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Insomniac Special

Friday, November 15, 2013

Not such a good week as far as sleeping has been. I am only getting about 3 hours a night. Not much, I can do about it. Nothing really seems to work long term. So, I try to be positive about it. This morning, I was up early, so I let the dog out early, ran a load of laundry, and had extra time on spark people. Hopefully, will have time for a longer morning walk.

I guess it's because the stress level is higher this week at home and work. At work we are heading in to physical inventory time, so I'm trying to clean reports and such up, to minimize the work next week.

At home, my Mom has carpal tunnel. Her rheumatoid arthritis that had been in remission doesn't seem to be this week. She has called me, most nights complaining of pain. I think her doctor is doing everything he can. She has prednasone and they just started her on methotrexate. She already has some pain meds. While I am glad they are doing everything they can. The methotrexate is not something to mess around with. I wonder how good it is for someone with progessive vascular dementia.
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  • SKATER787
    I used to have trouble falling asleep unless I exercised really good. This has been a lifelong problem. The last several months I discovered Melatonin and later on L-Tryptophan. I take them both and it has been working great. One night a week, I don't use Melatonin as I read that your pineal gland needs to do some work too. But Tryptophan I can take every night. I use 1000 mg for Tryp and 5 mg time-released for Melatonin. Hope this gives you some idea. Good luck.
    2766 days ago
  • no profile photo LOVELESMILLS
    Try yoga.
    2816 days ago
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