posted Tue, 30 Oct 2007
SH: My neck really hurts!
Me: Would you like a hot pad?
SH: No. [three minutes later] Ouch. This really, really hurts.
Me: Would you like some motrin?
SH: No. [three minutes later] [pitiful moans]
Me: Are you sure you don’t want some motrin?
SH: No. I don’t want to become an addict.
[Repeat over three days, with SH surrendering to the drugs on day two, but going cold turkey on day three. Why? “I don’t want to become an addict.”]
The end of the line
11 months ago