During the days and early evenings I'm in quite a bit of pain. More so recently.
I take 50 mgs. of methadone and a hydrocodone for breakthrough.
I start the day with just 10 mg. and try to space them out as much as possible throughout the day. And most days I try to get by with only 40 mg.
The problem is the first 2 pills are spaced out pretty good. Then as the day goes on and the pain increases the spacing gets closer and they finally start to take the pain away in late evening. I know methadone builds and for me eventually will take away the pain. But I don't like starting the day out with 2 pills like pm Doc. suggests. Or move the spacing closer. Because I don't like the side effects.
But by late evening I don't want to go to bed even though I may be tired. Because I want to be awake and enjoy not being in pain. I'm not euphoric or high, but just close to being pain free.
But in the morning, if I've been able to sleep 8 hrs. I feel guilty because it's 8:30 or maybe later.
I could probably go to bed at 10 or 11:00 I just don't want to. So I live my life in guilt.
Good luck, Jim
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