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7/13/14 11:13 P

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My challenge is that I am a play at home mom to a 2 and 4 year old who get me up at different times in the morning, although lately it's right at 6:45. So with that said, I plan to go to bed by 11 pm to get my 8 hours of sleep. Unfortunately, I am married to a deputy sheriff so I rarely get to bed that early. I'm going to try to commit to this for the 4 weeks and see if it helps me feel better and help get my body back in shape.

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7/13/14 9:41 P

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Going to sleep at my new 10 pm bedtime. emoticon

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7/13/14 8:43 P

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This is probably going to be the toughest challenge I've ever done. I'm the type of person who sleeps odd hours (4am - 11am). Now that I'm on summer break from work, it's going to be exceptionally difficult do this. But.. Let's do it. I need to make better habits.

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7/10/14 5:26 P

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I read about the most restorative sleep is before midnight.
Bedtime has been 11 pm, doing very well with it.
I am up at 7 am every morning.

Over the weekend I am going to shift my sleep schedule.
I will go to bed at 10 pm and up at 6 am.

It gets so hot later in the day.
Getting up an hour earlier will give me the incentive to walk in the cooler morning.

Wish me luck!

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7/10/14 1:05 P

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My overall goal for this challenge is simply to form habits that I can still get the proper amount of sleep with everything I have going on. I am a full time college student, writing an honors thesis, I work 2 jobs, and am directing a show. Summer usually is not an awful time when it comes to getting slepp but I want to be prepared once school starts up again!

The minefields of life never go away, we just get better at navigating them.

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For I know the plans that I have for you says the Lord, plans for good not disaster that shall give you hope.
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7/9/14 8:37 A

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My goals for this week are to be in bed each night by 11:00 pm, and up by 7:00 am! I know I can do it!

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7/7/14 2:23 P

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I hope that I can get on a schedule like you. My goal for this week is to got to bed at 11 pm Monday - Thursday, and 10 pm Friday - Sunday. This should enable me to be on schedule for next week when my son starts band camp.

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7/7/14 1:45 P

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Have been on a sleep schedule for weeks now.
I'm going to bed and getting up at the same time for over a month.
The result is that I feel much better!

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7/7/14 10:34 A

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Goal for this week is to have uninterrupted night-time sleep for 7 days in a row.

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emoticon A routine really helps.

There are no great acts of love, only small acts done with great love- Mother Teresa


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6/28/14 2:12 P

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Goal for this week is to go to bed at same time every night.

Good better best never let it rest until your good is better and better is the best


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6/27/14 10:45 A

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Have been on a good sleep routine for over two years. It usually works except when I shake up the routine.
I do this by eating too late, stay on the computer too late, eat too late, exercise in the evening.

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6/26/14 7:46 P

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Sleep helps everything!

There are no great acts of love, only small acts done with great love- Mother Teresa


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I want to start getting a full night sleep daily and be able to get up refreshed.

Good better best never let it rest until your good is better and better is the best


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6/21/14 2:15 P

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Thanks. Last night, he got home on time, but I still found it hard to sleep, and woke up later than I wanted. I'm glad that our summer plans don't start until the middle of next month. That gives me time to get back on track.

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There are no great acts of love, only small acts done with great love- Mother Teresa


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6/20/14 3:57 P

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My goal is to go to bed earlier on the days that my husband works late, so that I don't miss as much sleep taking care of him when he comes in after a 12 hr. shift.

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6/19/14 9:13 P

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Yes I have trouble getting to sleep at night cause I tend to dozz during the day. I fight to stay awake and its hard. Then I get to a point then I'm wide awake again then I can't get to sleep at night when I'm to go to bed.

One Day at a time, and one step at a time. With God's help I will make it to my goal.


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6/17/14 6:11 P

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Clonazepam is the drug of choice for restless leg syndrome. I take it at night. I can see how taking it during the day would make you sleepy.

