Citation: Pistolero_44. "Crown's...What aTrip...: An Experience with Nitrous Oxide (exp51177)". Erowid.org. Feb 6, 2018. erowid.org/exp/51177
I have had N2O many, many times before, I've had several fillings and crowns *due to soft teeth, a curse from my father* But up until about 3 years ago I hadn't ever been on nitrous for the journey. The following is an account of the most recent but will interact with the past 3 years of me being on nitrous...
I started out like many times before, walk into the office, 'Hi, how you doing, were ready for you would you like to come back?' I walk back and go through my paces of meeting the newest girl to add into my dentistís line-up of assistants. Except this new one looked extremely familiar, I just couldn't put my finger on it; it had felt like I had been talking to her in a dream, or that I had known her from a dream. So, I got into the seat and got the tubes hooked up to me. By now I know the general feelings that are very associated with N2O, first I will lie around for about 5 minutes, and I wait for the machine to kind of replace the atmosphere in the bag to Nitro, then I generally begin to feel a bit of anxiety. Kind of a 'holy crap whatís going on, whereíd my air go' type of feeling.
Soon after I begin to feel it kicking in, probably 10 minutes in, thatís when time begins to disappear, and I don't have any understanding about what the concept of time is anymore. I tend to feel very tired, but, then I begin to stop functioning for a second, I usually have to force myself to put a leg on top of the other, just so that I know that I have any tie to the body Iím in. *the pressure of the other leg helps to make the nerve endings accept the input* I usually can tell that I am dosed when the tubes that cross next to my ear, are audible. I tend to start hearing myself breathing, and I generally know its time to quickly grab the nose piece and push it down, making me breathe straight nitro. It usually feels extremely cold going into my lungs and I hold it in like weed tolks, then I exhale through my mouth, then inhaled and hold for another bit, probably 30 seconds each time, and I do that a few times, usually 4 to 5 times.
Once I have hit the edge I generally start to feel an intense swarming sensation of numbness over my whole body, and I usually feel my body beginning to breathe. The numbness generally starts in my legs *the reason I hold one leg on the other* and then moves up my body until I can feel my mind wandering. I usually wait for the coolest reaction my body has which is the ceiling beginning to act like water, I usually feel immense cold that moves up my body like Iím being immersed into a pool, but in slow motion, until the feeling moves up above my head and if I look up then I usually see what appear to be waves like ripples, I've heard its similar to maybe some low dose Ďshrooms.
Soon after I feel that feeling usually the nurse walks in to check on my, however, I can hear everything about her, her voice creates a ripple effect under this water, even her presence creates ripples. I generally try to make coherent words, but I probably fumble to even smile. I usually end up sitting in silence for the most part while the gas kicks in. It's usually at this point that I begin to feel hallucinations of deja vu, and even some paranoia that I've been here before but I canít do anything about it. Nor do I generally care to.
I usually begin to have a lucid dream at this point about times in the future that I will have the gas on, the gas becomes almost a time portal to existence in its self. Thusly bringing me to why I knew that I had seen the assistant before, she was in a dream that I had had awhile back, maybe a few years back when I had first started nitrous.
The dentist came in and gave me the local anesthetic, to which I began to float off a bit more. The light rail above me ended up become some sort of black hole similar to the one in 2001 a space odyssey, it was long thin and black, and I just felt like I was going through it, I can still hear the nitrous being pumped through the lines next to my ears. Any movement while trying to even concentrate was extremely difficult and felt like my hand was still down but in reality it was actually up next to my head itching.
I usually have to go to the bathroom once or twice when Iím on nitrous, it happens I guess, trust me its not fun being a guy and trying to go to the bathroom while still kind of hyped on the stuff, it makes it very difficult to even comprehend whatís going on much less the coordination of doing my stuff. The extra air coming into my system felt odd, and created an even bigger buffer, which made me a bit crazier.
The dentist then disappeared to go work on another patient getting the same thing done, so I was left for almost an hour I was later told, however, it felt like only maybe 30 minutes, I suppose I passed out early on for a few minutes, but surprisingly I knew before anymore or anything ever came towards me, the assistant was coming from down the hall and I knew where she was going in my room, I watched something floating in front of her, similar to the movie Donnie Darko, but I donít know it just seemed thin line of just compressed air maybe, in this water effect, then she was there.
The come down where I basically sat around for a few minutes letting it wear off was difficult, I hate coming down off Nitrous, I donít know why, oh wait, because its awesome.
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I then proceed to wait around for a few minutes in the waiting room after signing my papers for the nitrous to wear off enough so that I can even comprehend how to put the key into the ignition of my car *this part I would not recommend under any circumstance to do EVER!* I decided to drive home, however, I kept going, all of my driving skill seemed to be in perfect condition, and I didnít know what the heck I had worried over, I get out onto an open highway and floor it. *Iím driving a 5k ton SUV* I just go full throttle, passing traffic blasting through lanes I didnít even know were there until I made them. I got home in one piece surprisingly, thanks to a guardian I suppose. The decision to drive could been very hazardous, what I did was stupid and irresponsible, however, this all culminates with the dreams that I have at night after N20 its similar in giving me rapid dreams, but they all seem to have weird tints over them.
And thatís my experiences on N2O.
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