My Weird Life: The Dumbbell Monster

My dreams are often quite vivid and I remember almost all of them. On top of that, I dream in both color and black and white, and in cartoons. My dreams often have some killer special effects, too. They are often hilarious, but some are definitely terrifying. Either of these scenarios can mean a dream populated with monsters.

Many years ago—I think I was still a teen— I had a dream that I was pregnant, and in the middle of  a miscarriage. I don’t know how old the baby was or who the father was or anything. All I can remember is delivering a baby that I knew was dead, and there was this awful beast at my bedside, screaming, “YOUR TIME IS UP! YOUR TIME IS UP!”

What did this beast look like? Well,I have drawn it pretty much crystal-clear from memory:
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Because of its shape I have always called it “The Dumbbell Monster”. In Continue reading


Dream Diary: The Red Tables!

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This post is not based on an individual diary entry; it’s a recurring dream. If I am stressed out or worried, I will have what I simply call “The Table Dream”.
In it, I am stuck in this very tall room painted a very dark blue. Inhabiting this room are several animate, gigantic, thick wooden red tables that are determined to stomp me to death.