There are no great acts of love, only small acts done with great love- Mother Teresa


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6/17/14 4:08 P

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I should add also that I take medication that makes me tired. They are not sleep medications. They are anti-depressants. Wellbutrin, paxil, clonazapem. Also, I take quinapril for blood pressure control and metoprolo for blood pressure also. Both make me tired also. So, it's a real challenge trying to stay awake during the day. So, I end up sleeping and then at night I can't sleep. Like I said before, I have my days and nights mixed up.

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6/17/14 11:31 A

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That's a step in the right direction. Establishing a regular sleep schedule is important.

There are no great acts of love, only small acts done with great love- Mother Teresa


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6/17/14 10:40 A

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Went to bed the first time about 11:30 pm. I didn't give it a chance! I got back up almost immediately.
When I finally tried again was 2am. Slept until my wife got up to get ready for her job. (I'm retired). After breakfast fell asleep from about 8:30am to about 10am. I guess that makes about 4.5 hrs. total.
Crazy schedule!
My first goal is to go to bed around 11:30pm and stay there until 7am.

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My goals were to not let the stress of my daily life of living with an alcoholic husband affect my sleep. I did pretty good a few days but some days I let it get to me and I didn't sleep well. I am so very tired this morning. I always go to bed on time but I guess the worry follows me because I wake up in the middle of the night and then can't get back to sleep. I need to pray for my own peace and serenity more so I can sleep. Being so tired wears me down not only physically but also mentally. Here's to a new week!

There are no great acts of love, only small acts done with great love- Mother Teresa


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In bed by 9
Out by 530 (8 1/2 hrs)
Do not drink coffee before bed and do not take naps

Moving toward a brighter future


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Goals for Week One:
Goal 1: Lights out by 9pm
Goal 2: Rise and shine at 5:00am
Goal 3: 1st words out of my mouth will be: This is the day that the LORD has made; I will rejoice and be glad in it. emoticon

Goal 4: Workout in AM
Goal 5: IF I wake up in the middle of the night, I Will NOT eat a bowl of cereal!!!


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My goals for this week are to
a) Be in bed before 11.
b) Wake at 6.


I do not have any electronic devices in my room at all. 3 years ago, I took them all out. I prefer it that way. No lights or humming to distract me. I don't even have an alarm clock. I use the alarm on my phone. I have 5 kids and the largest sleep challenge for me is to get the house settled and get myself in bed. I have no trouble sleeping, it is just getting ENOUGH that seems elusive.

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6/2/14 9:47 A

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My goals are to have my son a sleep by 9:30, which means story at 9:00. So, at 9:30 I would like to read and be asleep by 10. My main goal is to decrease my reliance on energy supplements and caffeine.

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5/25/14 12:05 A

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My goal for this week is to track my sleep pattern and to try to be in bed by 11 and up by 6 every day.

Chasity Cavazos


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My goal is to be in bed by 10 pm on nights I do not work and by 1130 on the nights I do work. I will allow myself to wake up naturally in the AM but do not want to stay in bed any later than 8 am any morning.

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5/8/14 7:44 P

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My goal is to be in bed by 10:30 and up at 5:30 and not get up in the morning and rest my alarm for a hour latter

Pam


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5/8/14 3:00 P

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My goals for the next week are the following...

1. Be in bed by 11 pm
2. All electronics are off and away from me by 10 pm
3. Journal, as detailed as possible, every day about my sleep

I think getting better sleep will help me be more motivated to work out during the day! This is currently my biggest hurdle to overcome :)

- Dani

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5/4/14 4:52 P

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Action steps this week
1) Journal about my sleep
2) Try to be in bed by 10pm and lights out by 11pm(and resolve not to open my Kobo reader between 11pm and 5am)
3) Do some excecise every day to really be tired emoticon emoticon

Edited by: ANNEMARIA6 at: 5/4/2014 (16:54)
You’ll get where you want to go as long as you take more steps in the right direction than the wrong one.


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5/2/14 11:09 A

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Tell us why you joined the challenges and what goals you hope to accomplish during the next four weeks!


My goal the first week is to be consistent with the sleep journal, get used to doing that.

