Awful things I went through during the withdrawal process

As a child in a household in which substance abuse and misuse continues to be consistent for upwards of three generations, I eventually broke free. From 1995 – 2009, 13 elongated years, having been heavily dependent on alcohol, drugs, and pills. This is how I overcame withdrawal symptoms. At the time the abuse was at its pinnacle, I consumed on a daily basis doses of a toxic combination of alcohol, over 50 pills, cocaine and amphetamines. It most certainly is miraculous that I am alive tell my story. Below you will find my recipe on how to overcome withdrawal symptoms. [...]

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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 confronted [...]

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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 my [...]

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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. [...]

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How to recover from drug abuse and addiction

When you’re struggling with drug addiction, you can often feel defeated or helpless. Your recovery is never impossible. It doesn’t matter how hopeless your situation may seem. I struggled with my addiction to alcohol drugs for 13 years. Don’t give up on your sobriety. With the right support system you can triumph over your drug dependence. Talk to people, go to the library, use the internet, learn all you can about how to recover from drug abuse and addiction. Feeling confused about how to give up your addiction, even when you know it’s causing major problems in your life. The [...]

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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 find [...]

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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 [...]

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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 |December 17th, 2015|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 my [...]

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My road away from addiction

How I found my road - away from addiction I tried to get out of my pill and drug abuse on several occasions, and on my fourth attempt I succeeded. From the age of 19 til I was 33, I was consuming between 30 to 60 pills daily, also taking medicine and drugs. Primarily Kodimagnyl, Codeine, Nobligan, Ketogan, Amphetamine and Cocaine. First attempt: 2004 in connection with my doctor. Me, at work in Salt Lake City, just before my last treatment in 2008 My first attempt was in 2004, when I was living alone in Glostrup. I had [...]

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