Blog posts tagged "hopegrown spotlight"


HG Spotlight: Cannabis Evangelist

"A visit to urgent care disappointed as the doctor was a cold fish about my cannabis use for pain, only offering opioids or a steroid injection. Even then, she could not promise the spasms would be gone... Safe access is crucial in getting cannabis medicine to the masses in legal states, but even the best dispensaries need to know about ingesting and providing options for different ailments. Once someone knows the [health] benefits of this plant, they are compelled to share it.

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HG Spotlight: My Gateway to Recovery

"I can confidently say that cannabis has brought me a long way as I’m now able to care for my two children and keep a maintained house compared to before when I could barely find the motivation and energy to care for myself..."

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HG Spotlight: From Weed to Cannabis, A Mother's Story

The first time I smoked a joint was in the wee hours of the morning in a gas station bathroom with my sister and a friend...It wasn’t until my daughter was [in her late teenage years] that the herb came back into my life in a positive way. She had been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and suffered terribly...

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HG Spotlight: Frozen Shoulder

In 2016, I was diagnosed with a rare form of early onset adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder syndrome) which rendered my left shoulder almost completely immovable and caused excruciating pain — particularly at night. This resulted in severe sleep deprivation and associated depression, irritability, loss of focus, and a major loss of work productivity. I had always read about how debilitating chronic, severe pain could be, but really had no clue until I was living with it.

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HG Spotlight: Living with Fibromyalgia Part 2

"We learned the absolute value of cannabis. I now take magnesium, fish oil, FECO (fully extracted cannabis oil), I still use my asthma inhalers, super enzymes (no gall bladder), natural thyroid, and probiotics. Gone are the 23 medications."

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