Becky’s Story

It started out as coming home from Calif. as my kids were grown and I was sick. I had done Infer-on treatments twice, once with UNC Clinical trial then in Calif. I did 54 weeks started in 2010. It about killed my mind, body and soul. Luckily being Calif. it was no problem smoking or eating the Cannabis. I ended up on IV’s fluids for almost 4 yrs. most were in an infusion center at our local Hospital in Calif. I remember my nurse Abby well. Spent Christmas eve, New years Eve together. My Belly had been scarred bad. I couldn’t drink water for years. We drove me back in my rig in 09. My father had a set up for me to finally relax and heal me. Landed in the hospital 5 hours from home bad angina attack. Finally made it here on April 19th 2009. I even had to leave my 17 yr. Homecoming Queen, I missed so much. Cancer struck my Father Sam Haines Ret. Navy, Magna Cum Laude Honor Student Psychology, Master Gardner, Herbologist, and many other things a few months later. He always said the absetos from the Subs. would take him out. He didn’t want money for that, I respect it. He loved his USA. We lost him 3 months after I came home. A few months later I felt a sharp pain in my left lower belly it took me to the ER 24 hrs. later. Was the first time I had ever heard the word Cancer for me. It was a mass about the size of an Apple on my left Ovary. Six weeks later it had grown to 2 lbs. Took blood no Ovarian Cancer I was found, my OB did some major surgery to remove it and other organs. I woke up hearing it was bad, rare they had to send it to Duke the pathology. That is where my night mare begin as I was pretty much on my own here.
Came home, paid someone to bring me with 34 staples in my gut and a backed up septic tank, still have leach line issues. 3 weeks later I finally get a call. Musinous Adenocarcinoma 2 lb. Mass and Unknown Primary. Very Rare only 600 cases in the States a year. I found only 2 hospitals treated this one in San Diego and Wake Forest. Thought I was in, emailed Dr. Levine my Pathology, he quickly replied stated yes they do treat it, not mine, I was co-morbid. A term for med-care. If a person has 2 or more chronic conditions they won’t put the money in them. The Surgery was called MOAS a 23 hr. surgery cutting out 1/2 colon, 1/2 intestines and all lump nodes appendix and also HEPIC chemo. where they run warm chemo. in your guts sew you up and leave it for a few hrs. this giving me maybe 5 yrs to live. Duke jumped in, it was my CEA’s that were elevated the marker for Colon Cancer. Did a round, it about killed of Taxol. I lost my in home care I had since 2001 to the NC’s health plan. I did eat cannabis and smoke the whole time during the chemo. I could eat a chili dog had weird cravings while others were puking. Did have the water issue and my belly I had to look out for dehydration, I don’t think right when it happens those around me have signs. It didn’t get caught quite a few times, once I laid in my bed devacating on myself for 5 days, had Kloe looking out the window , I remember I thought it was snowing and no one could see us in here dying, wow. Sad looking back. My family tried , came in washed me up, bless their hearts. at one tine I even told Sam to get Kloe she had been eating chemo and was glowing green, he did it. I can give instructions. We got through it.
I had researched the Cannabis Oil as a cure, I believe in our science of Plants and it has always been a big part of my life, my father shared the history and health with me. Many other things but that is another story, If I remember right he was one of the Original ones in the first NORML he believed it should have been free, he fought for it. I’m no activist always;ys felt it was a gift to us, I choose to live off Grid I’ll get there again. I lost that in 99 due to Hurricane Floyd the flood. The oil I knew it would work, my children they only science they believed in was mans, I was forced into the chemo. it did no good on the numbers came back a tad more elevated. I did a search of the property as Dad told me he had material for bakeables wow was I surprised there was my oil meds. He had grew it he was going to compost, I told him to save it til I got back there ..lol..I guess it was part of my inheritence. Some one showed up from NCCPN she runs a differnt one now CCC I believe. Spent the first 3 months in a good Cannabis coma almost finally had a little help to feed me, I could rest, Rick Said that for it to work I must rest. I gave in. I have a list of 20 Chronic Conditions I have been pinned with. I knew the endocanabonoid system but had no idea I could feel this dang good.
Within 6 weeks I could tell a difference in my eating and resting I was able to shower again on a regular basis eating well. I took a lot of oil! Tumors started leaving I had nodules unknown stuff in my lungs they cleared. The drs. were amazed as we sat there and giggled they were lost to this science, I told them the whole time what I was doing, we preached Cannabis at Duke, eating my little green cookies everywhere . Around 6 months ago I had been studying food a long time, believe in our organics was almost there once, then got sick. I started this little crazy diet a friend mentioned also tips from my friend Tamara she cleared her Cancer through foods just wrote a book the fist print sold out, Alternative Health Solutions. I’ll post a link with this. 12 colors a day, it was simple to me, I needed simplicity. Lost so much, reading, writing, seeing, driving, etc. The GMOs are killing us also, I hope to climate all one day, also I’ll wear only hemp once I can shop for my clothes again, using 7th generation Baby products for the skin and clothes washing, dish washing all natural stuff. There were so many scripts I had been on since the Interferon treatment. I was ready for the pills to be gone too. I became quiet good at the oil , good shit, I jacked up my dose to detox off this stuff processed foods and the rest of the meds. I was on. I didn’t think I had to tell anyone what I was doing, it was my world here. The family reacted quite different to the natural healing. They had never heard me talk about Jesus before, I dig him. What happened to my health is short of a miracle all conditions cleared, Cancer, Fibro. Chronic Pain, Fatique, high blood pressure, high sugar, Epstien Barre, angina, spastic esophagus, chronic thrush had took my taste, also candida bad on my skin, Ptsd, Anxiety, Hyper-activity I’ll get that list there are more, even have chronic marijuana abuse, I’ll keep that one. There are 2 pills I have to take, I tested it, for hyperprotienlypidemia 4, a genetic blood disorder. The only meds .I will take, or my trich
