By Brad Schmitt
Original Source: tennessean.com
She absolutely loved being Miss Kentucky, but the long days were grueling, and she almost always worked by herself.
So Mallory Ervin turned to two crutches for help, doctor-prescribed pills that nearly destroyed her — Adderall and Ambien.
Adderall, a stimulant, helped keep her focused during her 12- to 14-hour workdays. The sleeping pill Ambien was the light switch that powered her down overnight.
"It shut off my mind," Ervin said. "I really liked the way it made me feel."
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