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methadone sucks (people against methadone only)

Thanks Ruby! I love your posts, it looks to me like alot of people attack you for no reason at all. Just because they don't like your opinion. Its good to see you don't let those pro-methadone folks get to you. Well - I did something I always say I will not do...I hired a friend. A guy I know has a paver/hardscape business and gave me a quote. What we did was remove a pool and poured a patio n it's place. The total of concrete was 9 yards, it was framed on a Monday and Tuesday and poured at 1:00 pm on Tuesday. Well, the weight of the cement caused the framing around the steps to bend and now they look like waves...the cement was still too wet by dark and it didn't get brushed. It has now dried and the surface is a mess, the steps look like a wave theme, and overall it's just "rough" looking. The framing has dried in the steps, looks like he has tried to remove a few of them and they have broke off - so I've been pretty preoccupied with that. I know he'll make it right - He knows I'm not happy and we have spoke about it, he said he will make it right and is planning on getting a resurfacer and getting it fixd and cutting the bad parts off. so anyway - its amazing what we can do with the miracle of recovery in our lives. Me and that same friend used drugs together and now we're both clean and active in NA. He has a brother thats on methadone and you can't trust his brother with a dollar it's pathetic. People on methadone have no character thats my experience. They need to close down all the clinics -i'd rather my tax dollars go someplace where you can lock em up and let 'em sweat it out - maybe if they go to NA or something they might have a chance but other than that they're just leeches. Anyway just stoppin' in - saying hi! and methadone sucks!!!  (Aug 4, 2008 | post #3134)

Jail nurse charged with stealing methadone

Thanks Pam, nice to meet you. I enjoy many of your posts. When I use drugs, any kind of drug, and methadone is a drug- I do not have the miracle of recovery in my life. So, public policy aside, medical risks aside, genocide aside, compassion aside, I do not want my tax dollars allocated to participate in the death by delusion of my brothers and sisters in addiction. They need to just get rid of methadone clinics and make it illegal just like any other dope.  (Aug 3, 2008 | post #67)

Lab Study Shows Methadone Breaks Resistance in Untreatabl...

I've seen the propaganda you post as "news" when you go by your other screen name MATsavesLives or whatever name you use - isn't your name Dion? Your just another no good coward junky whoever you are  (Aug 3, 2008 | post #11)

Lab Study Shows Methadone Breaks Resistance in Untreatabl...

I read about a study like this about ten years ago - 1999 I think - but this is a recent one I hadn't seen. Thanks for posting it. I think your a very good editor for this Topic - the problem with the so called "positive " articles is that they're just propaganda. I'd like to see more news on the deaths and diversion and what a joke methadone is.  (Aug 3, 2008 | post #7)

Lab Study Shows Methadone Breaks Resistance in Untreatabl...

Of course what they don't tell you is that these findings were successful in lab dishes with direct contact of both the cells and methadone. They haven't done human studies, obviously the problem is how to use this lethal drug in the amounts needed to successfully treat the cancer cells without having the patient die of methadone toxicity. Since methadone is lethal in theraputic doses I don't see how this is any better than chemo therapy - this is worse in my opinion  (Aug 3, 2008 | post #4)

methadone sucks (people against methadone only)

Thanks for having me - I joined after seeing your good antimethadone posts. There's too many people out there would have you believe methadone is the greatest thing since sliced bread they want to give it to everybody for everything - they just want money to hell with the lives lost there's probably thousands of millions of people dying everyday because of that poison but what really gets me is these dirtbags that go around telling everyone how great it is - show me someone on methadone and i'll show you a coward. like it says in the big book some people are just constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves.  (Aug 3, 2008 | post #3109)

methadone sucks (people against methadone only)

methadone sucks ;)  (Aug 3, 2008 | post #3087)

2 years ago I lost my son in a methodone clinic. . . .Don...

I have heard many horror stories of Methadone clinics stringing out addicts to keep them on Methadone, to keep the money flowing into the clinics with no concern of getting the addicts off the Methadone and getting them clean. My opinion about using drugs to get addicts off drugs is that it is crazy.  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #397)

Jail nurse charged with stealing methadone

The addicts I knew in the programs I was in, were still committing plenty of crimes. Mothers are having babies addicted to Methadone, who then have associated problems. The basic problem is that the addiction problem doesn't get addressed, except by those few programs who require thier clients to attend 12-step meetings mandatory to get their dose of Methadone. Really, the programs I was involved with were operated by unscrupulous doctors solely as a way to make big money. You do the math ... 500 addicts x $50 x 52 weeks = 1,300.000. The problem is that the only way to really address drug dependancy, is through improving the quality of life, education, quality total abstinence treatment programs. These solutions are long term and don't appeal to most off the world's citizenry, who still believe that drug addiction is a moral and/ or crime issue  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #36)

Buda, TX

Kyle/Buda VFW named best in state

For the second year in a row - Booya! You go Melvin!!!  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #1)

Microsoft Windows

Windows Vista is like "New Coke": Forrester Research

I just got online for the first time last week, my buddy helped me set everything up, and I had Windows Vista it came with my new PC - after about 2 days of problem after problem, my buddy came over and wiped the hard drive clean, popped in Windows XP, and booted me back up - I've been surfin' around like a kid almost ever since(except my kids have to teach ME how to use this thing lol they run circles around me!). My two days of Windows Vista was HELL - I hated it! I haven't had a single problem since the XP was put on here!~ I agree with you guys on that! That Vista is just a rip off. There went a hundred dollars down the drain! (I didn't have to pay a penny for the XP my buddy gave me a copy for free!)  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #29)

Experts Defend Effectiveness Of Methadone On Heroin Addicts

I've known the people who have been on Methadone for years and years, and the best way I could describe it, is they've been given a chemical lobotomy. It's just another drug that was introduced by the Federal Government to protect the public from addict crime - not to protect the addict from his/her disease  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #11)

Jail nurse charged with stealing methadone

Good post - Many of us clean addicts had to pass through some kind of severe trauma to get willing: the death of someone close, near death experience, loss of a career, failed marriage etc. - In AA it's called "hitting bottom". You have to surrender totally to your powerlessness and unmanageability to generate the level or willingness it takes to get clean.  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #26)

Buda, TX

Fatal Motorcycle accident

I drove by that accident on my way over to Turnerville Road it was horrible  (Aug 1, 2008 | post #2)

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