Story archives - tag: "drugs"

JC

I realised last night that the feeling I was chasing during my pot smoking years, was the feeling I now get holding my newborn son.

tags: drugs fatherhood emotions reflection [add]

2013-11-30 16:05:17 / Rating: 467 /

Chiasm

The pills were behind the glass counter, the money was in my wallet, the region required no prescription and, I explained to the councilor, a prerequisite for drug addiction is that you stick to one brand.

tags: drugs addiction [add]

2011-08-20 08:25:15 / Rating: 324.75 /

Gazelle

The entire film shoot was a disaster, except for that one day when a bunch of crackheads led us to the largest porn collection in New England.

tags: humor film shoot drugs [add]

2011-06-16 10:11:59 / Rating: 437.25 /

nothing

I'm mourning the loss of my little brother because the "friends" who invited him to the party are the same ones who gave him the drugs and left him there to die.

tags: drugs death brother [add]

2011-05-13 10:45:45 / Rating: 633.5 /

N.W.B.

My mother says she doesn't know why is marijuana such a problem, because for her it's just a "relaxing herb."

tags: humor mother weed drugs [add]

2011-01-06 16:32:35 / Rating: 559 /

Pierogi

We drove directly into the slums of Detroit just to buy the Polish treats from your childhood and when you pointed out the crack-deal going on down the street rather than ushering me out of that place as fast as possible, I was proud to call you my father.

tags: father tradition drugs Christmastime [add]

2010-12-23 13:52:08 / Rating: 601.25 /

Brooke

Even before getting completely stoned with my dad, uncle, and cousins that Thanksgiving, I knew I had the best family on earth.

tags: humor weed drugs family Thanksgiving [add]

2010-12-06 13:29:23 / Rating: 738.75 /

Lauren

The 4am waitress at Shari's took better care of me during my overdose then my friends ever did the first time.

tags: waitress overdose drugs stranger [add]

2010-10-07 16:13:18 / Rating: 389.75 /

Dear Sis

I watched her vomit blood for an hour and assured her she was fine because I was too high to drive her to the hospital.

tags: sickness drugs [add]

2010-08-02 16:18:13 / Rating: 336.75 /

Lauren NM

Ever since their dad started doing meth, my house is the only place they feel safe.

tags: babysiting drugs children [add]

2010-08-02 13:11:45 / Rating: 307.5 /

seven

My brother left Iraq with one leg, severe PTSD, and a heroin addiction.

tags: Iraq military drugs ptsd [add]

2010-07-02 14:11:32 / Rating: 376.75 /

Lightning

While watching my brother-in-law use my childhood Bible to roll a joint, I realized we are probably going to hell.

tags: religious drugs humor bible [add]

2010-04-14 16:38:15 / Rating: 789.75 /

Know more now

I didn't understand that he asked for six sugars in his coffee because it helped him keep feeling high.

tags: drugs recovery service learning [add]

2010-02-25 08:07:13 / Rating: 303.5 /

LSD

Sometimes I wonder if eating a sugar cube of acid and wandering Coney Island will always be the most beautiful experience of my life.

tags: drugs LSD experiences [add]

2009-11-19 09:49:58 / Rating: 620 /

Melinda B.

When picking up my son's birth certificate it dawned on me that the hospital shouldn't have let a woman doped up on Percocet and Morphine fill out the paperwork.

tags: maternity hospital parenthood drugs [add]

2009-11-16 11:27:07 / Rating: 438.5 /

Sad

I wonder if it would be worse to tell my daughter she caught me snorting pain pills or let her keep believing it was coke.

tags: sad drugs shame humiliation [add]

2009-10-27 15:23:36 / Rating: 472.25 /

Kat Kalakosky

Our neighbor, a known drug addict, found some abandoned kittens, causing my 9-year-old son to remark, "I hope he doesn't smoke them, Mom".

tags: kittens drugs [add]

2009-07-21 09:57:32 / Rating: 700.75 /

PM

In the last two months, I've seen my drug dealer more than my best friend.

tags: weed friends growing apart drugs [add]

2009-05-28 14:59:46 / Rating: 525 /

Sean L.

