Since my last post, I’ve now finally had a brief but memorable lucid dream. Very short in that I performed the nose pinch reality check, it failed, I realized that I was in a dream, launched myself into the air and opened my eyes :S. Oh well.. getting there again..
More importantly.. a huge realization. I complained on and off in some of my posts about itching while trying to get to sleep and during WILD attempts. I learned that niacin which I was taking as part of the B vitamin complex can cause flushing. I stopped taking it, and the itching became slightly better but did not disappear. The itching has been back with a vengence this weekend and I think I finally figured out what caused it – refined sugar! I went to a friend’s birthday where I had both cake and ‘full fat’ cola. I was up for hours that night scratching! I’m going to cut out refined sugar now as much as possible (which anyone should do any way as it’s so toxic). I was pretty sure that I’d found the cause last time, but this time I’m certain. Hopefully this will be an end to the itching