Insomnia


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Bad Start 1

Well what can I say, today didn’t start off great. I struggled to sleep again last night, and I’ve never been much of a morning person anyway, but this morning I didn’t see or hear my alarms. I have various alarm clocks, all set at slightly different times. First thing I see or hear today, not the alarms, but Blokey in a bad mood demanding I wake up now. He’s one of those people that wake up and *boom* he’s wide awake. I am not like that. I go through stages almost, starting off barely awake, slow and confused, I gradually realise I’m awake, and try to fight sleep, then eventually after about 30 to 40 minutes of being dazed I wake properly and stumble to the loo and brush my teeth. From then I’m ok, awake even if I’m feeling exhausted from good or bad dreams the night before. […]


Insomnia again

Writen at 2am, Why am I awake when I’ve got to be up for work in the morning? The last few weeks have been much worse for my sleep problem. The problem is I’m stuck in a feedback loop situation, perpetually tired! I can’t sleep, awake until 2 or 3am then meant to be up at 7 to 7.30 ish each day to get the kids washed, dressed and fed. What really happens is I struggle, try to keep my eyes open, then fail miserably…. wake up half an hour or more later and do everything in a blind panic. I’ve got good at putting on foundation as I cycle one-handed, but that’s not a good thing to admit really! Right now as I type into my phone my partner, although I should say fiance, is fast asleep making a hideous amount of noise…. I’m tempted to record and you […]