List of Medical Marijuana Friendly Doctors in Illinois

As many of you are aware, one of the biggest problems with the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program is finding a doctor who is willing to certify that prospective patients have one of the qualifying medical conditions required to enter the program. Without a doubt, the #1 question asked by those wanting to apply is... Read more »

Illinois is ready to legalize recreational marijuana

The cannabis juggernaut is barreling on in a forwardly direction despite all efforts by lame duck US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, to stop it. I almost feel sad for the guy. He seems to be stuck in some 1930s “Reefer Madness” time warp. He can’t understand why so few people are paying attention... Read more »

All marijuana use is medicinal

Greetings dear readers. I know. I know. I have REALLY been shirking my blogging responsibilities. Mea culpa. Here’s the thing. I am kinda busy trying to wrestle back our democracy from a coup perpetrated by Vladimir Putin and the fascist dictator, one Donald J. Trump, aided and abetted by his GOP enablers. I am on... Read more »

I really thought we were past this; trials of parenting

Since Trump stole the 2016 election, I have REALLY been a “donkey on the edge” as I have watched him rape and pillage our democracy with each passing day. Some days I am so depressed about what is happening to our country that I can barely get out of bed. I joined the Resistance on... Read more »

How I got banned from a building just for doing my job

How I got banned from a building just for doing my job
I have been a massage therapist for 20 years. Two months ago, I was banned from a building by a complete stranger. My crime? Giving a client a massage treatment in a fitness center. Here’s the entire sad and sorry story. I have been going to a building in the loop for 14 years, more... Read more »

Dear Speaker Ryan, don't you touch my Medicare and Social Security benefits

Dear Speaker Ryan, I am at a loss as to why you feel entitled to rob me and millions of my fellow baby boomers of our Medicare and Social Security benefits. This is our money, not yours. We have paid into these funds our entire adult lives. Many of us are not millionaires, unlike many... Read more »

I know all about narcissists; my mother was one

I am the child of a narcissistic mother, so I am very familiar with Mr. Trump’s narcissistic behavior. Everything is about him. And so, with my mother, everything was about her. Not only was she a narcissist, but she had OCD, hypochondria, was always criticizing me and she was emotionally absent. How I managed to... Read more »

When blogging yo! meets medical marijuana

A few months ago, I received the following message via FB Messenger: Hi Leslie, my name is Frederick (not his real name) and I have a daughter with Angelman Syndrome..I need your help to guide me purchasing CBD+THC for my daughter….we live in London,UK…GOD BLESS YOU !!!! It turned out that Frederick had found my... Read more »

How marijuana helped breast cancer survivor recover from trauma

I have the pleasure of hosting a guest blogger today who prefers to remain anonymous. She considers her story to be a cannabis success story. So, without further ado, her is her post. I suffer from a lot of mental health issues and I am a pothead. Yup, I am being brutally honest about myself.... Read more »

Illinois man with ALS credits medical marijuana with keeping him alive

I have really been shirking my blog writing duties lately due to the “I can’t take my eyes off the train wreck” also known as the 2016 Presidential Election. Anywho, I have returned to writing about my favorite subject; medical cannabis success stories. Today, I am featuring a southern Illinois resident, Barry Coughlin, who has... Read more »