I grew up in Odenton, Maryland, a small town right outside of Annapolis. I went to Arundel Senior High, our school colors were kelly green and white and our mascot was the Wildcat. I was fairly popular in school, most people knew me to be the funny fat girl.
I was supposed to take two pills twice a day. I took a few more, just to make sure it worked. I really enjoyed how it made me feel. I could relax and worry less about my family and business. I also got really tired, though.
I had to drag myself around some days. When my prescription ran out, I got so sick. Even though it was December, I sweated like it was July.
And my whole body was in pain, so much worse than my back pain. I needed more and more pills to feel okay—more than one doctor would ever prescribe to me. My wife was upset because I was ignoring our business.
I was ashamed I got caught. I was embarrassed my wife was there to see it. But I was even more scared of getting sick like I did the last time I ran out of the pills. The pharmacist knew what I was thinking. If I had been alone, I would have thrown out the number and just tried to get another prescription filled somewhere else.
But as soon as we got in the car my wife pulled out her cell phone and called the number. My wife is a tough woman.
And she loves me. The hotline referred me to a doctor that treats people who are addicted to pain medicines.I know of friends, my friends of friends that are doing drugs and stuff like that but I think alcohol is a lot different because at the age when a lot of people do go out drinking and when you get to the age of 18 and that it is, you are legal to drink so a lot of us more going out drinking but then I think it depends on how much drink and when.
From sleep deprivation to the life-saving PAP device.
My name is Harley and this is a true story. In fact, it is my personal journey into years of suffering, pain and anguish owing to an undiagnosed condition called obstructive sleep apnea.
Pain in all my bones, throwing up, chills, and I couldn't sleep for days. The first time I got busted by the police for buying heroin, I got a short jail sentence and then was back on the street using again.
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The progression of addiction. People start using drugs for a wide variety of reasons. In. Most bios are written in '3rd person', creating bloated images of incredible accomplishments. A share of bios like that are out there for me.
Here, I decided to take a '1st person' approach to briefly telling my story. A Personal Story of Addiction. Some of this may have been deserved at one time, but today my story is one of success. It is a story of hope, of support and of recovery.
I share this intimate tale so that you, my colleagues and friends in the medical field, can hear the human side of addictive disease, of its treacherous grip, and of the.