Around 2 months ago I stepped out in our World, got my hair done, new clothes, the bloat from treatments just fell off with the oil like magic! I had no idea what would come of me coming out of this Corporate Greed. I ended up with an infection, it started a change for me with our local Hospital who I had standing orders for fluids at. I usually carry a book so they can see my condition if they can’t understand me, I come around after a bag or 2. I said ” I’m not from around here, I need fluids my family has sucked me dry.” Next thing I know I was being stripped of clothes and rights, the infection or fluids not treated. They shot me up with dope and knocked me out. I awoke in what they call here the observatory, wow, worse then jail, been there one night..lol. they see if you need to be in psych. took me 2 days to get my I rights back. I cleared the infection with the veggies and water brought to me in there I made them wait on my ass hand and foot, since they had me. I had to take a drug called Septra for Schizophrenia and shut up for 3 hrs before they let me out the door I conformed. I knew an injustice had been done I was going to let it go, but they got me again.
On Dec. 2nd, my daughter, she got worried, so was I. I had did so much of my oil i need to get some more done, no one understood what I was up against, I didn’t feel I had to explain myself as long as I was getting better. The Fytanal patches, celexa they gave me for crying during chemo. , the lortabs, Valiums I was ready to get them out of my system for good. I don’t need a pain pill today for the fibromyalgia. i did show my ass, I can’t rest with knots in my gut, things I need to get out with the family and community, no one fully understand how close I’ve been to death quite many times done with that shit. Autumn hadn’t seen me since we got me thru the chemo. Placed a 911 call to my ass to check on my welfare. I was already set and at the beach with my stuff getting ready to rent a place and relax a month, yes they found me there too 4 cops and ambulance pulled in the yard. The law can do that if they feel you have a mental heath, Holistic healing is not heard here, hardly. I told that Dr. Hussini, I had stepped out of the medical society I only suffer from PTSD as far as my head is concerned. He told me I could no step out of their system. watch me.
I’m really grasping what happened next. I’ll go into more detail later but it still hurts as I saw so much brutality. I was driven and handed over to the the psych. ward. 6 cops and 2 attented to tie me down in a seclusion room and shoot me up with drugs. This went on till the 20 of Dec. I fought that stuff hard. I would no conform. I wore my Army Creed shirt, taught everyone to say Pledge allienge I had to draw it out. Talked about the Cannabis the medical bill, they lock folks in our county up if they have a narcotic benzo or cannabis in your system and dry you out. When I left there the recovery counselor who was tough..lo. I heard tell our people yes smoke a joint, its ok, That felt good, things did change up there. I did finally conform as I wasn’t going to get out, took their drugs and the lituim this time they said I was bi-polar. no labels here, a little eccentric they thought I had grandiose ideas, which I don’t think anything is impossible. We are going to free our weed in the South. I feel it. I had to eat their foods, made me sick, sleep so many hours, I’m on my own schedule is my right. I have been court ordered to take the meds. After my release 2 days later I went back. I wanted them not to keep me on those drugs, I was able to release with my signature that Observatory on the 23rd of this month with my own signature yes. I won that mess. I do feel that the Hospital will be in my lawsuit pending the county. Here is what happened while I was away from my home.
Since I wasn’t home they bursted right in my door. I don’t worry about my cannabis here, or my guns or anything for that matter I did nothing wrong. I had my Christmas weed out, maybe 10 grams, I had left buckets soaking in the bathroom, the didn’t mess with that, they were kind of freaked on my big vial of left over oil. It was empty. Many drugs in the house, a grow room my dad grew veggies in, many guns, I had my tax money put up , they took all my stuff while they figured out I was no harm to a soul not a grower or dealer of any kind. Robeson here wants this Cannabis free, its taking up their courts and recovery for the real addicts and Alcoholics. We had yet to clean out my house from all the scripts. As I sit now I’m ok with what it took to get me here. I gotta go to court to get my stuff back my guns and money. My cable which was my connection to the world all cut turned off someone didn’t pay my bills, I came home to my car egged with my own eggs, inside and out that one bit I know who did it. My dang Kloe, I lost her, 2 of my hens, I’ve been having to be on-line outside I have enjoyed the freedom.
I’d like to get the ball started rolling on education here , in my side of the State 75% are stil without internet. We have to get something to them. I was going to front this part my self financially I had 2 land sales going on. I lost them both with my phone. HB 577 needs to be in every ones face if its going to pass in a year. It should have already been 3 years ago. I have been begging for help. We are going to run a fund for now. I’m putting in about my last 100 bucks to get it rolling. That way I can get the printed material they have been begging for in their hands at least in my county Columbus and Brunswick any others can contact me. I hope to have a link for those pamphlets soon. I can’t create them on my puter don’t have the program but have help for that once I get or info. more narrow down, Also putting in about those foods and gmos just a little ed. its not available here. Very sweet runs thru veins here, dying of Cancer all over the place Genocide is what I call it. I’m leaving on that one. Have a Bless day. Peace be with you all. yes, my medicine, my Cannabis OIL! I had enough to last me for a year, til it was free to grown my own weed! My friend Donnie destroyed all for my protection. Dang, I feel I may could have beat the case and won that shit back. Out of my hands I’m ok. The foods and I smoke and eat my cookies still. Spaz is a nervous little thing she suffers from PTSD also. Do be careful with that watched a video last night out of Co. they are rushing knocked out stoned dogs to the Vets.
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Cannabis and Teens

