I've read that people with chronic pain don't get addicted, June. We never talk
a diabetic being "addicted" to her insulin. You need to have a doctor who
believes that. You need to have a doctor who is willing to work with you with
your liver conditon AND your chronic pain. I believe it can be done.
I simply cannot imagine not having some of this pain of mine blunted by Opiod
medication. Very strong people like you can make it. Some of us just aren't that
strong. Are you able to get out of bed?
And then on the other hand, I'm not sure my Opiods are doing me that much good
It's great that you are working with Mayo. I guess that's the best place to go. Just
be sure that they know the extent of your chronic pain. We don't die of chronic pain
but sometimes ...