Review: wearing a gas mask when you have a stinking cold

There’s a long standing joke about using a gas mask when you have a cold in order to protect everyone else. I figured I’d give it a try.

It didn’t go well.

First up: sneezing. Not a good experience, especially if (like me) your colds tend to involve streaming runny noses and gooey, sticky mucus. I figured there was a good chance I’d drown if I didn’t take it off and clean it out.

Next: breathing. Gas masks are difficult to breathe through at the best of times. Add in the laboured breathing, restricted airways and general mess of a cold and that suddenly gets a whole lot worse. So bad, in fact, that I was pretty sure I was going to suffocate.

Then: eyes. Oh god did my eyes stream and I’d no way of wiping them. Still not entirely sure why.

Finally: sneezing. Yes, two bites of this cherry. I got caught out sneezing instinctively bent round to sneeze into my hand. Problem with this? The gas mask sticks out a bit more than my instinct allowed for, resulting in me smacking myself in the face.

So there you have it, a public service review of the challenges with wearing a gas mask when you have a cold. And the bottom line is **don’t**. It’s not as much fun as it sounds.

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