Lately I have been sleeping ok, but sometimes wake up to go bathroom sometimes 2 or 3 times, but if I drink tea in the evening it will keep me tripping to the bathroom. I also have a Cpap but can't use it when I get bad sinus and allergy attacks. Lately have been not using it. Summer is ok for not but have to use it in winter. I also read for about an hour before I sleep. I get a lot of fatigue from FM and arthritis and the weather plays a factor on the aches and pains. Especially the cold and rain.
Florence, Hamilton, ON
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I wake up several times a night but get about 7 hrs anyway. I really appreciate the nights the dog does NOT want to go out during the night. Once in a while I have a bad night and then I give up, get up and read or go on the internet. I suspect my BP is not regulated enough because often I have to go to the bathroom. So, NO I don't sleep well, sometimes.
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current weight: 144.0
Fitness Minutes: (21,548) Posts: 12,988 6/5/13 11:04 A
No, not really. I usually average 6 hours nightly. Sometimes, it will take an hour or more to fall asleep. Then, I wake up throughout the night; bathroom trip or to adjust my sleeping position due to arthritis pain.
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Pounds lost: 0.2
Fitness Minutes: (4,898) Posts: 77 6/5/13 10:23 A
Falling asleep is an occasional problem,usually related to stress or something I ate. Usually sleep well with at least 1 bathroom trip. If DH is restless or snoring really bad, I go into the other room.
Pounds lost: 2.0
Fitness Minutes: (51,945) Posts: 17,479 6/5/13 6:09 A
Falling asleep is rarely a problem. staying asleep is. i get up for bathroom but mostley to roll hubby over or yell at his snoring. he will not go to the other room,never woiuld. but we bought this very expensive temperpedic bed and now even i dont want to go to the other room. but on nights like now, wasking at 445, i cant sleep. now that i've cleaned the kitchen, do i go to work early or stry to sleep for the hour an a half befor i have t get up for work. oh not even that long. sigh. or go into work early....
Fitness Minutes: (26,594) Posts: 2,570 6/5/13 12:38 A
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I sleep well from 6 to 7 hours but up 2 or 3 times for bathroom trips, then right back to sleep
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Some nights are better than others. Most nights I sleep about 6 to 6-1/2 hours but feel better on weekends when I get 7 to 7-1/2. I was diagnosed with sleep apnea a couple years ago and started sleeping with oxygen. Now that I've lost 20 pounds I can sleep without it; ironically I slept better with it, even though it was noisy and restricted my movement. Now I wake up a couple times each night, even though I don't actually get up. I guess I'm still adjusting.
current weight: 148.0
Fitness Minutes: (76) Posts: 2,042 6/4/13 11:30 P
I do not sleep many hours but when I am asleep I sleep well. Sometimes I only sleep 4-5 hours though. I need to work on sleeping longer as I know that would be better for me health. I often get up and sit in my recliner and then sometimes fall back to sleep for a "nap".
How about you? Do you SLEEP well?
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