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UEI in 2019 4 months 9 hours ago #38757

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Hey there Somethingsacred, hope ur well. Thanx I’m sure you’re right about MOB. I should’ve figured that out. I have so much on my mind right now. Family issues and some pretty heavy stuff.

I replied to your post earlier but when I was almost done my phone died. I hate that!! I totally respect and admire that you make your own extracts, etc. I would love to try that. Maybe I’ll PM you sometime and get your recipes and procedures. I think it’s fascinating. I have degrees in biology and psychology.

My son was a biochemistry major at Duquesne (hated it there) but later transferred to another university and changed to a chem major. My son is extremely intelligent, he tends to be good at different stuff than me. Unfortunately he has been struggling academically. He’s on academic suspension this semester. That shocked me!

Idk what the real issue is with him. He’s an only child so I think socially he was a bit behind and got caught up in the social scene. However what’s more concerning is that he’s having issues with depression and anxiety. No parent ever wants to hear that their child has suicidal thoughts. I believe it’s more genetics in his case. The last thing I ever wanted for the Love of My Life, My One & Only Son is to feel the way that I do.

I raised him so differently than how I was raised. Always was supportive, told him I loved him daily and that he could do anything he wanted in life. Addiction runs in my family. Dad’s a functional alcoholic, my brother had a gambling problem and I became an addict and the family scapegoat.

It hurts me to know my son is hurting. I hope and pray that he doesn’t follow my path. I’m sorry this isn’t place to post this. Idk I’m emotional today. A lot going on. I certainly didn’t expect to get into this here. Recently my Dad legally died. Paramedics were finally able to resuscitate him after a long enough period that they thought he might be brain dead. Thankfully that isn’t the case. He’s at home now but very weak and not progressing as fast as he’d like. This has been extremely hard on my mom who was with him at dinner when this happened. He has COPD and hadn’t had his oxygen for far too long.

I’m sorry if this is inappropriate. I’m gonna stop.

Oh Somethingsacred I know I owe a review on the strains I received from PDO. Still working on it. Trying to notice the subtleties btwn certain strains. I got same response as you did from the Red Malaysian MD. One of only Reds that was that relaxing. I wish I’d ordered more. I already finished mine and he’s out of stock. Thanx

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UEI in 2019 4 months 6 hours ago #38764

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Thanks Usernametaken, to answer a couple of your questions. I never ordered from Herbal Salvation before but I seen a lot of good feed back on both them and their products, especially the Gold Reserve and the Plantation Maeng Da. Supposably the PMD alone is great but with .5-1 gram of the Gold Reserve added to it supposedly it's awesome. However I can't comment personally yet so I will keep you guys posted as soon as I try burning some. I believe the other strain you were thinking is the Maha Kali Red, I did order some of that to try as well. And the Gold Reserve is not a tincture, you may be thinking of FST which I never thought was worth the cost personally.
I put in an order of everything you mentioned from PDO so I look forward to trying his as well and chiming back in. His Ultra Enhanced products are priced really well if they are good. Can't wait to try.
Lastly MOB is Magnum Opus Botanicals. Honestly his are the products I'm most excited to try! I have read tons of really great things on Reddit from lots of people that MOB is kind of the holly grail of Extracts and UEMD so I will def share my feedback with you all on all 3 vendors and how everything compares both aroma as well as bang for buck!
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UEI in 2019 4 months 5 hours ago #38765

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Hey friends.

Usernametaken..

Completely fine with me expressing what’s going on in life, we are all ( hopefully) doing the best we can with what we have to tend to , life is layered with all things under the sun, there’s no one or two ways to take care of it all , from the words written by you I can appreciate and respect the loving thoughtful father that you are for your son. For a long time now I’ve beem saying ( mostly to myself !!)we do the best we can and the results are out of our hands/ control, knowing this but still doing what we can !! Also.. we do what we can and can what we do.. it just puts things in better perspective for me saying or thinking it

It’s fun making extracts, and I’ll share all I know, it’s basic in essence but also good to know what is taking place with the process, Im also into fermenting foods, another passion that brings satisfaction to me and my family.

