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I don't know anyone addicted to Opiods....

March 15, 2019 12:12PM
although I probably 'do' and I'm just not aware of it.

I know a couple of people who have 'permanent' prescriptions to pain killers... not sure what kind. Neither is addicted. I remember some time back I was suffering an embarrassing condition.. lets just say it was 'butt' related. laughing smiley We had a band gig... I'm a drummer... I sit on a rock hard drum stool all night.... I was in agony.. severe agony. I mentioned this to another band member telling him I didn't think I was going to make it thru the night.

He offered me a pain pill. I don't know what it was... this was in the 80's so whatever was in vogue then, I guess. I accepted the pill... now here is the 'weird thing' about that... it did NOT take away the pain... but it DID make me not care that I was in pain. laughing smiley Yeah, doesn't make sense does it? Never the less... tis true.

Not that many years ago I had to have my gums scrapped.... one of the most painful things I've ever gone thru.... they gave me pain medication, (again, I don't know what kind).... and those helped...a LOT.

Not too long ago... was it this year? I think it was. beginning of the year.... I got 'swimmers' ear.... extremely painful and they gave me pain medication. I took 2 pills and stopped... here's why:

You now know my 3 experiences with pain medication, (unless I'm forgetting another time or two)... and I HATE how those things make you feel. I know, I know.. most people say they make them feel 'great'... not me... I despise that feeling. And no, I'm not allergic to them... I just don't like them.

My guess on the Opiod epidemic is this... if it's at Western Colorado... it's everywhere. Probably close to every college in the nation. Bad, bad, bad news, that. - JamesJM

  Western Colorado University... Attachments

JamesJM87March 14, 2019 04:52PM

  Re: Western Colorado University...

MamaRAMa47March 14, 2019 06:01PM

  Just got confirmation.... Attachments

JamesJM41March 15, 2019 07:57AM

  Re: Western Colorado University...

waterfield53March 14, 2019 08:07PM

  I have little knowledge of the Opiod Crisis...

JamesJM73March 15, 2019 05:49AM

  My suggestion

waterfield39March 15, 2019 11:28AM

  I don't know anyone addicted to Opiods....

JamesJM27March 15, 2019 12:12PM

  I do-a very nice neighbor woman

waterfield22March 15, 2019 05:43PM

  Excuse my ignorance....

JamesJM21March 15, 2019 06:03PM

  This is how it works

waterfield43March 15, 2019 09:15PM

  Yup that makes sense, but...

JamesJM25March 15, 2019 11:29PM

  Re: Yup that makes sense, but...

waterfield23March 16, 2019 08:34AM

  good for Mason and......

21Dog24March 19, 2019 04:31AM

  PLEASE tell me the weather channel is wrong...

JamesJM35March 20, 2019 06:22AM

  Re: PLEASE tell me the weather channel is wrong...

zn26March 20, 2019 06:40AM

  There is cold and then there is cold...

JamesJM21March 20, 2019 07:13AM

  Re: There is cold and then there is cold...

waterfield24March 20, 2019 08:28AM

  Yup, we're very different.. but I will admit...

JamesJM24March 20, 2019 10:02AM

  Re: Yup, we're very different.. but I will admit...

waterfield25March 20, 2019 10:09AM

  Re: Yup, we're very different.. but I will admit...

zn26March 20, 2019 07:00PM

  If I had my druthers...

JamesJM22March 20, 2019 07:53PM

  After posting that I took one of those quizzes...

JamesJM16March 20, 2019 08:02PM

  Re: If I had my druthers...

waterfield22March 20, 2019 08:30PM

  Big island? Hawaii?

JamesJM19March 20, 2019 08:40PM

  Chicago wind

waterfield23March 20, 2019 08:25PM

  Ever go to Candlestick?

JamesJM21March 20, 2019 08:38PM

  Yes-more than once

waterfield29March 20, 2019 09:27PM