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Where Are The Weirdest Places You've Fallen Asleep?

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I've fallen asleep in three really strange places...

- At a loud bar while music was playing.

- I used to work at a Nuclear Power Plant and would fall asleep in the containment building on one of my shifts. I used to hide behind a wall with a tarp so that I wouldn't get caught...

- Most interesting place though, would be when I was a dental assistant and would assist for long procedures; i would always fall asleep sitting up while assisting on patients.

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I've fallen asleep in three really strange places...

- At a loud bar while music was playing.

- I used to work at a Nuclear Power Plant and would fall asleep in the containment building on one of my shifts. I used to hide behind a wall with a tarp so that I wouldn't get caught...

- Most interesting place though, would be when I was a dental assistant and would assist for long procedures; i would always fall asleep sitting up while assisting on patients.

The bar doesnt surprise me actually. If I'm having a sleep attack, one beer has the effect of like 3 shots of Jack.

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before i was diagnosed i was in the airforce....i fell asleep while i was marching! ive also drivin across a couple cities while i was asleep for 45 mins, it felt like someone picked me up and put me soomewhere else, i dont even remeber waking up.

 

also i cant figure out how to post my own topic..can some one help me?

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If you click on the sub-forum (e.g. this one is in "Daily Living") you want to start the topic in, then you will see a black button that says, "Start New Topic" on the top right-hand corner. Then it gives you a screen to post the new topic.

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wow lol i feel like i should have figured that out by myself..haha thank you

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Oh yes, this is an interesting one for sure. I have to agree with what i saw above. I've fallen asleep SEPTA rides quite a few times. But there are two that stick out the most. One being mid sentence in the middle of an explanation of a job to a coworker. And the other being in the middle if an Al Anon meeting (for family members of alcoholics)

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I love these stories.

I've fallen asleep in all of the usual "N" places: car, class, plane, etc. before I was diagnosed, I fell asleep at all of my GP appts (which promptly gets you sent to the sleep specialist, win for me!) I've slept through MRIs and dental work.

I would guess my weirdest was in the ice bar in Vegas, the coats they give you are so cozy warm!

The scariest was when I was on the toilet, I fell over apparently and woke up aching next to a pool of blood crammed between the toilet and the bathtub! Then I couldn't figure out where the blood was from, and was so tired and sore I just crawled into bed.

(Very glad I'm not the only person who fell asleep during sex! When my hubby made a comment about it the next day, I thought he was joking!)

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Years ago- on the first warm Saturday of spring- I was cycling from the Lincoln Memorial to Mt. Vernon along the Potomac. I stopped for a water break and sat on the river bank to enjoy the view for a minute. I woke up 1 1/2 hours later with a bad sun burn. Worse yet, I had my sun glasses and helmet on, so I had ridiculous "raccoon eyes" and a white forehead. My office mates had a fun time with that on Monday.

Another time, I was on the coast of northern Maine (down east). I was having some breakfast down on the rocks enjoying the coast. When I woke up, it was high tide. I was 20 feet from shore and surrounded by water on my own tiny island. I had to swim back in my clothes with my coffee cup and camera.

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One of the mats in my weight lifting class, the toilet (I'll blame the alcohol for that one ;)), walking to clinic, multiple bars, and my family members. There are some funny pictures of me as a kid passed out on my dad's shoulders. :)

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Episcopal here. I fall asleep during post-communion music all the time. And I'm in the choir. I'm glad I don't kneel! I haven't tanked while singing, but I've come pretty close. I realized I was singing nonsense syllables once before I excused myself. Plus dropping music, books, folders, etc.

Best thing to do is cross yourself and play it off. Handy for work, too. If you nod off and think someone saw you, say "Amen," just loudly enough to be heard and go back to work. :-D

 

I may be baptist, but I can totally relate! The "amen" thing is pure genius! My last few years of high school I couldn't stay awake in Sunday school for the life of me, even though it was really interesting. I was constantly in trouble.. I got in contacts with my Sunday school teacher again recently, and when I told him I had been diagnosed with N, he just busted up laughing and said he should have believed me when I swore I was going to bed at a decent hour Saturday night!

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I've fallen asleep during sex, totally embarrassing..

 

I've woken up to doing it.  Damned automatic behavior.

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on top washing machine and dryer

dog bed in living room... yeah

bathroom floor

boyfriend's neighbor's house while standing up leaning on the wall...

*on boyfriend* during movie *sorry!* 

on top of hay bales in multiple locations

in my barn--on top of feed cans

laundry room on counter

middle of gym class

in between classes

in my sleep specialist's waiting room... 

in a creek alone, good thing I was leaning on  nice rock!!!

bathtub... also good thing I was leaning on something

shower just for a few minutes

swings!! I notoriously fall asleep on swings

at the kitchen table during or right after meals

in between competitive remote sensing and biochemistry rounds at National Science Olympiad... 

school bus. every morning for 2 years

Parent Center on the 5th floor of my high school... no one knew I was in there skipping class. Best. Nap. Ever. 

couch at church during an art auction

in the tack room at lesson stables :P saddles are good pillows, nice and ergonomic... 

