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Cannabis for chronic pain: Choosing how to take it

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannabis for chronic pain: Choosing how to take it

This article is part of an ongoing series. Click here to read entire series.

Now that you have found a legal way to find out if cannabis will help relieve your chronic pain, it is time to figure out which way to consume it. The perk of visiting a state that has legalized recreational marijuana is that you will have access to some amazing products.  Today I am going to cover several different methods of medicating with cannabis and how you decide which form fits your lifestyle, needs, and budget.

Edibles

 

Disclosure: I am NOT a medical professional and I am not issuing medical advice. This post contains some affiliate links. Meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission from sales. The proceeds offset the expense of operating this site and fund the giveaways for my Facebook groups.

 

Edibles were my first choice when I began combatting chronic pain with cannabis six years ago and there were several reasons for this.  The first being that I didn’t want to smoke around my family.  My daughter was young, I couldn’t risk my husband failing a drug test at work, and my neighbors at the time were not ones who needed to know what I was doing.  Thankfully edibles turned out to be the best thing to start out with.  Unlike the high from vaping or smoking, the high from edibles lasts much longer.  If I smoked a joint before bed, pain would wake up halfway through the night.  The high from an edible can last anywhere from 6-10 hours which provided me the best sleep of my life!  Edibles are also easier to micro-dose with.  It was easy to breakdown an edible and know a close approximation of how much cannabis was in each piece.  Another reason I liked edibles is that they are discreet.  My favorite reason for loving edibles is the cost! When I first began medicating with cannabis, I didn’t have a large budget.  In fact I often only spent $50 a month.  I did this by purchasing edibles that could be broken down easily and that wouldn’t go stale before I finished them.  Cheeba Chews and FlavrX candies are two of my favorite brands. I currently purchased a 200mg candy bar from LaFamilia that is so strong that I only need half of one square at night.  There are 12 squares.  That one bar that I purchased for $15 is going to yield me 24 nights of rest!

My average dose for evening is 5-10mgs. This dosage gifts me with the restorative sleep that I had been without for 13 years.  When I needed to micro-dose during the day I would only take 1-2mgs.  After awhile I rarely needed any to get through the day and was only medicating at night.  The thing to remember with edibles is that while the effect lasts longer than other forms, it also can take longer to take effect.  You may not feel the effect from an edible for up to three hours after consuming it.  This can make it a little tricky to time your nighttime meds.  Even if you take the same amount of the same product every night at the same time, when it hits will never be the same.  Because of this you will want to make sure that you won’t need to drive or do anything of major importance after taking your meds.  They could hit you within 30 minutes or not for several hours.  Generally, if I don’t feel something after an hour, I will have a little more.  If you have never consumed cannabis, I recommend starting at 2-3mgs and work up from there.  While you don’t have to worry about overdosing on cannabis, a lot of first timers are either put off of or become afraid of the high when they consume more than they were ready for.  Take it slow, do it on a regular basis, and overtime you will notice your overall pain level reduced.  The only real con, besides how long it can take to take effect, I can think of with edibles is that outside of sometimes having the choice between a hybrid, sativa, or indica, most edibles don’t share what strain was used.

Flower

One of the perks of smoking is that the high and the relief it brings hits quickly.  If I find myself in need of instant relief, but also want a solid night’s sleep, I take a few hits from my pipe after eating an edible.  Because I stopped needing the all night relief that edibles bring two years ago, I have been trying other forms of consumption.  Some nights I just want to medicate and be done, while other nights I want to savor the smell and flavor of it.  Smoking cannabis is something to be enjoyed and not rushed.  To be honest, I wasn’t able to appreciate the wonder of flower when I first began medicating with it because I was only focused on relieving my pain and falling asleep.

Pros of medicating with flower is that you can pick strains that have qualities that address your needs.  For example you can choose strains that work better for sleep, creativity, nausea, pain, anxiety, etc… Don’t just pick a strain at random and then say that cannabis doesn’t help you.  You may have picked a strain that would NOT help you.  To get the best results you will have to do some research.  My go to sites for strain reviews are Leafly and Weedmaps.  Another pro is that the high hits fast.

