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Bethany’s Quest for Medical Marijuana is Finally Over!

I’ve said it before, but I’m gonna say it again just one last time!! The journey to getting our daughter, Bethany, access to medical marijuana has been a long and arduous one! When we first started out, it wasn’t even legal for medical use yet, where we live! So we spent a couple of years […]

We Got a Very Exciting and Life Changing Special Delivery!

The Road to getting medical marijuana has been a long and arduous one for my daughter, Bethany, who suffers with uncontrolled seizures and aggressive behavior. Our journey began 16 years ago when she was just 2 years old. On one devastating day, our lives changed forever, the instant that Bethany was diagnosed with a very […]

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Bethany’s Medical Marijuana Certification Paper is Finally Here!!

It’s been a long, hard, emotional process, but I am thrilled to say, we finally have Bethany’s medical marijuana certification paper in our possession!! Marijuana for my daughter?!!! It’s so crazy to think about!! There was a time, when never in a million years, would I ever have dreamed that someday I’d desperately want to […]

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Special Needs Teen Gets Approved for Medical Marijuana!

Breaking News!! Special needs teen gets approved to use medical marijuana to treat seizure disorder! Yesterday, my special needs daughter, Bethany had a Neurology appointment. Thinking her neurologist might suggest prescribing her medical marijuana was the last thing on my husband’s or my mind! So, saying we were shocked when he straight up did just […]

Special Needs Family Link Share #21: Charlotte’s Web Update

Welcome to the Special Needs Family Link Share! I’m so glad you came!  I love hearing from old and new friends each week! This is the safe place for those affected by special needs to share, support, and encourage one another! Please share your awesome and unique story with us!! The special needs family link […]

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The Impact of Undiagnosed Disabilities, Disorders, or Conditions

The impact of having undiagnosed disabilities, disorders, or conditions can be devastating. I won’t pretend to understand what life is like for the mother of a child dealing with an undiagnosed disability. But I don’t have to stretch my imagination at all, to understand what it’s like to be the mother of a child who, […]

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Bethany’s Crappy Happy T-Shirt Campaign!

We just launched our very first ever T-Shirt campaign, Turn Your Crappy Into Happy We’ve designed an adorable t-shirt featuring our new slogan, “Turn your crappy into happy” and the smiley poop emoji! Proceeds from all sales will go directly toward providing Bethany with a better quality of life. We hope to raise enough money to […]

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Brain Tumor Signs and Symptoms

January is Brain Tumor Month here at Faith, Hope, and Love and today we are discussing brain tumor signs and symptoms! You may already know that by the time one of several doctors was finally able to correctly diagnose Bethany with a pilocytic astrocytoma, a brain tumor, growing in her cerebellum, she was on the […]

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Just What is Charlottes Web, Anyway?

It is beyond my comprehension and extremely frustrating to me that there are still so many people who are adamantly against legalizing marijuana, including hemp oils like Charlotte’s Web, for catastrophic epilepsy and other equally debilitating illnesses. I cannot help but wonder if these people really took the time to understand and acknowledge just how […]

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Bethany’s Blood Test and Other Good News!!

I had been dreading taking Bethany to get her blood drawn. She can be so uncooperative, you know. But getting this blood test is an important part of hopefully figuring out what’s making her hands turn orange. The orange tint to her skin could very well be be a sign that she’s developing liver failure […]