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« on: 30/09/2007 18:58:59 »
OK I havent slept since , I can't remember but I was just looking through the forum had me feet up elevated on a stool. For a slit second I think I started to nod off but at that precise moment I felt a pressure under my left foot as if I had stood up and stood on top of a plastic pipe about 4 to 5 inches in diameter. Just as quickly I felt the pipe roll as if I was falling backwards , then I jerked and realize I had nodded off...

What caused this and can a dream begin that fast in our mind in those couple seconds I nodded???


 

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« Reply #1 on: 30/09/2007 20:05:05 »
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I can not answer your weird phenomena query but I can vouch for Instant Dreaming as it happens to me a lot !...I have noticed the time...gone to sleep...woken up just ten minutes later fully aware of my dream !

I hope ewe get answer to your question and also .............some sleep !!

« Last Edit: 01/10/2007 05:04:36 by Karen W. »
 

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« Reply #2 on: 30/09/2007 20:47:20 »
OK I havent slept since , I can't remember but I was just looking through the forum had me feet up elevated on a stool. For a slit second I think I started to nod off but at that precise moment I felt a pressure under my left foot as if I had stood up and stood on top of a plastic pipe about 4 to 5 inches in diameter. Just as quickly I felt the pipe roll as if I was falling backwards , then I jerked and realize I had nodded off...

What caused this and can a dream begin that fast in our mind in those couple seconds I nodded???

I think your is a (bizarre) variation of the free-fall feeling often people (me too) experience when going rapidly into sleep. I think to have read this is caused by the inibitory pulse on all our muscles in that instant.
Maybe that inibitory pulse on your legs muscles made you the feeling you couldn't take your feet where you want, and the unconscious, which you have to know is Very creative, interpreted this information as "a pipe is rolling under my feet".
« Last Edit: 30/09/2007 20:50:32 by lightarrow »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 01/10/2007 05:05:32 »
Mam,

I can not answer your weird phenomena query but I can vouch for Instant Dreaming as it happens to me a lot !...I have noticed the time...gone to sleep...woken up just ten minutes later fully aware of my dream !

I hope ewe get answer to your question and also .............some sleep !!



Thanks Kind Sir! I did not know one could begin a dream in as little as a few seconds I ws still typing for crying out loud!

I tried all day to sleep with no luck maybe tonight! Thanks.
Sorry Neily I hit modify and posted before I saw it was your post.. All fixed! LOL
 

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« Reply #4 on: 01/10/2007 05:20:59 »
OK I havent slept since , I can't remember but I was just looking through the forum had me feet up elevated on a stool. For a slit second I think I started to nod off but at that precise moment I felt a pressure under my left foot as if I had stood up and stood on top of a plastic pipe about 4 to 5 inches in diameter. Just as quickly I felt the pipe roll as if I was falling backwards , then I jerked and realize I had nodded off...

What caused this and can a dream begin that fast in our mind in those couple seconds I nodded???

I think your is a (bizarre) variation of the free-fall feeling often people (me too) experience when going rapidly into sleep. I think to have read this is caused by the inibitory pulse on all our muscles in that instant.
Maybe that inibitory pulse on your legs muscles made you the feeling you couldn't take your feet where you want, and the unconscious, which you have to know is Very creative, interpreted this information as "a pipe is rolling under my feet".

I think you are right, but what is weird was I actually felt the pressure undermy foot as if I was standing as the pipe rooled and I felt myself falling backwards.. So weird. I have had lots of these falling dreams lately, I dreamed I was in a huge tower and these children were running into the tower from the clouds outside the window... like heaven... only I was in the tower already and they were stepping off clouds and running into the tower and I said hey you guys its stormy out there shut the door behind you.... Of course they were running and playing and smiling as if they did not see me.. I smiled and went to close the door and another was open just left of that one so I went first to the left the wind was very strong I pushed the door shut as I looked down through the clouds , it was a long way down.. I then went to the open door to the right, I pushed it closed also but the wind made it more difficult then the first time. as I turned to the right to see the children further away, They had disappeared. to my now left, was two large double doors that were like two large stable doors which opend out to the outside. they were being pulled open with the strong winds I went toward it to pull the left door in and the wind was violent and strong, I pullled the door reaching out over this drop from the tower into a gray and stormy sky, I reached for the door to catch hold of it and it pulled me out of the tower and I  my hands slipped and lost my grip on the door to my tower. I felt myself falling and falling but I was ok, then I hit the ground and suddenly woke up with a jerk! Funny thing was I felt very strange afterwards . So weird ...
 

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« Reply #5 on: 02/10/2007 16:57:32 »
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Myoclonus (IPA: /ˌmɑɪ̯ˈɑk.lə.nəs/) is brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles. It describes a medical sign (as opposed to symptom) and, generally, is not a diagnosis of a disease. The myoclonic twitches or jerks are usually caused by sudden muscle contractions; they also can result from brief lapses of contraction. Contractions are called positive myoclonus; relaxations are called negative myoclonus. The most common time for people to encounter them is while falling asleep (hypnic jerk),
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myoclonus
 

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« Reply #6 on: 02/10/2007 17:27:17 »
RD it is funny you brought that up as I was awake all night last night due to this from your wiki article!


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myoclonus

"Sleep myoclonus occurs during the initial phases of sleep, especially at the moment of dropping off to sleep. Some forms appear to be stimulus-sensitive. Some persons with sleep myoclonus are rarely troubled by, or need treatment for, the condition. However, myoclonus may be a symptom in more complex and disturbing sleep disorders, such as restless legs syndrome, and may require treatment by a doctor."
 

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