Old stoners and diabetes

The actual me at a grocery store on Veterans Day. Check out that chubby neck, ugh

I am no doctor or nutritionist, I only know what my own state of health is, what my doc at the VA says about it (his frown says it all) and what my current goals are. At 68 I feel pretty good, I’m mobile and with the exception of some back issues and joint pain from time to time I get by. I’m lucky and I admit it but I am also an overweight veteran who up to now has been using his PTSD disability as an excuse to eat the wrong kinds of foods, especially when ripped on Super Skunk! It’s so easy to reach for the cashews and chocolate when the munchies ambush me and they make me feel good, (only for about as long as it takes to eat them) and after all isn’t the fight against symptoms of PTSD centered around feeling good about yourself? I suspect I am not the only one that does this. But no more for me, This time I will do it. I am Gung Ho for Low-Carb lifestyle. Stay tuned.

Marijuana is a truth serum

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guess which one!

When I look in the mirror I am not happy and I sure don’t feel good about myself physically. It’s got nothing to do with the trauma of combat in Vietnam, it’s about that fat gut hanging over my belt line that I hate so much but can’t seem to do anything permanent about. I reach for the pipe to ease my mind and it gets worse after a lungful or two of White Widow because I get thirsty (beer) that’s when those little creatures on my shoulder appear, the angel and the devil, you know the ones ie. stop drinking/no, enjoy it you earned it – don’t eat that chocolate/go ahead indulge just this once – i should be working on the grow shed/naw, just have another toke When they start jabbering back and forth like this I have to go to my VFW post and look at guys fatter than me so I feel better, seriously!

Maybe it’s just a symptom of my particular brand of PTSD but have you ever experienced similar nonsense, feeling guilty while high? Is there a strain of marijuana out there that treats feelings of  guilt? Not just mask it with 26% THC, but block it. If someone has one let me know and I will try it.  I would love to get blitzed without thinking about what I should be doing when I come down.

Pot court is in session

download (22)In my world there are two kinds of high after smoking some quality shit, the guilty high and the not-guilty high. For example, when high on Blueberry Haze, if I reach for the chocolate chip cookies instead of a healthier snack, I gotta plead GUILTY!

If, as I have been trying to do lately, I instead eat a low-carb snack when blasted away on Atomic Crack, good snacks like a low carb, nutritious and delicious beef stick or cheese dip and celery I can therefore declare myself NOT GUILTY!

download (23)It’s all about staying stoned and feeling good about everything, what I call a guilt free high. Take your prescribed meds and toke up but try to avoid the snacks that only make us fatter. There are so many great snack alternatives to sugar loaded junk food. At our age we need to really watch our blood sugar.  Don’t look around at other guys big bellies and say screw it, I’ll just be fat like all the rest! It is no joke fellow vets, it is a matter of life and death, both yours and mine. thank the good Lord that marijuana doesn’t have calories!

sativa sativa sativa! Good weed with lots of energetic sativa such as Jack Herer Sativa helps me stay productive while happy about whatever it is I’m doing. So, get up off that couch and give me fifty marine!