Category Archives: sobrietyland

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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Update and Commentary

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I posted, and for that, I apologize. Life happens. I will likely be going to nursing school this fall. I have a 4.0 GPA in my prereq classes (Chemistry, A&P, etc.), rocked my TEAS … Continue reading

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FDA Recommends Limiting Loperamide Quantities

The FDA has recommended that loperamide (brand name: Imodium) be sold in limited quantity and in blister packs in the hope that such a move will stifle the growing problem of addicts abusing the drug. If the manufacturers agree, it’s … Continue reading

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Thinking Fast and Slow

On Facebook this morning, I ran across a recommendation by ZDoggMD (government name: Dr. Zubun Damania) — a book called “Thinking Fast and Slow” by From Daniel Kahneman. This piqued my interest for a couple of reasons. First, Kahneman, despite being a … Continue reading

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Relapse: The Silent Killer

Let’s talk about the thing nobody in recovery wants to talk about. Many things can be talked about freely “in the rooms” — i.e., in a 12-step meeting. You can talk about relationships. You can talk about a particular step. … Continue reading

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Loperamide In the News… The Atlantic: Addicts Who Can’t Get Opioids Are Overdosing on a Diarrhea Drug

Loperamide is back in the news! This time it’s in The Atlantic, on Fox News, and in a few other locations. Apologies for not keeping up. School is sucking up all my free time (when I’m not sleeping, that is). … Continue reading

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