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Sleep Showering and Sleep Walking

This has happened to me multiple times before. I've had a history of sleepwalking and sleep talking, and have even gone to the bathroom while I was asleep.

One time there was a tornado warning, so my dad woke me up in the middle of the night and took me and my family to our basement. Supposedly I went to the bathroom in our basement, then walked all the way back up to my room on the second floor and laid down in my bed. I then remember that I woke up and went to the bathroom on the second floor, and all of the sudden I heard my dad yelling at me. I started crying and yelled back that I was coming and then walked downstairs. I only remember what happened on the second floor, but somehow I knew why he was yelling at me, so I must have been semi asleep.

More recently, I have been waking up at odd hours of the night and have gotten up and taken a shower. Usually I remember just picking up my towel, turning on the shower and taking the shower, then getting out and seeing what time it was.

I had done that three times before, but this time was different. I didn't recall any of it until my dad questioned me in the morning, in which I slightly remember only turning on the shower and getting out of the shower. Weird right?!

I've also been known to talk to people in my sleep. Usually happens because of lack of my sleep or if I know I have to get up early, but it has been occurring a lot more recently. In some cases I remember almost everything, and in some I have no recollection.

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