Hello, and Happy Saturday Evening from where I am. Happy Sunday to those around the world. Hope that all of you are having a pleasant weekend thus far.
So far my weekend has been okay. Friday, was a little rough when I had gone out to run errands because my back and knees are still weak from being in bed for practically two weeks solid. Then again, I have always had bad knees and the back issue is handed down to me by my loving mother.
With high hopes, all that will finally be resolved next month! When I finally obtain my health insurance back.
Last night, however, we experienced pretty good thunderstorms for the early part of the evening. It was around 11:30-ish, I looked out the window to see the full moon above. It was so incredible and shining so brightly, I was in awe over its beauty.
Shortly thereafter, I had gone to bed. When I dream, they are usually ones that are vivid enough I can remember bits and pieces from them, but last evening was a whole other ball game. They were dreams of me drinking alcohol again. Not just one dream but three back to back dreams so vivid, I remember the conversations, people, and places I was at.
I initially woke up around 8:30-ish this morning and actually felt as if I truly had a hangover. My head was pounding, and I felt my anxiety start up. I naturally took my meds, followed by some Ibuprofen. I sat for a little while and was reading blogs, yet I still felt a little off. So, with that, I decided to lay back down again for a while.
Some four hours later, I woke up again after having the same themed dreams. It was very disturbing to me. Then I gave it some thought. I naturally Googled… Does a full moon contribute to vivid dreams? And, low and behold, there is a theory that a full moons magnetic field can affect your dreams. ‘Hmm…’ I thought to myself.
I actually had my own theory as well. Next month marks my third year anniversary of sobriety. Could this be on my mind subconsciously reminding me of this milestone? Lord knows I NEVER want to drink again, but maybe because this is the farthest I have ever made it without a drink, it’s really hitting me.
Personally, I am very proud of myself. I could have easily gone off the deep end with all the stress I’ve been under, but I haven’t faltered. I also have no plans whatsoever to do that to myself ever again.
2 part question for you… Do you notice your dreams being affected during a full moon? And, for those of us who are in recovery from drugs and/or alcohol ever have dreams of doing their drug of choice after being sober?
I truly hope I don’t have these dreams this evening, being that it’s supposed to be yet another full moon.
In the meantime, I hope you all have a pleasant Saturday evening and/or Sunday morning.
Take Care & God Bless,