Category Archives: depression

Lebensunwertes Leben

I just had a rather heated discussion with a now former friend on facebook regarding their opinion that addiction is a choice, not a disease. I welcome anyone who is judgmental of me and of other addicts, and feels that … Continue reading

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NEW Loperamide Article! — July 2015

This extensive case study is a particularly difficult one for me to read and add to the list. A twenty-five year old woman died from repeated lope abuse. Twenty-five. Just a kid, really. How many of us know someone twenty-five … Continue reading

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Loperamide Abuse/Misuse/Addiction and Cardiac Conduction Disturbances — Article Clearinghouse [UPDATED 2 Aug 2016]

A comprehensive collection of medical research and articles regarding high dose loperamide abuse and its cardiac effects. Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long, Long Time — 6 Months Clean

In retrospect, it’s been a long time since I was off opiates for any length of time. As of yesterday, I officially have six months clean. It actually doesn’t feel bad to be sober. Not what I thought, really. I … Continue reading

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Loperamide No More – Part 2, or Happy 2nd Re-Birthday to Me!

Two years ago my heart stopped and I died. I died at home. It was a Tuesday. There was no white light. No relatives greeting me. Just darkness and silence. I barely survived my overdose on loperamide in 2012. It … Continue reading

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