posted on Aug, 18 2011 @ 06:46 AM
1. How old was you when it first happened / which area was you located?
The first time I had sleep paralysis was when I was about 15 or 16 years old. I had been in taking a nap in a bedroom when it happened.
2. How long has it been going on/does it still happen?
About three or four years now. It still happens every so often.
3. What you saw (if anything).
The first time I saw a purple glow once I "opened" my eyes. Other times darkness. I have felt things such as a hand touching me.
4. What happened?
The first time it happened was the strangest. I "woke" up to find that I was having trouble breathing and that I couldn't move. It felt as if I was
covered by a lead blanket. Everything was dark because I couldn't open my eyes. It felt as if they were glued shut. After a few tries of attempting
to open my eyes I managed it. But the strangest thing was that they still felt as if they were closed but it was as if I opened these second pair of
eyes. Anyways, there was this glowing purple light and I could see my hands spayed out in front of me. I wasn't sure what to do as I was panicking
so I imagined that I had driven all my energy into a ball and bounced it chaotically everywhere within my body trying to get out. Eventually I focused
solely on my hand when suddenly it shot out like a rocket. It wasn't as if I was awake, no, what happened was there was a second body overlaying my
solid body. It was the strangest thing in the world because I had lost feeling in my solid body. I had to climb my way out of my body before I was
completely free. The first things that registered in my mind were the fact that I was weightless and that I was free. I have had dreams where I was
weightless but this feeling I was having didn't compare. It was amazing. After, I stopped my excitement from bubbling over I looked down to find that
my body was gone! All that was there was this pitch blankness and that was when I realized it was like that all around me. It was just a world of
endless darkness. It was a peaceful type of darkness. I didn't feel threatened what so ever. I had nothing else to do and I felt pretty excited so I
just began to walk along. I never felt worried or scared. After a while in the distance I saw a light in the distance. It grew larger and larger and
before I knew it I was standing in front of it. I'll say this now, that light was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen in my entire life. It was
just a bright, pure light that seemed to have texture, but no texture at the same time. It also sent out this warm, conforming, and inviting feeling
too. I was about to touch it when I heard boy yell: "Don't touch it." Since I hadn't been expecting that I snapped back awake or into my body.
The next few times weren't so exciting. Mostly me waiting it out. Once while I was waiting I felt a small cold hand touch the side of my body. That
happened while I was sleeping at a Disneyland hotel. It just came through the sheets and blankets and touched me. I was sleeping by myself at the time
and there weren't any children with us.
5. How long did it last?
I'm not sure...felt like forever until I "left." Other times it took a while as I waited it out. You can't tell time.
6. Were you able to do anything to stop it?
Not at first, you could stop it if you wanted by changing your breathing patterns. Other than that you could wait it out.
7. Are you a religious person? (elaborate)
In my own way.
8. Were you contacted by something, if so what did it/they say?
9. Did the experience feel positive / negative.
10. Were you left with any after effects? (Feeling sick or different in yourself)
I have felt very excited and bubbly and sometimes nervous.
I will add that I don't tend to get as freaked out because I had a seizure disorder as a child that caused paralysis. Meaning at first I will freak
out but afterwards I'll be fine. It transfered over to sleep paralysis.