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Thursday, January 24, 2013

I actually weighed in yesterday and did not drop 1 pound. I dropped 2!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon It has made my week!

On the flipside however, after 2 weeks of perfect, w-o-n-d-e-r-f-u-l slumber, I didn't get to sleep at all last night. emoticon So I am seriously draggin like a wagon this morning. My body is super sensitive when it comes to sleep. If I so much as sleep in an extra hour or two in the AM, or take a nap during the day no matter how short, it will adversely affect me at night. I was really tired the night before last and DH thought it was a good idea to turn off my alarm and let me sleep in until 9 yesterday morning. Hence why no sleep last night. I know his intentions were good but he also knows what I go through when it comes to getting a good night's rest. It isn't pretty! One night of no sleep can mean a week or more of disrupted sleep. I have one medication that must be taken in the AM that makes me extremely sleepy when I have had no Zzzzz the night before, so chances of making it through the day without a nap are slim to none. This is where the vicious cycle of napping during the day = no sleep at night comes into play. UGH! Definitely not looking forward to today, or tonight. emoticon
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SABLENESS 1/26/2013 9:51PM

    Sympathies from me, too. Sleeplessness is a huge downer. Thanks for encouragement on my blog today.

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CAPECODLIGHT 1/26/2013 11:35AM

    Wonderful job on your weight loss! I'm sorry about the sleep problems. I used to have trouble staying asleep, but for some reason (hallelujah) this has passed. Hope you can convince your husband to not let you sleep going forward.

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LINDA! 1/25/2013 1:57PM

    Way to go with the 2 lb weight loss. Sorry about your lack of sleep. I am fortunate that even if I take a nap during the day, I will still sleep at night.

Take care! emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 1/24/2013 10:48PM

    Sorry that you didn't get the sleep that you need. Congratulations on your weight loss! GOOD JOB!!!!!

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RURAL3 1/24/2013 6:12PM

    Good Job on your weight loss. emoticon I have trouble sleeping sometimes too. I have found over the counter ZZZQUIL to help me. I have tried melatonin and it worked for awhile and doesn't anymore. Oh and I find that the liquid works for me but the pills don't. Don't know why. Just a thought. But if you are on other meds always check with your doc first. emoticon

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SUTERSPACE 1/24/2013 11:39AM

    Way to go on the weight loss and the lack of sleep can be a REAL bugger. Hope you made it through the day okay!!

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GOLFGMA 1/24/2013 8:00AM

    Good job on the weight loss. I have had problems such as your with no sleep nights and know of other who go on a couple of hours sleep most every day. Hope you can find a solution to this problem. My solution was a 10 mg Melatonium tablet each night. emoticon

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ANNIE924 1/24/2013 7:55AM

    Congratulations on your loss. That is great. emoticon

I'm sorry you experience these sleep issues, it can't be fun. Here's hoping you make it through the day without a nap so that you will sleep better tonight. emoticon

Take care and have the best day possible.

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STITCHINGNAN 1/24/2013 7:31AM

    As a fellow insomniac I can sympathise , we need sleep emoticon

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WELLNESSME09 1/24/2013 7:30AM

    emoticon on the weight loss! emoticon

Disrupted sleep...wow, do I know what you mean. I have not taken a nap during the day in years because of the same reasons you mention.

Hope your day is not as bad as you expect it to be...have a great one! emoticon


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LKWQUILTER 1/24/2013 7:00AM

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XOBSIDIANX 1/24/2013 6:55AM

    emoticon emoticon on the weight loss.

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