A slow death sentence

All Things Chronic

I guess I should thank the New York Times for finally publishing an article that tells the side of pain patients. But, it’s a matter of too little, too late, so the Times can go jump in a lake.

I’ve been reading all of the articles on the CDC’s new opioid guidelines this week, and really, I just don’t know what to say. There are millions of pain patients in this country who will be affected by these new rules, and I know they are now grieving for the lives they’ve been able to live while under opioid therapy. And I grieve with them, for even though I’m not taking opioids at this time, I know that in the future, I may very well need them.

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Kaleberg port angeles, wa 1 day ago
For God’s sake, look at these poor people, with their fractured bones, compressed spines, and…

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