Mike

Atlanta

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Hooray for the Varsity and stupid amounts of traffic on 285 and 75! If anybody's near Atlanta and wants to meetup, just reply to this thread or send me a PM. I'd love to meet you!

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Hooray for the Varsity and stupid amounts of traffic on 285 and 75! If anybody's near Atlanta and wants to meetup, just reply to this thread or send me a PM. I'd love to meet you!

I would be THRILLED to meet you. I live in Texas but I have a great schedule and can fly anywhere I want. May sound crazy but your website blew me away. I need to talk to somebody face to face than understands. If I go to a psychiatrist and tell him the truth....my license would be pulled. If i even have a diagnosis of depression, I have to explain it to the Texas medical board.

I would love to take some girls for a girls trip maybe this summer and if you are available for lunch it would be such a blessing.

You are changing lives....I hope you wake up smiling everyday.

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Hey thanks, Ashlee!

Look, if you want to fly out here, I'll certainly do lunch, dinner, and whatever else you want. In the mean time though, you should check out the other two people in Texas (jp4revolt in Dallas and liltexan79 in Houston).

You guys should all get together. liltexan79 is also Erin from the comment threads on the blog --- my first-ever commenter and the most senior member of this site.

You should definitely meet somebody face-to-face if you get the chance. I've met a couple people from this site over the years and it's obscenely therapeutic just hanging out with somebody who shares that part of you (because that part implies so many other commonalities). We are all much more kindred than I ever expected.

It's probably the same instant kinship that people in NA and AA feel, except the things we have in common are good things instead of destructive things.

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Sounds great! Thank you!! I will definitely get in contact with the two you recommended.

thanks so much

:)

I will definitely have to meet for lunch if I am in the area. I travel alot for work, so I will let you know.

Talk to you soon.

Ashley :)

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I know this is a few months away , but will you be available to meet for lunch either Sep 23, or 24?

I have a trauma certification class in Atlanta. would love to meet you!

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Sure! PM me when it gets closer to September and we'll swap info, make arrangements, etc. Looking forward to it!

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Ashley, did you ever get a chance to meet up with Mike? Where are you in Texas? I'm in Houston. I am trying to arrange a group meeting here sometime soon. Would love to meet you! :)

Erin

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Mike, I live about an hour and a half from Atlanta--are you ever able to meet and talk? Thank you so much for this website. As a 26 year old female going through a "quarter life crisis"---it's so soothing to read stories from others who understand.

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I live about 30 minutes from Atlanta! Let me know if u want to meet! I'm just starting this process and need some help!!! XOXO

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I live in Alpharetta, Georgia, 30 minutes north of Atlanta. I have been addicted to Adderall for 10 years. Adderall has literally ruined my life in every single aspect. It has cost me my marriage, my relationship with my children, my friends, and countless jobs. I have not taken it in almost a year, however, I am craving it badly. I can't even pass the pharmacy in Target without thinking about it. It's still killing me and I have not taken it in almost a year.

I don't feel that I will ever be free. I don't know what to do and feel like I am losing hope in everything. If anyone is listening, Thanks for listening.

Stephen Kyle

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Unfortunately, addictions tend to always be with us.  It does get easier with time but the cravings can still remain.  We tend to romanticize our time on the drug, but adderall is a liar.  What do you think you miss about it?  I can almost guarantee that if you are truly honest with yourself the answer to the question is a lie.

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Great point! What I miss about it is a lie. I miss the euphoria and feeling like I was better at everything on it. Thank you

 

hey, glad you're back!!!!!!!!!! you had vanished.

 

in atlanta now? how are things going?

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Months away from 2 years without Adderall. I still think about it every single day. I guess I'll be an Adderall addict for the rest of my days. The only way I was able to quit was to tell my doctor with my now ex-wife sitting next to me with her foot in my ass. After that I was buying it from college students, 1 of which moved away and the other I told to never accept my call again. I still want it so bad and still can't pass a pharmacy without thinking about it. I'm off of it for almost 2 years and it has been the hardest thing I've ever endured in my life.

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I stopped 3 years ago and it is still a daily struggle. 

Completely understand :(

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