Overall, I'd like to be comfortable going to bed at the same time every night and getting up at the same time every morning feeling refreshed and like I had a good night's sleep, with plenty of energy to start the day.

Edited by: OHANAMAMA at: 5/2/2014 (11:15)
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I will take at least 3 big belly breaths and think of all the wonderful things in my life now and all that will come with a good night's sleep! emoticon

Oh, and I also say a prayer every night for my mom, dad, sister, brothers and you, too!

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4/30/14 8:53 A

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My goal this week is to do something relaxing at least 3 nights before bed. emoticon

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My goal is to track my sleep

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4/28/14 1:46 P

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Week one goal is simply to write down when I went to bed every night...not very lofty but there it is.

Ann

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4/23/14 2:48 P

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My goal for this week is to clean and reset my bedroom so that it is relaxing and comfortable.

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4/21/14 1:33 P

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My goal is to be in bed by 9:00 PM every night including the weekends that I am home.

A healthier me


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Goal 1: Bed by 8pm
Goal 2: rise and shine at 4:30am
Goal 3: No food after 5:30pm
Goal 4: Consistent workout in AM
Goal 5: Limit sugar intake
Goal 6: Continue to be coffee free
Goal 7: Lower fat intake to normal range

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4/15/14 12:07 A

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Hi All
My goal would be to be in bed by midnight daily. I'm always sleeping after midnight and struggle to wake up with less than 7 hrs of sleep daily. 2nd goal would be to minimise usage of phones especially checking fb and playing games right before sleeping.

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4/12/14 1:13 P

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My week one goals are to go to bed by midnight, no matter what time I have to wake up the next day. That's my biggest issue, since I have a late start every other day. I will also try to keep track in my sleep journal at least 3 times a week.

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I'm working on being in bed by midnight and up by 8 or no later than 9am, and not getting up in the middle of the night to get on the computer or to read.

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I want to sleep through the night on most days of the week and to wake up feeling energetic.

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my goal is to be in bed by midnight and up by 8 am,

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My goals are to use relaxation methods.
-- I have done this most days this week.
I have gotten to bed on time twice this week, at least, and have woken up on time 4 times. Sometimes I get up when I planned to, even if if wasn't the same time as all the other days.
I exercise most days, at least a little.

Edited by: MJH1350 at: 4/6/2014 (14:15)
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My goal was to get to bed at a decent hour every night (before 11 pm) and get some sleep so that I can wake up and work out and get ready for work.

so far getting to bed has been going well. however, staying asleep has not. last night was the worst. I have anxiety and suffer from PTSD. not a fun thing to deal with. any way last night there was thunder that cracked so loudly I was jolted out of bed and it felt like the house was shaking and my heart was racing and I could not get back to sleep. the night before that I had nightmare and woke up repeatedly and had trouble falling asleep because of the bad dreams. most nights I just wake up from pain or some other disturbance and my ultimate goal is to learn how to stay asleep. I do use relaxation techniques and exercising regularly has been helping me a lot with getting better quality sleep. getting to bed earlier is helping me get more hours logged per night actually sleeping. I know there is hope. there has to be because sleep is so important.

“Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”

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4/2/14 7:53 P

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My goal for week one is trying relaxing measures instead of TV as a way to fall asleep. Hot shower and soft music

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I think for me the best thing I can do is to set just one goal at a time. The first goal will be to go to sleep by midnight rather than 2 AM. I will start with that and once I have that under control will set it earlier.

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my goal is to be in bed by 11 pm Up by 7:30 am, and try to sleep with the tv off.

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I will be in bed by 11, not wake up before 7, exercise to help me sleep, and if need be use some sleepy time tea to help.

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My goal is to be able to sleep well without the use of Lyrica or Seroquel.
My goal is to sleep from 23.00 till 07.00 without interruptions.
My goal is to have dinner no later than 19.00

Edited by: MPETERS79 at: 3/23/2014 (10:07)
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My goal is to get in bed and lights out by 11 and to not use the snooze button. Those are the two hardest thing for me.

