Originally Posted by ChildrenofSodom
But anyway, to put everything in context, today in biology we did a tiny test in which you push your arm against the wall for about a minute, and when you step away, your arm rises up by itself (instincts or muscle memory or something)....So, when I walked over to my bedroom door (thinking about that experiment), my arm wasnt in my field of view. And after I closed the door, my arm suddenly swung up into my peripheral vision, and for some reason my brain didnt register it as my own arm (guess I couldnt feel it or something), and I screamed and jumped back. Thought it was a robber or a ghost.
You are a valid person with valid perceptions and reactions. You have nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, you go, girl!