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Old 11-25-2015, 06:16 PM   #21
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Hi Diandra,

Good to hear you were able to get first-hand advice and are seemingly reaping the benefits, even if it starts with a reduced headache and a loud slumber.

I wonder - will you have to prepare extra Thanksgiving food to stave off The Munchies, or does MMJ not have that side effect?

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Hi Diandra,

The "burn" sounds uncomfortable.

I hope you find the best product/method/mix for relief.
I understand it can take time to find optimal treatment.

I hope you have had a joyful Thanksgiving.

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Old 11-28-2015, 03:20 PM   #23
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Hi Diandra,

Good to hear you were able to get first-hand advice and are seemingly reaping the benefits, even if it starts with a reduced headache and a loud slumber.

I wonder - will you have to prepare extra Thanksgiving food to stave off The Munchies, or does MMJ not have that side effect?

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You hit the nail on the head !
Unfortunately, it does seem to have the munchies side effect. My husband reminded me I woke up from my hibernation-like slumber after my first "hit" and immediately asked for a brownie heated in the microwave with ice cream(something I RARELY eat but it was in the house for company). He thought that was hilarious that within seconds of waking up, that was what I asked for....he asked me if I needed anything and he meant like a glass of water!

Thankfully, I DID make extra food.

Hope everyone had a nice Tday.
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Old 11-28-2015, 03:23 PM   #24
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Hi Diandra,

The "burn" sounds uncomfortable.

I hope you find the best product/method/mix for relief.
I understand it can take time to find optimal treatment.

I hope you have had a joyful Thanksgiving.

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Hi DV,
I got over the burn but do wish I had been warned.

It is taking some trial and error but, in the good news dept, it has helped with
headaches that have been caused by another med.

I had a nice Tday....hope you did as well.
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Old 12-09-2015, 05:38 PM   #25
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Just breaks my heart for these kids to have to go through this when it can be so much better for them.

I think we had 17 Georgia families that had the mother or father and the child move to CO in order for them to receive the cannabis oil.

It's my understanding some or all are moving back and will just make the trips as needed for the meds.

Hopefully in 2016 they will get off their butts and get it growing legally in Georgia for all the people, especially the children, that need this help.

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my eldest daughter Sara
an epileptic
had occopital lobe surgery hoping to
eradicate the seizures
idiopathic
is genetic
is blind in right eye
price of surgery
it failed
to close to the surrounding lobes
back on a crap load of meds again
first grand maul in april 2003
and still suffers them daily
now 34
she too smokes it
and the thc
not a problem for me
i enjoy the munchies
after the reliefs i get from it
and after the amount of weight loss
not knowing it was my cancer
i welcome weight
it too help my daughter with her seizures
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Hi all,

Was wondering if there were any updates on experiences with MMJ and pain relief. I have been searching for an answer to my neuropathic pain (I have MS) for about eight years, and after all that time, I've tried everything. I guess I'm looking at this as my last hope. Since it's not legal yet here in PA, I've tried this option "off the grid" so to speak, but it didn't turn out well. I couldn't wait for the effects to wear off--and to think that it seemed like so much fun back in the 70s!

I'm just hoping it would be better more refined strains, especially something with higher CBD and lower THC (my, the stuff they have these days is so much heavier on the latter than when I was a kid!) But isn't it ironic that with them keeping it illegal, someone who doesn't want to get high can't find the stuff that won't zonk them out?
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Hi all,

Was wondering if there were any updates on experiences with MMJ and pain relief. I have been searching for an answer to my neuropathic pain (I have MS) for about eight years, and after all that time, I've tried everything. I guess I'm looking at this as my last hope. Since it's not legal yet here in PA, I've tried this option "off the grid" so to speak, but it didn't turn out well. I couldn't wait for the effects to wear off--and to think that it seemed like so much fun back in the 70s!

