This, what I am about to described has happened to me 5 times. And each time it has happened it is scary. It happened when I lived at home with my Parents, and the last time was when I lived on my own. I am going to describe the last time, I have not experienced it since.
I had just woke up, nothing strange about that, but I am aware, that I can't move. I can't open my eyes, I can't speak, I can't move at all, I am totally paralysed! Then the fear comes, for how long will I be in this strange state. I am alone in the building, yet even if anyone was next to be in the bed, I would have no way at all of communication by voice, murmur, or touch. This feeling overwhelms me, as I have been here before, then I realize my mind is not paralysed!
That is the only thing I can 'move' so, with great effort I say in my head, with all the strength that I can muster I think this word, it starts off at the pit of my stomach, and I can see it in my minds eye moving, sliding up like a snake, winding up, from the edge of my tummy all the way up, the word I am thinking is written on this snake I can see the word in black and white, it gets bigger and bigger, as it gets nearer my chest and finally as the head of the snake reaches my throat and comes out my mouth, I am able to say the word in a whisper, that I have seen on the snake and could only think it in my head, the word arrives at last in my mouth, the word is “Jesus!” And I can move again as normal. Relieved, I say it again, “Jesus, thank you.”