October 17, 1998. My friend and I had thought about trying shrooms for a while,
we smoked a lot of bud, but we weren't really sure if we should try shrooming.
After reading numerous trip reports and talking to other people we finally
decided we'd give it a shot. We purchased about 3 grams of psilocybe cubenis and
blended it into 500ml of Sunny Delight Orange Juice. We weren't sure how bad
they would taste but surprisngly it tasted exactly like orange juice and went
down without a problem. (I totally recommend this if you dont like taking them
I brought along a copy of Pure Moods, an album
with trippy songs like the X-Files theme and some Enigma. We decided to wait
until we started tripping to listen to it. We walked to a nearby park and walked
around. It was a nature park and reminded us of the movie "What Dreams May
Come" it was the perfect place to trip. I had barely had any breakfast so I
antcipated it to hit me pretty soon after ingestion. We sat down on a bench
overlooking a lake and I waited for the effects. I closed my eyes and soon I was
looking into a red cave. I opened my eyes and everything was almost normal, only
I had a very mild stoned effect. We walked through bridges and paths, but still
my friend hadnt started feeling anything, which kind of threw my trip off
because I was not sure if I was tripping or not. We found out we had just walked
in a big circle and when i looked around i realized that things didnt appear the
same as before. I kept saying "they changed everything around". To my
delight I found a pack of cheezies in my pockets which I had brought for later
and the package felt really slippery. I wanted to keep touching it even though
the cheesies looked like live shrimps. We sat down again at the same spot, and
when I closed my eyes everything went pitch black after a few seconds, I started
contemplating on what I had done before that day and the days before. Still my
friend felt nothing, he was starting to lose hope as it had been 2 hours since
we had the shrooms. I was beginning to think that the effects I was experiencing
were not really because of the shrooms as we had both had the same amount from
the same package, and my friend was feeling just the way he did as when we
entered the park.
We left the park after a few hours
of walking, and decided to goto 7-11. On the way i could definately feel things
being different. Cars seemed to be longer and the roads seem rich in texture.
Still I thought it was just me, as my friend was feeling perfect. It all changed
when we entered 7-11. The store was the peak of my trip, as packages seemed to
vibrate and move. My arm looked really long and when I looked at my friend he
was so disproportional I couldnt stop laffing. His head was enormous and his
legs were so tiny. He began to feel the effects as I reached my peak. This
really boosted my trip level as it gave me added confidence. People seemed to be
really funny sizes, really big and small, and my vision was terrible. We decided
we needed to go to the mall to enhance our experience.
On the way, the Mars bar I bought looked so small that I could eat it in
one bite. I kept squishing it to see what it was made of, and the nougat looked
like liquid. Inside the mall was crazy. Life was moving too fast for us and I
was beginning to see the devil in people (especially after my friend pointed it
out to me.) We wanted to get something to drink and we walked and walked looking
around, I began to get so overwhelmed with everything I just sat down, gave my
friend some money and told him to get me something to drink, I didnt care what.
We decided the mall was too fast paced for us, so we went to another park. It
seemed scary to me and it was really getting cold. Soon I could tell I was
getting back to normal, as my friend reached his peak! He said he felt the earth
below moving and he saw the grass shift. I put on my Pure Moods cd and
thoroughly enjoyed it. I was beginning to feel normal but the only thing that
kept me going was the music, it sounded so alive.
back to the mall and sat in a bookstore. I couldnt read any books but I felt
really really comfortable in the chair. The bookcase in front of me revived the
effects. It was getting to be 4 hours into the trip. The books seemed to shift
back and forth and seemed to pop out. I looked at my friend and laffed as he was
staring madly into deep space. As my trip reached its end at 4 hours, my friend
was still tripping (and he did for about another hour).
The whole trip was a mass of consfusion and didnt really get any more
trippy then weed but it lasted about 3 times as long. We didnt experience any
hallucinations but a few tracers. I cant wait till next week, when we trip
again, hopefully on 2-3grams.