I'm just hoping it would be better more refined strains, especially something with higher CBD and lower THC (my, the stuff they have these days is so much heavier on the latter than when I was a kid!) But isn't it ironic that with them keeping it illegal, someone who doesn't want to get high can't find the stuff that won't zonk them out?
Is something a person should not have to if the high can be taken out for those who experience it in a negative way because of the THC SHOULD NOT HAVE TO BE SUBJUCTED TO the "high"
for many it help calm them too
It help me want to eat I seem to forget and I can't afford that
Worried about everyone else but ME
It should be available without the THC
A patient should have the choice to choose
My daughter and her team of doctors are all on board with her
use of it

There was a program not to long ago
Of persons who seek the medicine for the young child
he was risking his life for as it isn't legal yet and this baby was suffering over three hundred seizures in a day
Where he was on a farm like land where the THC is not in the herb
Why wouldn't the big brothers be on top of something they know without DOUBT it WORKS
Any relief I welcome as I cannot take any of the medicines to take for the nerve related problems
The fibromyalgia on my upper right back
A direct result of my cervical neck surgeries
Oh jeez I'm getting angry remembering the days I was once able to do the things I love such as cook GONE
CAN'T stand for to long
CAN'T sit for to long
Can't walk for to long
Can't lie on my right side
CAN'T HUG OR BE TOUCHED
It hurts and burns so badly I want my skin pulled from my back
Going on three weeks now
No indication of letting up
Pray weather will get better it has much to do how my body will behave though I must say I do get some needed relief
What else is left
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Old 01-16-2016, 03:52 PM   #28
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Thanks, eva. I did a little more research on the status of the MMJ bill in PA, and it's very discouraging. A bunch of idiots are trying to add tons of amendments to it that will make it impossible for it to ever work. For example, it must be prescribed, but anyone like a doctor or nurse who prescribes it has to have a reserve of $2 million in cash for liability or something. And it has to be FDA-approved MMJ, and of course, there is no such thing!

As for just getting it passed in any form, the PA Speaker of the House refuses to even bring it up for a vote. If they'd just vote on it, it would pass, but he won't let them. He's got some personal bugaboo about it--I read he had a melt-down in a meeting where he broke down sobbing (http://www.politicspa.com/medical-ma...o-tears/70855/).

Then, even if they ever do get around to passing it, it probably won't go into effect for another few years. All I want is to stop feeling like bees are stinging my feet 24/7. Why is that so terrible? What is wrong with these people? Arrrgggghhh!

I did read something the other day about a cannabinoid chewing gum that might be available by 2017 (I know, still a long way off) http://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.co...in-spasticity/
Maybe it will be helpful for other conditions too!
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Oh, and I hope your pain lets up for you, eva. I'm so sorry that you hurt so much.
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I am lost in my pain
It's one thing not able
Or rather just couldn't do anymore
trial and error
My use of MM
Is the only thing that keeps my mind from snapping
My pain is so great right now and in the last six weeks a flare up
my upper right back
I have been without a shirt or anything for that matter
My lower back just not worth talking about
But the pain is so great I just want to die
There is another seven minutes before I start my med intake
I have been on the same time upon intake
I feel once I begin messing with my clock my body has become used to regimen
I do not like having to take any
The withdrawal alone is freighting in itself
I am under medicated only because I fear becoming a zombie
It makes me so bloody angry
I just want to die
Just knowing my nerves are not calm
They are just burning this body up without fire
My waist just cut me in half
My hands feet just cut them off they do not work upon command
I drop everything
My neck and base of my skull
Someone please just bite it out
Just as a animal who hasn't eaten in weeks
Rip it out please
Just rip it out
MM has allowed me some respite
I cannot imagine not having it if need be
And I need be
Being a recovering alcoholic for twenty four years now
just drives me nuts
Alcohol the culprit for many
And there are many who do not loose their privileges to a few drinks
To have to know take opioids to give me some relief for my mechanical problems my spasms the small nerves like biting ants all on my back feet hands
Taking my meds is a huge mental battle
I have no choice in the matter
And to think I WILL go through severe withdrawals if I did not have them
And yet "I" know there sits a bottle on the shelf
Just three shots just three
And that numbing feeling just comes over you

Twenty four years for what
I am screaming in pain
Just kill me please
And yet I'm not ready to give up the fight yet
It is getting harder and harder
I have a couple of years left taking my tamoxifen
for having the breast cancer
That just hit me
I still can't believe I had my breasts taken off
to eradicate my disease
But why do I still feel like I am slowly dying
This is not how one should feel
Oh if I could explain the horrible feeling I have in my gut
It never fails me
I know something underlying is going on
I still have no explanation as to why the veins in my hands and feet swell burst and cause bruising
Go figure
No blood runs to the tips of my fingers
Or the tips of my toes
Only my maker knows my pain
And I am scared
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