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I have a question about dreaming and remembering dreams. I know a lot of people remember dreams as soon as they wake up, and clearly know that they are dreams. I have those sometimes and it sounds pretty normal to me from what I've heard. But does anybody have the kind of dreams that you don't simply wake up from and remember? Sort of like... I dunno. At first you don't think you had any dreams at all but then you realize that (whatever dream you had) was actually a dream? As if it was a proper memory that you'd just forgotten about but gets jogged by something once you're awake. Sometimes it feels foggy, or like I knew it all along but the significance of it, or the detail doesn't really click until later. Like something that happened months or years ago that you have a perfect memory of but hadn't thought about in ages? Do you know what I mean or am I talking in random circles?

I have had this at times. Usually it happens when I'm extra tired, such as when I've only had a few hours of sleep from staying up too late. Something will seem to trigger the memory of the dream, and it comes flooding back into my memory as a memory of a dream during the night before. Usually it leaves me with a creepy feeling, not from the content of the dream....I'm not sure why it leaves me feeling that way.

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I too have sex hypnogogic hallucinations (at least I think that's what they are). LOL. My boyfriend get very confused because I tend to act them out but I'm like sleeping and it's all very strange and surreal for me. So the reality/dream line gets even fuzzier than usual. Bits of reality and bits of the "dream" get all entangled. The conversation the next morning goes a little something like this:

Him: Last night was great.

Me: Wait! So... we did have sex? But not at the zoo? And there was no threat of alien bodysnatchers?

Him: Uh. Yes, no and what the hell?

Me: Oh. Okay then. What about...

Him: You were awake weren't you?!

Me: Well kinda.

Him: You've completely killed the afterglow.

Me: Sorry. I was just checking. I love you.

Him: *grumbles*

Fun times had by all. LOL. I just know one day is going to confirm some wild bizarre story as real just to freak me out. It gets really awkward when some bits of my dream actually about the sex didn't happen and I say something positive about it. Then the silence can be deafening. :rolleyes:

Ooooh oooh. One time I was having this dream about fish. And I hate fish. They may look little and harmless but trust me, that is all part of their evil master plan to eat us. So anyway I'm having this dream and the boyfriend kisses the back of my neck... and I immediately shriek "fish!" and am completely and totally awake. After I explained the dream to him (where a fish attached itself to the back of my neck to suck the life out of me) he explained to me that he was not a fish nor was he trying to suck the life out of me. He pretty much laughed nonstop about that one for a week.

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well has anyone else here had a sex dream during one of those hypgagnic hallucinations, in and out of sleep and dreams times???

i'll be the first to admit i have... and im asking this because... haha oh god well i guess you are all used to me by now. well... im wondering if *I* can reach orgasm from wierd hypgagnic hallucination sex dreams can guys???

sorry... i know probably no guys on here will want to talk about it, it seems us girls are the more horny and loud mouthed ones. but still im curious

the worse is if i start having a hallucination/dream/whatever, but i can't wake myself up and if my fiance is home. thank GOD it only happens in the late am/if im not waking up from an alarm. i know if i have dreams where im running away from people or kicking or punching i've worken up kicking across the bed so hard the bed is like shaking when i wake up.... so then i think oh god how embarassing would it be if i had sleep paralysis and one of those perverted dreams (doesn't happen often but still... )

Then i got to thinking well maybe id be in sleep paralysis enough that i wouldn't be moving or awake enough i'd be able to pull myself out of it if i saw someone else in the room.

then i got to thinking OH GOD what if this happens to the GUYS with n... that seems a little more difficult to hide.

ok so most guys get am wood

but what if it happened and they reached orgasm??

ok clearly when im half alseep my mind has the time while im stuck in SP to jump from one thought to another to another to a OMG thought. this is clearly one of those times. im just curious...

OMG I thought I was all weird! Because I've done this a few times. Not often, but probably like 3 or 4 in the last few years. So good to know others do this too. I am not sure if anyone would know I was doing it, but yeah... I can't be sure because I don't know for sure if I'm awake or asleep or somewhat awake or if the whole thing is a dream. Ahhh!

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regarding body parts - regularly occuring dreams - mine are my bottom teeth falling out and also choking

ha... I had that dream once a few months ago. My teeth kept falling out and I kept trying to put them back where they go lol.

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I have lots of dreams about my teeth falling out. Also about public restrooms. It's really weird. It must be something highly symbolic for me, but I haven't figured it out yet. They're really involved, complicated dreams.

I have dreams about public restrooms a lot too. I hate them, and I hate using them, even though I do it anyway b/c i have to pee a lot lol. Anyway, they are always in my dreams, way too often. I've dreamed of restrooms before and then I end up in one later during the waking hours that is exactly like one from my dream. This has happened at least 3 times I can recall.

