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My Recovery
Cannabis
by Pat
Citation:   Pat. "My Recovery: An Experience with Cannabis (exp83347)". Erowid.org. Jan 18, 2010. erowid.org/exp/83347

 
DOSE:
  repeated   Cannabis (plant material)


This is my story in terms or marijuana. I believe it's a shame that such a negative light is show on something that has significantly affected my life for the better and the lifes of those in similar situations that I have met.

I developed cancer when I was 16. I quickly dropped 40 lbs due to chemotherapy and was givin the gift of marijuana by one of my friends when I hadnít been able to eat for 3 days b/c of recent treatments. It worked like a charm and I was able to eat regularly and keep my body healthy because of it. I gained 30 of those 40 lbs back in the 3 months following that day. I had more energy, I was able to workout regularly and it fully changed the life I was living. Despite missing a whole year of school I was able to catch up and graduate with my class with a 3.9 GPA.

Now cancer free I attribute much of my recovery to marijuana.

Exp Year: 2004ExpID: 83347
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 16 
Published: Jan 18, 2010Views: 7,520
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Cannabis (1) : Not Applicable (38), Therapeutic Intent or Outcome (49), Medical Use (47), Health Benefits (32)

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