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My Whole Head Throbbed Pleasantly
Inhalants - Nitrites
by Gill
Citation:   Gill. "My Whole Head Throbbed Pleasantly: An Experience with Inhalants - Nitrites (exp76179)". Erowid.org. Mar 6, 2019. erowid.org/exp/76179

 
DOSE:
  repeated inhaled Inhalants - Nitrites (gas)
BODY WEIGHT: 65 kg
The Poppers Days

My first experience with poppers was in 2007. I was in year nine. Before then, the only ‘real’ drug I had done was cannabis. My friend Verity, who was the one who got me into drugs in the first place, showed up in school one day and said to me, “look what I’ve got!” as she pulled out a small brown glass bottle from her bag.

“What the fuck is that?” I asked.

“Poppers!” she mouthed back to me.

I had read about them on the internet before, but didn’t really know much about them. I never thought the chance to try them would come. Anyway, we went down to an IT room for a geography lesson. I spoke to Verity on the way down. “What to poppers actually do?” I asked. I had read that they give you a head rush, but knew nothing else.

“Wait and see!” she said. We got to the IT room, and when everyone else was getting on with their work, Verity got out the bottle. She unscrewed the lid, looked around for the teacher, and took a sniff. She held her breath for a moment, then let out a quiet sigh and started laughing. She continued to laugh and her whole face went bright red. It was like this for about a minute, and then she handed me the bottle. I did the same as her. I unscrewed the lid, looked around for the teacher, then looked at Verity. I was a bit scared to be honest, because I had read somewhere that poppers are called poppers because they make your head feel like it’s going to pop. Surely that would hurt?

I decided there was only one way to find out. I covered one nostril, raised the bottle of clear, smelly liquid up to my nose and breathed in deeply through my nose. Briefly, the inside of my nose burnt like fuck, but I would soon find out that this pain is definitely worth it!

I held my breath for about five seconds, then let go. Slowly, I felt a warm feeling crawl up the back of my neck and into my head. My whole head throbbed pleasantly, and I suddenly felt very warm and comfortable. Then the head rush kicked in. I could feel the blood gushing through my head. It was the most amazing feeling.

I ended up with Verity giving me the bottle of poppers. I spent many a high lunchtime secretly sniffing the stuff with my other ‘drug-buddies’ Stuie, Stevie and Lenny. Eventually, we built up a tolerance to the drug, and gave it up. I’ve done poppers a couple of times since then, but it will never be as good as the first time.

Exp Year: 2007ExpID: 76179
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Mar 6, 2019Views: 3,790
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