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If you wish to Use then Use, Your Body Your Choice, You're NOT a Criminal and I wish you well!

My Choice is to be Drug Rehabilitated for 15 years because I Chose to be free from its Control on me!
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Life without pot feels profoundly BORING now... is this common? Will it pass?

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  • Pondering

    Hey stoner fam. I’ve been smoking senior year in h.s. I’m 27 now. It’s been a while.. I know.. recently went out to hike with a couple j’s Rolled up and got stopped in NJ. For a little bit of weed had to pay a major fine and going to get drug tested.. doesn’t exactly seem justifiable to a guy just trying to hike and smoke a joint with Mother Nature, but then again a lot of things now a days don’t seem equivalent. On my 6th day now, and have to agree with the original thread, life is dull as shit sometimes. Hear me out, it’s not all of it. For example I never smoked during work or when I had plans to do something I know I wouldn’t enjoy doing high. But it’s the off days and the free time. Boy o boy does it seem blunt. No pun. I guess weed was just a really good past time for me. It made being just that much easier. Still have decent friends that ask to go drinking, but I was always a stoner never a drinker. I guess I realize tht I was depended on weed in a sense. Not the life or death kinda way but in the sense that, on my free time it was my go to. My drug test is in 2-3 weeks. God knows if I’ll even pass, even though I’m staying sober till the time comes. I’m not to happy that this country is so divided on the weed situation. I mean there a whole coast that legalized it. And on the other coast(east) it seems like it’s being treated as a major crazy drug. Smh. Well that’s all I have for now guys. I wish everyone the best of luck if ur trying to stay away from it for whatever reason. And I hope more people get just a bit more lenient towards it.
    Peace and love

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    • I am surprised at your situation of being fined for two joints. That seems really harsh and outdated. I'm pretty sure Maine and Massachusetts have recreational now. (I used to live in each of these states). I live in California now which has recreational, and as you say, along with several other western states. I think California has been pretty lenient toward it for years.

      Anyway, maybe this is a good experience for you to be off of it for a while to see the difference. I used cannabis for 20 years almost daily and loved being high. Loved going for walks in the woods, on the beach, etc. Then it turned on me and made me anxious and gave me insomnia. Just screwed up my brain chemistry. I quit about a year and half ago.

      This site is a good place to read about peoples' (bad) experiences with pot. I never realized people out there had such problems with it and withdrawing from it. It's good to know as much as you can about a substance that you are using. I guess most everything in life has good sides and bad.

      Good luck with your ordeal. I hope it turns out well for you!
      John

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      • 25 days clean... feeling great minus the boredom

        Thanks to everyone for sharing in here. It’s helpful to know so many people have battled with the issues I’m having. I was a very daily smoker for the past 18 years (I’m 36 now) and moved up to concentrates the last few years. I quit because my breathing started to get bad along with my digestion. I finally am starting to feel healthier I can feel my lungs starting to feel better and I find myself gasping for air a lot less. My digestive issues are also starting to clear up a little (terrible reflux).

        I think because it is health related I haven’t had that hard a time staying quit, I just kind of made up my mind quit or die so I quit. The withdrawals were super real for the first 3 weeks for me ... tons of sweating, excess mucus, insomnia, complete loss of appetite, jitters.... the works minus headaches.

        I found this thread tonight because I’m just bored. All of the activities that have become part of my daily life are not interesting or fun anymore. I’m faster smarter clearer more energetic ... I mean I feel like an all around better person without weed, but I’m having the hardest time with boredom. Thanks to everyone who commented ideas to get through it... I’ve been exercising more.... but at a certain point I get wore out and when I get home there’s just nothing that feels fulfilling. Everything makes me feel anxious, like I have boundless energy and nothing to do with it. All of my friends are weed heads just like I’ve been forever and all they do is smoke...and it is hard to hang around them. Its sort of weird the perspective change I’ve had ... i realize now just how much weed has made me and my friends all failures at most of life. I’m truly happy to have quit .... I’m just so freaking bored.

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        • Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but you smoked a long time so you will probably be bored for months.

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          • I'm 39 now, posted early last year, fell back off the wagon.

