Struggling with the reality of being sober and my first relapse.
Category: Lived experiences
From being misunderstood and underestimated to being judged and bullied.
How codeine came to be my best friend and why I am grieving its loss.
Day One of my recovery journey and where my love for drugs began.
Getting a diagnosis, a degree and getting back on track.
What it’s like to be addicted to codeine and the terror of facing forced abstinence.
The scary incident that made me seek help and finally get a diagnosis.
Riding the thrilling and dysfunctional highs of hypomania.
The aftermath of reducing medications.
When self-care gets overwhelming.