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Freon Freakout
Inhalants - Dichlorodifluoromethane
by Steve
Citation:   Steve. "Freon Freakout: An Experience with Inhalants - Dichlorodifluoromethane (exp17704)". Erowid.org. Apr 26, 2018. erowid.org/exp/17704



[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.]

I filled a small latex balloon with dichlorodifluoromethane for a friend and my brother. We then went outside to breath the gas. We had done this before and were expecting nothing different.

As I walked around feeling more and more buzzed I looked up into the night sky. I looked at the stars and realized that Iím trapped here on earth. This didnít bother me much because every one else is too. Then I noticed the moon. And once again the thought came to me that I couldnít even get to the moon if I had to. I was trapped here on Earth. And once again this didnít bother me or seam too significant. Then I realized I was trapped inside of my head. This caught my attention as rather alarming since I was in here all by myself. At this point I began to loose contact with the outside world as all I could see and feel began to dissolve into an intricate pattern of sights, sounds, and sensations. I panicked and began to run just as the last glimpse of the outside world dissolved. The outside world began to integrate. My brother was lifting me out of the middle of the street. Fortunately it was late and there was no traffic. I donít do Freon any more.

Exp Year: 1987ExpID: 17704
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Apr 26, 2018Views: 1,135
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