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About Penelope’s Wrist

My whole life has been a journey down the path of holistic wellness. A lot of that has involved figuring out what that means to me, since wellness is TRULY a personal pursuit, something that necessarily means different things to different people. This blog is a record...

How to use THC and CBD oils to get better sleep

QUESTION: My 72-year-old mother is taking 10mg of CBD in MCT oil every night before bed to help her stay asleep, but it’s not really working. She still wakes up every few hours, and doesn’t feel rested in the morning. Should we increase her dose? The first place to...

Seeking balance as a way of being

Over the past few months I’ve had some shoulder pain, likely brought on by hours in front of the computer, so I visited my osteopath last week for some help. We chatted for a few minutes, and I told her about my shoulder and the causes I suspected—mainly that my life...

5 things to try next time you get too high

Pretty much anyone who consumes cannabis on a regular basis has been higher than they wanted to be at some point. You smoke more of the joint than you meant to, or you thought the weed was less potent than it really was, or you thought that edible wasn’t kicking in,...

Women and cannabis: Part 2

In Women’s Health and Cannabis: Part 1, we looked at all the different ways women have traditionally used cannabis throughout history, from treating pain to enhancing pleasure. One thing that has always stood out to me is that women have used cannabis...