The last time I had one, the restroom had the strangest toilets in the entire world and were also the most disgusting ever! and I really had to go! I wonder if I dream about them because I do have to pee a lot. I never go in my sleep luckily!!! but I always have this what if paranoia lol..

I also dream about cats. Probably just as much as restrooms.

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When I was in school, I used to study in my sleep when an exam was imminent. It makes me crazy b/c um, I'm like...tired.... and would very much appreciate the break.

Wow... I study a lot in my sleep too lol. Our professors really had NO IDEA how hard we were working on stuff! Sometimes I actually figure things out that I've been stuck trying to solve for a couple days, so I can't complain about dreaming about whatever I'm studying. A couple weeks ago (during midterms week) I was stressing out over an engineering exam, and a philosophy exam. The results with my sleep studying made me laugh a lot that morning. I somehow made the 2 classes make perfect sense with each other lol :)

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I too have sex hypnogogic hallucinations (at least I think that's what they are). LOL. My boyfriend get very confused because I tend to act them out but I'm like sleeping and it's all very strange and surreal for me. So the reality/dream line gets even fuzzier than usual. Bits of reality and bits of the "dream" get all entangled. The conversation the next morning goes a little something like this:

OMG that was hillarious. I've never done this but I know if I did, my boyfriend wouldn't grumble. He'd laugh his ass off. He thinks my dreams are quite entertaining.

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I too have sex hypnogogic hallucinations (at least I think that's what they are). LOL. My boyfriend get very confused because I tend to act them out but I'm like sleeping and it's all very strange and surreal for me. So the reality/dream line gets even fuzzier than usual. Bits of reality and bits of the "dream" get all entangled. The conversation the next morning goes a little something like this:

Him: Last night was great.

Me: Wait! So... we did have sex? But not at the zoo? And there was no threat of alien bodysnatchers?

Him: Uh. Yes, no and what the hell?

Me: Oh. Okay then. What about...

Him: You were awake weren't you?!

Me: Well kinda.

Him: You've completely killed the afterglow.

Me: Sorry. I was just checking. I love you.

Him: *grumbles*

Fun times had by all. LOL. I just know one day is going to confirm some wild bizarre story as real just to freak me out. It gets really awkward when some bits of my dream actually about the sex didn't happen and I say something positive about it. Then the silence can be deafening. :rolleyes:

Ooooh oooh. One time I was having this dream about fish. And I hate fish. They may look little and harmless but trust me, that is all part of their evil master plan to eat us. So anyway I'm having this dream and the boyfriend kisses the back of my neck... and I immediately shriek "fish!" and am completely and totally awake. After I explained the dream to him (where a fish attached itself to the back of my neck to suck the life out of me) he explained to me that he was not a fish nor was he trying to suck the life out of me. He pretty much laughed nonstop about that one for a week.

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I too have sex hypnogogic hallucinations (at least I think that's what they are). LOL. My boyfriend get very confused because I tend to act them out but I'm like sleeping and it's all very strange and surreal for me. So the reality/dream line gets even fuzzier than usual. Bits of reality and bits of the "dream" get all entangled. The conversation the next morning goes a little something like this:

Him: Last night was great.

Me: Wait! So... we did have sex? But not at the zoo? And there was no threat of alien bodysnatchers?

Him: Uh. Yes, no and what the hell?

Me: Oh. Okay then. What about...

Him: You were awake weren't you?!

Me: Well kinda.

Him: You've completely killed the afterglow.

Me: Sorry. I was just checking. I love you.

Him: *grumbles*

Fun times had by all. LOL. I just know one day is going to confirm some wild bizarre story as real just to freak me out. It gets really awkward when some bits of my dream actually about the sex didn't happen and I say something positive about it. Then the silence can be deafening. :rolleyes:

Ooooh oooh. One time I was having this dream about fish. And I hate fish. They may look little and harmless but trust me, that is all part of their evil master plan to eat us. So anyway I'm having this dream and the boyfriend kisses the back of my neck... and I immediately shriek "fish!" and am completely and totally awake. After I explained the dream to him (where a fish attached itself to the back of my neck to suck the life out of me) he explained to me that he was not a fish nor was he trying to suck the life out of me. He pretty much laughed nonstop about that one for a week.

rotfl: omg, was that just a dream, or did it really happen? as long as the ending is the same, then at least I'm a happy girl...

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i'll be the first to admit i have... and im asking this because... haha oh god well i guess you are all used to me by now. well... im wondering if *I* can reach orgasm from wierd hypgagnic hallucination sex dreams can guys???

yes.. actually normal people can... its called a wet dream...

or funsicle.. I cant remember right now.. agghhemmm..

