I had in-office surgery once and got through it with novacaine and valium. I was awake the whole time and felt pretty good!
I had percoset when I had kidney stones 25 years ago. After the stones passed, I had a few left and took one when I had some back pain. It was then that I could see how people get hooked. A euphoric, “who cares” feeling.
I’m serious when I say that you’d think they’d be giving us these pills like candy. Then they could continue to destroy with less resistance.