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Week 1 goals: establish a relaxing bedtime routine. Be in bed by 11pm. Wake up without snoozing.

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Week One Goals:
1. in bed by 10 pm
2. no computer after 8 pm
3. read or crochet til bedtime
4. get up with my daughter no matter how much I want to sleep

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week one
1) start a sleep log
2) bed by 11pm
3) up with out hitting the snooze
4) read for 30 min before bed
5) no tv for 30 before bed

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3/16/14 9:19 A

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Week 1 Goals:
Get up in the morning without hitting the snooze button
Go to bed by 10pm every night
Do not have my computer in the bedroom

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3/10/14 11:07 A

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Week 1 Goals:
No caffeine after noon
Be consistently active throughout the day
Go to bed at 9:00pm
No TV on in bedroom 9:00pm
No food after 7:00pm

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3/6/14 8:47 A

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goals: 1)go to bed by 10:30 each night. 2) not to eat anything after 8:30pm

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3/3/14 9:59 P

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I have been on the challenge for 4 days - so far I am having no luck at all :-(

Routine 9.30pm turn off all PC, TV, etc, have a warm(Not hot) shower, have a drink of milk (apparently good for sleep??), get into bed and put on relaxing music, write in journal and at roughly 10.30pm lights out (had planned to do by 10 originally but turned out to be unrealistic) lie awake for hours or all night and at 7am the alarm goes off and I get up more tired and grumpy than before I went to bed :-(

Goal was to realistically achieve a minimum of 5 hours sleep a night hopefully in a row and of course the dream was to be able to get to sleep within half an hour of getting into bed and sleep till the alarm went off

I am exercising and eating okay I think - I used to exercise at night but now make sure I do all my exercise before 8pm and do not eat after 8.30pm

I tried earplugs for months with no success so am now trying calming noise instead as I think every bump in the house and my hubby's snoring are a big part of my issue - however I have Fibromyalgia and Restless Leg Syndrome and took sleeping pills up until mid 2012 (Got a new Doctor start of 2012 who refused to prescribe any more) so guess it could be a bit more complex than I hoped :-(

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2/28/14 10:27 A

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My goal is to try to research restless sleep and see what can be done about it.

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2/26/14 1:04 A

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Most nights, I easily fall asleep but every night I toss and turn. I know that I don't get quality sleep and am frequently tired throughout the day. In addition, I have difficulty remaining asleep.

Goals:
Start tracking my sleep daily.
Educate myself on better sleep habit methods and implement.

Carpe diem!


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2/19/14 11:27 A

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Limit Fried Foods and sugars to twice a week.

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2/17/14 10:05 P

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Hi my goals for week 1 are to keep a sleep journal which I started 5 weeks ago, get up at same time at least 5-7 days, try to get to bed by 10:30 pm and stay in bed even if I don't
fall asleep right away. Turn off computer by 10 pm.

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2/17/14 12:05 P

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I just started my sleep journal...now I have to follow through if I want to change my habits.

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2/15/14 2:08 P

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I started my sleep Journal over a week ago, it help me a lot because it was like I want to put the right answers, so I decided in a time to go to bed and I stick to it, I didn't have anything to eat 2 hrs before going to bed, however I haven't getting much better at staying sleep. My goal this week is to watch less TV or not watch TV at all before going to bed, rather I will read. Lets see if this help.

 
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2/13/14 2:21 P

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I know the feeling, going to sleep... NO PROBLEM! Staying asleep? Rarely. This is my problem, sometimes it isn't even "nature calling" I just wake up! for no apparent reason. My goal is to complete this challenge. I started about a month ago and had trouble with my journal; I was not honoring the task and did a half-ass job. I had trouble falling asleep because I couldn't read what the questions were, written in my sloppy handwriting, and didn't have a place to write my answers. Now I am trying it differently, I have created a work sheet and will be filling them out just before getting in bed, rather than trying to do it while in bed. We'll see how this goes.

