Have you ever, while waking up, incorporated the sounds around you into your dream? I woke up early this morning to what I thought, in my semi-conscious state, was the sound of someone loudly chopping vegetables nearby. It took a while for me to wake up completely and realize that it was only the sound of my the ticking clock that my kids gave me, which I usually don’t even notice. It’s pink and shaped like a pig, and it’s a very happy clock.
I’d been having one of my recurring dreams, or rather recurring themes in my dream, which I won’t get too into. Let’s just say that while they were frustrating themes (trying to find a working shower, keeping people out of my room, couldn’t find my suitcase and clothes, not able to work) they weren’t full-fledged nightmares. I’ve gone about a week without nightmares, and I’m pretty happy about that.