I have been looking all over for a support group dealing with this exact thing and duh, I should have known DS would have such a group and I am forever grateful!!!
I was on the 50 mcg Fentynl Pain Patch but weaned myself down to the 12 mcg patch and a month later tore the last one off and my pain clinic doctor put me on Norco 10/325's at 6 a day. Now I am down to 5 a day. I am so sick and tired of going to the clinic, peeing in a cup and feeling like some darn criminal! I looked up the recipe to help me to go cold turkey but I am not looking forward to it. I still need to get some medications from a regular doctor to help me through it but I have found that the pain meds just don't help the pain anymore, not really. I have been on them for 15 years! If anyone has ideas on how to make this transition easier, I would love to hear it!! Thank you in advance. Happy New Year to all. Sending everyone gentle hugs.
My partner of 4 years started drinking heavily 2 years ago due to some bad life circumstances. Unfortunately, it has been a roller coaster ever since. She doesn't drink daily anymore, but she does drink alone and gets drunk neatly every week and on the weekends. When I come home to find her that way, she lies and tells me she hasn't been drinking at all. I have found where she has hidden half...
I'm wondering if any of the recovering alcoholics on here have used the Freedom Model?Do you think you can treat the underlying trauma and the alcoholism diminishes?