posted on Jul, 18 2008 @ 08:53 PM
Hello, I am fairly new to ATS, only posted once or twice because I am more of a lurker. So just let me know if this is in the wrong area or if I'm
doing something wrong. Thanks.
Anyway, onto my story.
For a couple of months now, I have been wanting to lucid dream.
I am one of the unlucky ones that cant really even remember their dreams once they wake up, but I still try.
Not last night, but the night before, I was dreaming.
I don't quite remember what about, but I think it had to do with my friends upcoming birthday.
All of a sudden I realised, "Hey, this can't be happening/real, I must be dreaming!"
I remember feeling happy/proud of myself that I had finally reached my goal of knowing that I was dreaming.
-BUT- not as happy as I thought I would have been.
More like a quick, passing, "Hey look, I finally realised I'm dreaming."
Then thinking, "Ok, so I know I'm dreaming, what now?"
Not sure what to do, i carried on in the dream as I had been previously, and I don't remember what happened after that.
My question is, is this normal? Realising you're dreaming, and not doing anything about it?
After thinking about it for a while, I came to an idea.
Everyone knows that you can dream about something you want.
A new car, going on a nice holiday, etc.
I wanted to lucid dream so badly, could I have just imagined or dreamt that I was?
Or if I actually WAS aware that I was dreaming, why did I just carry on with whatever I was doing?