Since 1975 the “Monitoring the Future” study has recorded the self-reported use of various substances by middle and high school students. Each year it reveals what is really going on with teen drug use.  In 2011 47,000 teens participated with interesting results. Although many, including the US Drug Czar, took the findings as negative and just one more way to attack cannabis use what it revealed was more proof that teens just like most of us want to do what is best for our bodies.

Many Americans today have tried or use cannabis with no adverse side effects.  During the 90s there was a huge push with D.A.R.E. and other programs that educated school children on all dangers of drugs.  With the population becoming more educated on the actual dangers associated with cigarettes, alcohol and other harmful substances we have seen a shift in use.  People including teens  have also realized the real harms and benefits of cannabis as well.

With this realization people have turned to cannabis with its relatively mild side effects and no lasting damage or threat of death.  Data backs up that use of harmful substances such as cocaine, steroids and heroin have steadily fallen down almost 50% from peak.  Alcohol and tobacco use is down 50% as well actually reaching historic lows.  It would seem that the population of teens have weighed out the dangers and chosen for themselves.

Cannabis use by contrast in the last four years has increased but not noticeably.  Some wonder then why many saw this report as a call to action against cannabis.    Some blamed the medical use movement for not only exposure but access as well.  This argument does not entirely hold up.  Medical marijuana was in the mainstream media and nation-wide topic in 1996 when CA first tried to legalize for patients.  Access for minors in states that have legalized has been restricted and taken crime off the streets.

In 2011 it was reported that 6.6% reported consuming cannabis daily which is greater than previously reported.   The attitude towards cannabis by teens as a whole has also changed with about 45% of them viewing cannabis as harmful.  That is a huge difference considering in the early 90s it was at 80%.  One caveat is that during the time from the early 90s and throughout most of 2000 teen use of cannabis also fell.

