Catch-22 is Alive & Well ~ How I Learned To Live With Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Oro Cas Reflects

In the Spring, my wife, Paula Cas wrote a post about my battle with chronic pain, pain clinics, and opioid use. Catch-22 Is Alive And Well.

Just wanted to post a short update about how things have been going since then.

After a lot of research, trial and error, I have come up with non-Opioid, no prescription treatment for my chronic pain that works for all but my worst pain days … Rainy days or extreme cold.

A high THC strain of Medical Cannabis usually with the colors purple or blue in the name in flower or dab form. I also found a website with high quality hemp based CBD Oil products, 750mg twice a day most days and 1500mg twice a day on bad days, that has been great help for pain and sleep. The final product in my new pain management program is from a company where…

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Astrorisa Moon Forecast: Aries / Ogun Moon Aspects 9/24/2018

SEPTEMBER’S HARVEST MOON TIME 
Hello Moon Followers and Subscribers!
from the Aries ~Ogun full moon report
“This is an illuminating moon time. A lot of self-discovery and revelations on many levels will occur. Aries, the archetype of Ogun rules this moon and Libra, the archetype of Oshun rules this sun during this lunation season. This is a strong moon time for many forms of expansion both positive and negative. With both sun and moon at 2° Aries / Libra, this can be a money making moon time for many, as a lot of opportunities will be presented. This is also a moon time which points towards relationship matters. Some people will gain easy access to minor and major success, while others will be presented with an opportunity to shine but they’ll have to work hard to see its completion. This moon time speaks of time being wasted by our own actions and the actions of others. It’s important to focus on what is most important and to prioritize our time and commitment…”
Aries (Ogun) Harvest Full Moon Aspects
Aries (Ogun) Harvest Full Moon Aspects

Aries full moon aspects

“To Know Your Truest Self, Follow The Moon.”

Watch Webinar on Native Wildflowers

The Herb Society of America Blog

By Jen Munson, HSA Education Chair

ginseng American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) a globally rare plant species

The diversity of the world’s plants has dwindled and/or is threatened. In fact the International Union for the Conservation of Nature estimates that 54 percent of the 19,000 plant species they have identified are at risk. In New England it is estimated that almost 20 percent of New England’s native plants are on the verge of being lost and  another 5 percent has already disappeared. Native plants are under threat from invasive species, habitat loss, climate changes among other impacts.

The New England Wildflower Society seeks to preserve New England native plants. Based at the Garden in The Woods botanic garden in Framingham, Massachusetts, their mission is, “to conserve and promote the region’s native plants to ensure healthy, biologically diverse landscapes.” They secure and preserve seeds from rare plants to protect genetic diversity…

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