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…

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Ryan Byrne

Ryan Byrne

I’m a 25 year old Welshman who’s been writing since the tender age of 13. I’ve loved learning aboiut the topics I write about, which has only grown over time