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Trevelyan
Jan Member 2021

Trevelyan

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Hey Gang!

This is kind of a long story so I’ll make it short as I can.

I’ve been playing on and off since the mid 2000s.

When I was younger I remember running home after school, connecting via Dial-up, screaming at my brother for kicking me off by making a phone call, and panic logging in praying I didn’t did while I was DCed aha.

My bestfriend who was my secret boyfriend and first real love died in 2010 in a vehicle accident. It messed me up bad... I gained 70 pounds from 180 to 250 in a couple years then became Bulimic dropping down to 160. All this happened over 7 years. I turned to food to cope with his loss then bulimia after that. I have a very addictive personality which isn’t a good thing all the time. In 2017 I started a new job in Telecommunications where I hurt my back and was prescribed Vicodin... long story short, I fell down the rabbit hole. Turned into Percocet then Fetanyl. I did this for three years until I tried getting clean and help starting in May 2020.

I actually started passing out starter kits to new players I made a forum post about. I’ll post the QFC below. Refer again to my addictive personality. Playing this game and helping others helped me and made me feel good. But it still wasn’t enough... I kept struggling off and on until December 2020 when one of my best friends and roommate ODED with me and his gf with him. Then one of my friends from school I graduated with in 09, ODed as well in January 2021.

I finally told my parents everything. Took a leave from work and moved out of state to stay with them. Today I’ve been clean for 28 days. The longest since I started in 2017. I’ve been in RuneScape about everyday and passing out kits, met two awesome helpful player mods I’ve befriended, had Mod Light post on my Kit thread, and talked to Mod SteveW in game which was cool.

It’s not an exaggeration when I say RuneScape has saved my life. If it wasn’t for this distraction I’d run back to my old life. Thank You Jagex.
“ The most precious thing I have to give is my time. “


- Silvia Hartmann

07-Mar-2021 05:43:14

Trevelyan
Jan Member 2021

Trevelyan

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Thread for my player kit for anyone interested and what started me doing it was heartbreak from my boyfriend and my drug abuse which I wasn’t willing to admit to myself or anyone else I’m 2020 but now I have so many people in my life and now online to hold me accountable and make me a better person everyday. Everyday is a little easier. <3

Trevelyan

Quick find code: 317-318-162-66157740

Update!! March 26, 2021

NEW CLANCHAT!!

Join Trevelyan

My name is the clan chat.

This will me open for anyone wanting to help pass out kits; anyone wanting to donate, Angkor wanting a friend to talk too or to vent too or with as well as being a casual hangout.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Trevelyan


" We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. " - Winston Churchill
“ The most precious thing I have to give is my time. “


- Silvia Hartmann

07-Mar-2021 05:44:21 - Last edited on 27-Mar-2021 01:24:22 by Trevelyan

Twiztedtinx

Twiztedtinx

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Congrats! That's a big feat! Stick with it and I'm glad Runescape has been something that could be a coping mechanism and oulet for your recovery. Runescape was also something that I consider to have saved my life. ^_^ You've got this, stay strong and grind on <3

Feel free to hit me up in game if you ever need someone to talk to :) I usually keep my FL on public.

08-Mar-2021 02:14:08

Trevelyan
Jan Member 2021

Trevelyan

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Yes.

I’m a homosexual.

333333333 said:
Enjoy OS! Little curious here, was you as a man together with a man?
“ The most precious thing I have to give is my time. “


- Silvia Hartmann

08-Mar-2021 06:45:35

Trevelyan
Jan Member 2021

Trevelyan

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Thank you man!

Ditto!!

I’ll reach out in game! We both got this! <3

Twiztedtinx said:
Congrats! That's a big feat! Stick with it and I'm glad Runescape has been something that could be a coping mechanism and oulet for your recovery. Runescape was also something that I consider to have saved my life. ^_^ You've got this, stay strong and grind on <3

Feel free to hit me up in game if you ever need someone to talk to :) I usually keep my FL on public.
“ The most precious thing I have to give is my time. “


- Silvia Hartmann

08-Mar-2021 06:46:31

Mod Light

Mod Light

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It's so nice to hear your story Trevelyan. Thank you so much for sharing it and bringing joy to people's lives.

All of us come from different backgrounds, we each have a story and we have found a lot of happiness in gaming. We're all the same in that regard.

I'm very glad to hear that through OSRS you've found friends, happiness and a sense of calm. <3

08-Mar-2021 11:02:14

Trevelyan
Jan Member 2021

Trevelyan

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Mod Light,

Thank You for your kind words. <3

RuneScape has become my unofficial Therapist on a daily basis lol.

You never know what someone’s going through, be kind.

Gaming has that unique chance to bring everyone together when you let it.

Thank you & everyone else who’s contributed to my success with your kind words, thoughts & prayers, & so much more.

Mad Respect & Love,

Trevelyan



“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” Bryant H. Mcgill


Mod Light said:
It's so nice to hear your story Trevelyan. Thank you so much for sharing it and bringing joy to people's lives.

All of us come from different backgrounds, we each have a story and we have found a lot of happiness in gaming. We're all the same in that regard.

I'm very glad to hear that through OSRS you've found friends, happiness and a sense of calm. <3
“ The most precious thing I have to give is my time. “


- Silvia Hartmann

08-Mar-2021 13:34:30

Trevelyan
Jan Member 2021

Trevelyan

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Make it a great day or not, the choice is yours.

:]
“ The most precious thing I have to give is my time. “


- Silvia Hartmann

08-Mar-2021 14:18:32 - Last edited on 08-Mar-2021 14:20:53 by Trevelyan

Kantara

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Thanks for sharing Trevelyan and congratulations!

This game can definitely be more powerful than what some may call 'just a game'. I know you're not the only one it has helped.

It's great to hear you're on the right path and I wish you all the best in your journey forward.

08-Mar-2021 16:01:22

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