Blog posts tagged "hopegrown spotlight"


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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HG Spotlight: Living with Fibromyalgia Part 1

They had me on Imitrex for my migraines, and in total, I was on 23 medications each and every day...I wrote a poem (if you can believe this during the hell I was in), and posted it on a Fibromyalgia discussion page. It was then that we received excellent advice from a good friend; a very reliable friend online recommended we look into cannabis...

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Hopegrown Spotlight: How Cannabis Changed My Life

"By 2009, I was on 19 different prescription medications, disengaged with life, becoming overweight and falling deeper into depression. Upon the urging of his father, he got his first medical cannabis card in December of that year. Shortly after beginning this plant-based treatment, my life began to change rapidly."

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Hopegrown Spotlight: Me, My Mom & Reefer Madness

I’m sure the “Reefer Madness” propaganda along with all those horrible ads and terrible lies scared her to death more than I could ever imagine. Along with my dad, I’m sure there were plenty of other parents out there who had no idea what marijuana was truly like or that it had medicinal purposes.

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