May 5, 2016 by kittynh
A rather long winded defense of drug use. A take on the “guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” Sadly there is no short cut ending drug related crime and drug mis use. But people always assume there are.
Many of us suffering from chronic illnesses are heartbroken over the death of Prince. Most of us are fans of his music, others also love his ascetic and the mystic of the man that choose to live in Minnesota, not Hollywood.
But most of us are heartbroken as we depend on opiates to help us stay pain free. Because we know Prince didn’t die of opiate use, he died from breaking the law. He died from opiate mis use, which is a crime.
The criminals are keeping so many of us from being able to easily get a drug that we have used safely for years. In my case, I’ve had almost 10 years of opiate use to get me through pain that otherwise would keep me bed bound. Others that take opiates are in end stage cancer, and it is the only thing that works, allowing them more time…
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