“Can’t sleep, clowns will eat me.” – The Simpsons
“When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep and you’re never really awake.” – Fight Club
“Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up.” – Unknown
Guess what I’ve been dealing with? Yeah, insomnia. You could tell me to try to take a bath every night before bed, because that usually helps people sleep – but actually, Master and me take a bath together EVERY night, and I’m tossing and turning.
Get away from the computer, and the TV for a few hours before bed. Yeah, been there, done that. Ugh! The last few days have been maddening in this regard. I am doing my best to really tire myself out during the day, but come nighttime, I just haven’t been sleeping. Yesterday, I did my normal cardio in the morning, plus had an extra 35 minute walk to the store, and when we got home, took a bath, and climbed into bed – I still was tossing and turning most of the night.
I don’t drink caffeine, or eat anything which contains it either. I’m just going bonkers with this, and I’m really feeling it today. At least a few times in the last couple days I’ve wanted to seriously lay my head down on a pillow and sleep MID day. Not good in my opinion. And, the biggest reason why I won’t let myself do it is because if you nap during the day, you’re less likely to get to sleep at a reasonable hour. Ick. So, here goes another day zombie-ish, and let’s hope I can actually sleep tonight.
Master asked me if I would make that casserole I’ve been making tonight. 🙂 I am SO happy that he keeps requesting this, because it means he really does like it. Wooot for making food he likes. 😀
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And by that I mean, watch tv and crash on the couch in the dark lol Sorry, meant to explain that better 😉
Lol, That’s OK. I knew what ya meant. 😉
You know, I’ve found that if I get into bed, turn off the lights and try to watch tv, I usually fall asleep really quick 🙂
A good idea! 🙂 We don’t have a tv in our bedroom though..
Oh…well, maybe if you can’t sleep you can crash on the couch for a bit. I sometimes do that and then when I wake up, I go to my room and presto, I’m right back asleep 🙂
Worth a shot. I'll try anything at this point. lol.
Insomnia is evil.
Benadryl and orgasms sometimes help.
Yeah, except that I'm allergic to benadryl. Go figure, eh? lol.
At least you can laugh about it 🙂
LOL “cant sleep, the clowns will eat me” Is also a really good Alice Cooper song 😀
Yea, D has had insomnia for ever…we always have sleeping pills in the house now…tho he’s getting immune to them so we gotta make sure about every 10 days he goes a couple nights without them…which usually means he goes 48 hours of no sleep *sighs* Poor guy.. hopefully now that he’s working he’ll get back to normal. Once I came into the picture his insomnia went away until he lost his job. Flattering I suppose LOL
As for sleeping, we both have to keep the tv on in the bedroom with something “episodic” in…like family guy, american dad, etc. Usually I wake up around 3am and turn it off.
Everybody’s different lol 😉
That is super cute. 🙂 That his insomnia went away when he met you, I mean. I just checked the medication side effects for that pill that is supposed to help me prevent cysts.. Yeah, insomnia is on there. Great. lol.
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