Thursday, June 03, 2004

Sit Spirit! Stay Spirit! Roll over! Good Spirit!

Last night/this morning I had a really strange waking dream. I could've sworn that I was completely awake, but I couldn't move. Not at all. I couldn't lift my head or any appendages. Later I remember desperately trying to reach out and throw something from my bed, and SOMETHING GRABBED MY WRIST! I screamed and instantly woke up, or at least was able to move.

The first person I mentioned this to was my New-Age buddy Yvonne at work. She said, as if this was the most normal thing in the world, "Oh, that was just your spirit entering your body. That's why you couldn't move. They leave and roam around at night." Apparently I grabbed my own wrist but since the spirit was AWOL, my sense of touch was impaired. Maybe telling her wasn't such a great idea after all. She also told me something about the Venus eclipse and how my powers of telepathy are going to be increased in the coming weeks. Great. Now I won't just be thinking that people are talking behind my back--I'll know it!! :)


rare said...

Hm I have had several of those experiences... There is so much, as we live, that is hard to explain... and hardly fits with 'common sense'. Maybe sometime, if it happens again, you will not freak.

Lusty Lizzard said...

The not being able to move sounds like you were in REM (not the Losing My Religion variety, either) sleep. In deep "paradoxical" sleep, you have rapid eye movements, but the rest of your body is still. Your brain waves are different, and if you wake up during REM, you feel paralyzed. Your "wrist grabbing" could have taken place while you were exiting REM sleep or something.

I want to do sleep research one day! It's cool.