I used to…

15°C, light grey

Sleep paralysis: BBC. I used to get this in my mid 20s. It was a long time ago I know, but quite unforgettable. There was no sensation that someone was in the room, let alone sitting on my chest, but I did get the waking immobile part. sometimes there was a loud deep-bassy buzzing sound though. A frightening experience for which there was no explanation from anyone I asked. I never found a cure, it simply went away all by itself.
This picture by Fuselli is widely described as an image illustrating the phenomenon. There are numerous paranormal explanations but of course, as is usual with with that sort of thing, they are wrong.
I have always secretly loved this artist’s works, especially the scarcely printed "Dead baby".

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