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There are few cons to medicating with flower.  The smell, everyone will know what you are doing.  The cost, flower, especially quality flower can get quite pricey.  Shop around and find a dispensary that gives the best deals.  Shopping during sales helps to keep my flower budget from growing out of control.  Figuring out your dosage is not as easy with flower, which makes it harder to micro-dose with. Last but not least, you cannot smoke it anywhere you want.  Most places that have legalized it for medicinal and recreational use have made it illegal to smoke in vehicles or in public places.

 

 

 

Vape

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Vaping has quickly become one of my preferred ways to medicate with cannabis.  As for as anyone watching all they will assume is that I am vaping nicotine.  Vaping does produce vapor when exhaling, most do not have the odor that flower does.  Most cartridges come with a 510 thread that will fit most battery pens.  Pictured to the left is my combo pack from Bio CBD+.  The battery pen also works with the THC cartridges that I purchase from my dispensary.

Just like with smoking flower, the high and relief hits quickly, often within 5-15 minutes.  While there are nights when I take anywhere from 6-8 hits from my pen, there are some where I only need two or three.  Start slow.  Try two hits, then wait a good 20-30 minutes before taking another hit.  I love vaping and will be ordering an herb vaporizer later this month.  With that I will be able to vape flower and then later use the dried herb to make my own cannabutter.  Talk about pulling double duty and saving money!!!  The only cons I have found with vaping is that not all brands share what strain was used.  That is one of the reasons that I love FlavrX.  Knowing which strain I am purchasing helps me find the ones that best address my symptoms.  BTW Tropical Trainwreck is fantastic from muscle relaxation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tinctures

So you want something discreet, like edibles, but you want something that takes effect quickly like flower…. Tinctures may be for you.  With a tincture you just place a few drops of the liquid under your tongue and voila, you should be feeling better within 15 minutes.

Personally, I haven’t really noticed how long the effect of tinctures lasts when compared to flower or edibles, mainly because I don’t use them often.  While discreet, it creates a mess in my bag if the cap comes loose, not to mention expensive over the contents that spills out.  Most tinctures also taste terrible! I prefer using tinctures for toothaches or to quickly medicate in bed if I wake up to pain that won’t let me fall back to sleep.  Tinctures are fairly easy to micro-dose with and unless you are holding a billboard, no one will know that you are medicating.

While there are other ways to medicate with cannabis, these are the top 4 that you should consider for your test run.  Just remember that if you are traveling to try cannabis, don’t go crazy purchasing a bunch of products.  It is federally illegal to possess cannabis and cross any of the United State’s borders, this includes state borders.  You can not visit, purchase, and try cannabis in California and return to Arizona with the remainder of your stash.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finding the PEMF device that fits your needs

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Choosing a PEMF pain relief device is not an easy decision.  There are many things to consider when comparing PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic fields) devices.  How much will it cost? Does it address your needs? Will it fit your lifestyle?
Throughout the past two years I have shared how PEMF therapy with Oska Pulse has relieved most of my chronic pain, but how it has also addressed many other debilitating symptoms from my chronic illnesses.  Click here to read my progress from the beginning.  What you may not know is how PEMF therapy might benefit you.  I am including a plethora of third party reports detailing how PEMF therapy has been shown to improve specific diseases and symptoms.  Click here to access reports.  If that isn’t enough to convince you, you may want to check out PEMF – The Fifth Element of Health: Learn Why Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy Supercharges Your Health Like Nothing Else! By Bryant A. Meyers

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This book explains how the new science of PEMF therapy (a branch of energy medicine), based on modern quantum field theory, is the solution to this problem, with the many benefits listed below:
• eliminate pain and inflammation naturally
• get deep, rejuvenating sleep
• increase your energy and vitality
• feel younger, stronger, and more flexible
• keep your bones strong and healthy
• help your body with healing and regeneration
• improve circulation and heart health
• plus many more benefits
Click here to order PEMF – The Fifth Element of Health: Learn Why Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy Supercharges Your Health Like Nothing Else! By Bryant A. Meyers in paperback or Kindle version.

