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Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-24-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Been a long time... but I am back because I screwed up!

are you still on here big Z? I think I remember you from before. I was trying to get off roxi 30s. I know have gotten to where i am on one suboxone strip the 8mgs. i take a small piece daily and...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-24-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,776
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Question for my fellow Suboxone users

that sounds awful. I am trying to taper off of suboxine and I sure hope I don't have the same problem. I have actually cut myself down to about one strip per week. my legs are my biggest issue. ...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-24-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,522
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Ready to leave Suboxone forever! this was my plan

Just curious as to how you did. I also was on high doses of oxycodone then went on the suboxine to try to get off of the opiates. I can now make one suboxine strip last for 7 days. you are right...
Board: Mononucleosis 03-10-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By oxygirl
mono from your child

I have a 17 year old son who was diagnosed wtih mono back on halloween. I have always had my own health issues, fibromyalgia being very prevalent as in all my energy gone. I feel like I am even...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 03-10-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,067
Posted By oxygirl
Re: how to overcome opiate withdrawal

It sounds great! I love to read about different things that help people. Of course Phoenix is right about the other possible interactions. However, like you said addiction is shameful and most of...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 01-16-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,163
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Something is very wrong- please help!

have them check your vitamin d level...it may not be the main problem but it sure contributes if it is low...good luck to u
Board: Chronic Fatigue 01-16-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,163
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Something is very wrong- please help!

docs......i can't even get mine to call the neurologist for the consult that he suggested i see.....
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 01-16-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,827
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Why am I in love with an Addict?!

I am so sorry for you....and I have been there done that....married for 19 years to a man who was bipolar (undiagnosed until after the divorce) and he had an ongoing struggle with xanax and crack...
Board: Pain Management 01-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,096
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Withdrawal from med switch, doctor refusing to raise dose

i don't think half these doctors understand withdrawls or anything.....i mean face it if they have no pain they probably haven't been on pain meds and probably aren't aware of how actual addiction...
Board: Pain Management 01-16-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,096
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Withdrawal from med switch, doctor refusing to raise dose

hey kate, i have been so caught up in my own miseries i just seen your post and all i can say is bless your heart......i don't know if i could come off of all that. you are brave and hopefully doing...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By oxygirl
Re: subs to get off roxis

you right about the being older part.....everything hurts more.....you say you are down to 8mg a day? that is one strip? i tapered the subs down to about 1/2 a day and then i couldn't get...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-16-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By oxygirl
Re: subs to get off roxis

the neurontin is legally prescribed. I can't tell a big difference may not have been on it long enough. i am a work in progress....but definitely making a little progress.....thank u for the...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-16-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Hubby against Suboxone

i totally can understand your husband being opposed to subs. i got some from a friend about 8 or so months ago and was using them to stop taking roxicodone which i was prescribed at the time. i...
Board: Pain Management 01-16-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By oxygirl
Re: ongoing struggle with opiate dependency

i have finally figured that out about the subs......WOW is all i have to say about those. may as well have stayed on the roxis. i am definitely not going that route anymore. i have managed to cut...
Board: Pain Management 01-16-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By oxygirl
Re: ongoing struggle with opiate dependency

i am currently down to 2 norcos a day....5 mg each....i think my issue is more a physical dependency issue as opposed to psychological. although i think there is some kind of thing to that natural...
Board: Pain Management 01-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By oxygirl
Re: ongoing struggle with opiate dependency

I am hoping you are right. i am actually doing even better than the 20mg of norco i am currently down to 10 sometimes 15 but for the last 2 days it has been 10mgs! I am going to try to get...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 01-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Surgery yesterday, so much pain!

I feel so sorry for you both. my mother had broken her leg about ten years ago and a doctor messed up the surgery and long story short they wired her whole leg it seemed and she had that halo with...
Board: Fibromyalgia 01-10-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Feeling frustrated and on the verge of defeat

i am so sorry you have had to deal with all that negative experience with doctors. Honestly though, vitamin d can cause a lot of problems if you are deficient. sunshine even though it is cancer...
Board: Chronic Pain 01-10-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Time to introduce and vent.

what can you do when you are in pain, opiates help short term but cause so many long term problems. i do not like the feeling of "having" to go every single month and hope the doctor doesn't have...
Board: Pain Management 01-10-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By oxygirl
ongoing struggle with opiate dependency

I have been in an ongoing struggle trying so desperately to get off of all opiates and try to find something else to manage my pain. I was on 30 mg roxicodones 4 times a day for years. each time i...
Board: Abuse Support 12-31-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Physically & Emotionally Hurt by Husband Due to In laws

if you have any other support system to rely on get away from him. i have never had someone hit just once and never repeat it. i unfortunately am plagued with issues. I had a man who i thought...
Board: Abuse Support 12-31-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,496
Posted By oxygirl
Re: New here

i have been there done that. over and over with different boyfriends/husbands. it is also something you should seek counseling for just incase it is a repeat behavior finding guys with traits of...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-25-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By oxygirl
Re: subs to get off roxis

hey phoenix its been a while since i have last posted. i am completely off roxis, i no longer have to go every single month to a doctor for ten minutes to write a script. you know what really gets...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,384
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Going through withdrawal ... again.