I raised my daughter off grid and was homeschooled for the first half of her life, every Friday she would meet up with a group of fellow homeschoolers in the redwoods to play and learn in that environment, at age 9 she wanted to attend a reg school, though the school she started attending was exceptional in quality and was a public school in a small coastal town north of Santa Cruz, that being said , she was slightly behind on the social aspects, similar to your son,aside from age difference, she transitioned well and appreciates the way we raised her , lessons and values gained from that experience, disclaimer:!she was socialized when home schooled but with other homeschoolers so mainstream school was a bit of an adjustment!! The good we do also comes with unforeseen challenges... awe life

What I’m getting at is we do what we can but there’s some lessons and experiences that can’t be handed to our kids, they struggle in their own karmic ways to gain the lesson they need,!and that’s hard for parents who only want the best for their kids , as you probably well know

Don’t beat yourself up, I don’t think you are .... but it’s the horse and water analogy, when they are thirsty we can point them to the better water to drink from

Take care and much respect
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UEI in 2019 4 months 2 hours ago #38768

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Sorry to hear that Usernametaken, I know life can really be rough sometimes. It sounds like you are an awesome person so just keep your head up and everything will work out.
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UEI in 2019 3 months 4 weeks ago #38775

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Usernametaken wrote: Hey there Somethingsacred, hope ur well. Thanx I’m sure you’re right about MOD. I should’ve figured that out. I have so much on my mind right now. Family issues and some pretty heavy stuff.

I replied to your post earlier but when I was almost done my phone died. I hate that!! I totally respect and admire that you make your own extracts, etc. I would love to try that. Maybe I’ll PM you sometime and get your recipes and procedures. I think it’s fascinating. I have degrees in biology and psychology.

My son was a biochemistry major at Duquesne (hated it there) but later transferred to another university and changed to a chem major. My son is extremely intelligent, he tends to be good at different stuff than me. Unfortunately he has been struggling academically. He’s on academic suspension this semester. That shocked me!

Idk what the real issue is with him. He’s an only child so I think socially he was a bit behind and got caught up in the social scene. However what’s more concerning is that he’s having issues with depression and anxiety. No parent ever wants to hear that their child has suicidal thoughts. I believe it’s more genetics in his case. The last thing I ever wanted for the Love of My Life, My One & Only Son is to feel the way that I do.

I raised him so differently than how I was raised. Always was supportive, told him I loved him daily and that he could do anything he wanted in life. Addiction runs in my family. Dad’s a functional alcoholic, my brother had a gambling problem and I became an addict and the family scapegoat.

It hurts me to know my son is hurting. I hope and pray that he doesn’t follow my path. I’m sorry this isn’t place to post this. Idk I’m emotional today. A lot going on. I certainly didn’t expect to get into this here. Recently my Dad legally died. Paramedics were finally able to resuscitate him after a long enough period that they thought he might be brain dead. Thankfully that isn’t the case. He’s at home now but very weak and not progressing as fast as he’d like. This has been extremely hard on my mom who was with him at dinner when this happened. He has COPD and hadn’t had his oxygen for far too long.

I’m sorry if this is inappropriate. I’m gonna stop.

Oh Somethingsacred I know I owe a review on the strains I received from PDO. Still working on it. Trying to notice the subtleties btwn certain strains. I got same response as you did from the Red Malaysian MD. One of only Reds that was that relaxing. I wish I’d ordered more. I already finished mine and he’s out of stock. Thanx

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I was at work when I responded earlier,I hope I didn’t come off as insensitive , I reread your post and can grasp what you are feeling , I wanted to give optimism quickly while at work... now I’m at home and reflecting on your post ..

that’s a lot going on in your life . Many uncertainties with the ones you love , as someone who also have been depressed and suicidal, it’s a pain and concern about your son possibly feeling the way you do , that is not what anyone would want their kids to feel, and I hope that is not his path either

I’m sorry that this coincides with your father, and your own personal day to day stuff,

I feel and empathize with your pain username, breathe and remind yourself how sacred this life is, how beautifully unscriptable, and how its beauty coincides with the struggle, Personally for me when in the midst of hardship, it tends to feel like that’s all there is, but it’s not,

I go in nature for relief, a walk in the woods and it helps put my mind at ease and places things in a better spot than my straining to make sense of it ,
... smelling all the smells, seeing all the contrasting colors, and hearing the orchestra of nature ... good medicine !!

please do something nice for yourself , you deserve a reprieve from worries , I hope you give that to yourself whatever that may be,

Please pm me anytime even if only just to vent , I believe that’s good medicine my friend ,listening ears and a caring soul , good to express these things and not harbor them inside your mind all by yourself

Your son is working through some things, you say he’s highly intelligent, Switched to chemistry,that’s great !! im wishing that I would have done that , I live for understanding the chemical mechanisms of plant medicines and how they help heal our bodies, mind and spirit ... good for him , it’s a heady field for sure .
This suspension can serve him greatly in taking some time to view his priorities and get his ducks lined up better, a bit of a side step to get clarity about what’s important and what he wants, this is his journey , he’s lucky to have your unconditional love , the best gift ever !!!

I will be thinking the best of thoughts for your son and father, and for you who stands by close to help in the ways you can, your father sounds resilient to have survived what he has , time is so precious, enjoy your time with him username, every day a gift to have him , your son will figure out his path , it’s highly likely this will be his projected direction , figuring out what he wants and what is important for his life ,

we are here for you brother , good evening and please reach out anytime you want to talk ,

And sorry I hadn’t responded with more thought and sensitivity earlier , now I have the time

On a diff note ..the pdo red Malaysian md def is somthing special, I’m sure Jeff will restock not to far down the road with the same or similar relieving strain..

