"When historians pick up their pens to write the story of the 21st century, let them say that it was your generation who laid down the heavy burdens of hate at last and that peace finally triumphed over violence, aggression and war. So I say to you, walk with the wind, brothers and sisters, and let the spirit of peace and the power of everlasting love be your guide."
-- John Lewis (1940-2020)
More Than Just the High
Cannabis
by Colorado Queen
Citation:   Colorado Queen. "More Than Just the High: An Experience with Cannabis (exp105021)". Erowid.org. Sep 24, 2019. erowid.org/exp/105021

 
DOSE:
3 hits smoked Cannabis

BODY WEIGHT: 145 lb


Let me start by saying that I had researched marijuana for three years before I started smoking it, and I highly recommend being educated about anything before doing it. I had been interested in trying it since I found out that my older brother did, but had always been a reserved person and wouldn't know where to find it anyway. Fall of 2013, my family moved to Colorado, where I instantly became friends with the stoners.

The day before I smoked for the first time, I bought a small pipe from my younger brother, who was much more experienced than me. He told my step-dad that I bought the pipe from him and that I was interested in trying pot.

That day, my step-dad waited until my brother and mom left to go shopping. He took me into his room and told me he knew I wanted to try smoking.
That day, my step-dad waited until my brother and mom left to go shopping. He took me into his room and told me he knew I wanted to try smoking.
He told me that he wanted to smoke me out for my first time and that he would even give me a little of my own. His pipe was already loaded with grade A Sour Diesel. When I took my first hit, I didn't feel it straight away, like I thought I would, and I was coughing my lungs out from accidentally taking too big of a hit.

It hit me shortly after the second hit, and I just felt light. I was having severe emotional problems the week before, and now I was just feeling like none of it even mattered. I was at peace with myself for the first time in months. We took three hits each, then went back upstairs so my mom wouldn't be suspicious when she got home. I sat on the couch as they brought their stuff in. Without even thinking about it, I hopped up and walked into the kitchen--straight to the goodie cupboard, and grabbed a nutty bar and a pack of hohos.

Both my step-dad and brother were looking at me, grinning. I went back to the couch and opened my nutty bars. After taking the first bite, I suddenly found it hilarious that they were both staring at me and that I was doing the stereotypical stoner thing. I burst out in silent laughter, barely keeping myself from choking on or spitting out my nutty bar. My mom was about to come back into the living room so I had to go back downstairs to avoid being caught.

By now I was just vibing and enjoying my junk food. I decided to get on my laptop and listen to some music. A little while later I had started on my hohos, and the song 'Skin' by Rihanna came on. I was vibing so hard with the music and I could feel the vibrations from the headphones in my collar bone. I finished the hoho as the song ended, and about halfway through the next song I thought 'music tastes better with hohos'. When I realized what I had thought I burst out laughing.

The rest of my experience was good, though not as memorable as the first part of it. I am truly glad that I decided to start smoking. It has helped me a lot with bipolar, anorexia, and my overall intolerance for other human beings.

Exp Year: 2014ExpID: 105021
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 16 
Published: Sep 24, 2019Views: 330
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