The thunderstorm has lowered our temperature about 20 degrees, to 75 degrees F. The wind’s blowing something fierce, and trees are losing some of their leaves. I hope that’s not too painful for the trees. 🙂 I tried to catch a shot of the lightning, but that’s an ability I haven’t mastered yet — I’m always a split second too late.
New York, New York · 181 followers · Yesterday at 8:38am ·
can’t wait for the open weed bar at my kid’s gay wedding
Zach Broussard @ZachBroussard
Remember when I said I wouldn’t get married until gay people everywhere had the right to? Well I could really use some extra time.
(Photo taken 6/10/2015.)
Marijuana is one hundred percent a form of medicine, researchers conclude in a bombshell series of reports released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association…
Findings: Use of marijuana for chronic pain, neuropathic pain, and spasticity due to multiple sclerosis is supported by high-quality evidence…
Pharm Choice: Antidepressants like Zoloft and Prozac increase levels of the vital neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain
Side Effects: Decreased libido, birth defects, increased suicide in those under 25. Can trigger potentially fatal “Serotonin Syndrome.”
Why Pot’s Better: Provides safe, controlled euphoria. Those switching from Zoloft to pot report improved outlook.
Pot’s Drawbacks: Improved outlook makes repeats of Friends actually seem funny…
Kat said: “I said he should be interested in what i talk to him about, because that’s what people who like each other do.”
I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, especially as it applies to my own family, none of whom are interested in learning about chronic pain or what I deal with every day. I’ve been thinking about how I would react if one of my family members also suffered from a chronic medical condition… and I don’t think I would ever choose disinterest. In fact, I would do my own research in case I could find something that would help them.
In the past, I’ve made excuses for my family’s disinterest. Lots and lots of excuses. But I think I’m done with that now. I get more support from the blogging community than I do from my own family, and I think that says a lot.
So, to all of you bloggers who have shown interest in me — just want to say gracias, amigas. 🙂
(Photo taken 5/23/2015.)