Now let’s talk about the device!

As you know, I use Oska Pulse from Oska Wellness.  But did you know that there are other brands available too?  Below are some options, including Oska Pulse, to help you decide which product is best for you.

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1. Oska Pulse

Instead of just blocking pain, Oska Pulse works at the cellular level to provide longer term pain relief, increase circulation, reduce inflammation and improve mobility.
Oska Pulse uses Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Technology to boost the body’s ability to repair injured cells. Oska Pulse does not need to be in direct contact with the skin to be effective and there is no tingling or sensitivity. 100% drug-free Oska Pulse is an FDA-registered alternative to opioids for the ongoing relief of back, knee, neck, joint, muscle and chronic pain. There are no known side effects and it cannot be overused. I run treatments anywhere between 4-10 hours a day, depending on my pain level and what symptoms I am addressing. Oska Pulse oscillates through a series of frequencies during its programmed 30-minute operation cycle. All frequencies are within the range of 1 -150Hz. The intensity of the PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) is approximately 0.9milliTesla, which is similar to the output of a television remote control.
Cons: Treatments only last 30 minutes. Device only has a 22 inch radius and works best within a 10 inch range, limiting the area of your body that is being treated at a time. Cannot treat shoulder and feet at the same time.
Pro:  The ten inch range can treat areas near the location you choose to treat. Click here to see demonstration. It comes with a strap to place device on your body so you can continue on with your life. I wear and run my device from the moment I wake up and until I go to bed. The device is portable and doesn’t have to be plugged in to use.  It can be used anywhere.  Oska Pulse is eligible for Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account reimbursement.  My discount code DIVA saves you $55 when you purchase via Oska Wellness’s site.
Cost:  $344 when purchased through Oska Wellness and you apply promo code DIVA at checkout. Click here to orderDiscount does NOT apply when you purchase at FSA or HSA stores.  However, you can still submit your receipts and be reimbursed later after purchasing from the Oska Wellness site.  Oska Wellness offers a payment plan of 3 easy payments.  Discount codes are cannot be applied to payment plan.
Click here to order with discount code DIVA  
or  $399 when purchased through Amazon.  Special promotion via Amazon: 6 Month Financing: For a limited time, purchase $149 or more using the Amazon.com Store Card and pay no interest if paid in full within 6 months. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotional balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Minimum monthly payments required. Subject to credit approval. Click here for details.
Click here to order from Amazon

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2. OMI Ring PEMF Therapy Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field Therapy System

 The OMI PEMF Therapy Ring is designed for use with extremities, joints, head or neck areas. It measures a little over 8 inches across in the center. It is not flexible and does not open. The OMI PEMF Therapy Ring provides a field strength between 20 and 70 Microtesla depending on the frequency being used.  The OMI PEMF Therapy Ring uses a square wave. The electromagnetic pulses on this device go towards the center of the ring which provide direct nerve and cell stimulation for specific or targeted areas. Since the pulses of this PEMF therapy ring go towards the center of the ring, it is NOT recommended for back areas as there is little effect outside the ring itself.
Con: The device is not flexible and cannot be used on backs.  It is not portable and must be plugged in while in use.
Pro: Received great reviews for helping with pain in feet, legs, arms, and neck. Qualifies for 6 month financing via Amazon Store Card. Click here for details.
Cost: $365
Click here to learn more about and/or order the Omi PEMF Therapy Ring

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3. The OMI PEMF Therapy Pad

This device is battery operated only. (4 AAA Batteries Included)  Some of the most common uses for the Pulse Pad include: Minor Pain Relief, Stress Relief, Reduced Inflammation and Increased Circulation. The OMI PEMF Therapy Pulse Pad is designed for use with any local body application.  It measures a little over 6 X 10 inches across in the center. It is soft but not flexible, provides a field strength between 20 and 30 Microtesla, and uses square wave. The pulses from this device are from the applicator side of the pad which provide direct nerve or cell stimulation for specific areas.
Con: Ongoing cost of replacing batteries. Not able to wear and go about your life.
Pro: Ability to take with you. Affordability.
Cost: $180  For a limited time, purchase $149 or more using the Amazon.com Store Card and pay no interest if paid in full within 6 months. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotional balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Minimum monthly payments required. Subject to credit approval. Click here for details.
Click here to learn more about and/or purchase the OMI PEMF Ring

