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    • Jayne Beahan
      how do I cancel my membership of this forum? also, as I have posted elsewhere on here today, I am very concerned that when googling my own name, anyone can see that I have joined this forum.  I am mortified and would like this rectified asap.
    • Jayne Beahan
      Hi, I'm not sure where to post this query, but I googled my own name and was horrified to see that my joining this forum is clear to see.  The best advice I've received is to ask the website to take down this information.  I have posted on another section in the hope that one of the moderators would see it, but so far no response, (it was only this morning).  I am just mortified that anyone can find something so private just by googling me. Thanks in advance of some advice
    • Jayne Beahan
      As the above states I was pretty horrified when I googled myself and found that anyone can see I joined this forum. Also I don’t know how to change my username to one that doesn’t clearly identify me.
    • Stevo
      Hi there, I used to be active on My Way Out and was a small contributor to getting this forum up and running way back. I am back on baclofen for my drinking and have come across something very strange. Please if this forum is still active and people are contributing, I need to connect with you. I am a staunch believer in the abilities of baclofen yet had a very strange experience about a month ago. I had a migraine without the head pain and have not been able to return to my normal clear headed self. I am currently titrating back down with the guidance of my doctor to try to discount that baclofen was the cause. I need to know if anyone out there has had a similar experience or knows of this happening to others.  I was on 210mg a day when this happened and had seen a huge reduction in my drinking as expected. I don't want to stop with the baclofen but have to to eliminate the possibility that what happened was caused by baclofen. Cheers Stevo.
    • Ritalil
      Hi Felina!  So nice to hear from someone else thats been on Bac for as long.  Would love to connect and compare stories.  I'll look you up over on the My Way Out forum as well. Thanks for your message!  best, Ritalil 
    • Felina
      Hi @Ritalil! I am also an "old timer" who has been taking Baclofen since December 2010. I hit my switch in February 2011. My ten-year anniversary thread is on the My Way Out medication forum. I also am taking around 100 mgs/day, though I go up or down now and then. Welcome!
    • Ritalil
      Hello.  I am a 54 year old woman who has been taking high dose Baclofen for over 10 years now.  I started after reading the book My Way Out and never looked back.   Initially I reached indifference after about 4 months titrating up to over 300 mg.  I eventually titrated back down to around 200 where I stayed for years and have to say drank like a normal casual drinker. I chose never to stop fully, but rather taught myself how to drink properly (one here and there and occasionally more but controlled). The Baclofen made this possible for me as I did not obsess about wine any longer. I simply chose to have it when I felt like it, which was occasionally vs. every night, and much more social than isolated.  I believe fully that this medication fixes the compulsive chemical imbalance that is very real in some of us. I am looking to connect with others who may be out there, like me, that have been taking Baclofen for a long time. I still take it on a daily basis. I currently take 80-100 mg still per day.  I have remained on this journey alone following my own instincts and self. In the beginning there were online forums available and very active which I miss.  I hope to meet others that are "old timers" with this form of treatment so we can share, care and support each other. Ritalil
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