Monday, May 22, 2006
I Got A Boo-Boo
Last night, I fell and banged my arm and shoved my hand through a glass window. This morning, I went and had it x-rayed on the off chance that it was broken since I was still in a bit of pain.
After getting it x-rayed, the doctor said it wasn't broken but I had quite a bit of soft tissue damage. He gave me a prescription for a muscle relaxer and a 1/4 pound of medicinal marijuana for the pain. The nurse then gave me a tetanus shot and an antibiotic and bandaged me up.
The direction on the bag of medicinal marijuana said to smoke two doobies three times daily as needed for pain for the first week. Then a doobie daily as needed in order to wean me off the doctor's doobage. The pharmacist explained to me the side effects of medicinal marijuana. I warned me to keep plenty of snacks around as I might get what is known as the munchies. He said that Chee-to's worked very well to combat this symptom but to stay away from hot and spicy foods as they have a tendency to go down really well but the aftereffects after they are digested could be a pain in the ass. He also explained that this medicine could seriously effect my give-a-shitter. Another effect that he explained to me was the fact that this medication has been known to cause people to take on certain Chinese facial features and the red eye so I might want to carry some Visine.
So if I seem even more incoherent and lackadaisical than usual it is the medicine or at least that is my story and I am sticking to it.
(In all actuality, I was only given a prescription for a muscle relaxer and Vicodin. But wouldn't that be cool if natures alternative was an option.)