After last week's heavy post about my mental health, I decided that this week I would write about something a little lighter and more fun and tell you about my three recurring nightmares and the dream that made me laugh.
The one I have most often involves toilets. In my nightmare, I'm always trying to find a toilet because sometimes one needs to use a toilet. For some reason, I'm always trying to find a toilet in a locker room, the size of an Amtrak lobby, that's filled with toilets. But they're all out in the open, not in stalls. Variation on a theme: some of them are in stalls, but it's like three to four toilets to a stall, and the stalls aren't the cleanest. Second variation on a theme: Many of the toilets are in stalls, but they haven't been flushed or they're out of service. Fourth variation on a theme: I'm trying to find a place to take a shower and all the showers are out in the open.
The nightmare I have less frequently, but still often enough to mention, is the old "I skipped all my classes and now have to show up for the final exam" trope. It's usually always a math or literature class, and I haven't done any of the homework. Bonus points if the math class is taught by Pat, the man who taught precalc and discreet math my senior year of high school (shout out to all my Uni friends).
Honorable mention goes to the dreams in which someone in my family gets sick or dies or Jeff divorces me. Fortunately, I don't have those dreams too often, as I wake up crying and then can't get back to sleep. Huge props to my anxiety kicking in while I sleep.
And now the dream that woke me up because I was laughing in my sleep. I forget the whole dream, but I was at my Aunt's house and for some reason brought in a dog and pony and told her it was a dog and pony show. Honestly, it still makes me laugh.
What are some of your dreams or nightmares? Are they as stupid as mine?
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