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Wrestling With The Unseen - My Body Falling Asleep But My Mind 100% Awake

by Tanya Kaisomar
(Common Wealth of the Northern Marianas Islands-Saipan)

A story of sleep paralysis | Read more stories here

One Sunday afternoon on a bright beautiful day, I went in my bedroom to get some comfortable nap, all charged up and looking forward to a successful rest that day; little did I know that I was gonna be attacked.

Seriously, just right that moment I bring my body to my comfortable cushion for a nap, NOT even to shut my eyes yet, I felt something very heavy overshadow me, it's like if I was doze with some kind of knock out-chemical or something. That very moment my whole body just went weak on me, but my mind was still with me. I am 100% aware of whats happening but I just couldn't open my eyes or move freely like how I would willed/command my body to do. I was without strength/100% powerless in my body.

I remembered exactly how it happened, as soon as my body went powerless on me, the actions of strangling came in affect.. honestly, I fight back, and tried very hard with the strength I have left. It took me about half an hour or so but less than an hour to get release with the unseen attacker.. it takes a hit on the solid concrete wall for me to be release from it.

When I was a christian I called it the evil spirits, But I do not think that demons or evil spirits exist at all... no longer in my vocabulary since I take to mind about every single thing I personally experienced, to hunt for answers as life continues to move forward.. most of them has been resolved and still many more to be discovered in the near future..

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