Category: I’ve Never Taken LSD


Posted on February 10th, by Hayley in Cold Medicine, Conan, I've Never Taken LSD, Law & Order. 2 comments

I’ve spent the majority of this week in bed with a sinus infection. This is only my second sinus infection ever in my life, and it has confirmed for me the theory I developed after my first: sinus infections are stupid.

I previously blogged about a weird trip* I took during a sermon at my parents’ church. A few months later I was walking down the hall at work, thinking about how amazing knees are, and realized that was a weird thought and that I was feeling similar to how I felt that morning in church. I then realized the common thread was cold medicine, and came to the conclusion that my “enlightened” state at church that morning was in fact a side effect of the large quantity of cold medicine I’d taken to alleviate the symptoms of my sinus infection, and I had … Read More »

Maybe Pentecostals just have sinus infections*

The closest I’ve ever come to taking mind-altering drugs is the anesthesia given to me when I had my wisdom teeth taken out at the age of 16.  When I came to after my surgery, I started bawling, and I had no idea why I was crying so hard. I hated the feeling of not understanding what I was feeling and not being able to control myself, and therefore it was not at all hard for me to pass on the hallucinogenic drugs I was routinely offered at Harding.

Then a few weeks ago I developed a cold. It was a pretty typical cold, though it did hold on for a while. By the time we went to visit my parents one weekend, I’d had it over a week and was stuck with a really bad cough. My mom loaded me … Read More »