So what's your secret? Medication.

Curious to hear what medication the other reprobates on this site use to maintain their high levels of attainment, day-in, day-out.

I myself take two 50mg pills of promethazine before bed: I find it helps me get to sleep and isn't so strong that I'm hugely groggy the next morning (although I do sometimes wake up a little cloudy minded).
At uni, I used to take a 20mg dose of Adderall during revision season in order to help me put in the hours. Nothing out of the ordinary there, I'm sure. I'm yet to dabble for work.

Recreationally, a lot of the guys I work with (traders) partake in the ol' Columbian marching powder. I also know one trader who likes to light up the ganja after a night out to help de-stress before bed.

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Jan 29, 2019

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Dayman?

Jan 29, 2019

Super concentrated black tea & espresso double/triple shots for energy and chamomile for sleep.

I've been holding out for now, haven't needed anything stronger.....yet.

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Jan 29, 2019

I smoke a ton a dope

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Jan 29, 2019

i masturbate in a room plastered with the faces of my enemies every morning for 45 minutes
never cumming
they don't deserve it
they haven't earned it

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Jan 29, 2019

Pure molly

excel is my canvas, and data is my paint - new york - brunch conesseiour - atheist - centrist - ENFP - TCU alum

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Jan 30, 2019

4:50 am (pre gym): C4 preworkout, creatine, if I'm feeling it half dose of modafinil
7:00 am: rhodiola rhodesia, kirkland one-a-day, fish oil, vitamin b, ginkgo biloba
Throughout the day: coffee- black, ice water, piracetam
night: melatonin if mind is still racing after 10, nyquil if I'm wired and have >9hrs to sleep
CBD on some weekends for chillin
alcohol whenever I feel like it

Jan 30, 2019

On that 5am gym life, props. I've been doing that for 5 months now and it's fantastic.

Jan 31, 2019

Caffeine and I sometimes stack it with L-theanine. The l-theanine is just a green tea extract.

When I had chronic pain issues for a long time it was large amounts of Adderall, gabapentin and a variety of painkillers; not fun.

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Jan 31, 2019

I used to take muscle relaxants (had a prescription) before bed and have a energy drink in the morning. But I've found that I have more consistent energy when I weened myself off all stimulants and got on a good sleep schedule.

I miss the rush and taste of coffee / energy drinks but I honestly think I'm more energized without them. It's just like any drug - if you use large doses every day it's going to lose its effect.

Jan 31, 2019

...coffee

Fish oil and a multi if you count that.

Jan 31, 2019

Trump when I'm feeling racist. AOC when I'm feeling weak.

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Feb 2, 2019

Daily: Vyvanse 30mg, Wellbutrin 150mg, fish oil and probiotic supplements, if i have insomnia then i'll use ketamine nasal spray before i go to bed
Couple times a year i'll do shrooms acid and ketamine to maintain long term mental stability

Feb 4, 2019

(obviously not a doctor)

if you're already using psychedelics, have you considered tapering off the wellbutrin? I believe there's ongoing research about how LSD/psilocybin can help with depression/ptsd.

Feb 4, 2019

Thanks, that's definitely a valid point and I have actually considered it especially considering i'm on a stimulant already and wellbutrin lowers my seizure threshold. But the reason why I'm still on it is that there's going to be a couple of weeks or months before I completely adjust to not taking wellbutrin where I'll experience mood swings, drowsiness, confusion, etc., and the current intensity of my job (IB analyst) just simply does not allow me to not be on my A game for more than a few days. It's sad really. I'll maybe get off of it when I go to bschool haha

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Feb 4, 2019

all I'm saying is look into the research. johns hopkins is doing a lot with it

Feb 4, 2019

Yeah man I hear you, I'm only taking psychedelics as medicine for mental health treatments, not in any way doing it recreationally cuz as you might know psychedelics are like the opposite of escapism. Ket is actually prescribed to me by a doctor as well. Been experimenting with countless drugs both legal and illegal for years to self medicate and to be able to live a productive life. I've read the Hopkins research you're talking about and many more but under these present circumstances of my life these are the things that are currently working for me at this point in time.

Feb 4, 2019

very interesting, thanks man. just making sure you were aware, best of luck to ya!

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Feb 4, 2019
Krirsten:

Couple times a year i'll do shrooms acid and ketamine to maintain long term mental stability

How's the LSD work out for you?

Feb 4, 2019

Rhodiola
L-Theanine
Fish Oil

I use Oxy-Powder once a month.
https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/paying-atte...

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Feb 4, 2019
WolfofWSO:

Rhodiola
L-Theanine
Fish Oil

I use Oxy-Powder once a month.
https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/paying-atte...

Wow, I almost died at work from reading that thread you linked ^_^

Feb 4, 2019

Thanks bud. It has saved my life.

Feb 4, 2019

Reading that post was a fuckin roller coaster

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Feb 4, 2019

420, caffeine

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Feb 6, 2019

Meditation, I love to mediate it provides me with inner peace.

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Feb 10, 2019
Anthonylindsay:

Meditation, I love to mediate it provides me with inner peace.

You can't eat or intake meditation, therefore it is not medication.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Feb 10, 2019

'Go on and marinate on that for a minute'

/ Outkast

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Feb 10, 2019

On the sheet at the doctors office here is his response:

Medications? - Meditation, good intentions, high hopes, sun gazing (daily gazer and legally blind), professional Chinese finger trap athlete (world ranked), organic green tea, orange fumes, biodiesel flames, hummus flakes snorted daily, 1x month coffee enema, cinnamon air dispensing machine, lavender oil, rhubarb cleanses (2x week), pureed avocado baths...

What is medication again?

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Feb 6, 2019

One small coffee to kick off the day, and if I have a hard gym session in the late evening hours I will indulge in some preworkout with DMHA and eria jarensis in it. I have a high stimulant tolerance, so the garden variety pre's don't do much for me anymore.

On the other end of the spectrum, if I really need a good night's sleep, I'll take a product with valerian root, melatonin, and phenibut in efficacious doses. This puts me to sleep for 6-8 hours without fail. I also take KSM-66 Ashwaghanda every morning to alleviate stress and put myself into a more productive state of mind. I used to be significantly more adventurous with these things, but being closer to 30 than 20, I'm slowly gravitating towards a more relaxed, healthier regimen.

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Feb 10, 2019

Have actually just ordered myself a 25-unit tub of CBD oil gummy bears (10mg each). Was pretty pricy, but have heard from mates in the industry that they help with stress on the weekend. Planning to deploy this coming Saturday!

"Work is the curse of the drinking classes" - Oscar Wilde

Feb 10, 2019
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Feb 11, 2019

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