The Devil’s Candy

On edibles, and a very bad trip

Roxane Gay
Sep 6, 2019 · 8 min read
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The lowest point of my first experience with edibles was probably when I tied myself to the bed with a sheet because I worried I might fall off the bed and then off the edge of the world. I don’t have a lot of experience with drugs. I was raised to be a good girl and old habits die hard. I went to boarding school and then a fancy college so I always had access to good drugs but I…