Once the post-concussion syndrome healed, I had a way to manage my remaining pain: alcohol.
Tag: pain management
When I started the meds, I had no experience with opiates, and no knowledge of what they could do. I didn’t know anything about addiction.
It’s exhausting to be in active addiction, you never get a break. You’re always worried about your next high; so much so, that you don’t even enjoy the high you’ve got. It’s exhausting keeping the lies straight, trying to meet new people to steal from, and trying to keep loved ones off your back.