"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-06-2006, 05:18 PM   #31
Master Chef
 
SizzlininIN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,Indiana
Posts: 5,023
I too have occasions with sleepwalking and have very active dreams. I've found myself having numerous dreams a night. I can always tell the next morning if it was an endless stream of negative dreams as I'll wake up totally exhausted or with the blues. I love it when the dreams are upbeat and funny......I dreamt last night my nephew had this really fat dog and I was so shocked when I saw it.....it'd just had pups and it belly was swaying......it stood up on its hind legs and got a big grin on its face and started twisting its own nipples............I kid you not . I woke up laughing.
Anyway back to the sleepwalking. I find it happens when I've been under a great deal of stress or when my dreams take me into a very very deep sleep.

P. S. If your modest I suggest you keep your undies on.......don't want to give the neighbors a peep show incase you decide to go for a walk.....
__________________

__________________
Se non supporta il calore, vattene dalla cucina!
SizzlininIN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2006, 11:40 PM   #32
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Galena, IL
Posts: 7,973
One time a freind saw me at the library, and saw the stack of books I was checking out (I read 3-5 books/week). He said, "you must have some amazing dreams!" I never made the connection, but on top of talking in my sleep (occaisionally screaming), I do have very, very vivid dreams. I do NOT belive they mean anything. Since, at this point in my life, I do not have to go to work, I just let everything settle naturally (i.e., I dont take any drugs for my insomnia/nightmares, I just get up and write to you guys and everyone else!). I don't believe dreams have any meaning. If I did, I'd be in an insane assylum. When I have horrid nightmares, my husband just gently wakes me and I go back to sleep. Haven't walked for many years (and let's hope it stays that way!).
__________________

__________________
Claire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2006, 01:10 AM   #33
Traveling Welcome Wagon
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Somewhere, US
Posts: 15,919
I sleepwalked a lot when I was a kid. Once my mom said I came in the livingroom with my bedspread over my head and said, "Trick-or-treat." When I was about 14 my dad and I used to go jogging together in the evenings. They said that one night I walked to the front door, opened it, said "Oh I forgot my tennis shoes," and went back to bed. I talk in my sleep too. I don't think I have sleepwalked in years but I do get night terrors. Some of them have been pretty mild but some have scared me half to death. During one of my last ones I thought I saw James standing over me in a threatening manner. He was actually asleep, until I whacked him really hard (to protect myself) and woke him up! Poor guy.

Not to scare you, but sleepwalking can be bad. I heard about one guy who sleepwalked and got on a train. My uncle dove out a second story window in his sleep. He landed on concrete but fortunately all he ended up with was a broken wrist.

Barbara
__________________

__________________
Barbara L is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.