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AMANDALOVE0525 SparkPoints: (1,605)
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12/18/12 7:15 A

A lot of my days are like that. I'm anemic, so my energy levels are always down...once I even dozed off in the middle of teaching a lesson to my students.....

DLDROST Posts: 8,082
12/18/12 7:15 A


JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (565,111)
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12/17/12 9:40 P

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SINAED SparkPoints: (15,107)
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12/17/12 8:01 P

yes today probably cos i have a cold and its that time of the month

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (77,547)
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12/17/12 4:27 P

Seems it happens a lot when we have a string of dreary days.

MYUTMOST4HIM Posts: 11,453
12/17/12 2:53 P

Yep - yesterday in fact and I responded with resting

SCRIBBLIN Posts: 1,011
12/17/12 1:02 P

I have sleepy days when I haven't had enough of the right kind of calories (vs. calories burned in exercise) or when I've had too much sugar for breakfast (afternoon crash). I find that if I eat a little protein I wake up.

CMCOLE Posts: 2,667
12/17/12 12:09 P

things that make me need a nap:

(a) stress
(b) busyness (sounds like this could be your case, too)
(c) dreary days - dark, cloudy, rainy, snowy - when there is very little sunshine

12/17/12 11:59 A

Yes, today.

12/17/12 11:56 A

Yes, lately I'm real sleepy because of the new medicine my doctor put me on for Fibromyalgia pain. Don't know if I'll be able to stay on it.

IMELECTRIC SparkPoints: (14,798)
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12/17/12 11:51 A

Yes. I get up at 4 AM and don't get to bed until 10 PM with an hour commute to and from work. This wears me down and I seem to fight bugs all winter. I just listen to my body and sleep when I need it. I do try for 3-4 days a week fitness.

HAWAII5YEARS SparkPoints: (61,436)
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12/17/12 9:20 A

Oh yes! Yesterday I was tired from not getting enough sleep and took a 4 hour nap! Hubby was glad it relieved my grumpiness.

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
12/17/12 6:42 A

Last week I did...most everyday. But much better now!

KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,257
12/17/12 6:35 A

I have them almost every day as my sleep cycles are just wacky. I don't sleep the hours I really want to sleep in; my body tells my brain something totally different. It doesn't synche up with my husband's work schedule so as a result I'm always sleepy and fatigued it seems.

JULIE700 Posts: 699
12/17/12 1:35 A

This past week has been terrible. I keep nodding off while I am working. I guess it is a good thing that I work from home!

JO88BAKO SparkPoints: (314,580)
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12/16/12 9:43 P

I was feeling very lethargic after a good nights sleep. I have cut my nightime med to help me sleep in half. That has helped a lot!

LIBBYL1 Posts: 5,933
12/16/12 9:35 P

yes! Usually related to hormones (PMS days of sleep and now perimenopause making it worse)

CANDICE293 SparkPoints: (4,147)
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12/16/12 9:25 P

I`ve been having a lot of days like that and I can sleep until I can`t sleep anymore and still be exhausted.

REY6780 SparkPoints: (17,253)
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12/16/12 9:16 P


SHARONSOWN Posts: 1,746
12/16/12 9:15 P

I had one today! For no apparent reason I was so sleepy I could hardly stand it, so I did my walk and was STILL sleepy! Weird.

ETHELMERZ Posts: 19,710
12/16/12 9:11 P

I used to have that before I had my thyroid checked by the doctor, during menopause, the med helped but not right away.

UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
12/16/12 8:01 P

Yes, but I keep going somehow.

MUSHCAT Posts: 4,639
12/16/12 7:57 P

Absolutely, and today was one of those days. I tried to take a nap, but couldn't fall asleep because I couldn't shut off my brain.

THOMASINA57 SparkPoints: (249,714)
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12/16/12 7:53 P

Yes, and living with arthritis it's constant!

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 17,459
12/16/12 6:12 P

Yes usually when it is gray and dreery

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12/16/12 5:48 P


12/16/12 1:56 P

It is a cold and rainy day here and I can barely keep my eyes open. I see a nap in my near future.

I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
12/16/12 1:46 P

I had one yesterday. I was the host of a small Christmas party. I had to take two cat naps before party then an hour into party I was getting tired again, the vodka drink with cranberry and orange juice probably did not help. My sis wasn't feeling good she was just getting a cold so her and her family had to leave and my SIL had to go home to study for finals so him, my, daughter and grandson had to leave early also.The party was over by 9 and what a perfect year for it to end early. My annual Christmas party usually last from midnight to three. I was done cleaning up and in my jammies come 10 30 and was loving it. It was just one of those I am tired days. The party was still fantastic, the fun was still there, the love, the excitement etc. I am just happy it worked out to where it ended early. :) I hope my sis is okay I tried calling her once. I will try to call her later again to see if she is okay. Oh the party started at 5 as usual. :)

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