is really whether or not the pills have a hold over your life not how many you...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Kim32 & Flyfishingdaddy ?

Fisherman- How is the tooth today?
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Might be pregnant...

If you are pregnant seek the advice of a medical professional you trust immediately. There are dangers in stopping cold turkey as the baby could suffer complications in the womb. There are things...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,660
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: want to stop slamming but i refuse help

AlaineOconner- I go to NA meetings too. I am greatful for them. I can tell you really attend a lot of these as you definitely talk the talk. I am sure you walk the walk too.

I am glad to hear...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,660
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: want to stop slamming but i refuse help

Sometimes you have to force yourself to do things like check into rehab/detox even if you don't want to. Take your body, your head will follow. Your heart is talking to you. Do something,...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-29-2004, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: The biggest step...

Great. I would love to see your photos.

I know what you mean about things you used to do high and then trying those things again straight. I project that high feeling onto things and now...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 08-28-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

You disagree: Did you give birth?

I know they are your children. But who was on the delivery table? Both of you.

You are great to honor your vows. But I don't think you are helping. But...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 08-28-2004, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

I can't help but respond to aNewman's posts. Are you really? Sounds like you are a classic co dependant. "Honey, go to the pharmacy and get my prescription refilled." And you are considering it? ...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 08-28-2004, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

DallasAlice-Those hardcore N.A. members and A.A. members can go to hell! You get the help you need and don't worry about them. You will find adversity where ever you go and these places are no...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 08-28-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,533
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Hydrocodone & Methadone - Help for Wife

I think is great that you are supportive of your wife, however, it is like a couple having a baby. Only the woman actually "has" the baby. Although her addiction has caused you problems, the drug...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,952
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Dallas Through the Looking Glass and What She Found There...

DallasAlice,

I loved hearing about your job. My ex husband's father ran a funeral home. He went to mortuary school, then funeral director, and then ran the funeral home. He started in that...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,362
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: need advice/how does Darvocet 100 compare to percs?

Post script to earlier post:

I didn't want to scare you at first but there are some things you need to know. I wasn't sure whether or not to write about this or not as is can be scarry, but after...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,362
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: need advice/how does Darvocet 100 compare to percs?

Darvocet are definitely the weaker of the narcotics you describe. They are so weak which is why they are sometimes given to help opiate withdrawal. And they can help. We are just use to the strong...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,177
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Day 9 off Suboxone

Fisherman,

If you need the number to a good dentist, let me know. My ex brother in law is a dentist. He may help as long as you aren't looking for narcotics. He remembers my drug seeking days...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,177
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Day 9 off Suboxone

I hadn't read Fisherman's post about the tooth pain before I posted my questions? It is surprising to know how many non narcotic pain relievers there are out there? Do they work? I guess so. I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,177
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Day 9 off Suboxone

Thanks fisherman. I wasn't sure why you were coming off the suboxone. I would rather be on Sub than the hydro's for sure. I may be paranoid, but I wonder things like:
What if they quit making...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-28-2004, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,177
Posted By RebeccaW62
Re: Day 9 off Suboxone

I am so worried about hearing the bad things this Suboxone withdrawal is causing people. I don't understand why a doctor will take you off of hydros only to suspend the withdrawals with Suboxone...
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