Posted by arrie on June 27, 2004, at 20:38:39
In reply to Re: You both sound grumpy » arrie, posted by Chuckie on June 27, 2004, at 16:20:04
Hi guys, youre both doing great but have a different set of problems, opinions. You are both way ahead of me as i am not even OFF the opiates yet. See bup dr july 9 and am trying to taper off as much as I can before that appt. Chuckie, I appreciate your sentiment on the value of opiates with depression, same situation here. Just a cruel twist that it is hard to do long term otherwise we would not be in this boat, that other web site i posted has tons of people on it that agree with you, but until the day comes that an opiate is marketed and tweeked for use in chronic depression we are (sol). I am in a big city Chuckie and went thru tooooo many exasperating phone calls to docs about bup, they even had the waiver from SAMSA and still did not know anything about it, the only way they would offer it was in a methodone clinic and "program", no thanks, most people make me feel really uncomfortable and I sure dont need a 20 something drug counselor trying to get into my head which I understand perfectly. This is like giving up candy, I just plain like it, I have pain and depression and the med makes me feel normal, I refuse to accept there is one thing wrong with that, it is just long term tolerance and the body cant do this forever it is that simple, i dont think I am mixed up at. If I were I would just keep taking the stuff not be looking for help. I am ticked, really ticked, I have to go out of town to get help. I will be going to a hick town in the middle of nowhere and have to stay in a hotel for about 5 nites during the week I see him. Good news is he went to Harvard, bad news he's an Arab, but I can deal with that, wish they were not chopping heads off though now, hope he doesnt wear a turban. But the guy knows his stuff and the american docs wanted to be anal so whats a girl to do? The issue here is me, I am a major grump to put it mild going thru this so my remark was light hearted. I hope you guys can patch it up, I dont think either of you have been rude to each other but rather are sensitive and concerned with some opinions and who would not have an opinion afterthis experience. please get along because when I am stuck in the hotel by myself I could use some online support, i will need more than my aroma therapy candle thats for sure lol. Take care both of you grumps now!or mommy will spank you.