I sat my wife down and told her life wasn’t worth it. My pain exceeded my ability to handle it. … We even discussed what gun I would use.

August 29, 2018 AT 3:00 AM

Jon Fowlkes, who considered suicide after his doctor -- under pressure to limit opioid prescriptions -- abruptly cut off his medication for back pain from a motorcycle crash decades ago that left him nearly paralyzed. He eventually found another doctor willing to prescribe him painkillers.

Source: Politico