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An Ordinary Kid on an Ordinary Day

This week, a young man died. In many ways, he was just like most kids his age. He was 27-years-old, the only child from a loving family in a suburb near the midwest; he loved gaming and was a sales … 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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Going Through Loperamide Withdrawal — Tips on Surviving the Addiction

[UPDATE: 1 Jun 2015] Adding and clarifying. If you are reading this and are worried that you or someone you love may have a loperamide addiction, know that you are not alone! This is a growing national and international problem. … Continue reading

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One step backward, one step forward.

I have re-earned my 24-hour chip. Yesterday, in what I perceived to be a brave effort to continue understanding and ‘working’ my recovery, I decided to ‘out’ myself at my AA meeting and ask for a discussion on relapse. Of … Continue reading

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Haha — did I say “no more”?

I made it all the way to Saturday. Five full days. I couldn’t take it anymore. Since the last dose I’d taken was on Monday morning and nothing since, I thought I was doing okay, but by Saturday, I could … Continue reading

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