they dont know ive been on them for 4 years? 1st i want to say hello and that i am new here and how impressed i am how supportive everyone is of each other. Everyone is so right-it is so scary to think of going through withdrawals again and what an embarrissing thing to tell people. I feel i got myself in the mess(because when i took Lortab or any painreliever the family would joke and say "u just want to take the med so u feel good" and things like that. Well, i took them because i have horrible migraines and end up in hostipal for 3 dyas etc, the hospital would start to treat me as a seeker-i was horrified-i dont like when others judge before they walked in your shoes-so i webt to a pm dr. and my life turned around. I was able to go to work and live my life without so much pain(i also have severe endometrisosis and chronic pancreatitisis. i just didnt want to be sick all the time and have my family see me that way-now after all these years i am considering stopping the meds cause i feel guilty(like im a fake) and sometimes i wonder how i would feel to be me again. Anyway, that is most of my story, thk u for listening.I do know and have done the Thomas Recipe but i end up back at dr. Sincerly, lost and confused...