I’ll review some other special strains that are of similar awesomeness I can recommend for you to try

Take care brother

Brandon
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UEI in 2019 3 months 4 weeks ago #38779

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Along with Brandon you can also PM me if you would like to vent or for possible things to help with your son's depression/suicidal issues.
I am bipolar and before getting help I was also suicidal.
Proper meds and accountability partners I have in Celebrate Recovery help me tremendously.
The main thing is to push him to get help. Always take seriously someone who is showing signs of being suicidal or making any kind of a plan to do it.

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UEI in 2019 3 months 3 weeks ago #38988

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Influencer wrote: Thanks Usernametaken, to answer a couple of your questions. I never ordered from Herbal Salvation before but I seen a lot of good feed back on both them and their products, especially the Gold Reserve and the Plantation Maeng Da. Supposably the PMD alone is great but with .5-1 gram of the Gold Reserve added to it supposedly it's awesome. However I can't comment personally yet so I will keep you guys posted as soon as I try burning some. I believe the other strain you were thinking is the Maha Kali Red, I did order some of that to try as well. And the Gold Reserve is not a tincture, you may be thinking of FST which I never thought was worth the cost personally.
I put in an order of everything you mentioned from PDO so I look forward to trying his as well and chiming back in. His Ultra Enhanced products are priced really well if they are good. Can't wait to try.
Lastly MOB is Magnum Opus Botanicals. Honestly his are the products I'm most excited to try! I have read tons of really great things on Reddit from lots of people that MOB is kind of the holly grail of Extracts and UEMD so I will def share my feedback with you all on all 3 vendors and how everything compares both aroma as well as bang for buck!


Thanx for the reply. Plz let us know what you think of the items you ordered. Did you get the mini sampler of the enhanced leaf from PDO? I’m especially interested in your opinion on his products.

If Gold Reserve isn’t a tincture what is it? I have same question regarding MOB. I’ve only had enhanced leaf. Never had a liquid or tincture or resin. I think I preferred the 20x Extract cause it was Full Spectrum.

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UEI in 2019 3 months 3 weeks ago #38990

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@ Somethingsacred, no need to apologize I didn’t think your first reply to my post was insensitive at all. I’m sorry I didn’t reply sooner, hopefully I haven’t offended you. I wasn’t able to post since I had company over.

Your reply touched my heart. I like your writing style to begin with. You came across as a genuine, compassionate, sensitive guy. I can’t express my gratitude as eloquently as I’d like.

I read your reply aloud to my mom who was driving me home from my psychiatrist appt. I cried while I read it to here. Your words not only moved me but her as well.

I don’t believe in coincidences. I not only needed to hear your thoughts and perspective but you hit the nail on the head. My mom had recently talked with my son. He told her the best thing that he’s done for himself was to take time off. He had chosen to not attend last semester. However he had no idea that he was going to be suspended this semester. The dean of the chemistry dept. didn’t meet with him until the very last day students could add or drop a class. At the time I was upset and angry that the dean waited so long to tell him. If he’d been told earlier he could’ve at least taken classes at the local community college.

My son told my mom that he’s much more focused on what he has to do to achieve his goals. He has ADD and used to be medicated for it but he doesn’t like how the stimulants made him feel. He’s been working as a server/bartender/cook. I was just told that he’s been given keys to the restaurant. The owners clearly trust him which is always a positive. Anyway. I’ll b e back to finish someone is at my door
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I am so honored to have helped in the smallest of ways in giving a little validation perhaps or at least empathy and perspective from a person that feels much and cares a lot . There’s lyrics to a song.. “ all that matter in this life is the way we cared and the way that we shared “ .... more to it but that’s some key ones !!!


Thank you usernametaken, I enjoy and appreciate you being here , may all things under the stars fall into the place they need to be, right where they need to be .I hope you get to Enjoy your family this weekend and have fulfilling holiday, some relief and happiness!

Sorry I took a sec to respond , life happens in between plans . “if” is the middle word in life ... that one always gets me smiling

Take care bro
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@ Somethingsacred, plz forgive me for not finishing my reply. I had an unexpected person show up at my door. I’ve had this person in my life for 5 years. It’s a completely TOXIC relationship. I’ve tried my hardest to stay away but he won’t let me go.

Oh Btw I found it interesting that you think I’m a guy/father. I’m actually a mom. My son just turned 22!!!

I haven’t posted in a long time because my life is both complicated and simple. I get overwhelmed and I completely shut down and isolate myself.

Had to come back here. I appreciate all your contributions that you’ve made to this site and individuals. I really respect you!

Glad to be back.
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