My Love Affair with Painkillers
To begin, let me start by saying that my struggles with addiction are an ongoing battle. I’m addicted to opiate-based pain medication as a result of chronic pain syndrome in my right knee. I’m addicted because I have to wait. I’m addicted because painkillers are easier to give than surgery. I hope to share my story with you, my reader, as a means to give hope and inspiration for your journey, addict or not.
How it Began
All of this began when I woke up 3 years ago, with a pain in my knee that was, unbeknownst to me, about to kick off the…