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The Needle

Discussion in 'HEP C HIV' started by Shirley, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. Shirley

    Shirley New Member

    Can anyone tell me if you can quit intervenous drug use?
  2. :)hi there you can defintly kick the needle habit ive fought with it most of my life, but made the choice not to with much hardship but worth it
  3. i kicked the habit after years of using. you just have to want it.its up to you. you made a step by joinin this web so keep up the good thoughts and pray.

    linda mc
  4. catteldog1

    catteldog1 New Member

    It is on of the hardest things I have ever done. Easer to get off the dope then needle... but can be done but it is a fight everday and I pray for help.

  5. mtgoat911

    mtgoat911 Well-Known Member

    The guy who started NA was a IV drug user! So yes there is life after the needle.
    I started running when i was 16 and continued for a long time. Sometimes i just crave to have a stick but then i use some recovery tools and it goes away!!

    Cold turkey always worked best for me....
    its hard to set up a taper plan for an IV user

    Are you ready to quit??
    My clean date is 8-23-04
    if my junkie self can do it you can[88]

    I have never seen a greater miracle or monstor than myself.
  6. Sluggo

    Sluggo Well-Known Member

    yep, I'm another addict raising their hand....kicked IV drug use....1990.

    I don't even fight that anymore...that craving was removed years ago. Even when I relapsed on pain meds, going back to the needle was not an option.


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