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Swirling Colors and Rotating Energy
DMT & Methamphetamine
by Tmaxx
Citation:   Tmaxx. "Swirling Colors and Rotating Energy: An Experience with DMT & Methamphetamine (exp28809)". Erowid.org. Nov 27, 2017. erowid.org/exp/28809

 
DOSE:
  repeated smoked Methamphetamine (powder / crystals)
  85 mg insufflated DMT (powder / crystals)
  1 tablet oral Pharms - Clonazepam  

BODY WEIGHT: 195 lb


This was my very first experience with any substance like this. I have never done LSD or Acid. I have done mushrooms 3 times in the last 5 years, with experiences of: 1st time-bad!, 2nd time-great, 3rd time-a mixture of good and bad. So, basically you could say I'm not much of a 'tripper'.

The only other drugs that have ever made me feel really good are MDMA, smoking Meth, and Hydrocodone, which I use a couple of times a year each. Coke, pot, snorting speed, even alcohol, makes me feel lousy--I hate it and I stay away from it. You could say I'm a pretty occasional experimenter.

My experience: I had been smoking a small amount of crystal off and on over the past couple of days, it was the first time in over 6 months. A few days ago I obtained some DMT, not even knowing what it was. After a long day of working I was sitting at home, smoked a little crystal, and I was bored. Being bored is always what inspires me to 'experiment'. I called a couple of buddies to see if they wanted to join me. Nobody was around.

After doing some research online--and making myself kind of nervous--I measured out what seemed like a safe, but powerful enough dosage. I decided to snort it. Before I took it, I prepared my apartment. I lit candles, turned off the computer screen, and got some music ready, but left it off. I must say, snorting it may not be the best way of taking it, because it really made my throat burn.

After the first 4 or 5 minutes I really didn't feel anything except a badly sore throat. I made some tea with honey, but that, surprisingly, made it worse. Cold water was the only thing helping.

Here is an approximate timeline as best as I can remember. (I really had no concept of time after it kicked in.):

-0-5 min: nothing

-7 min: I felt extremely cold. Thermostat read 70 degrees. I already had long sleeves on, and I added a fleece jacket. Still felt slightly cold.

-8-15 min: Lights started to 'halo'. Also, I felt very nervous because it was my first time, I had smoked some Meth (I don't like to mix), and I was alone. It was the fear of the unknown.

-15-? min: I lay down on the couch. The shadows on the walls from the candles started to sway back and forth. Lights were starting to swirl. Still had a sore throat, which was a bit distracting, and I had a slight headache. I did start to warm up to almost normal. At this point I lost all track of time. My only thoughts were a bit of nervousness, that went back and forth with a feeling of comfort. I kept reminding myself that I was in a safe place. Soon, I lay back and just watched all of the shadows and lights swirl and 'dance'. At times I believe I had my eyes closed.

I was in this zone until some candle wax dripped onto the table and made a 'sizzling' sound, which made me sit up and made me aware of everything that had just happened. Sorry, but I have no idea how long that phase lasted. I would guess anywhere from 10-30 minutes.

-Maybe 10-30 minutes: I lay back down. The lights did their thing. It was starting to get annoying so I closed my eyes. At that point I felt like I had energy waves that slowly moved from one part of my body to the next, over and over. When it was on my head, I could feel a strong headache (not good). (Same with my throat.) At times it was on my bladder and I felt like I had to go to the restroom, but by the time I got ready to go, the sensation was gone. The best part was when the feeling was in my groin area. I was heavily stimulated. I wish it had stayed there the entire time :). By now I was consciously following each sensation. It was like a merry-go-around of physical and emotional feelings. (My emotional thoughts were always tied to my physical sensations--wanting the feeling to continue or wanting it to go away.) I wanted to hang onto the 'good' sensations and get rid of the 'bad' sensations, but I had no control over it.
I wanted to hang onto the 'good' sensations and get rid of the 'bad' sensations, but I had no control over it.
It just kept doing its slow rotation around my body. Again, I had no concept of time.

Maybe 45 mins, maybe much more: I got up off the couch and blew out all of the candles, I was ready for it all to end. My head ached and my throat hurt, but overall I felt safe and comfortable, although I didn't yet have a feeling of control. I took a Klonopin (tranqualizer), hoping it would help me go to sleep.

I thought it was almost over, so I tried to urinate. I turned on the bathroom light and immediately I was seeing everything swirling. I couldn't go to the bathroom, because I would get distracted by the swirling lights. Turned the lights off, didn't pee, and wanted to lie down.

Maybe (again just a guess) 1 hr to 1.5 hrs.: All lights were off and I lay down on my bed. I closed my eyes, hoping to fall asleep when the energy sensations started again. It would happen for 5-10 minutes, then stop. I would open my eyes thinking it was over, lay back down--at this point I wanted to sleep--and it would start all over again. This happened 3 or 4 times.

Next thing I know I wake up from an actual sleep and 4 hours had passed since I first took the DMT. The trip was over. I got up, peed finally, and crawled into bed thinking I would fall back to sleep for the night. No such luck. Here I am documenting my night 7 hours from 0 mins. I feel fine, but I did smoke a little more to get rid of the persistent headache. Everything feels back to 'normal'.

Overall, I had a very mixed experience. I do wish that I had another person with me. The snorting killed my nose and throat, and I did get a headache. The lack of control allowed me to let go and let the drug do its thing, but it also gave me some slight anxiety. Again, I think the anxiety would have eased if I had another person with me. At no time did I feel even close to as bad as I did during my bad shroom experience. In terms of doing it again, I may in a few months or so. Or maybe not. So far I am not feeling a bad comedown.



Exp Year: 2003ExpID: 28809
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Nov 27, 2017Views: 3,570
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