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I Wish I Had Never Have Tried It
Freon
by britt
Citation:   britt. "I Wish I Had Never Have Tried It: An Experience with Freon (exp93183)". Erowid.org. May 8, 2018. erowid.org/exp/93183

 
DOSE:
  repeated inhaled Inhalants (daily)

BODY WEIGHT: 100 lb


[Erowid Note: Our understanding of the literature is that there is no such thing as safe recreational use of volatile solvents, aerosols and other street inhalants : their psychoactive effects are inseparable from nerve and organ damage. We have chosen to include these reports to help document the real world use of inhalants, but their inclusion is not intended to imply that they are anything but dangerous.]

When I was 13 I was at my friends house and this girl came over and started talking about freon. I had never heard of it before and had just started smoking weed so I was pretty curious. My friend and her told me how it was done and I said let's do it so we did. We went to the side of her apt complex where the air conditioner was, got the plastic grocery bag ready and a stick to push in the gauge where the freon comes out, filled the bag and started breathing it in.

And Omg within seconds I got this insane whole body high. I heard weird sounds and couldn't help but laugh hysterically. The high lasted about a minute or two so we kept on Huffing it til we noticed people looking at us. From that day on I was hooked. I huffed pretty much all day every day during the summer.

One incident I remember more than any was this one:
Me and a friend went to this church (neither one of us had central air) so we could huff. It was at the beginning of the school year and we had jus got out, went to her house to get a bag and a pen and went looking for an air conditioner. The church was the first one we came to. So we got the bag ready, waited til the ac turned on and pushed the gauge in with the pen. She inhaled her bag full first then I did. We would laugh hysterically and run around like idiots and come back for more. After about an hour of Huffing my 'trips' were getting more intense. The last bag I did I remember falling down in the field next to the church, I kept hearing this crazy sound. Like in a video game. Like old school Mario bros when you would jump on yoshi...that sound. Plus other random sounds like echos and 8 bit music. Also I remember laying there and flinging my leg from side to side, and I would see pokemon......I don't remember its name but I kept seeing that cute little fox thing that had 3 tails. And it would run towards me then run away. I have no idea how long I laid there but when I came to the sun was starting to go down. I didn't see my friend so I started running lol then I found her passed out on the side of the road by her house.

There were times when we would pass out in random places, would go to neighbors houses, churches, businesses, anywhere that had a air conditioner just to get high. Towards the end we were using trash bags and filling them completely full and would pass out for 12+ hours. That was the last time, because we couldn't remember anything plus we had gotten frostbite on our lips that hurt and looked like herpes. I would never ever recommend anyone to do this. We got lucky none of us died. My memory and the way my mind works now [7 years later] is probably equivalent to a 11 year olds. I don't even want to know how many brain cells I've killed.

It may have been fun but I wish I had never have tried it.

Exp Year: 2003-2004ExpID: 93183
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 14 
Published: May 8, 2018Views: 1,594
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