Coming Down From Narcotics
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Oct 14, 2018 - 8:57pm
Coming Down From Narcotics

Several years ago while at work, I felt a pain where my right arm joined the shoulder, and a tingling sensation at my fingertips. It got worse by the hour. The next day, while on jury duty, the pain was traveling down my arm and becoming unbearable, and the tingling was traveling up my arm. I felt I lost about half my hand strength. What the hell was wrong with me?   I went for an MRI and was told I had something called spinal stenosis. An arthritic spur was impinging on my spinal cord. My options were medication, a cortisone injection, or surgery, all with physical therapy. Not even wanting surgery, I chose the dope path. For a little over a year, I took something called Norco, a narcotic painkiller somewhere between Vicodin and others far more potent.   The physical therapy was working, I felt much better eventually, and decid…

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