I found out today from my neurologist that my heavy marijuana smoking actually improved my brain-wave activity and functionality and my IQ rose 20 points, so I smoked a joint in celebration and finished my calculus homework.

tags: drugs irony [add]

2009-04-30 10:38:05 / Rating: 1268.75 /

Allie

Now that I am seeing my grades, I am realizing that maybe exam week was not the best time to go on a five day pot binge.

tags: school drugs [add]

2009-02-04 14:50:48 / Rating: 482.5 /

Changes

My liberal views about marijuana use disappeared surprisingly quickly upon finding a baggie full of it in my 15-year-old son's desk drawer.

tags: weed parents drugs [add]

2008-11-13 22:14:12 / Rating: 630.5 /

Kaitlin

It was when they were arrested for selling marijuana that I realized the only mail I get is from various jails throughout the state that the majority of my friends are currently residing in.

tags: drugs raid jail friendless [add]

2008-09-03 14:44:32 / Rating: 432.75 /

Chase

I decided to quit smoking pot for a while following a close brush with death involving a Reeses' Chocolate Bar.

tags: allergic nuts pot drugs [add]

2008-09-03 13:56:55 / Rating: 544.5 /

GBA

The Sufjan Stevens-induced ecstasy flashback made me realize how much I disliked my life in an unaltered state.

tags: Sufjan Stevens ecstasy drugs depression lonely [add]

2008-08-19 14:46:59 / Rating: 623.25 /

shaytertot

They didn't have the DVD she wanted at Wal-Mart, so I bought her a big red bong for Christmas instead.

tags: humor drugs christmas roommates [add]

2007-12-27 12:21:24 / Rating: 629.25 /

Alisha

In less than 24 hours, I found out he constantly dropped ecstasy, cheated on me by sleeping with his cousin's 15 year old best friend, fooled around with his best friend's sister, and that everything I knew in this world from the man I was ready to marry was a lie.

tags: heartbreak infidelity love loss truth drugs lying [add]

2007-11-24 18:30:56 / Rating: 896.75 /

Snarkmeister

Sitting there stoned out of my mind on medical-grade marijuana, I thought I'd lost the ability to comprehend the English language, but then I realized that my brother-in-law was jabbering away at me with his dentures out.

tags: stoned drugs humor marijuana dentures [add]

2007-10-29 10:13:46 / Rating: 775.75 /

The guy wearing the bowler hat

As hot as double lip piercings are, as slender were her hips, and as beautiful were her eyes, anti-psychotics are an instant stop sign.

tags: humor insanity drugs beauty attraction [add]

2007-07-27 09:27:05 / Rating: 671.5 /

Karianne

As I tried cocaine my first time, my only thought was how blue those eyes were.

tags: drugs first times infatuation idiocy [add]

2007-07-02 14:33:21 / Rating: 467.75 /

A kid

Maybe I was wrong, but your "I love you" felt more heartfelt when you thought I was addicted.

tags: drugs drug friends love lies life hurt childhood addiction [add]

2007-03-16 13:43:12 / Rating: 847.75 /

mac

I had been drifting through a haze of various drugs and forgettable experiences, until one day I woke up and couldn't remember who I was before college.

tags: college drugs humor dark [add]

2007-02-14 10:38:43 / Rating: 752.25 /

Shifter

After being duped into thinking a hot girl actually was interested in me, that hooker stole my weed.

tags: vegas humor drugs prostitution lust disappointment [add]

2006-11-16 09:44:16 / Rating: 763.75 /

Rev

Although it took me some time to learn how to properly smoke tweak using the glass pipe, I have spent longer attempting to discover how to reverse the effect that it's had on my life- to no avail.

tags: drugs regret addiction [add]

2006-11-05 18:40:34 / Rating: 631 /

Xaxx

The shrooms were coming on really strong, when between the stripper's legs, I saw the guy who had said he was going to kill me in high school.

tags: hallucination bully stripper drugs [add]

2006-10-11 11:16:57 / Rating: 577.25 /