About Me: Male, 63, Woodinville, WA, member since Feb 2009
Motorcycle accident in 2002 left me with avascular necrosis on the left talus, chronic pain and will someday need a ankle replacement. Got off vicodin and tramadol (damn! that was hard) for about a year but the pain became too severe. Consulted my PCP and finally a pa
[More]in specialist, was on 10/325 hyrdocodone 6x a day. Finally, on Jan 26, 2011, I underwent surgery to fuse my bum ankle. I was on Dilaudid post-op, weaned myself down to 4 mg a day, then stopped on Valentine's Day. Been clean since, but still face cravings and "flu-like symptoms."
College degree, engineering. Worshipper of all things internal combusion. Family man with a great loving family and grandkid.
Thank you so much!!! I am having a problems with withdrawal symptoms at moment, but it's not as bad as I anticipated it maybe. So it was a Motorcycle accident was it that caused your problems. I've got oesteoporosis...yep a bit early for that, but got a metabolic disorder. I have the ability to break bones very easily, but the constant pain is due to breaking spine twice in the last five years.
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