Monthly Archives: October 2017

I Finally Feel Free and Well Enough to Live a Better Life

I was pretty happy when I first learned that medical marijuana in Marlton NJ is now an option for me. This is because I have epilepsy, and I also have a very young cousin who has it, too. Both of us have tried to make it through life as well as we can on the different prescriptions we have been given over time, but we have both long wished for the right to use medical marijuana after learning how helpful it is for the condition that we both share. We have both hoped that getting to use it would be life-altering and it has been.

My parents and I found out that I had epilepsy when I was 6 years old. I can’t say that I remember all that much from that time period in my life, but I do remember being scared often about when my next seizure episode would be. Continue reading

The Best I Have Felt in 10 Years

I was experiencing pain in my back for a few weeks before I finally decided to do something about it. I figured I had just pulled a muscle or something, so I thought that time was all I needed to feel like myself again. I also tried a heating pad, an ice pack, over the counter pills, and even a few massages by my husband, but none of those were working for me. The pain was not getting much worse, but it was not getting any better either. I decided to see a chiropractor in San Leandro, the same one that my cousin had been trying to get me to see for the last few years. Continue reading

Not Letting Back Pain Cause Me to Miss Work

I was lifting a heavy box, and I felt something kind of click or clunk in my back. It was like something moved just a little, but it was enough to cause me to drop the box and abruptly sit down. It did not feel right even though there was not a lot of initial pain. After a few minutes of sitting, I was able to get back to carrying boxes. However, the next day I was at a Petaluma chiropractor trying to get the pain to stop. It was really bad when I got up the next morning.

I noticed that when I resumed carrying the boxes that I was holding them different. Continue reading