I have yet to fall asleep on a horse, but I have woken up to horse noses in my face as they discover me in a hammock in their field. Waking to foals tickle you with their whiskers. Fun times. 

At Yellowstone on buses. 

At a rodeo (for a few minutes) 

during the ACT -_- not. cool.  (only a few minutes though) 

during multiple AP exams 

in between speaking assignments at State Science Fair AT my presentation board... woke up to 4 JUDGES STANDING BEHIND ME. ahhhhhhhhhhh... SORRY! 

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I fell asleep on a 7x12' pitch roof that I was helping my dad shingle. Luckily I was straddled on the top ridge.

Also, during a hearing test at work - somehow I passed with flying colors.

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Probably my craziest place I fell asleep was when I got so sleep deprived in boot camp that I'd fall asleep during marching drills.  I'd start to stumble and the guy behind me would kick my feet to wake me up.

Some unusual ones (for "normal" people anyway; probably old hat for most of the people here) :

I've gone to the bathroom at work to nap on the toilet.  I've also done the chin-propped-up-on-the-fist pose at my desk at work. 

Train ride home from work is usually nap time. 

I dozed off during my MRI a couple weeks ago. 

I fall asleep during parties at friends houses. 

I used to fall asleep at baseball games that my step-dad would take me to when I was a kid.   

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Hmm,

Duran Duran concert back in 2003

While Squeegeeing the storage room floor. I kept cleaning but was stone cold asleep.

Getting a hair cut

Most funny at work in a call center helpbdesk. I apparently correctly trouble shot a modem issue :-)

Completely alseep with eyes open

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I remember being about 10 years old and it was winter. I was all bundled up in a one piece snow suit with boots, gloves and a hat. It was snowing. I was down in some woods that are just off from our yard. I don't remember what I was doing exactly, lol. But I laid down in a small clearing and was staring at the sky. I remember watching the snowflakes falling down and I was just thinking about how pretty it was. I must have dozed off, laying in the middle of the woods, in the middle of winter! Because the next thing I remember is waking up, and thinking hmm, I wonder how long I was sleeping? I should probably go back in the house now!!

LOL! I think I even remember some sleep paralysis and HH from that experience. But It was just so nonchalant at the time. Like, wow I guess I've been down here awhile, should probably get back to the house now!

I recently went to a small get together with some friends, there was probably 6 of us there. I had brought my ipad mini because I was really engrossed in a book on it. I was all ready super tired. So my boyfriend and I went in and we chatted a bit with people and then I just went and sat on the couch that was off a bit from everyone else, who were primarily in the kitchen area talking. And I was reading, but I fell asleep. And I wasn't sleeping very long but my boyfriend was like "what are you doing?" and I was like "I'm just over here. I'll get up in a minute" haha. But yeah that wasn't really a weird place just an awkward situation. But jeeze sometimes my friends want me to come do these get togethers, and it's usually after a long day of work and I'm just omg what do you want from me!? I need sleep. So sometimes I'll cancel and other times I'll go and end up taking a 15 minute nap during our get together haha.

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This sounds familiar. When I was a kid, had an army surplus winter parka. It was so long that it reached down to my knees. Several times I would snuggle into a snow bank, pull my arms and legs up into the parka, and pull fold the hood over my face. I would then enjoy wonderful naps in the great outdoors. I really miss that parka.

As far as social gatherings go, my friends and family have always been understanding of my brief naps. It has only been recently that it occurred to me that this might be considered odd to some people.

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On a tree.. we were playing hide n' seek. :ph34r:  I overslept the game.. I hate waiting for people to find me! 

 

Oh and I fell asleep getting my first tattoo on my neck.. I was talking halfway.. and gone. I thought that was really weird. I'm sure the artist might have thought so too.

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This thread is great. Love the stories. I can relate to write a few. I have a good one for this. Had to be about 10. I was terrified of this haunted house I was drug into when an employee saw me and walked with me. Dressed as he good witch from the wizard of oz. put her arm around me, I dug my face in her side, and out I went. Slept the whole way through... Somehow in hell she had no idea until we got to the end. I managed to walk with her the whole time, narced out.

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On a roller coaster, at a register at work, and on a cliff face while repelling.

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I actually dozed off at dinner last night.  Wife made the most amazing Mongolian beef (one of my favs) and I fell asleep for a moment talking over dinner with the kids.

 

Ridiculous!

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In the middle of taking someone's order when I used to work at a Panera and while driving a motorized picker at work. I'm sure there are others too lol.

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So, I once fell asleep during an IMax laser show with bright lights flashing and very loud Pink Floyd music playing. Actually I think it was in a planetarium because the seats were reclined almost all the way down. It was really quite comfy.

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