The drugs can be insidious, especially the way they were prescribed. As a cancer patient, I felt that opioids were being pushed on me and I refused. (use a few after surgery and the spine lesions, but at night so I could sleep a little.) However, since I am not planning on dying soon, I won't take them long term. Don't need to deal with PTSD, cancer and an addiction. Its hard to find what works but I keep trying, and each day is a bit better than the day before.By age 40, she had been through 13 surgeries and became addicted to the pain meds the doctors gave her.
@Friday Do you have access to a hot tub? They are great for pain relief.