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What happens when you quit methamphetamine cold turkey?
Help someone I have been smoking dope<meth>for almost 7 years .everyday .well i've finally decided i've had enough I have not hit rock bottom in fact you'd probablly never know I hold a full time job have a 7 year old daughter my own place car and money to spend I have been going out with a guy now for almost 3 years and up until this last year he never knew well now hes caught me either doing it or having a pipe like 5 times. hes finally came to the point where he doesnt want it in his life and says things like "call him when i'm sober"hes been clean for almost 20 years and hates it more then anything in the world.I believe that you can not be forced to quit you must be ready well i think im finally really ready i feel it not to mention i really dont wanta loose him i like him alot.im 27 and hes 40 what he doesnt understand is that its not like i can just wake up tomorrow and say ok that it not going to get high today its not that easy im planning on taking 2 weeks off of work and having my daughters grandmother here for those 2 weeks to take care of my daughter well heres where i need someone to help me..............WHAT I WANT TO KNOW IS WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENS WHEN YOU QUIT???do you sleep for a month week can you function how long does it last what happens? the hole reason i havent quit yet is because im scared to death i m thinking ill be asleep for a month and id probably have to quit my job because i wont be able to function! can someone whos quit meth please tell me what the comedowns like???i really need to know cause it scares me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
No energy, dreams of doing it. It's a miserable bitch of a mental addiction, but the craving for it also seems physical. You could probably force yourself to get up and go to work. The world won't end, you'll just wish it would. Good luck. And if you quit cold turkey for this guy, make sure he's worth it.
I've just read your other post asking about meth comedown, unfortunately I can't help you with that directly maybe freeyayo will be able to give you some insight from his/her cocaine use.
However what I can help with is this: You have started what amounts to a determination to stop this meth use and I hope you succeed if thats what you want.
Forget about the effects of the comedown, they are going to happen regardless so close the door on the issue you'll find some way of surviving.
What you won't survive without though is willpower, I'm not talking about the willpower to collectively operate on a normal level, I'm talking about the willpower that connects directly to yourself and will drive you through this hurt and pain, it comes from the deep desire to succeed against absolutely everything, I'm not sure how many times you can use this sort of willpower but I know you've got it and you will too when all this is over. It feels like a tangible asset that you can touch and feel but you won't notice this until towards the end, you shouldbe able to use it again however.
I've used this recently after a terrifying car crash, I needed heart surgery, needed to be resucitated 4 times, was on life support and in a coma for a long time. You'll understand it feels like steel eventually. I've never really mentioned this before, only to doctors and surgeons, but goodluck I'm sure you'll be fine. If you need a better insight then I may be able to describe it clearer to you via email once I find my notes on it. Let me know if you send a mail I don't use that account all the time.
I hope it all works out for you as well as it did for me.