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I dreamed my best friend was dating Barack Obama! hahaha!

I've had 2 dreams about Obama lately.

The first was a couple weeks ago. I was in the Oval Office and an earthquake warning popped up on his desktop computer (yeah, like he has one there! lol) and then the earthquake hit and ripped right through the earth which ran right through the middle of the Oval Office, tearing the building to shreds. I was telling him to evacuate the building but he didn't listen in time.

The other one was last night. I dreamed he hired me to work in the Oval Office but I was a doll from Dollhouse and was trained to fight with martial arts if I had to defend people, like a secret body guard. Then I knew I was dreaming and realized that I was having the dream to learn about something that was going to happen to him so that I could warn him when I woke up. Except something woke me up before I learned what the warning was supposed to be. Oh well. I guess you're on your own, Barack. Sorry! You can either blame my cat or my kid. Take your pick. :rolleyes:

So, 2 dreams about warning the Oval Office about impending disaster. I wonder what that means?

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his desktop computer (yeah, like he has one there!

Didn't u hear that the White House is now completely online?

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Didn't u hear that the White House is now completely online?

Well they'd better check their earthquake predicting software because a giant rift is about to tear right through his office. (yeah, I know it's really just symbolic. it was a pretty awesome image in my dream tho...total Summer Blockbuster movie material!)

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Well they'd better check their earthquake predicting software because a giant rift is about to tear right through his office. (yeah, I know it's really just symbolic. it was a pretty awesome image in my dream tho...total Summer Blockbuster movie material!)

actually, i'm backing u up on this one. chips are on the table...

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Granted anyone who knows anything about the stop smoking drug CHANTIX knows that nightmares an weird reams are part of the side affects... BUT then you add that to Narcolepsy and it gets a bit more off the wall..... haha. you will be seeing more in the dreaming corner! I just quit smoking!

the stripper poster dream:

haha dont judge me!

So I drempt that my friend who is a stripper commissioned me to make this poster of strippers, using the "everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten" theme. She totally paid me alot too.... haha so I had pictures of strippers who were SHARING a pole, and Strippers who were fighting and pulling each others hair for the no fighting pic, say your sorry if you hurt some one = a spanking pic... and so on and so forth... trust me they were really bizarre

it really was a cool poster... I think I am actually going to make it and give it to her as a gift for her birthday lol.

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Hahahahahahahaha. Those are awesome posters Marcianna! Totally put a giant grin on my face.

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I thought I'd inform you all that yesterday, within moments of closing my eyes to go to sleep, I was almost smacked with a cookie sheet. Yep. I didn't even see who threw it! It pretty much flew out of the air at my head, I ducked and it fell to the floor. I think I was supposed to be in the kitchen because I even heard the metallic clangs as it settled on the tile floor. Of course, that woke me the hell right up. A rather loud "What the hell?" followed by a round of giggles.

Just thought I'd share that.

You know your mind is strange when it throws nonexistent cookie sheets at you for no apparent reason. And yes, the cookie sheet was empty. Talk about adding insult to injury. I didn't even get a cookie out of it. :lol:

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dang no cookie! wth? how not fair!

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um... I m pretty sure I was abducted by space aliens last night... I think I even have proof. =/

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I finally found something positive about my N in dreaming. I wake up in the morning from really long, involved, vivid dreams. And that got me thinking. Are PWN likely to be more adept at lucid dreaming? Seems like a natural fit. Anybody tried it?

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Recently got off Prozac which increased the SPHH and Lucid dreaming a bunch. Oddest one was when I was laying paralyzed listening to "Sweet Dreams" by Eurithmics and "Caught Somewhere in Thime" by Iron Maiden. Paniced a bit when the paralysis went on unusually long. Decided there were worse things than listning to ironic music that wasn't really playing. Eventually phased into floating flying dreams (The kind where you feel all tingly and high).

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I thought I'd inform you all that yesterday, within moments of closing my eyes to go to sleep, I was almost smacked with a cookie sheet. Yep. I didn't even see who threw it! It pretty much flew out of the air at my head, I ducked and it fell to the floor. I think I was supposed to be in the kitchen because I even heard the metallic clangs as it settled on the tile floor. Of course, that woke me the hell right up. A rather loud "What the hell?" followed by a round of giggles.

Just thought I'd share that.

You know your mind is strange when it throws nonexistent cookie sheets at you for no apparent reason. And yes, the cookie sheet was empty. Talk about adding insult to injury. I didn't even get a cookie out of it. <img src="http://narcolepsynetwork.org/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":lol:" border="0" alt="laugh.gif" />

EWW

That is too funny!!! :lol:

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Inception anyone?

