He likened addicts recovering from long-term use to stroke victims
, having to teach new parts of the brain to do old tricks.
My point is, with, what, a year of hydro addiction, you've got a real chance to recover normal functioning and eventually feel "normal" without the presence of hydrocodone. Try doing it after 30 years of opiate addiction like me. On second thought, don't. The sooner you begin recovery, the easier it will be to become the person you used to be. Good luck.