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This is why I spent Christmas holidays alone, getting drunk and doing drugs

I was an addict, alcoholic, abuser and addictive for more than 13 years. Every day I took a lethal combination of 40-60 pills, medicine, drugs like amphetamine and cocaine – and mixed it all with alcohol and marihuana. The holidays, especially Christmas & New Year’s Eve – was really bad. It was here that my abuse always exploded. Me and my grandfather But it was always accompanied by me not being able to keep up with my appointments, I hurt the ones that were closest to me, I isolated myself, my abuse got worse and I was [...]

By |August 26th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on This is why I spent Christmas holidays alone, getting drunk and doing drugs

This is why I spent the Easter holidays alone, drunk and doing drugs

I was an addict and alcoholic for more than 13 years. Every day I took a lethal combination of 40-60 pills, including medicine and drugs like amphetamine and cocaine – even mixing them with substances such as alcohol and marihuana. The holidays, especially Easter, Christmas & New Year’s Eve were perhaps my worst moments. The holiday season was always when my abuse reached its peak. This is why I spent the Easter holidays alone, drunk and doing drugs Me and my grandfather This time of the year always resulted in irresponsibility- I was unable to keep up with [...]

By |August 25th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on This is why I spent the Easter holidays alone, drunk and doing drugs

13 years of drug abuse and addiction

Finding the right motivation to end addiction and substance abuse isn't as easy as it sounds. I went into rehab four times fighting to get my life back. I know I have a lot of life experiences from which others can learn to overcome their addictions. I literally had to force myself to recognize that I had a problem with drug addiction and substance abuse. Alcohol, marijuana, medicine, pain killers, cocaine, these were my vices. Over the length of 13 years, I lost everything because of the hold my addiction had on me. Rehab taught me how to stay sober and clean. [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on 13 years of drug abuse and addiction

How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction

Overcoming an obstacle such as addiction can be a hard feat. Unlike many other people who have successfully came out of such a situation as addiction, I am here to share my story. Not only my story but my struggles, losses, and achievements. I hope to inspire others to recover. My experiences that I speak about are very motivational. As an addict in recovery, I believe I have a unique perspective on the seriousness of addiction. As well as how to inspire others to reach out for help and mean it. I lived with my addiction and I am alive to tell [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction

How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction

Sobriety can seem like the tallest mountain in the universe to climb when you’re struggling with drug addiction. I know this for myself as I struggled with my addiction for 13 years. However, recovery is never impossible. No matter how hopeless or how miserable your situation may be, don’t give up. With the right support system you can conquer your addiction by addressing the core foundation of your addiction. How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction, may help you in your battles. Stay focused and don’t give up, even if you’ve tried and failed before. It to me [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction

How I overcame withdrawal symptoms

This is how I overcame withdrawal symptoms Me, Martin Bodker Fritzen After growing up in a family where drug and alcohol misuse and abuse have been prevalent for over 3 generations, I finally broke free. For 13 long years (from 1995 – 2009) I was heavily addicted to pills, drugs, and alcohol. When the abuse was at its peak, I took daily doses of a toxic mixture of 40-60 pills, alcohol, amphetamines and cocaine. It is a miracle that I am alive and well. The worst thing I experienced was: Lack of sleep All the thoughts Difficulty to [...]

By |August 20th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on How I overcame withdrawal symptoms

How my relapse were

This was how my relapse were Me, Martin Bodker Fritzen I'm a little afraid to portray myself as "perfect”, as if I managed 13 years with misuse and treatment in one go. I want to describe all the different experiences, where things have not worked out for me. I had, as I have written several places, a daily abuse of drugs and pills, medicine and other substances, from the age of 18 tile I was 33. I was deeply dependent, and all the rituals, habits and feelings in my life, were interwoven with my addictions. Just like [...]

By |August 20th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on How my relapse were

Motivational Speech: “How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction”

As an addict in recovery I have been through a major life struggle. I lived with my addiction. I forced myself to realize the problem I had with drugs, alcohol, marijuana, medicine, pain killers, cocaine much more. After more than 13 years, I accepted offers of help and made it through a rehab program to get sober and clean, and learn how to stay sober and clean, and live a good life. I know I have a lot of life experiences from which others can learn. I have been giving motivational speeches in high schools and at universities and organizations since 2012. As a motivational speaker [...]

By |August 18th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on Motivational Speech: “How I overcame 13 years of drug abuse and addiction”

How I became drug free

My way out of addiction and substance misuse and how I became drug free This is how I became drug free. How I broke free from my addiction. How I overcame withdrawal symptoms. How I became free. For 13 long years (from 1995 – 2009) I was heavily addicted to pills, drugs, and alcohol. When the abuse was at its peak, I took daily doses of a toxic mixture of 40-60 pills, alcohol, amphetamines and cocaine. It is a miracle that I am alive and well. Please note, that I am aware that the following are all my personal experiences [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on How I became drug free

Why I was an addict

This is why I was an addict Martin Bodker Fritzen "STOP NOW, MARTIN!!  Why don't you just stop?" We are standing in our toilet in our apartment, and my girlfriend has caught me taking amphetamines and eating a couple of painkillers. I have promised her many times that I would stop, but I can't handle it. She sits disheartened on the toilet and whispers: "I can't anymore. I can't anymore, Martin". Tears role slowly down her cheek, and black mascara lines are drawn on her skin. It's a beautiful spring day in May .The suns rays warm [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|My Story|Comments Off on Why I was an addict