            Hey, hope you guys are doing OK, keep it up, it's just more of the same once you fall off, a real pain. To those who are bored, I was clean for a year after 20 years of heavy use only quitting a couple times for 6 months each before, this last time the boredom was not so bad after a few months, but at about the same time I started drinking more regularly, then earlier this year I fell off. I posted before, that I have been working toward a creative career for 15 years and was getting closer, well I'm closer still, but it feels like an impossible dream now, a few years ago I made a pact with myself I was going to get the job I'm after or die trying, I spent all my savings, will be homeless soon, and its starting to seem my only option for the future is going to be the later, I will be surprised if I make it to 40. Moral, I really don't know, maybe that life is just boring, and this thing we like just makes it seem better, and not so crappy, otherwise, why do I always end up back in this situation I really hate, is it all worth it for some freedom away from your own head?, if it was free and socially exceptable Yes, since it's not, I don't know.

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            • a proud stoner ( sadly ex stoner)

              Same here.. smoked weed for 7 years.. i was a proud stoner. achieved the milestone of going to amsterdam smoking the best of best of the herb.
              And then i had to stop due to my job and future progress in life.
              I feel damn sad that i had to. its like losing the love of my life.

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              • There is indeed a grieving process for the loss of those aspects one enjoys from using, same goes for all drugs apparently, but like any grieving process, it does ease in time, until the things that you gain from not using also end up becoming just as dear and usually more so, and most people tend to find the things they gain actually end up becoming more rewarding as there is a difference between happiness and pleasure, but it does take time and obviously happines is harder earned. Hang in there.

                All the best,
                Cannabis Rehab Admin

                If you wish to Use then Use, Your Body Your Choice, You're NOT a Criminal and I wish you well!

                My Choice is to be Drug Rehabilitated for 15 years because I Chose to be free from its Control on me!

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                • Originally posted by Cannabis Rehab Admin View Post
                  There is indeed a grieving process for the loss of those aspects one enjoys from using, same goes for all drugs apparently, but like any grieving process, it does ease in time, until the things that you gain from not using also end up becoming just as dear and usually more so, and most people tend to find the things they gain actually end up becoming more rewarding as there is a difference between happiness and pleasure, but it does take time and obviously happines is harder earned. Hang in there.

                  All the best,
                  I love your observation about there being a difference between happiness and pleasure and that happiness is harder earned. :-)

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                  • I’m 38 and smoking since I was about 14 years old seriously

                    I think I’m addicted to weed since I was 20. I have nothing against smoking weed in fact I think it helped me a lot to deal with many bad things in life, and made my mind more open to life and I love marijuana forever, helped me so much with anxiety and depression and even to stay away from hard drugs in teen years. But I don’t like the idea that I need anything daily. For that fact only sometimes I think about quitting. I don’t want anything to have control over me besides my own self. In all these years I’ve been smoking I can easily stay for more than a month without any weed IF I’m traveling or away from home, once I’m back it ruins that and I feel like I need it. It scares me that without weed I feel numb and bored, and sometimes very sad not depressed but not a good feeling. It’s my second try quitting these month and is my first day today, a few weeks ago I tried for about a week and it wasn’t awful but sooo boring, it makes me feel like I don’t really enjoy my life and the only thing that makes me put up with my routine is weed. Like my reward for my day, I do everything thinking well when this is over I can smoke and chill. I feel like I have no energy with weed and I feel like I have even less energy without it. My head hurts a lot for about 3 to 4 days of quitting and I feel like I’m high somehow like aerially like I’m not grounded. When I smoke I sleep super early and wake up super early naturally and felling good, without it is just so hard to fall sleep and because of my insomnia I tend to wake up later and **** up my day, so sometimes I still question myself about quitting. Some people have to take medicine forever everyday is that my case with weed? Hopefully not. I’m thinking about therapy to help me through it cause I’m already a Yoga teacher and meditate everyday. Maybe moving from my city cause nature also helps me forget about weed! Thanks to be a place for sharing it helped me!

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                    • marijuana withdrawal symptoms relief
                      Its helpful to read about other people feeling the same thing. I’m 31 (been smoking on and off since age 18), currently in the middle of an MBA at a top Ivy League school and with a great job offer on the other end of it, and yet I feel this sort of emptiness and boredom when I’m home at the end of the day without weed. For things like watching a game or movie, eating out or even just being out in nature, I feel like its duller and not the same without weed. Weed just makes me more reflexive and appreciative of things, and like I’m experiencing things for the first time and from a fresh perspective. I’m quitting because my wife and I are expecting our first child, and I want to be the best version of myself as a person and a professional, and be fully present throughout. But this feeling of boredom can be a pain, and I don't want to substitute weed for alcohol either. Exercise (especially going for a run when that empty feeling comes) is definitely helping, but I know I have a long way to go until the boredom/emptiness gets better. I want to be high on life, not alcohol or weed. Best of luck to everyone

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