Writer, Blogger, Chronic Pain Warrior, Quora contributor, and Senior Member of the Human Race. Fights Fibromyalgia, SLE, Osteoarthritis, RSD/CRPS. Blogs at livinglifewithfibromyalgiatoday.wordpress.com or follow her @GMSnowshoe on Twitter
I'm a huge advocate for long term opioid treatment. I have to be—I was on Percocet for 9 years following my fibromyalgia trigger event. I fell down some stairs in October 2009 and I've been in pretty horrific pain 24 hours a day ever since.