We had a police detective from the narcotics squad, come and give us a lecture about drugs, and it fits prescription to OTC to street
Think about your body, as running normally (yes, even with pain).
Meaning, the way you feel right now, is "normal" for you.
When you take the pain medicine, it relieves your pain (gives you a "high" pain free, if you will).
Now, when you come down from your "high" (i.e.