I started my first cycle of EQ on Feb 10th and I made a lot of mistakes, despite the fact I thought I was well-read and had studied for a year prior to starting the cycle. My conclusions/advice/recommendations are to follow. Take them with a grain of salt, it’s obvious information to some but may not be to others.
1.) Make sure time is on your side
2.) There is such a thing as too much
3.) That’s a LONG ASS ester /“Relative safety”
4.) Side effects? What side effects?
1.) Make sure time is on your side before you start EQ, please. Make sure you have at least 5 months to totally dedicate to this cycle. Not only does that mean no traveling (if it’s illegal where you live) but also being ready to take on sickness, events that may arise, or any other hindrance that will undoubtedly occur along the way. I was prepared to do a very long cycle of this drug, then things changed and I have to cut it relatively short. Many claim for EQ that one needs to use it for at least 14 weeks to elicit full benefit.
2.) My original plan was 400mg a week. STICK TO YOUR PLAN. That is another reason I am cutting my cycle off at 10 weeks. It was originally 10 weeks, so I’m not changing it. As e-man said before, DONT change your plans, stick to them… that’s how the never-ending cycle starts.
After a good “friend” assured me he would “pay me back” if I doubled my order, I ended up getting stuck with 50ml of EQ. Despite being super pissed, I just said forget it, I’ll look at the drug profile and see if I can use more. Well, it says on the profile that 400-600mg is the recommended dose. Because I was using EQ as a standalone, I figured I would up my dosage to 600mg as I had experienced no side effects and was responding very well.
3.) That is a LONG LONG LONG ester. If anyone has looked at the charts, you will realize EQ has a VERY FRIGGIN LONG half life and stays with you for a long while, thus the effects are CUMULATIVE. If you don’t understand, go to bulk muscle’s PCT calculator and look at the typical EQ cycle at 600mg/week. http://bulkmuscle.com/pct/index.php
That is correct. Now my body has over a gram and a half of EQ in it, and thus the SIDE EFFECTS are developing. I heard so many people harp about “oh EQ is safe, there are no sides on eq, eq doesn’t aromatise, eq is soooo mild.” I might agree with them if we’re talking about adding 300mg of EQ onto some test or something… but as my level of EQ has risen, in the last two weeks the acne has started to get much worse and all of a sudden my nipples got tender and poofy.
EQ aromatises at half the rate of test, and I’ve never heard of anyone having tender nips off 300mg of test, but then I got to thinking. Those guys using test prop, the shit is in and out of their system because the half life is so short. Plug that into the profile again on bulk nutrition. I could have been shooting 200mg of prop EVERY OTHER DAY and still my levels would have never exceeded 400mg. Here I am, thinking I’m being “much safer” and on a better “tester cycle” while I’ve got 1.5 GRAMS in my system. Wow… do I feel sheepish.
Nolva killed any and all probs I had with the tits in about 24 hours.
Finally, expectations. Guys, I started this cycle because I heard EQ was the lightest, and one of the best steroids out there. While this is true to an extent, it’s all dose-dependent. Don’t be an idiot like me and shoot 600mg, I bet I would have had the same results from 400mg.
For the new guys PMing me for advice, I wouldn’t do EQ for a first cycle, I would do test prop and just watch myself. If you DO get a bad reaction from the juice, guess what… that eq is gonna take a hellova long time to clear, along with the side effects.
Overall my side effects have been acne, oily skin, massively increased appetite, tender nips for a day, an increase of 22 lbs of bodyweight, and 45 lbs on my bench press.