Author Topic: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months  (Read 90499 times)

[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #330 on: July 31, 2019, 09:33:01 pm »
Thank yo so much [...]!  Your testimony gives me [...] and encouragement.  I'm at 11 months now and I feel that my timeline may be similar to yours, although I didn't take benzos nearly as long.
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #331 on: October 01, 2019, 02:39:36 pm »
This is still my favorite 'go-to' success story   :[...]:

I know this is inspiring much needed [...] on here. You're a GREAT MAN, thank you and congratulations!  :clap:
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #332 on: October 04, 2019, 07:11:06 am »
Congratulations mate Honestly, you have given me a whole different insight into this.  I  have been tapering for a little over 12 months and today I had a slip up does this mean the twelve months is reset or do I sweat out the 5mg I took and land back at the same spot.????
I am in the same position "Will I ever feel normal again" and beginning to try and work out ways to deal with the way I felt, but I live and pray and [...] that [...] tell a ending like yours one day.
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #333 on: October 08, 2019, 07:05:53 pm »
I'm so thankful for your story, especially today!!  Here I am at 13 months and I feel like there's no way out.  I am clutching ever so tightly on to what you've said, because I have come to the same conclusion that this may be how it is for the rest of my [...].  I grasp to the [...] that your story brings me!  The time span for healing seems to be overwhelmingly the same for many many people: 18-22 months.  Being of a more analytical and scientific type of mind, I am very curious as to why it takes the brain exactly this long to heal.  Hmmmm, on my list for future research.
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #334 on: October 09, 2019, 02:17:46 pm »
I'm so thankful for your story, especially today!!  Here I am at 13 months and I feel like there's no way out.  I am clutching ever so tightly on to what you've said, because I have come to the same conclusion that this may be how it is for the rest of my [...].  I grasp to the [...] that your story brings me!  The time span for healing seems to be overwhelmingly the same for many many people: 18-22 months.  Being of a more analytical and scientific type of mind, I am very curious as to why it takes the brain exactly this long to heal.  Hmmmm, on my list for future research.

Hi Micky,

Did you C/T your medication?
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #335 on: October 19, 2019, 03:38:11 pm »
Yes, I did.  I didn't even think it was considered a C/T because I was only on Ativan for 9 weeks.  I did about a 2 week taper, not much time, I know.  I basically cut the dosage in half every day for two weeks, give or take.
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #336 on: October 20, 2019, 02:07:19 pm »
Thanks [...] for bringing this back. This gives me more [...] than most because I was on klonopin for 11 yrs and tramadol for 3 yrs. I have feared it's the 2 meds given together that has made me so bad n feared [...]'t recover completely. I'm 28 months off k and 26 months off tram. I was afraid c/t them so close together has given me perm damage. He did the same and 100% recovery. Im much much better but still so sluggish/ no energy and hurt for about 2 hours after every meal. Hopefully [...] write a success story someday n pray u can too! Thanks again!!

Hi Jham,

How are you doing now?? I am 28 months out from my C/T and I still experience total short
Term memory loss, anxiety, depression, chronic dry eye and double vision. Have you seen any of your other symptoms improve or resolve since you wrote this post in 2017??
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #337 on: October 20, 2019, 02:16:53 pm »
This is one of my absolute favourite success stories, [...] mirror myself so clearly in everything and it givesme [...] again and again whenever I'm stuck "I'll [...] heal" limbo.
I'm 18 months out 5th of May and I'm currently in that limbo at this very moment, and it sucks.
Thank you again and again for your story and I [...] [...] is treating you well and [...] is shining on your soul. 🎈❤️


I love [...]ís story, it is so comforting to hear from someone who recovered. It also causes me great anxiety to know that he had such a complicated history with multiple medications and he still healed completely by 22 months. Iím at 28 months and I still have no short term memory, constant dp/dr, constant double vision, depression, and anxiety. I understand that everyoneís healing journey is different, but I feel like I should have seen some improvement by now...
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #338 on: October 22, 2019, 11:55:47 pm »
[...], I think we might need more info on your situation.  You've seen my story here, at 11 months I was still having problems.  Here I am almost 14 months, very little improvement since 11 months.  At about 12.5 months, I was thinking I was really making progress, but that changed about a month ago and I'm back to where I was many months ago (at least I feel that way).  But, your story is a much longer one.  So, what do you think that might be holding back your recovery?  I had to quit drinking, and I'm 8 months alcohol free this week.  I lost 50 lbs, got into decent shape, and I don't eat as bad as I used to.  I do smoke about a half pack a day.  Are you diabetic, on any other medications, drinking, smoking, obese, or other?  These things could definitely be major factors in your slow recovery.  I think many of us don't realize the co-morbid factors that many people have in Benzobuddies.  We take the stories at face value, but if we knew such and such person just got divorced, or death in the family, was on other meds, drank, smoked, had cancer and is on cancer meds, or any of a plethora of issues; then we'd understand why the slow recovery.
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[Buddie]

Re: Total and complete 100% success after 22 months
« Reply #339 on: November 17, 2019, 03:00:31 am »
Bump :P
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