Every morning at breakfast I administer my children’s cannabis oil. I know that giving them this medicine is helping them i can see it in the way Jackson walks, I realize it more every day that Jackson is fully functioning, in no pain, and mastering new skills. That for me is enough. For the medical community they like their blood work and xray’s and all those expensive machine that look at everything you can imagine. They base the success of their treatments on the results. I like getting the results of treatments just as much as anyone would, that in it’s self is terrifying and sometimes exciting as well. Unfortunately for my family these test results are almost never good news. So when when Jackson and I headed off to the hospital for an all day full body MRI I was anxious what these results would say. I knew he was doing better overcoming the challenges of the Cerebral Palsy and we had seen reduction in his CRMO pain and flare ups. I was still very worried what the test would say in regard to Jackson’s bone conditions from CRMO damage. When Jackson last seen the Dr January 28th 2016, there was a great concern that the disease had spread to his spine. The thought was that either his spine was starting to curve or that there was inflammation so bad that it was causing it to appear to be curving. His knees appeared to be swollen as well. Dr’s felt it was necessary to re-do a whole body MRI in order to get a good look at what was happening inside Jackson’s bones. So we set off to do the scan in early February however Jackson fell sick with a respiratory cold and we had to reschedule the scan. We were able to have the test done on June 27th 2016. I was not prepared for the results of this scan. On July 28th 2016 we met with Jacksons Rheumatologist. Upon being taken back we met with the Physician Assistant. I told the her we had stopped using prescriptions completely almost 2 months ago and told her i added THC oil as well as ginger root. During conversation i had also mentioned the video, she wanted to see it so i showed it to her. She left and when the Dr came back she was with him as well as a student.The Dr. asked me what I had been doing to treat Jackson’s CRMO. I’d told him that I began treating Jackson with a high CBD low THC coconut oil tincture as well as ginger root extract and lotion made from cannabis on his affected areas. The Doctor was very interested in all I had to say about how I had been treating Jackson, how I weened him off the prescriptions and how well I felt he was doing with out them. He asked Jackson to walk for him as they do at every appointment, he checked him out and looked him over and began describing Jackson’s history with the student. He then says may I see the video? Of course i agreed and showed the video to the DR and student. After viewing the video The Dr says ” how do you get this” I told him i was not comfortable discussing that. He was very understanding of why i would not want to. He then asked what a months cost for this is, i gave him a general price. He went on to ask question regarding the medicine, what cannabinoids were in it and what was it extracted with. I answered all his question and then asked what were the results of Jackson’s MRI? How is his spine looking? He said he is great!, He said they could’t find the original bone lesions that they had disappeared. That they could not find any lesions at all. that there was no spinal involvement . He looks great his blood work is perfect. However there were a few spots showing some inflammation in his legs. He told me to “Keep doing what I’m doing” that he felt this treatment was working well. So well in fact he said Jackson would not need a follow up appointment for at least six months, that he did not want to repeat blood work again (something we had done after every appointment before), and that he wasn’t going to order another MRI for at-least a year. He went on to say that if Jackson is showing the same results after his next MRI he would feel comfortable saying we may have found a successful treatment for CRMO. I was glowing. I could never had imagined this. I never thought when i set out to find some relief for Jackson’s CP that we would find a real safe treatment for his CRMO. One that would lead to him going off all prescriptions and thriving so well. I never thought we would ever get the support of his Dr in doing so, let alone here the Dr say “no prescriptions just do what you are doing it seems to be working well.” There is no real way to describe how that feels. We now have medical validation and full Dr support. It’s time for changes and sharing these stories, telling our doctors what we are doing. It is so important in repealing this ridiculous prohibition. I hope everyone who reads this will share it with their friends. Spreading the information around is great in helping educate those who still believe cannabis is dangerous.