Okay, so the other night I fell asleep in my dream while baby-sitting. Thank goodness I had put out the fire before I fell asleep, and woke in time to stop a male intruder and to gently guide the little boy to put his father's favourite chef's knife away.

I know I was dreaming within the dream, but I don't remember what exactly, except I do remember being in that state of trying to wake up but the dreams were too strong and were pulling me deeper, all the while I was aware the intruder was coming because I was watching him prepare to descend from the rooftop in another dream.

LOL! Did that make sense? :blink::wacko::lol:

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I know it's generally gauche to bump old threads, but this dream is too good not to share. Warning, insanity about to ensue.

So, I'm on an alien mothership at the start of this dream. We're all plugged into a robot overlord Matrix style, but the robot's name is Sauron, lol. So apparently Sauron decides to call us (the humans) into his room to rape us one at a time for some reason. So, I'm like screw that *BEEP*! I attack the guards and make it to an escape pod. I launch down towards the Earth below, because apparently the evil Alien Robot Rape ship was hovering above Death Valley. Right as the escape pod is about to smash into the ground, I figure out how to transform it into a red Corvette and I drive off to my folks house, which apparently bordered the desert (they live in Alabama IRL). When I get there, I notice the neighbors are having a pizza party out by their swimming pool (they don't own a pool IRL, nor are they people my age), so I decided to join them. I grab some pizza and jump into an inner tube, floating about the pool and chomping on pizza. All of a sudden two enemies, which I for some reason called Brutes in my dream, started gliding toward me across the water. They looked like Silver Surfers with jet turbines in their stomachs. Freaking out, I climb out of the pool and run into an ivy covered maze-like trellis adjacent to the yard. At this point I turn into a leaf, blowing along as fast I can possibly blow, with tendrils of ivy hot on my tail chasing me. I reach the end of the trellis/maze thing, where I find a silver pickup. Evidently, I'm now human again, so I jump into the pickup and the words Mission Complete flash on my vision and it plays the little victory sound from the Marvel SNES game and then I wake up.

I had this dream about 8 years ago actually, but it was so bizarre, I wrote the whole thing down as soon as I woke up so I wouldn't forget it. I wish I could remember my vivid dreams now, because they were so entertaining to me and my friends. My memory so poor that every morning I wake up, I remember having had really vivid dreams all the night, just not the contents of them.

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Had to share this. My friends and family are still getting quite a kick out of it.

Between the first visit with the neurologist and the PSG/MSLT that eventually led me here, I had a dream. At the time, we didn't know what was going on. I'd only just barely come to accept the fact that I was falling asleep at work, since I never noticed it. And it's a long drive home, during which I always have the radio on, though I don't often pay a lot of attention to it. You know all those radio commercials about supplements that are supposed to help with enlarged prostates? Yeah.

So, one day, I have a dream. I'm sitting in a doctor's office, and the doctor walks in and brings another doctor in with him. They both sit down and look at me very gravely, look down at some paperwork, whisper back and forth, then look back at me. The one who's supposed to be my doctor clears his throat and says, "Kendra, we've found the problem. We know what's making you fall asleep all the time." He pauses, takes a deep breath, then solemnly announces, "You have an enlarged prostate."

I sit there for a second, kind of stunned, then pull the collar of my shirt forward, look down inside my shirt at my breasts, look up at the doctors, look back down at my breasts, look back up at the doctors and answer, "Um ... how does that work?"

They both look kind of stunned, look at each other, look back at me, but no one's answering, so I ask, "You do realize I'm a girl, right? I don't think I even have a prostate!"

They both nod, knowingly, and the second doctor says, "We realize that. We're just as surprised and confused as you are, and that's part of the problem. We'll have to figure all of that out before we can treat you."

I answered, "So, what? Did I accidentally order a prostate instead of a pizza? I mean, it isn't like you can buy them on eBay!"

The two of them look at each other, then back at me, but don't say anything.

Surprised, I ask, "I mean, you can't, can you?"

The answer, of course, is no. And you can't get them on any other website, either! But, somehow, I managed to get one and now it's enlarged. The entire rest of the dream was a discussion of how we'd figure out how I'd gotten a prostate ("I mean, they don't just spontaneously grow! Did I catch one from a public toilet seat?"), what was causing it to be enlarged, and finally how to treat it.

Never once, in the entire dream, did any of the three of us say the first thing I thought of when I woke up: "Maybe you should check your test results and make sure you've got the right person."

And as for friends and family, every now and then one of them will ask, "How's your prostate? Is the medicine helping?" I can't help but laugh, every time I hear it.

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