I remember this well. I had a hard time differentiating between what was real and what I had dreamed. Incredibly scary and frustrating.
Really bad strep throat/ear infection when I was 13 was, I think, the beginning of the end for me. Increasing sleepiness. Cataplexy started in my early 30’s with dippy knees upon unexpected laughter and diagnosis of N1 with full blown (fall down) cataplexy happened when I was 35.
WEAR A MASK AND SOCIALLY DISTANCE! This is a quote from one of our local forums: