Re: OK, Why am I such a whimp? A WHIMP?! - SAYS WHO?

From: Donna B (
Tue Sep 1 20:27:46 2009

Jack - I LOVE your message!

At Mon, 24 Aug 2009, NY House wrote: >
>NO WAY are you a whimp!
>I'm a 235 pound guy and I'm on a HUGE does of Methadone for the pain for
>about 7 years now.
>there's no whimps here - if you can't get out of bed because of the pain...
>or stand up straight due to pain...
>or go out to the grocery store or even buy a pair of sox due to pain...
>but with your dosage of Percocet you CAN!
>THAT's the friggin point here!
>No one can possibly know the depth of anothers pain.
>or the deal about Others Dealing Better with pain - well I don't know.
>To me it's simple:
>If taking pain medication - at the dosage your taking - if that IMPROVES
>your life on a daily basis..
>or for some even gives them BACK THEIR LIFE!
>Then what's whimpy about that?!
>Giving up completely and calling it all a day, now that's a whimp in my
>sticking it out anyway you need too? - that's living your life under the
>and there's clearly no shame in that.
>- Jack
>From: "IAS Admin (Tracy)" <>
>Sent: Saturday, August 22, 2009 8:50 PM
>To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <>
>Subject: OK, Why am I such a whimp?
>> Sender: (Kristie)
>> Subject: OK, Why am I such a whimp?
>> I have read a lot of the postings today. It seems I am much whimper
>> than all you guys. I take percocet. A LOT of percocet. I was on 9
>> pills of oxycotin for years, and my pain started to be "less of a
>> pain" I got off of those and took percocet just as needed. Well,
>> about 3 months ago, the pain started back and I have to take 2 percocet
>> about 2-3 times a day. I never ever feel
>> "high". I can drive and do everything, it just takes the pain away or
>> lessons it so I can function.
>> So why can't I get by with lesser drugs like you all seem to do? I have
>> had 4 babies, pushed two out, and had C sections, I know what pain
>> is.........
>> I am pretty frustrated with myself right now. I don't like myself at
>> all.........

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