After roughly a year and a half of active addiction to cocaine, Chuck Ramsay appeared to have decided upon the first. He looked in the mirror, admitted to himself he had a problem, but didn’t know how to keep living without coke. So he decided he would just keep using – keep using coke until he died.
There are two primary outcomes in a desperate struggle with addiction. The first is to keep going until you die. The second is to get caught.