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Robyn Menzies

part-time writer, full-time banker

Robyn Menzies is a part-time writer, full-time banker living and working in Toronto, Ontario.

Confessions of a Medical Marijuana User, Part 3: The Big Inhale

Within moments, I was flying. I felt light, giddy, and not at all in pain for the first time in what felt like years. No knives stabbing me in my neck, no vise around my back. My joints didn't ache, not a muscle felt bruised. It was awesome -- for about 10 minutes. Then I realized that I couldn't read a book, I couldn't watch TV, and I couldn't make a sandwich.
01/19/2012 04:02 EST

Confessions of a Medical Marijuana User: Part One

I'm a 39-year-old law-abiding citizen. I work in banking. I don't speed, I've never gotten a parking ticket and jaywalking makes me uncomfortable. While I make no judgment of people who use marijuana recreationally, I have never been one of them -- my drug of choice has always been a nice glass of wine. So how did I get here?
01/17/2012 05:53 EST