Briefly, On The Universal Sucktitude of Painkillers

Painkillers…what a stupid term for medically trying to trick your brain into thinking something that is not is so.

Photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jesse B. Awalt, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

There’s this thing that happens right before the morphine hits — or maybe as it hits, it’s hard to tell, sort of all runs together. But in that space of time between the nurse pushing…

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Andrew Donaldson

Andrew Donaldson

Writer. Mountaineer diaspora. Veteran. Managing Editor @ordinarytimemag on culture & politics, food writing @yonderandhome, Host @heardtellshow & other media