But then, I hadn’t taken the opiod medication like an addict might, only as-needed in a given day or week
I never experienced a single symptom of withdrawal when I decided not to take opiods anymore…
Joanne Dragonheart

This saved you at least that awful withdrawal. Ironic, but if people were directed to take opioids with the same prn as nsaids, a lot of the dependency issues would disappear. But like you said, they’re stickers for “every 4 hours, overlap with ibuprofen in between to avoid 'breakthrough' pain”. It is as if all pain is intolerable. What I found out when I swore off narcotics is that a body can handle so much more than doctors would have us believe.

Look at you. Look at what you are living with. I think about that and I think how any provider I know would be downing oxy by the handful.

There should be a safe alternative for you. That there isn’t makes me incredibly upset. All this money to pharm companies and we haven’t conquered pain or cancer.

Or have we?

I always wonder what they keep under wraps. Imagine how much money they would lose if someone figured out how to safely stop pain and cure cancer.

Greed. Humanity’s ruin. ☹

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