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Saturday

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Well, ask and you shall receive..
I lay down for a nap yesterday,, nothing,, I have never been able to sleep during the day unless I am sick or under anesthesia. After an hour and a half of tossing and turning,I got up and dragged around,, after dinner I finally sat in my recliner, told DD to wake e up at ten pm to watch Dead Files,, the only program I care about on Friday.
I stil did not fall asleep until nine, she woke me at ten, she went to bed, I passed out until four am.. my usual rising time.. in the chair..
went to bed, tossed and turned for an hour and slept for an hour, finally got up..

today is clean around the house and yard day, so I will be ready to hit the sheets at the right time..

How do insomniacs stay sane???????

  
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ALDEBARANIAN 6/15/2013 5:44PM

    We don't. Psychosis oft looms just 'round the bend. Of all the things I ever lost, I miss my mind the least.

It's possible that one, or a combination of your meds is behind this. Besides a visit with your doctor, I'd suggest a trip to the pharmacist, sometimes they're a better source of information than your doctor. It is their field, after all, and they aren't handing out free samples from a salesman.

Comment edited on: 6/15/2013 5:45:31 PM

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GABY1948 6/15/2013 2:23PM

    I wish you rest SOON!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/15/2013 12:13PM

    LOL who says they are sane?

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TRENTDREAMER 6/15/2013 11:21AM

    Sorry to hear about the sleep issues you have. Hope that you are able to resolve them.

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PATRICIAAK 6/15/2013 10:41AM

    put 'sleep hygiene' in a search engine. It will bring up multiple things to consider.
I hope you sleep well tonight.

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BOSS61 6/15/2013 10:02AM

    Will tell you about a truly startling invention: Tylenol PM. Take two, one hour before you want to go to bed. Then do something quiet. You are most welcome!

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INSPIRATIONAL3 6/15/2013 7:59AM

    Dear Spark Friend,

Hope you have seen a sleep therapist to get some help no one should have to live with this. I know you have lost a tremendous amount of weight so I applaud you but maybe something in your diet is triggering and adding to your problem like caffeine related foods.

Hope you find a solution soon.



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Friday

Friday, June 14, 2013

today is a beautiful day, sunny, 65 degrees. DD went with exhub to mow dad's lawn with OUR tractor, then bring it back here, then haul dad's mower back to his house to see what the heck is wrong with that John Deere..

I have not slept the past tow nights, am going to lie down for a hopeful nap.

  
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PATRICIAAK 6/14/2013 11:11PM

    I hope you can get your rest.

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ALDEBARANIAN 6/14/2013 7:25PM

    Nurture yourself a little, relax, and sleep well. You deserve it. emoticon

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GABY1948 6/14/2013 5:46PM

    I hope you get some rest today/tonite!

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CBLENS 6/14/2013 5:18PM

    Hope you can sleep today.

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TRENTDREAMER 6/14/2013 2:05PM

    Hope you get some good rest.

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RACEWELLWON 6/14/2013 1:02PM

    Enjoy - told you !! :) emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/14/2013 12:42PM

    So sorry you aren't sleeping well. maybe a nap will help.

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SHELLB7 6/14/2013 11:21AM

    I like John Deere, but I have one that just refuses to start. emoticon

Good luck with yours!

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GERIKRAGH 6/14/2013 11:20AM

    I'm sure you know how important sleep is. Take care.

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Sticky icky day

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Yet another sticky day,, 99% humidity today. I took a shower without using any hot water, just cold,ahhhhh.. still hot...

Friend called this morning, she will be at dad's house to pick up their freezer,, yea!! It's sold!!

  
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PATRICIAAK 6/15/2013 4:04AM

    I wish showers helped on humid days!
glad re: the freezer.

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CAROLIAN 6/14/2013 1:41AM

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GABY1948 6/13/2013 6:48PM

    GREAT...here it was a beautiful day! I'll send it your way! emoticon

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RACEWELLWON 6/13/2013 4:45PM

    Good for you , nice sale - a relief !! Nice here today a cool down is on its way - Thank -for the Good Luck - Cooking with Gas over here now !! :)

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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/13/2013 3:30PM

    Ohhhhhh the difference of our climate...
It's a sweat pants long sleeve shirt kinda day. Dark and stormin out side.

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JAMBABY0 6/13/2013 1:04PM

    Good luck in staying dry and cool

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Wednesday

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

today is another 100% humidity day. The only time in my life I can remember this much humidity was when I was on a Caribbean cruise in October of 1976! We were within 100 miles of the equator, so when you took a shower, got out, toweled off, you never got completely dry,ever...

We swam at the beach in Grenada, Curacao, San Juan, Martinique and snorkeled in St. Thomas,, got out, toweled off, still wet.. finally figured out why natives never had towels at the beach,, just straw mats..
We grieved our pool since we lost it, but now I realize God has HIS plan.. for us to enjoy a/c indoors and hike outdoors when HE deems to lower the heat index..
I am glad I get 99% of my cardio at work.

  
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ALDEBARANIAN 6/12/2013 8:34PM

    emoticon Have a lovely, cool fruit drink. Keep enjoying the AC. emoticon

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PATRICIAAK 6/12/2013 7:58PM

    I've been saying '10 showers a day won't get rid of this clamminous'.

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RACEWELLWON 6/12/2013 4:51PM

    Wow - we were Young Skinny Chicks emoticon then emoticon now we are emotionally beaten down by the heat due to hormones !! lol Hugs K

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GABY1948 6/12/2013 2:01PM

    I hate humidity...and MI is the place for humidity! Have a wonderful day in spite of it!

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GERIKRAGH 6/12/2013 1:43PM

    Stay dry.

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Tuesday

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A nice day at work, I did not have a blood sugar reaction today, BUT the humidity is still at 100% here, so I was raggedly breathing indoors, so had to use my inhaler. I probably only use it a few times a year, but most of them are at work since it is so hot there. The a/c just is not enough to help me breathe. Everybody was wilting from the heat.. It is in the 80's, but the heat index indicates over 100 degrees.

I spent all of yesterday doing laundry until bedtime last night. I cannot believe we had that much laundry to do!!!!! Today is bill paying, correspondence with foreign friends and phone calls.

The days do not stretch out enough for me..

  
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PATRICIAAK 6/11/2013 8:18PM

    Hope your breathing improves

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RACEWELLWON 6/11/2013 8:02PM

    Trust me my Roses do Not look like that one !!! lol Its like a sauna over here - My a/c in my room is on full blast :) only sharing with the Dogs ! :) Hugs Karen emoticon

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ALDEBARANIAN 6/11/2013 7:20PM

    OK, here it comes, my dumb comment for the day:

Maybe you could stop by the local emergency clinic and pick up a stretcher.
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DEBBIEANNE1124 6/11/2013 2:36PM

    Wow that's pretty hot weather youa re having. Today is pleasant here 72

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