What would you give to feel normal, stable, grounded, less pain, less anxiety. This stuff hasn’t been legal in my state very long. I tried it, it works but is still too expensive to reach the therapeutic levels to maintain my particular needs. It improved and decreased a little pain but tapered as dosages should have been increased.
Dear people, I rarely talk about this anymore, but the medicinal benefits of marijuana are MAGNIFICENT!! It will be 40 years ago this year, I messed myself up GOOD!! I have nerve damage, I have spasticity, I have degeneration starting in my hip and my ankle, and I am in HUGE Amounts of Pain. It was summertime, so probably a year after the accident, and I am riding in the back of the car, and I have no idea how long I have been praying for this ride to end before I start to give in to the SCREAM!! Well the ride finally ended, and I walked the 1/8th mile home limping extreme dragging my left foot, and it probably took me 20 minutes or more. I sat down, smoked 3 hits, hit the bench press and ran back across a freshly disked field barefoot. How long does it take to run 250-300 yards? It was two different worlds in less than a half hour. I told my parents, they told me I had lost my mind. A farmer needed some one to sit on a tractor and so that is where a paralyzed kid gets his first job back to work, and that kept me supplied, and the only direction to go was up. The mission was on, smoke weed lift weights, and get better. I took the piano lessons back up having learned to play a little bit years earlier to work on finger dexterity. I got kinda good. Well about a dozen years later I am working as a union hod carrier and get my foot caught under a mortar tub, and the doctor will not release me to go back to work because my ankle joints are so deteriorated they want to know if I were an intravenous drug user or could I be a late stage alcoholic, and I left alcohol alone 6 years earlier. The orthopedist says no clue, but says I know a neurologist that would love to see you. Away I went. Neurologist takes one look at me and said “You’re a mess”!! says the steroid shots to bring me out of the coma is where degenerative joint disease came from. Started me on narcotic pain medication and sent me back to work. The ankle joint being shot we tried to clean it up, but fusion became necessary. Well me and the weed drifted apart as I kept a very low profile. The down time after fusion, and no longer indulging my exercise program, I went down fast. By not pushing my marijuana consumption back up to therapeutic levels, I have managed to get a lot worse, and having been on a run with the narcotics for 22 1/2 years, I still feel that if I could be get my marijuana consumption back up to a reasonable therapeutic type level, I might be able to get ahead of this once again. Having spent a bit lot of time smoking and lifting weights, Everytime i would smoke being so far out of whack there would be cramp, an uncomfortable muscle group and the thought would come that I need this exercise or that one and after doing them it went away for awhile. It has been a perfect cure for a headache every time. I have never seen it fail.
This a very condensed version. I believe in the medicinal benefits of this plant. I do not care for the initial rush immediately after smoking it. I found after eating a brownie once I felt great for 3 days. I have read people have cured late stage cancer using this product. I have never said i quit, or I don’t do it anymore, but lately I haven’t done it for a long time. Dealing with Doctors and drug screens it isn’t worth the hassle. Well, in pain management in a non medicinal state they will toss you right out on the street. I just came off almost 5 years taking aspirin. I am still quite certain that if I could manage affording a cannabis regimen, I might manage to get back up on my feet once again.
I tapered off back about the time medical marijuana came on the scene. There is some that will make you a couch potato, but others with a different balance of CBD and THC, that gives you energy to get up and move around instead of melting you into the couch. Yes, I dream of going to a state where I could spend enough time to find a couple compatible strains to start on a regimen that will lessen my problems.