Long story short… I’m 55 and I’ve had RRMS most of my adult life – I was told multiple times I did not have MS! On July 31 2012 I had what appeared to be a stroke – I couldn’t speak normal words! Much fuss and debate in the ER finally lead to my true diagnosis of secondary progressive.
Fast forward– over the past two years I’ve tried every recommended therapy to no avail and continue to decline. I suffer pain often and oxycodone is all that helps. I’m a RN and I hate the withdrawal periods, or being altered daily.
Medical marijuana is legal in CT now, I moved here to live out my life after loosing my home.
I met with my doctor yesterday for my monthly medication refills, and informed him that I have been approved for my MMP Card. I have informed him all along that this was my plan to ward off increasing need for narcotics. He then told me if I use Cannibis he can no longer give me oxycodone!
I’m so very tired of fighting to have quality of life. And I can’t live with the kind of pain I suffer frequently. I’m palliative at this point. Help!