About Me: Male, 79, Gold Hill, OR, member since May 2009
Retired golf course manager, pianist (classical), ultramarathon runner, one-time Shakespearian actor, recovering alcoholic, parent of Tom (1981-2009) who was a fine guitarist, singer, composer, student, humorist, skateboarder, reader and philosopher, and is still very
[More] much with us.
Just a quick note to say hi!
I wanted to let you know that I appreciated your post to my question at the beginning of the month. Staying at a low dose(5mg) a day of methadone is what I have ended up doing. Can't say I'm happy about not quiting completly but for now this is best. I'm very sorry to hear about your son.
Thank you for everything!
I take between 4 to 8 mgs a day. A year or so ago, I actually got down to 1/4 of one a day and then, stupidly, went back up. I wish I could take a week off from work and just be sick. It is so hard for me to take time off and when I do, I am bringing my kids to appts. (I have 3 teenagers/adults, 17, 18 and 20) Thanks for your time and concern. I need to care about myself enough to do it right.
Thank you again for posting about your son and his experience...I think you have a lot to give to this room and I am so glad that you come on and share so openly...My thoughts and prayers are with you...
Peaceful wishes from California
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