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When My Mind Stopped Racing, My New Life Begun

The moment I realised my 15-year heroin addiction was over.

Photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash

It was my fourth week in detox, which sat on a little farm in the Irish countryside. When I woke up, the world felt different, wonderfully different. I was still in the depths of heroin withdrawal, but it was my first day clean in fifteen years, and a sense of possibility filled the…

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Brian Pennie

Brian Pennie

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Change is possible. I write to show that | Recovered heroin addict turned doctor. www.brianpennie.com