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... We are happy to meet you! So sorry that you are in this situation! Having Chronic Pain and having an addiction to meds has got to be a major struggle. Now, you didn't really say you had an addiction in your post.. ... (18 replies)
... One thing, in my experience not all doctors are familiar with treating addiction as well as others. ... (12 replies)
... I've been in recovery for soma addiction for almost 14 years now. ... (6 replies)

... would be a good step up from where you are. And there is a difference between addiction and dependence. Dependence is caused by taking meds and your body becoming used to it, causing withdrawal symptoms when you stop. ... (6 replies)
... I have just "become one" with the pain and sleeplessness and have purposely kept myself busy with my kids. It's helped. Try it. Just concentrate on them. ... (23 replies)
... which really wouldnt make any sense as far as physical addiction would go. ... (4 replies)
... I am finding that If I focus on what my overuse of my meds is doing to everyone else it just throws me in deeper depression, guilt, low self worth. I'm finding focusing on what I'm doing to myself works better for me. ... (11 replies)
Pain for Life
Apr 9, 2009
... I too was told I will probably be in pain for the rest of my life. Do I believe the doctor was saying this because he wanted me on the meds? ... (11 replies)
... My husband has been addicted to pain medications for quite some time. Hes only 25. When he was younger, he was shot in the knee, and from then on out had chronic pain. ... (18 replies)
... It appears we are in the same crisis boat. I need them for pain control as well. I take them exactly as prescibed, but like you, I also hate the way they control behavior in that I need the pills as well. ... (7 replies)
... Your pain increase rings soo true to me. ... (11 replies)
... Reach....that was, is, a very inspirational post. You are so very right. I have been taking the pain meds to avoid the mourning...but you are right, I need to mourn or I will never heal. ... (13 replies)
... With my injury, I have been on an off pain meds for the last almost 3 years. I have always followed the docs orders. Taking them only as prescribed! Yes it is hard to believe this but it is very true. ... (9 replies)
... the pain caused the depression, or the depression caused the pain, or what. ... (8 replies)
... get off the pain meds. period....... ... (7 replies)
... op symptoms are expected except for the leg pain and cramps. I have yet to find anyone who has had such leg pain with gallbladder disease. ... (7 replies)
... The physical pain was horrible for me also, I remember one night where I went to bed, fell asleep right away after a long day, I a woke about an hour later with pain all over my body, I was weak barly could walk, I stayed like that all night only to have to go in for work, the good news was that it was the last time it was so awful for me, after that it's like the wd's begin... (14 replies)
... Angela, I agree with you 100 percent. My cousin, a chronic pain sufferer, would be a human SHELL without some prescription pain medication. And, then, there's the "emotional pain" of trying to explain to the world that her pain is 'legitimate' and not in her head. ... (15 replies)
... My PCP and therapist, knows I've been addicted to pain meds as a result of chronic pain. ... (31 replies)
... Hello all, I'm new to this board but read some older posts about subutex and joint pain. I'm experiencing extreme joint pain mostly in the am or after resting periods. ... (1 replies)

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