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A Little Disappointed
by clownbaby
Citation:   clownbaby. "A Little Disappointed: An Experience with Kratom (exp108827)". Jul 14, 2016.

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1 g oral Kratom (capsule)
  T+ 0:15 500 mg oral Kratom (capsule)
  T+ 1:15 500 mg oral Kratom (capsule)


I'm always interested in any drugs that are legal to buy, so when I saw some Kratom capsules for sale at the e-cig store about a week ago, I was tempted to buy them. After asking an employee about the Kratom, I was lucky that he gave me a pack for free. I took the dose that he recommended, which was one capsule. He told me that if I didn’t feel anything after a half hour, that I should take another. And so I did, but unfortunately I still didn’t feel anything worth noting. I honestly felt like I was scrutinizing any tiny difference I felt, so I concluded that the dose was ineffective.

This morning I walked to the e-cig store to buy the usual shit, and considered trying Kratom again. As I was purchasing, I decided that I did want to give the drug another shot as I was still curious about the effects. I started asking the employee questions, like if she’s ever tried it before and about the dosage I should take, just shit like that. Seeing my curiosity, she went to the back room and returned with two more free packs so I could try more strains. I had a pack of Bali Kratom, a pack of Maeng Da Kratom, and a pack of “Gold” Maeng Da, which is supposed to be extra strength.

After returning home with an excited smile on my face, I did a tiny bit of research on each of the strains so I could decide which one I wanted to try. My gut decision was to go with the Bali, for the calm effects and the quick on-set of effects. A little background info prior to taking the capsules: I stayed up all night because I was having trouble falling asleep, so I was somewhat exhausted after the walk. I also only ate some French fries before ingesting the Kratom, and that was a few hours before my walk to the store. I decided to swallow two capsules initially, since my last experience was unnoticeable. I told myself that I would wait half an hour before taking another, just in case the first two actually kicked in. My impatience got the best of me and I swallowed one more fifteen minutes later. I decided to clean up the house a little bit so I wouldn’t be completely focused on the Kratom. A half hour passed after I took the third capsule, so I decided to take one more because I really wanted to feel the effects. Overall, the Kratom kept me awake and gave me some energy after staying up all night. I also noticed that I had no headaches during my experience, which were occurring all morning prior to ingesting the Kratom.

I would say that I’m pleased with the analgesic effects of Kratom, since it seemed to work better than Ibuprofen. Other than that, I was a little let down that I didn’t feel any euphoria or any change mentally. I still have a decent amount of capsules left and I’m excited to try the “Gold” Maeng Da. If I’m ever curious to buy more Kratom, I would rather buy it from an online vendor as I heard store bought capsules are not as effective.

Exp Year: 2016ExpID: 108827
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 18 
Published: Jul 14, 2016Views: 8,119
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