Although not strictly correct, I don't see a big problem with "I ever had" vs "I had ever had". I reckon I would use either. In speech, if I were using the pluperfect (the name for that tense), I'd use a contraction: "...I'd ever had."
PS: To nitpick, remember to close your brackets (granted it may be a typo), and even enclosed in speech marks, "had had" still needs to be capitalised, being at the start of a sentence. Other than that, well done!
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