For as long as I can remember I’ve had the odd nightmare. Sometimes similar themes repeat and often while I can remember them vividly I can’t actually describe them in words. It wasn’t an every night thing, or even an every week thing and mostly I could figure out what they were about or why I had them… often when I get too warm in bed.
I’ve never thought much about dream analysis.. I figure it is a subconscious thing and they are all related to something I have thought about, seen, heard etc etc. It’s never been a pressing issue to try and ‘interpret my dreams’ or even remember them.
So I know women often report having more dreams while pregnant… but I didn’t with the girls. This time around though… woah!
I dream… almost every night, and I almost always remember them and some of them are just too weird!
There is the usual dreams as well as some freaky ones – I have had one recently where Izzy falls down a small cliff onto rocks (it sounds worse than it is but it is still scary) and one where one of the girls has to go in an ambulance but they won’t let me bring the other one so I end up locking one in the house on their own!?! The other night I dreamt a wild dream that I am sure was sparked by Leah’s undies and a bedside light (don’t ask)! So freaky but explainable…all part of processing stuff.
I haven’t really dreamt about the baby as such but I have this recurring dream that is driving me nuts… makes no sense at all to me.
So it starts with one Barbie. Suddenly her stomach swells up like she is pregnant and then a small baby Barbie explodes out of her stomach. Then there are rows and rows of Barbies all with babies exploding out of their stomachs one after the other. It somehow turns into some kind of choreographed event with babies exploding one after the other along long lines of Barbies…. then there are Barbies lying in pretty patterns shooting their babies out of their bellies up into the air. It is very much like one of those old fashioned movies with the synchronised swimming stuff. It just goes on like that till I wake up and wonder what the heck I am thinking?
So anyone care to analyse that one? What does exploding Barbies mean?
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oh dear, not gonna touch that one! I’m sure a psychoanalyst would have a field day with that LMAO – love the imagery of the old Esther William-ised preggo barbies shooting babies out of their bellies in time to cheesy music – oh my! Hope you’re getting some good sleep too …
Ok, let’s see – do your girls like Barbie? Maybe you’ve been watching them play with Barbie and that’s why Barbie is featured in this dream…
The Busby Berkley choreography you’re describing could just be in reference to your own love of design and patterns, but also a reflection of your fascination and joy with creating this person – do you hear music in this or is it silent, music usually reflects deep emotions of joy or sadness or fear…
The multitude of Barbie, I’d guess, is speaking to the fact that you know so many people (online, at least, but even in your immediate community) who are pregnant right now too, and many of those who aren’t want to be, so there are more babies on the way??? (that’s my wistful thinking kicking in, ok, I have to transfer a bit here)…
That’s my take on it anyway!