I started using spice approximately six years ago. I am 58 yrs old. I smoked pot since I was 16. I never had any side effects at all from real weed it just relaxed me. I had very high anxiety and helped control that.
Until six years ago on a fixed income real weed got too expensive and you had to buy larger amounts than I could afford. So a friend turned me on to spice. You could buy it as low as 15.00 a bag which was only 3 grams but all I could afford. My first high was intense, but the feeling was euphoric.
I watched my friend nod off and almost fell off the chair, but I continued smoking because the instant high was so intense it instantly had me hooked from day one! I found myself wanting more and more even though I knew the process of how it was being made with unknown chemicals sprayed on a green leafy substance and knew that couldn’t be good.
I wanted more and more of this high! I began to see I wasn’t spending less than real weed I was paying at least three times the amount or more! When I ran out of money, I started selling items in my house just to get high and keep my going! I was also spending almost all my SSD check approximately $400.00 of a $700.00 check!
It all continued until my appetite was empty I had sold everything I could and three days into the month was broke! By now I couldn’t do without it. If I ran out, I would start to vomit to the point of dehydration violently. I didn’t eat food would not go down my throat! I dropped 40 lbs just like that.
My friend and I would then overdraw his account by at least $200.00 to keep getting high. Our lungs and throat were on fire, but this didn’t stop us we developed a spice cough, and we had trouble breathing, but we couldn’t stop if we did we violently vomited!
It got bad, I watched my friend nod off for hrs at a time and even stand up and drop to the floor in a seizure type state. We still didn’t quit. We ended up in the emergency room several times dehydrated. Some people around us were dying from what’s called hot spots of chemicals!
We didn’t care we needed it all day by now. Until one day, yes I’m a Christian! I had stopped going to church and all functions. One day my friend nodded so long I thought he died! It was enough for me I wanted to quit.
I prayed to God that day whatever it takes God does it or I’m going to die! The next day I ended up in the hospital five days with a heart attack and five days of withdrawal vomiting my insides out literally!
I was saved by the grace of God and have no desire to go back. I still have friends addicted to spice and have dropped down to understand 100 lbs one as small as 88 pounds! A virtual skeleton! We compare spice to heroin or crack the addiction is that great!
My friend is now clean also, and we started back to church. But we still suffer from permanent damage. My friend is in renal failure. I have to be on a cardiac diet now. It is a deadly addiction I do not suggest you quit alone but seek help asap, or you WILL DIE!
I was very blessed to stop with God’s help. But the withdrawal was difficult to handle, vomiting, hot and cold sweats, renal failure, lung damage, etc. If you addicted to spice then seek help asap or you will DIE PLZ! This story I hope never to relive AGAIN!