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Insomnia


Thursday, March 14, 2013

It was bad last night. I didn't get to sleep until almost 5am. Ugh. My mind just wouldn't quit running. That meant I was dragging pretty bad today. I still managed to walk the dog 7.8 miles, and did 15 minutes of active stretching, but it was nowhere near my workouts from last week. I have decided to just write this whole week off as recovery and will start back at the gym on Monday. Between the weather and the lack of sleep I am pretty much running on empty.

I finally got the lights replaced by Cooper's crate, so maybe I won't feel guilty locking him in next week. He was such a good pup tonight. I took him with me to the neighbor's to watch American Idol, and he snuggled under the blankets with her or laid next to me the whole time. Then I took him out for his last walk of the day. I have to get him out for a long walk tomorrow. Hopefully I can get some sleep tonight, so my day can start earlier, and I will have the time to give him that long walk before my company arrives.
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KARIDIAN1 3/15/2013 11:27PM

    Listen to your body and relax and just do something fun to change it up.

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HEALTHYGRAMMY49 3/15/2013 3:30PM

    That happens to me too once in a while. Good thinking...recovery week now ended!

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BIGPAWSUP 3/15/2013 10:24AM

    I really hope you got a goodnight's sleep last night. Insomnia is HORRIBLE! I really feel for you.

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FLORNH 3/15/2013 6:32AM

    Insomnia is a drag. I hope you get your sleep back on track soon.

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DESERTDREAMERS 3/15/2013 5:20AM

    Sorry 'bout the insomnia. Still amazed you get in such long walks daily. I assume you've tried all the usual things - warm bath, white sound machine, chamomile tea or warm milk ...

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COLLEENROSTE 3/15/2013 4:46AM

    so sorry that your sleep is out of whack- hopefully once you are back at the gym and tiring out those body cells even more your normal sleep pattern will return- glad to hear that you are still walking "in spite of..". rest well tonight even if true sleep eludes

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PURESTILLWATER 3/14/2013 11:57PM

    Hope you sleep.

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GOIN4GR8 3/14/2013 11:47PM

    I suffer from terrible insomnia as well, often seeing the sun come up--so I feel for you.

Yet you STILL took your doggy for an almost 8-mile walk!! Holy cow--go you!

Here's to getting to sleep sooner as the week goes on ...

Laurie

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COCK-ROBIN 3/14/2013 11:34PM

    I hope it gets better for you, and you get some sleep tonight.

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