We are sometimes lucky when, after a flare up we can take an initiative and begin to try and reduce our medications that we have had too take, carefully we start to reduce doses, though it takes a long period of time and can take a while to balance our medications to a lower level to give our bodies a rest from these pills that can cause us to rely on them far to much, They also become a crutch for us that weakens our resolve. It can become a chore like smokers who try and stop smoking. So that we need to be strong willed to do this as it can change our mood and cause us to be over reactive to family and friends..
Some medications that we have to take make us put on weight and look grey, so if we have time we try and loose a few stones that we have added to our waists
Slowly or quickly depending on the wimms of our complaint we have to begin and increase our doses once more, although the body has had a rest from the heavier doses that we have had too take, Positive thoughts we have had time to culture give us strength to continue our lives that are suffering from chronic pain.
One thing I can never understand is those who take these drugs for recreation, many of us would do anything not to take these chemical bombs.
All the best