for a while(2 yrs) i was on 38 pills a day just for one issue, i have many issues, for 8 years i was on between 21-36 for that one issue all script…no drivers license review nothing had to have liver and kidneys checked with blood test every other week and at the end every week but no worries drive your bike your car, even had a concealed weapons permit all that time, of course they were scripts.
Disabled Army vet here. Back and mental problems, mostly. We went to Afghanistan in '09. Was never a cannabis enthusiast but just about everyone I knew smoked growing up and I’d been an advocate. I’d gotten bad into drinking for my problems and that was just terrible, knew I had to find something else. Figure I’d try weed and I got a joint of GG#4 from a dispensary as my first ever smoke and that nearly ruined weed for me because two puffs of that took my head off. But I was desperate for pain relief and managing my other problems so I kept trying and once I wasn’t trying to jump on a speeding train from a complete standstill I found that I could actually reasonably treat my issues so I could get a handle on all my self-destruction. Recovery is a slow road, but we’re getting there. Just finished up my second harvest and started my third grow the beginning of this month. Appreciate all the vets and old stoners out there who have been fighting the fight all these years so I can try to deal with all my own shit in relative peace.
Thanks, I appreciate that. And I can sympathize with the feeling. With the panic attack I gave my gal from the panic attack I had it was only being fairly desperate that kept me trying. Glad I did though.
picked up a couple bullets in Nam amongst a few other ‘souvenirs’ The term ‘PTSD’ didn’t exist back in '69 lol No debriefing, no nothing, just a hearty handshake, slap on the back n boot yer ass out into society Took 10 years to become a member of the human race again. Later the VA says I ‘worked my way through most of it’…the family and friends says BS, the older I get the worse it gets. I say fuck it.
My son just turned 18 and is talking about joining the Coast Guard or Navy. I was thinking the Coast Guard is the way to go, but this doesn’t sound reassuring. Did you get the PTSD from busting people for drugs?