My dad was an alcoholic for a number of years before I was born, and a couple of his siblings (he’s one of seven) have battled addiction too
Addiction, in one form or another, runs pretty strong in my dad’s side of the family. One of my aunt’s had been battling amphetamine addiction longer than I’ve been alive. She’s sober now, but only after multiple relapses leading to rehab programs and finally prison for a few years. I feel that cutting it out completely would be by best option.
Finally, I thought I’d list something I did differently with the cold turkey attempt: Each day I wrote down things like symptoms of the withdrawal as they arose, how I felt emotionally at one time or another, how I slept, etc. At the end of the day though, I would write down at least one positive aspect or event that happened. An good example of that was a significant increase in appetite. In the three days that I wasn’t taking the Vyvanse, I ate A LOT. I was snacking all throughout the day. I plan on showing these notes to my psychiatrist when I tell him my situation. My next appt. is not until early next month but I think I’m going to have to try and reschedule it for earlier.
One last thing I’d like to ask about (just remembered it): Are nightmares a common symptom of withdrawal? I normally don’t even remember most of my dreams but the last few nights, I’ve had a couple of pretty vivid and disturbing nightmares. In all cases, I jolted out of these nightmares at their most intense moments.
Anyway, thank you for responding Mike. I’ll continue to post updates on how things progress with this. Even with the relapse today, I feel confident that I can beat this, however hard it proves.
Hi anyone or everyone that is here and/or willing to listen. I am right along every single one of these blogs on this site that has to do with adderall (besides the ones that are also abusing and using any other form of alcohol and drugs, thank the good lord! But this is serious! So serious that I am doing everything I can to try and figure out how and the heck I am going to get my life back! Well whatever life you want to consider wayyy back when I was only 17. But I am now 26 almost 27 years old. Which means I have gone through life for the past 10 yrs and been completly dependent on this stupid little pill. I am ruining my life, but what kills me more is that I have 2 sweet little girls that need there mother.
Rather then being to busy or so caught up in my own little world of what I consider an adderall zone that no one else is allowed to enter
A mom that is willing to sit and listen and play, nurture and hold, love and kiss them. IT’s sick and its twisted! I never knew at the beggining what and how bad this pill really was. And I know i really didnt give a crap at the time if it really was or not…. Man those were the days! It seemed my whole world had changed. It was PERFECT! And I had the perfect everything check this link right here now to prove it too! I had everyone both male and female scoping me out for what seemed like years. Especially when you are that young and what seems to be in your prime!