the worst part is over it sounds like because the actual decision to be clean is the biggest hurdle you will ever overcome. if you are around bad people move to another location. get rid of...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-22-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Quitting Subs without Success

bella i can relate to your situation. I too was on roxicodone 30s for years. i have horrible arthritis and am only 46 years old. been on disability with it since 38. i also have fibromyalgia. i...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Quitting Subs without Success

i too have been tapering off of subs. i had a friend give me strips when i quit taking roxicodones the doc had me on for 8 years. not one time did he tell me i would crawl up in a ball and wanna...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 12-22-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,059
Posted By oxygirl
withdrawls how long do they last

i was prescribed roxicodone 30mg for about 8 years. well i had decided that they were not going to control me. i couldn't even leave home if i forgot one it wouldn't matter if i went to the moon i...
Board: Women's Health 06-07-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Detoxing from medical botox for migraines

wow i am not so sure i want to try botox now for my migraines. i was having the migraines so often that i was afraid the meds i was taking was really bad for my heart. now i am not so sure they are...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-02-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By oxygirl
subs to get off roxis

can anyone please tell me if it is harder to taper down from suboxonnes or roxis? I have more problems from the physical addiction to the roxis than i do dealing with pain from my injuries. I had...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-08-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,174
Posted By oxygirl
Re: MS Contin Withdrawal

Hello Simon, believe me, more people understand what u are going through than u realize. I think u are doing brilliant! How is your pain level now that u are not taking any narcotics? hopefully u...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-08-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Relapsed and Detoxed

Well Second Go, I am glad u are going to give it a try. I have been real busy lately. Still taking about 75-90mg of roxicodones daily. I guess that is still better than the full 120. Those pills...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-04-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,546
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Relapsed and Detoxed

Hey Second Go, how are you? Other than the obvious of course. I am glad that u went to the facility. I hear that they help a lot. I know a few people on Wellbutrin and it isn't a bad drug. ...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-25-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,057
Posted By oxygirl
Re: New here~Gonna try to quit in 2 weeks, need support!

I am in the same boat as kat. I am a chronic pain patient and I am currently taking 2 to 2.5 roxicodones a day. To me it seems to be getting easier. I am adjusting to my level but it has taken a...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 05-24-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,754
Posted By oxygirl
Re: It's me, Flintrock...need u guys

hey flintrock just wanted to let u know i have been thinking about u. U are still in my prayers. I know how hard addiction is. I fight it also, just not on a scale as grand as some. I thank God...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-24-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,749
Posted By oxygirl
Re: 11 Weeks Without Morphine...anxiety or long term w/d?

Tommy I dont think there is a cure for mrsa at this time. just managing it. I took doxycycline for a while for roseaca or what they thought was roseaca. I was actually sensitive to the cosmetics i...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-24-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,769
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Update #2

Carolyn u sound like u are doing fantastic. I too was on zoloft but a higher dose of it. My doc switched me to cymbalta because I was starting to not feel any relief of my depression symptoms. It...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-24-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,057
Posted By oxygirl
Re: New here~Gonna try to quit in 2 weeks, need support!

hello Heather. Your story sounds so very familiar to mine in a round about way. I started taking opiates about 3 or so years ago for a bad arthritis problem that is in my neck, spine and knees. I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-21-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,769
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Update #2

glad to know u are positive about ur treatment. just drop us a line and let us know how u are from time to time. i can't say a whole lot here cause i am still at the battleground with the roxis but...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-20-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,769
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Update #2

yes Carolyn I am also wondering how he is doing. Musicman if u are reading this please let us know. Like Carolyn said good or bad. we are all on the journey together some of us are just at...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-09-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,779
Posted By oxygirl
Re: help! i was rx'ed 150 30mg oxy's

that is definitely a good description there. they do create a monster. a dependent one at that. lol
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-09-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,779
Posted By oxygirl
Re: help! i was rx'ed 150 30mg oxy's

there is absolutely nothing u can do if you have to have them u just have to have them. It is so hard to avoid getting physically and emotionally addicted to them though. I have done rather well...
Board: Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics 05-09-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,754
Posted By oxygirl
Re: It's me, Flintrock...need u guys

Flint I don't know u well but I started reading your posts when I decided to join this board. I admired your strength and the love you had for your family. I know it is not intended for a mother to...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-09-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,779
Posted By oxygirl
Re: help! i was rx'ed 150 30mg oxy's

yeah 30 is way old ice! I am 42 so extremely over the hill dude! lol. Congratulations on your success. Pain medication is given a little more frequently than it should be in my opinion but I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-09-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,199
Posted By oxygirl
Re: I heard the voice!

Melatonin is supposedly a great supplement for sleep. I occassionally give it to my boys when they are all geared up and can't sleep. It is a herb and is over the counter and u need no...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-07-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,741
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Trying to Quit- Need some help (Oxycontin)

I am down to about 3 roxicodones a day and sometimes 2.5. I think withdrawls are the very worse thing to go through especially if you have legitimate pain. It is kind of like a double whammy. it...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-06-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,779
Posted By oxygirl
Re: help! i was rx'ed 150 30mg oxy's

Lol. My baby having days are over thank goodness. I am 42 and never going to gain that weight back again! lol. I never actually gained a lot of weight with my kids. But I gained after they were...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-05-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,779
Posted By oxygirl
Re: help! i was rx'ed 150 30mg oxy's

Okay friend, I am going to do u a huge favor and take down your name and address and I should be arriving at your house shortly so that I can remove those from your possession and not have to worry...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-04-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,564
Posted By oxygirl
Re: hey friends =]

I am Irish and American Indian. How do you like that combination? I have the red/auburn hair and the fair skin which I hate and the temper from wahoooo to go with it!!!! I don't know where the...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-03-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Im Lost and scared and I know this is the beginning of my end!

Kim don't let the hubby bring u down. I am so sick of husbands that just wanna bring us down or exes in my case or in married men who wanna lie just so they think they can get some. Hello....done...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-03-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,575
Posted By oxygirl
Re: Advice needed !! Please help a brother

Chris I don't usually like to talk against the wife being as I am a female and it goes against my grain. You are a strong man and have strong opinions and feelings. You are not some sort of sissy...
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