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Posted by The crow on July 07, 2000 at 00:07:05:

In Reply to: Painkillers? Vicodin ES posted by Confused on May 08, 2000 at 22:34:46:

: I am a male in my 40s and I have an addiction situation that I beleive is not unique but would like to discuss with others. I have a moderate addiction to painkillers which is about 6 pills a day. I have been doing this for about two years and have gone cold turkey to quit a couple of times. As I have gotten older I have found that my energy level has decreased somewhat and taking 30-40 mgs a day of hydrocodone gives me energy and allows me to continue a very active life. I am a fairly succesful businessman and feel that my life is infinitly better when I am taking the drug. WhenI dont, even after the meds are out of my system, I feel listless and tired and just have no energy or enthusiasm. I dont think I am a bad person although I feel guilty about some of the tings I have done to obtain them sometimes. I am active in my community and fairly well thought of. Whats wrong with this?I think that society is making me into a criminal. I have prayed about it often but dont seem to get an answer to this need. Any thoughts or others who feel this way ?

You are kidding yourself there is no such thing a
moderate addiction Believe me have I have bee ther
and the worst part about is It truly is a dead street, in the worst way. You will lose. You must realize it before it's too late. Six pills will soon before you know it turn into seven,eight,nine
etc. If this happens than you will truly know,don't be fooled. Get out now. S.O.S

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