How Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms Help Me Overcome Depression

Jennifer Le
8 min readNov 14, 2021
Me taking a microdose mushroom cap

My experience with Psilocybin Mushrooms

I had a love/hate relationship with magic mushrooms in my mid-20s because of all the different trips I experienced. Most of them turned into bad trips in which I had no idea how to control, but a few good trips I did had, were life-changing experiences. I had a trip-sitter one time who gave me the most helpful advice during one of my bad trips.

“There’s always something to learn on every trip you take, especially the bad ones.”

She was right. Anytime I do any psychedelic drugs, I always learn something about myself even on the worst trips. One day I had decided to take 2 grams of shrooms with a guy I was dating at the time, and it was one of the worst bad trips I had. On my bad trips I usually see demon faces and scary things, and this time I could not control all the bad visuals and feelings I was experiencing.

Luckily, I overcame the bad trip once I threw up the magic mushrooms, and I regained consciousness after 4 hours of excruciating misery. The poor guy I was dating had to take care of me and was worried I wasn’t myself anymore. I learned a lot about myself after that trip. I needed help mentally and had to find a way to overcome my fears. I knew my depression and anxiety were still there, and the bad trip I had motivated me to do even more magic mushrooms.

How I got started Microdosing

Most people who experience bad trips usually want to stay away from the psychedelic intensities, but not I. I had a yearning desire to master the art of magic mushrooms. I heard about microdosing and did some googling online like a typical millennial. I called my dealer up to see if she knew anything about microdosing.

I hit the jackpot with my dealer because she happened to be a microdosing mushroom expert AKA, my shaman. She told me how she had a couple of clients who tried microdosing and how microdosing helped with their depression. I told her I was interested in working with her and seeing how we could make this work.

She took me in and gave me the lowdown on what to do. She gave me a month’s supply of chocolates filled with 0.25 grams of shrooms. In…

Jennifer Le

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