Blog posts tagged "hopegrown spotlight"


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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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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