Welcome to DS Anon, GraceKrispy
(You can do it, 'lil penquin, I know you can.)
I was addicted also. My addiction of choice was Animal Crossing and Brain Age. My son gave me a DS Lite and it was downhill from there.
My DS even had its own cute little case and went everywhere with me. I talked on the phone (texting was out as I needed my hands for playing
), watched TV, and visited people while playing!
I finally just let the battery run down, packed everything up, and put it in the box.
My next step is to sell it. (confession time.... I'm still having trouble moving on to this step, especially now that I heard about Professor Layton