Anyone who lives in the real world will attest that you can only shield your children for so long before you have to let go and let them make their own choices.  When it comes to that point all the training that they have received will guide them.  Teens will always party and always break the rules.  We will never live in a society where there is not a teenage party going on somewhere.  While I don’t support teen use of cannabis, when weighing out the harms against use of alcohol and other harmful substances I would rather see teens choose a natural plant that does not cause death.

There of course are risks with using cannabis not only from using the drug but also the consequential side effects and one’s actions.  The earlier in one’s life cannabis is used the more potential there is for risks.  With that, when weighing out the cons, the potential risks of using cannabis is far less severe than many other substances including prescriptions.

While Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske and other national media look negatively at the study others walk away with a sense of pride that our nation’s youth are choosing more wisely.  Today more people, including teens, perceive cannabis to be less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.  Someday our leaders will see the light and come to the same conclusion as the rest of us.  The War on Drugs has made cannabis an evil that is not neccessary.

Why We Should Pay Attention….At Least Some Of The Time

I remember as a child my grandpa talking with me about the politics of the U.S. and around the world.  I remember him rattling off different names of important people and all the scandalous things happening at the time.  My grandfather was born in 1938 and has seen a lot change in this world.  He’s followed politics longer than I have been alive and yet this passionate subject, for him, did absolutely nothing for me and felt more like a foreign language.  Once I moved out on my own and got my first real taste of freedom I thought I was free to do as I pleased.  I continued that blissful thought until my late twenties where I discovered cannabis.

I went through life not paying any attention to what was going on in politics because it wasn’t effecting me.  Then I started getting blinding intense pain headaches.  I went through a series of doctors, specialists, tests, machines, naturalists, chiropractors, medications, diets and supplements as well as a few other treatments.  For 4 years I sought out a treatment, a cause and a relief from the pain!  I subjected myself to all kinds of different prescriptions some that made my brain feel like it was on fire, made my body numb and on one occasion a near blackout on I-5 in the middle of Seattle from one drug that was supposedly safe.

It was then while at a party I discovered cannabis and all its natural benefits.  After finding cannabis I finally found relief.  I found something that not only took away the pain but lifted my spirits.  In one aspect it was a huge relief that I was not looking at a life where I had to constantly remind myself not to think of the pain always keeping myself busy to distract myself.  In the other aspect cannabis’ natural compounds helped with the depression that set in from being in pain for 4 years.  It really was a prayer answered.

I was fortunate enough to live in a state that had legalized medical marijuana so I was able to obtain a doctor’s recommendation that allowed me to purchase or grow cannabis.  It wasn’t until I walked into my first dispensary and started really talking to the cannabis community that I realized I actually needed to pay attention to politics.  Having control over your treatment, over your medication is priceless.  Having an option that is not fatal, that is natural and affordable is something everyone should enjoy.

Before legalization patients had to obtain their cannabis from the streets or risk growing it themselves.  If you buy on the black market you do not always have control over what you get and typically can not ask what strain it is, does it have molds, pests, chemicals or if its organic.  The streets also do not care if you are 37 or 15 only if you have cash.  On the other hand if a patient decides to grow they risk life as they know it.  If they are caught citizens face all kinds of situations from large legal bills, jail or prison time, losing their kids, job, house or assets as well as a stigma from society being labeled as a criminal.  Even being raided by the police is very tramatizing to the family as they typically break down the door and treat you like armed drug lords, drawing their weapons on your family.

This is why Californians passed prop 215 and later SB420.  This is just one reason why its important to at the very least check in on politics and whats going on in the world at least once in awhile.  While I was out searching for a cure to my pain trying all different kinds of legal chemical narcotics millions of Americans were being shuffled through the justice system for using, possessing or growing a plant.  Even after those two legislation were passed California patients are still having issues from the government with 2011 proving to be an aggressive year for the federal raids on patients.  

It wasn’t until I started researching cannabis that I suddenly realized we are not free at all.  When the government dictates what your medical treatment is and is not instead of you and your doctor, when they take your freedom of choice away that is not freedom and we need to ask ourselves “How can we stand by and allow it to happen?”  We as citizens need to come together and demand our freedom back.  It seems a little comical, if not for all the appalling tragedies, that we are fighting for our right to use a natural plant, one that has been used safely throughout the world for thousands of years.

I will probably never be like my grandfather rattling off names like baseball stats but I have learned to pay better attention to whats going on around me.  Financial crisis, unrest among the people in countries all over the world, everyday living prices soaring, budget cuts are everywhere and raids and arrests for simple possession of a plant are abundant.  2012 is a year to pay attention and get involved.  This year we could seize the opportunity to educate others and push for legalization and an end to this failed, immoral and unconstitutional War on Drugs.  it is time we take back our choice, our freedom, our government!  Contact your Representative or the White House and tell them its time for a real change.  Spread the word Legalization is on the horizon!

