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#15

Postby Pothead1990 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:03 pm

Hey Eden?
So far so good, flushed my remaining stash in the middle of the night! I slept alright thanks! I've read a bit about nicotine, very strong stuff. I first smoked weed at 16 in high school just because I wanted to be cool, but a few times and far apart. I tried booze back then too but to this day my body rejects alcohol violently! It confounds me how the stuff is so popular. Weed became my main girl in university, that's when we really got to know each other. At first I smoked with friends just for fun, but after a while I realized I was happier and the munchies worked great for my strength training! I didn't see it as a problem then, it was more of an extra in the great drama that is college. Sex, good grades and the prospect of healthy career featured more prominently. After uni I got really close to the job of my dreams and I was still a recreational smoker back then (i.e when I got it, which was rare). I didn't get the job and I was devastated, but I did not deal with it well plus I was in an unhealthy union. Eventually I got over the job/lack thereof and got two more jobs one of which was so stressful I took ritalin (methylphenidate) just to make it through the morning. I should tell you that getting drugs here is ridiculously easy Eden. Anyway, around that time my relationship was at the zenith of its deterioration and my consumption of weed spiked! During periods of unemployment it went even higher. My last job had its demerits too, and i'd smoke half a joint before work at 6.30am! And the roach at 5.30pm. That's when I realized and formally acknowledged my problem. Why do I smoke weed? Because I feel better than when i'm sober I guess and most of the time I'm so unhappy that I find there's really no difference in my attitude in either state. Besides no one has ever identified me as a pothead, except me and this drunk fella at a party who was offended when I rejected a whiskey, as I enjoyed a finely rolled well...
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#16

Postby Pothead1990 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:15 pm

[b][b]Eden I recently came across this content as I was making the decision to quit smoking pot:
Search youtube for: A simple way to break a bad habit | Judson Brewer
I'd post the link but the site says it looks like spam :lol: :lol:
I can appreciate that nicotine has been demonstrated to be far more physically addictive as a substance than THC, or even heroin :-( as you write. I hope the speaker's suggestions, which I find novel, are of some assistance to you and anyone looking to kick a bad habit. Once more, thank you for your continued support and I am here for you too.
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#17

Postby EdenG » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:57 am

Hey Ernest,

Woohoooo!!
Go you for flushing the rest of your stash! So proud, that's awesome!!

I'm not in a great mood today and can't think of much to type as a result, but just thought I'd pop in and let you know I've read your posts and hope you're doing well today :)
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#18

Postby Pothead1990 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:28 am

Eden :-) :-)
Thanks so much for stopping by! Whenever you're ready I'll be over here.
You're very important to me right now, vital, critical even.
I appreciate you.
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#19

Postby EdenG » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:31 pm

I cannot express how much it means, right now, to be told I am appreciated :)
Thank you my Kenyan friend!!

Talking to you helps me too and I'm happy to be here for you!
Critically important hey?! Wow, you're gonna give me a big head haha

I appreciate you too :)

How is your day going? What have you been up to?
How are you feeling without weed?

Pothead1990 wrote:Why do I smoke weed? Because I feel better than when i'm sober I guess and most of the time I'm so unhappy that I find there's really no difference in my attitude in either state.

Ohhh my friend, you really do need to find a good psychologist, which I can appreciate might not be easy in your country...
:( Maybe once you've got a job you'd be able to afford to see someone worth talking to about stuff. You need to get on top of your depression and such :( It pains me to hear that you're unhappy...

Just so you know, it's 11:30pm here and I'll be going to sleep shortly.
I shall be back tomorrow after work though :)
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Postby Pothead1990 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:35 pm

I feel good! Minor cravings. I'll definitely seek a therapist when I can. Sleep well and have a productive day!
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#21

Postby EdenG » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:37 am

Hello my friend!
How are you today? :) What's news?! Tell me something! :)

I had a pretty average nights' sleep, but a verrrryyy productive day at work today! Was there until 6:30pm. I usually work 9-5:30pm! Was insanely busy!

It's now the weekend though and thank goodness for that! Haha
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#22

Postby Pothead1990 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:00 pm

Hey Eden, TGIF eh?
It's going well. So far so good. Average is better than bad so we'll take it. I've been flagged as a no good spammer :-(
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#23

Postby EdenG » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:31 am

Thank god it’s the weekend indeed my friend!

Glad to hear you’re doing alright, average is better than bad :)

Oh no! Why have you been flagged as a “no good spammer”?!
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Postby Pothead1990 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:03 am

I think it's because of the TED talk I shared with you, I got a notification of some kind. Looking forward to a sober weekend of rest and meditation Eden. I hope you're well and cheerful, great weather for it.
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