Week 1 goals:
Write in journal seven nights.
Go to bed by 10 pm, Sun-Thurs; 12:00 am, Fri, Sat.
Finish dinner 2-3 hours before bedtime.

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2/12/14 9:44 A

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My goal this week is to read at least 2 nights before bed rather than watching TV.

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"It's always the simple that produce the marvelous." - Amelia Barr


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2/9/14 11:52 A

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I joined the challenge because I do not get enough sleep, and I now understand how this might be affecting my attempts at becoming more fit and feeling good.

Unlike many people, I do not have a problem falling asleep at an appropriate time. But I wake halfway through the night (nature calls) and then I cannot get back to sleep for an hour or more. Sometimes I cannot get back to sleep at all. This is because I have some bad habits and distractions that keep me up. I'm looking to get rid of these habits and distractions.



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2/9/14 12:41 A

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I am going to try to make sure I get at least 8 hours of sleep each day. Some days I get no sleep or little sleep if stressed or anxious about something. I need to try to get really relaxed to sleep well.

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2/7/14 3:54 P

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Week 1, I slept 8 hrs twice this week so far, I am impressed since its been a while since I have done that. The other days I slept 3-4 hrs.

I did not journal my sleep as a blog but put it on paper, I have problems logging in every day due to pain.

My goals so far: 1) if I go to bed and can't sleep I will get back up and go to living room and read until I am tired.
2) If I wake up in the middle of the night; I will not toss and turn until I go back to sleep; I will refer to goal #1. emoticon


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2/7/14 7:11 A

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W1D7! Finally got 8 last night. After iffy sleep all week, I was still out when my alarm went off. But I do feel a little more energized this morning. Yesterday was bad!

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2/6/14 10:18 A

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I did go to bed when I said I would, but woke for awhile around 3. I hate it when that happens on a workday. Coffee, coffee...

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2/5/14 6:40 A

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Doing poorly with first simple goal of getting to bed 10 min earlier! I did get to bed on time last night, slept a good 8 on 1-10 scale, but was still dead out when alarm went off. Maybe 9:30 needs to be my new bedtime, too. Right now, aiming again for 10 till 10.

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Goal: I have completed my bedtime routine and I am in bed by 9:30.


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2/4/14 6:44 A

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Did not make last night's goal. I discovered that some homework was more involved than expected, stayed up a little later than usual, and of course, my mind having been busy at the computer, took longer to go to sleep.

Aiming again for 10 min earlier tonight and doing something more relaxing at bedtime.

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"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." Confucius


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2/3/14 7:04 P

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Goal - to be in bed 10 min earlier tonight.

Last night was good. Took one Sleepmelt when I got up to go to the bathroom around 1 AM and slept soundly till alarm.

FL - Eastern Standard Time

"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." Confucius


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First full day of challenge off to a rough start. Lost several hours sleep last night, worse than usual. I woke up with a "need to do" on my mind, wide awake, so I got up and did it, got cold, and couldn't go back to sleep for what seemed like forever. Felt low energy all day. Hasn't helped that there were two high stress incidents needing decisions on how to handle. I' going to bed early. I did't get half of what I needed to done this weekend.

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2/2/14 8:16 A

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My goal is to finally get a good nights rest.

I will start going to bed at the same time every night
I will not look at my phone in bed


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2/2/14 8:01 A

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My sleep goals:
- 7-8h/night
- do not bring lap top to bed
- do not use my bed as a work space

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I joined this challenge in hopes of getting better quality sleep.

My goal is to establish sleeping and waking routines in order to accomplish my weight loss and other life goals.

Specifically, I want to feel rested when I get up at 5 in the morning to be able to workout before the rest of my family gets up.

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1/30/14 2:16 P

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I started my journal last night. I got to bed earlier and slept much better! Yesterday, I was so exhausted. I feel much better today.

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1/30/14 9:58 A

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Sleep Goals
In bed by 9pm
Asleep by 10pm
Up at 5am for the gym - No SNOOZE!
No liquids after 7pm
No caffeine after 12pm


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