Thank You

This week it is hard not to think of all the things I am thankful for.  During these hard times when so many things are going on in the world it can be hard to see that ray of sunshine; that something to be thankful for.  Sometimes we get an entire day of sun and sometimes we only get a glimpse but either way it is important to treasure each moment.  Looking back over this year I see all the battles we fought and the progress we have made.  I also see the set backs and the tearful defeats.  Through all that I am thankful that I have found my passion.  Through this new adventure I have met many new friends along the way and strengthened old relationships.  I have found so many new things that have opened up a curiosity and thirst for more knowledge.  I have read countless stories of patient’s battling illnesses and they still shine.  I am thankful that those patients have discovered cannabis and have found a peace from the pain that haunts them.  I am thankful for those angels out there that put themselves on the line for the good of all of us.  For all the men and women  who are diligently working to give us all freedom of choice I am thankful.  For the powerful voice of NORML who tirelessly works to spread the word and to the angles like David Worrell who spreads the truth to all he meets I am thankful.  I am thankful to all my readers who take time to visit.  I hope that during this holiday season we all find that ray of sunshine I wish peace and happiness to all my readers ~ Cherry Girl

Dear Mr. President or Anyone Else Listening

I write to put a face to this war on medical cannabis.  There are things in life that I hope most never experience.  Having to hear the words that a loved one has cancer. Watching them slowly die from toxic chemo treatments. To see their eyes fade, the life shrinking away preparing for death.  But in all the misery there is hope from strangers. Strangers that risk their life to provide a life saving oil, one that you have deemed too harmful for the public. Despite this the oil is used and the fire in their eyes returns little by little and they come back from the brink.  The doctors say its a miracle but we know its a natural cure.  It is hard to believe that this life saving oil has no medical value when thousands have seen it with their own eyes.  Its hard to believe that this is so dangerous that it must be kept away from the public with hard consequences if obtained.  Its hard to believe that this natural cure is equated with heroin and other harmful drugs.  There are millions of silent users, including yourself, that have used it and not only survived but benefited from it.  It is not a new designer drug but has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Modern science has not unlocked all the mysteries of cannabis.  What we do know is promising and does point towards a cure for cancer as well as other illnesses.  We can not wait for modern science to figure out what millions already know.  We used to put people to death for saying the world is round, which in modern times would sound ridiculous but with cannabis prohibition restricting access to this natural cure, you are essentially condemning thousands of patients to suffer in pain or die from their illness.  We are all born of free will.  We are all born with the right to decide what is best for our own body.  Government has no business making medical and personal decisions for me or anyone else.   We should not be forced to watch our loved ones slowly and agonizingly die from government approved cancer treatments.  We should be able to pursue a natural treatment instead of only those the government pushes.  We can not stand by and watch as politics dictates how we treat our illnesses when patients lives are at stake.  We are all adults and we need to be treated that way.  We need responsible regulations.  We need to come together to ensure safe access for all. There is an opportunity here that is yours for the taking.  You can make a difference, you can right wrongs and stop the oppression of millions.  You have experienced cannabis surely you can see it is not the same as heroin or other schedule 1 drugs.  Millions of lives have been changed forever for simple possession.  Countless families turned upside down over a plant.  Its time for a change, its time for legalization!

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How To Save Yourself From Cancer and Many Other Illnesses With Cannabis

People know of the big C word…Cancer.  When faced with the diagnosis of cancer what do you do, how do you react?  There are conventional treatments for cancer ranging from drugs to radiation to chemotherapy.  Most of the conventional therapies nearly destroy your body along with the cancer. There are some people who have decide to treat cancer in a natural way. When faced with the harsh reality of death as a possibility it can be hard to decide.

Rick Simpson has been providing people with instructions on how to make Hemp Oil medicines for about 8 years.  He has shown how you can treat ailments that are minor to curing cancer.  Below is his presentation RUN FROM THE CURE and other survivor stories that have used the Rick Simpson Oil.  After watching this ask yourself if its time to legalize Cannabis.

RUN FROM THE CURE – Full Version

Grandmother Cancer Survivor Using Rick Simpson Oil

Various Newscasts Pieced Together To Prove Cannabis Cures

You can also read more testimonials Here.  Spread the Truth about the CURE!!
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