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4. OMI Full Body Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field Therapy System

 The full body OMI PEMF Therapy Mat is used for assistance with a wide variety of health concerns that include: Pain Relief including Chronic Pain, Stress Relief, Reduced Inflammation, Increased Circulation, Better Sleep and many more. The OMI PEMF Therapy Mat is designed for full body use and measures 65 X 20 inches and has a quad fold design for compact storage. The OMI PEMF Therapy mat provides a field strength between 20 and 66 Microtesla depending on the frequency being used and it uses a square wave. It has 8 pure copper coils. These copper coils provide even pulsed electromagnetic fields to the whole body. The pulses from this device are from the top side of the mat which provide direct nerve and cell stimulation for the whole body.
Con: Not able to use on the go.
Pro: Folds easy for travel and storage. Receive treatment while you sleep.
Cost: $1,200
12 Month Financing: For a limited time, purchase $599 or more using the Amazon.com Store Card and pay no interest for 12 months on your entire order if paid in full in 12 months. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotional balance is not paid in full within 12 months. Minimum monthly payments required. Subject to credit approval. Click here to apply.
Click here to lean more and/or to purchase the OMI PEMF

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5. MediCrystal Bio-magnetic Photon Amethyst Agate Mat

It may bring immediate soothing for joint, muscle and soft tissues pains and stiffness, reduce or eliminate arthritis, rheumatism, chemotherapy, lyme, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis symptoms, insomnia, sport trauma, minor strains and other conditions. The Midsize mat is easy to handle yet enough big for the whole body therapy.
Con: Not wearable.
Pro: Comes in two different sizes. Treats entire body while sleeping.  Click here to find out how to get a free pillow!
Cost: Mini 32″L x 20″W $449
Midsize 59″L x 24″W $845
Click here to learn more about this product and/or to purchase it.

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I credit PEMF therapy for getting me out of my wheelchair and onto my feet, but the truth is nothing would have helped had I not been willing and ready to make changes to my how I lived my life.  Find out what those changes were and be challenged to make your own in my eBook Make Pain Your Bitch: How to Dominate Your Chronic Life
Con: You will be told things that you may not be ready to hear.
Pro: Your life will improve when you begin making the changes I describe in the book.
Price $5
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I have a pre-existing condition

I have a pre-existing condition

Like many Americans I have a pre-existing health condition and am worried about what will happen with the latest healthcare bill that our government is trying to push through.  I will be honest, I was never a fan of Obamacare, but there was one thing that I did like and benefited from.  The provision for pre-existing conditions was the best thing about Obamacare.  It helped those with chronic illnesses continue care whether they were forced or chose to change their healthcare plan.

Why the provision is so important

Living with one or more painful chronic diseases is expensive whether our medications, tests, and assistive devices are covered or not.  Continuing coverage makes it less costly.  Even with insurance I have racked up tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt, but that amount would have been much higher without it.  Truth be told, without health insurance I probably wouldn’t have any debt because I wouldn’t have gone to the doctor.  Without continuing coverage I would have been even more miserable than I was and wouldn’t have been diagnosed with other conditions because I wouldn’t have wanted to risk having the symptoms blamed on my pre-existing ones.  Not understanding all that was going on with my body would have prevented me from learning how to treat or manage them whether I chose to do so pharmaceutically or naturally.

