Celebrating 5 Years of Sobriety from Heroin with my Transformative Story

It was a lot harder to do drugs than not do drugs believe it or not

Hogan Torah
Just Dope

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I don’t count days so I’m not sure of the exact date, but sometime around this time 5 years ago I did heroin for the last time. I never quit heroin; I stopped using it. It’s impossible to relapse if you never quit. Maybe tomorrow I’ll do heroin. For the past 5 years tomorrow has never come.

Society considers my sober anniversary a milestone. People like my posts and I get positive comments from people on social media. I ask them when the last time they did heroin was, they say never. Which is the right answer and that’s the person to be celebrated. Not my dumb ass who said, “Those homeless people sure do look they’re having fun. Give me some of what they’re having.”

If my story can be an inspiration or provide information for someone struggling that would be cool. Maybe provide insight for someone watching a loved one go through it. This is how I broke free from my addiction.

Victim of the opiate epidemic

In my early 20’s I worked as a pharmacy tech. I learned what the good stuff was and how to get it out of the pharmacy. For the next 15 years I bought pain pills off people prescribed them…

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Hogan Torah
Just Dope

Counterculture journalist 💊 humorist 🤪 social media hegemon 🤴 Google me, I autofill 🕶️