I Take Opiates On a Daily Basis

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    I Have Been Treated For Chronic Pain For Five Years Now

    I also just celebrated eight years of sobriety today. These two things don't go together, and yet I can not imagine being able to function without some respite from the pain. I never exceed my prescribed dose, and I am slow to admit when the medication isn't effective any more...
    Bustle Bustle
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2011

    A Pleasant Means To Multiple Ends

         We live in a world where there is a great deal of negative stigma attached to those of us who take opioid pain medications, or any narcotic medications for that matter, on a daily basis.  Not only is this unfair, as the vast majority of us are either incapable of...
    eMonkey eMonkey
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Aug 1, 2011


    I am a 29 year old married mother of two. Two years ago I had a Left Internal Capsule stroke which affects the right side of my body. I live every day with Neuropathy pain. I currently seen a Pain Doctor who prescibed me Ultram. It seems to help greatly, But of course I...
    krissyj1980 krissyj1980
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 11, 2009
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