Without continuing coverage for pre-existing conditions patients with chronic or terminal diseases won’t be able to afford proper testing, monitoring, or medications that help them live a better life.  I know this because it is exactly what happened to me before Obamacare mandated that pre-existing conditions be covered.  My husband’s employer switched insurance plans.  Employees were not given an option other than to pay the ridiculously high premium of COBRA to stay with their current plan.  If we had chosen COBRA we couldn’t have afforded my medications or medical care, we would have had to give up eating and using electricity to pay the premium.  In order to not live like cavemen and not wanting to hunt neighborhood animals for dinner, we moved to the new plan.  We were immediately told that it would be anywhere from 12-18 months until they would cover my pre-existing conditions. I was lucky to have a fabulous primary care doctor at that time.  He discounted his cash pay rate and instead of seeing me and prescribing my medication monthly, he agreed to see me once every three months, he also was willing to write scripts that I had been receiving from specialists.  Obviously this was before the government cracked down on doctor’s prescribing opioids.  At that time I could have never afforded to pay cash for my doctor’s appointments and full price for my prescriptions on a monthly basis.  Thank God I didn’t have to have bloodwork done to monitor how my meds were affecting my body because paying hundreds or thousands of dollars for lab work was not an option.

 

What will happen if we aren’t covered

Without this provision good people will have to either give up medical care and the medications they rely on or live on the street and go hungry in order to get medical care.  Is that really what we want to see?  Without this provision people will die.  The terminally ill won’t be able to afford to extend their lives.  The chronically ill may choose to commit suicide because they can’t afford what they need for pain relief or complications from their pre-existing conditions will make them even sicker.  Unfortunately, many chronic illnesses have overlapping and similar symptoms and physicians are quick to blame what we have first before searching for new answers. Can you afford thousands of dollars a month in medical expenses?  I know I can’t.  Oh and before you suggest that no one will go hungry or homeless if they apply for welfare assistance, that isn’t an option for many.  Anyone above the poverty level will not qualify for assistance even though their medical expenses would have them living under it.  Another possible outcome of people no longer being assured of continuing care is a higher divorce rate.  Without this provision I wouldn’t qualify for assistance of any kind based on my husband’s income alone. But if we divorced I could keep a roof over my head, food on my table, and receive the medical care I require. Families shouldn’t have to be torn apart and people shouldn’t have to even consider these kind of measures in order to continue their care.  One last thing, just because individual states have the option to keep this provision it won’t help those who live elsewhere or guarantee that those who do live there will be fully covered.  Can you imagine uprooting your life and that of your family just to afford your prescriptions?  Because states would only have a limited pool of resources to fund it, starting over somewhere new is risky as you might not get the care you need after all.

What can we do?

Contact your state’s senators! Tell them that how important this provision is.  Give examples of how losing it will financially ruin you, make it personal.  While I currently treat my conditions outside of my healthcare provider, I am always at risk of having abdominal adhesions from endometriosis and internal scarring severally attack my bowels at any moment and require surgery.  This would be considered a pre-existing condition and would financially ruin me.

Contact your senator today! Click here for a list of United State Senators.


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Oska Pulse Frequency and Distance Demonstration

Oska Pulse Frequency and Distance Demonstration

I have had several people inquire about how the Oska Pulse frequency works at different ranges. Here is a video from Steve Collins of Oska Wellness, in which he answers this question and more!

Now that you have seen the demonstration, you can see how I am treating more than the area that I am focusing on.

Ready to begin your Oska Pulse journey?

Click here and don’t forget to use Promo Code DIVA to save some $55

The Disabled Diva’s Oska Pulse Journey Week 4

The Disabled Diva’s Oska Pulse Journey Week 4

How using this device is like watching paint dry and an update on my improvement.

*Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional cost to you, I receive a commission when you make a purchase through my links. The proceeds earned fund the giveaways I host in The Disabled Diva’s Fitness Buddies and Disneyability Group on Facebook.

 

Click here to embark on your own Oska Pulse journey and be sure to use promo code DIVA to save $55

To help with the cost, pay with PayPal’s 6 month no pay payment plan.  Not sure if Oska Pulse will help you? Check out these studies!  The good folks at Oska Wellness will let you return it within 30 days no questions asked.

You have nothing to lose except pain!

Click here to watch week five!

