A come “back” story

Katie post-surgery 4 weeks

[This is a continuation of my story, published previously] Pain First there was the pain. Every day, the persistent, stupid, frustrating pain. Little by little, it replaced parts of me, like swapping out old holey socks for new ones, a pair at a time. Except the opposite. The perfectly good parts of me were being […]

Six reasons to consider using CBD for your dog

Dog looking out window

Cannabidiol (CBD) seems to be all the rage these days. But should you consider adding it to your dog’s holistic wellness program?  All mammals, including dogs and humans, are blessed with a sophisticated internal cell signaling system known as the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). The ECS is a modulating system designed to restore and maintain balance […]

Cannabis, the ECS, and anandamide (the “Bliss” molecule)

nerve cells

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a relatively newly discovered (1988) biological system that is found in all mammalian species, including humans. Primarily it acts as a central nervous system (CNS) neuro-signaling system.   It was initially discovered by scientists conducting research into how cannabis, and THC in particular, interacted within the human brain to produce […]