I really didn’t think that cannabis was going to be able to help with the chronic pain that I regularly feel.
I have had problems with chronic pain since an accident that occurred in 2007. I was driving on the freeway in my car when a semi truck driver fell asleep and slammed into my car and three additional cars. I was pinned inside of the vehicle for 3 hours while the police officers, fire crew, ambulance members and paramedics did their best to help everyone at the scene of the accident. Since that accident, I have been in a lot of pain every single day. Sometimes the pain is less than other days, but there is a constant ache that never goes away. I was taking a ton of muscle relaxers and pain pills when the doctor suggested trying something different. Medical marijuana was just introduced as a state law and there were a couple of marijuana dispensaries in the state capital, about an hour from my home. The doctor said that he could send me to the medical marijuana treatment center for an educational seminar. At the educational seminar, they talked about the benefits of medical marijuana and helped patients sign up for the card. 10 mg of cannabis Edibles really take away a lot of my pain. I have been using 10 mg of cannabis Edibles for the past 6 months. The pain is still aching, but I have less inflammation and swelling at the painful spots. I’ve been able to get out and exercise and spend more time with my grandchildren.