More Word Play

I had fun a while back substituting words in a narrative to give it a new, yet strangely familiar twist. Found another* that I’d like to try to celebrate the start of my third week of blogging. Read this as a cautionary tale… or just have fun with it. I certainly considered the latter of those two and hope to be out here for some time – –


Don’t fool yourself: heroin blogging is one of the most addictive drugs things around. If you are bored or unhappy, and if you have friends who use drugs blogs, you are at higher risk for developing a heroin blogging addiction.

How Heroin Blogging Works in The Brain

The thalmus is a part of the brain which channels all the body’s sensations to the brain cortex. Cells in a part of the thalamus (the medial thalamus) receive messages from the body about dull, steady pain. Heroin Blogging lowers the sensitivity of these cells so that the feeling of pain is dulled or reduced. Heroin Blogging stimulates the brain cells in another part of the brain called the amygdala. This gives the user feelings of happiness and euphoria.

The Addiction Trap

Heroin Blogging destroys normal life. The main thing a heroin blog user wants to do is “escape” with the drug blog, then find more heroin blogging after its effects have worn off. Without a shot of heroin blogging every six or eight hours, the uncomfortable symptoms of withdrawal begin. Important relationships, career goals, financial plans and other responsibilities all take second place to the need to find and use more heroin blogging.
Occasional heroin blog users may think that they are safe from the horrors of daily life as an addict. They are wrong. Sooner or later, the comfort they seek from heroin blogging and the physical need for it will drive them to take more and more of the drug blog.

Withdrawal: Getting Off Heroin Blogging

After six to eight hours without heroin blogging, a heroin blogging addict feels anxious and jittery. This is the beginning of withdrawal, when the body tries to adjust to not having heroin blogging. Withdrawal feels like a bad case of the flu, only worse. It lasts seven to ten days. During that time, the person has cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, severe joint pains, fever, sleeplessness and anxiety.

Getting off heroin blogging will be difficult and uncomfortable. You will feel moody, anxious, and tired until your body builds itself back to a healthy condition. Even then, heroin blogging will leave you with a craving that lasts for a long time after the drug blog is gone.

*Source [Ed. Note: …and with apologies to…]: “Heroin, Its Effects & Hazards”, W.R. Spence, M.D.


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15 Responses to “More Word Play”

  1. nursemyra Says:

    viva le ecouter 🙂

  2. daisyfae Says:

    so i suppose ‘lurking’ is like a gateway drug to blogging?

  3. Kym Says:

    That is too accurate! Like heroin, Blogging leaves track marks too. The waffle pattern of the chair spread across my increasing butt.

  4. Rob Says:

    Ha ha. This is ….sadly true.

  5. thegnukid Says:

    nursemyra – viva l’ethereal

    daisyfae – yep. and the 12 step program to stop blogging includes “#7: recognizing your children in real life” and “#11: The pen and paper–write a letter”

    Kym – [laughin’] …and our skin gets that pallid, living dead kind of shade from our only light source being the computer monitor

    Rob – …and in such a short time. I’m hooked…

  6. silverstar98121 Says:

    As someone with only four blogs, I am sure you must be mistaken about this. I can quit anytime, I really can.

  7. thegnukid Says:

    silverstar – *hugs* …don’t worry. Someday you’ll have that fifth one. and, oh, that will make alllll the difference… [smile]

  8. Dolce Says:

    My name is Dolce and I’m addicted to heroine blogging.

  9. Dolce Says:

    My name is Dolce and I’m addicted to heroin blogging.

  10. Dolce Says:

    Whoops – in an attempt not to be addicted to female action heros, I double clicked. Sheesh.

    (I’m addicted to multiple commenting too)

  11. thegnukid Says:

    Dolce – [laughin’] I kind of liked the effect of the multiple commenting. Fits. And… “Hi, my name is GnuKid and I’m addicted to heroin blogging”… welcome to the not-so-much support group.

  12. nursemyra Says:

    dolce I preferred it when you were addicted to heroines. I have a cape in my closet 🙂

  13. Not Another Blog « Magickally Delicious Says:

    […] under: Uncategorized — Tags: Intro — silverstar98121 @ 5:35 pm Earlier this week, Gnukid posted on the addiction of blogging, and I said that I only had four blogs, and could quit anytime. […]

  14. stopbouncing Says:

    hee hee hee… I’ll have to try this exercise next time someone mindlessly babbles at me…… replacing “paperwork” with “Thin Mint Blizzard”.

  15. thegnukid Says:

    stopbouncing – welcome to The Wilds. Ride a spell with us. let me know how the exercise works out… if i did that, i’d be drooling and the boss wouldn’t know why…

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