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Oska Pulse Journey Week Three: More than a pain relief device

My Oska Pulse Journey Week Three

Find out how the Oska Pulse is more than a pain relief device and how it is actually preventing pain in my latest update.  In addition I share other conditions and illnesses that this type of therapy has shown been proven to help with.

 

Still not convinced? See the research for yourself.

List of all conditions/illnesses and how this therapy helps each

How PEMF therapy helps with pelvic pain

Ready to begin your Oska Pulse journey?

Click here to order your Oska Pulse today! Be sure to use promo code DIVA to save $55

Not sure if Oska Pulse will help you? The good folks at Oska Wellness will let you return it within 30 days no questions asked.

You have nothing to lose except pain!

Read and watch my journey from the beginning or click here for the next post

*Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional cost to you, I receive a commission when you make a purchase through my links. The proceeds earned fund the giveaways I host in The Disabled Diva’s Fitness Buddies and Disneyability Group on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How Cannabis Made Getting Pain Relief Less Painful

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had many reasons choosing to choose cannabis to relieve chronic pain from fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, degenerative disc disease, coccydynia, and endometriosis, but there was one reason that I never even considered until I experienced it myself.

As I was nearing the end of my prescription pain pill era, my doctors were under pressure to limit and/reduce the amount of pain medication they prescribed. The result was that chronic patients like myself had to be seen monthly and we were no longer being prescribed the amount we needed. Prior to this my physician was able to write a prescription for several months worth of pain meds at a time.  This meant I only needed to see my doctor a few times a year unless something new presented itself.  For me, a monthly doctor visit to get a prescription was a painful nightmare.  Each visit would physically deplete me. They stole precious time that could have been spent laughing and making memories with family and friends. They would also emotionally drain me.  No one should be brought to tears over asking for an adequate amount of pain relief.

*Disclosure: I am not a medical professional. I am NOT issuing medical advice. I am only sharing my experience. This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional cost to you, I receive a commission when you make a purchase through my links. The proceeds earned fund the giveaways I host in my Facebook groups.

I knew that medicating with marijuana would have many benefits, but not having to beg to get a smidgen of what I needed was one of the most surprising and empowering ones.  I no longer needed to see a doctor on a monthly basis to request pain medication.  In the state of California, I only need to see a medical marijuana referring physician once a year.  At the time I made the switch, I was paying $30 a month just to see my physician. That was $360 just to have my doctor write a prescription!  My initial MMJ recommendation was $65 and I have renewed each year for just $35!  Who knew I would be saving money too!!!! Fast forward to 2018 when I began getting my recommendation online in the privacy of my own home for only $39!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With my recommendation in hand I am free to get my medication from any dispensary in California.  No more having to worry about which pharmacy takes my insurance.  Instead of being stuck with a pharmacy that knows I can’t go anywhere else and doesn’t care about me as a patient, dispensaries work hard to please their patients.  They offer premium products and run specials on different forms of MMJ all the time.

With my MMJ recommendation I am able to acquire the amount of medication that I need, plus have a surplus for really bad days.  The best part is that MMJ comes in so many different forms which makes micro dosing for daily muscle spasms, nerve pain, and bone pain possible.  It was impossible for me to micro dose with opioids. Can you imagine breaking down a pain pill when you only need a few milligrams?

To top it off, since medicating with MMJ I no longer experience the side effects that I did with pharmaceuticals.  I shudder when I think about how much sicker I would be or how many more prescriptions I would need if I had continued treating my chronic pain with my doctors prescription pad. At the time I decided enough was enough, my doctor was ready to write 10 prescriptions just to combat side effects!!!!!!

Medicating with MMJ has improved my life in so many ways.  My family and I love that I no longer have to exhaust myself both physically and emotionally with monthly doctor visits and having to beg for pain medication. I have both time and energy to enjoy doing things I want to do.  I am living again.  Most importantly, I am learning more about my body.  I am not only able to identify each of my major pain sources, I am discovering what movements or activities set off a chain reaction of pain or angers a particular pain source.

Do you medicate with MMJ?  What benefit surprised you?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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