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Hey my name is Brandon and I am an addict. My path started when I was about 16. I started with perk 5s and I though it was the best thing I have ever done. I have smoked weed before but the perks top that. I loved the high and the numb feeling that it gave me. Well I started to do them every day trying to get that first high but never could get it. I started to do more and more until I got to where I was doing 7 30s a day and started shooting them up. By that time I was around 19. When I was about 20 my so call friend told me about this drug that is so much better than the 30s and way cheaper so I was game. I got my first bag and did half of it and didn't really feel anything off it so I did the other half a felt a little bit. But I wanted to get the full effect of the drug. Me being me I got 3 more bags and done a full bag and that is when it hit me and I loved it until I cought a felony for stealing from the place that I was working. I went to jail for 3 months and I though it was the worst place in the world. When I got out of jail I got signed up for my probation and thought it was going to be easy I reported a few times and they never drug tested me so I went out and got a few bags and started to shoot up again. And I stop reporting or trying to call. On the sixth of June I had to go to court for a driving under suspension and they put me on non reporting probation for that. No big deal I will just go sign up for it and be on my way. Well I was way wrong. The probation officer drug tested me. I failed for subs, dope, and pills. I went to jail that day. My felony probation officer put a holder on me and I did 5 months in the jail that time and it was a wake up call. They let me out and that night I went to a NA meeting and with the loving welcome I got I kept going and now I am 5 months and 2 weeks clean and I am doing good. This was just a short version of my story I left out so much. It is a little peace of what I went through.

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Categories: Heroin, Loss, Jail, Other Drugs, Prescription Drugs, Recovery, NA

Comments3

January 08, 2013 | Tyler

Way to go! I got 3 unclassified felonies due to my addictions i had. Havnt been to court yet but i know ill be okay knowing im drug free forever. Dont ever go back to them, its not worth it!!!!

January 03, 2013 | Becky

Brandon, congratulations on your new found sobriety!  Going to the 12-step meeting was a good idea.  I can promise you that if you keep going and work the program, you will stay clean.  I’m speaking from experience, as I have almost 25 years sober.  Keep up the good work!

January 03, 2013 | Angie

I don’t know you but I’m proud of you. Most don’t make it to the rooms of NA. Keep up the good work. Take it just one day at a time and if you can’t do that take it one min of a time. Just remember DON’T USE NO MATTER FU*kING WHAT!! DON’T USE NO MATTER FU*KING WHAT!!! And most important…. DON’T USE NO MATTER MOTHER FU*KING WHAT!!! =]

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