This comic pretty much embodies the entire experience.
I started having sleep paralysis attacks two autumns ago. Sometimes it’s not too bad. Once I hallucinated a girl walking around my bed but she wasn’t scary. I was kinda’ annoyed with her so I gave her the finger and then I snapped out of it. Actually giving these ghosts a bit of ‘tude helps you conquer the paralysis.
But usually to get out of it I try to wiggle my fingers. [kind of like in Kill Bill when Uma Thurman is sitting in the Pussy Wagon telling herself to wiggle her big toe]