I tried this for the past few nights. I did not end up having any LD’s, but that kind of makes me wonder if I was doing anything wrong. I tried it during WBTB, but I didn’t get past the first paying attention to what I was seeing part. I generally fall asleep very quickly; I can lose consciousness in a matter of minutes, or even seconds if I’m really tired. So as soon as I tried, I fell asleep straight away within the first 10 seconds.
So, the next night I tried to get myself to be more awake during the WBTB. I simply sat up and opened my eyes and looked around for about a minute. But when I tried to SILD, I got interesting results. As soon as I finished the first set, I got a roll over signal so extreme it was almost painful. I tried to ride it out but it was so powerful that I couldn’t continue to SILD and just focused on staying still. But even then, the signal kept getting stronger, and it felt like every muscle in my body was on fire and the intensity would just increase if I didn’t roll over. So, eventually I gave in.
I tried again, this time lying on my side. I got to 3 sets before the roll over signal came again. So I tried moving my legs a little when I needed to in order to satisfy the signal and then continuing the sets. That didn’t work either, because while my body stopped screaming to move, my mind was far too awake to fall asleep afterwards.
Any advice on what I should do differently?