I haven’t written much this week. Truth be told, I haven’t done much of anything. Insomnia reared its ugly head again and thwarted all the plans I had carefully laid. I spent most nights struggling to sleep and in the morning, here came sleep which is so frustrating during the workweek. Today being an off […]Read More Week 14: Insomnia rears its ugly head
There’s a quote about the best medicine. Actually there are several quotes, The most often used is “Laughter is the best medicine.” And I do agree, laughter is awesome. It has definitely lightened my spirit on many an occassion. There are also other things considered to be the best medicine walking brisk walking sunlight a […]Read More Week 10: Sleep IS the best medicine
I have a xanax prescription but I try not to take more than my prescribed 1mg per day. However, if I have not slept a while and my xanax just got renewed, I admit to taking 1.5x or 2x the prescribed dose. As expected, it puts me to sleep for a good portion of the […]Read More Sorry not sorry..
As I continue in my quest to improve my sleep, I’ve been paying more attention to how I feel, to how my body feels. I started noticing just how tense I am, how tense I spend my days and how very tense I am at bed time. It’s no wonder I have such diffficulty sleeping […]Read More Learning to relax the body
This week was such a hodgepodge of stuff. I’ll just do a bullet list. I took a day off work to rest and rejuvenate. It was nice. I cleaned my desk at home My work schedule was moved twice in the 4 days that I worked this week. Work sucks. I’ve decided to start looking […]Read More Week 8: A hodgepodge of stuff!
I’ll start with the bad this week. My lack of sleep hit a severe low, I had gone for 4-5 days on very little sleep. I was exhausted, mentally foggy, dragging, feeling hopeless..did I mention exhausted? I felt like I was literally losing my mind. So I am back on pretty strong prescription meds for […]Read More Week 7: I geek out on Black Panther
In my last post, I wrote of how things seemed to be falling into place and indeed they were. I was working out, sleeping better and feeling pretty darn good about myself. It appears I spoke too soon. This past week, everything fell apart. Well not everything, my sleep primarily. From getting pretty good sleep, […]Read More Week 4: Me thinks I jinxed myself
Temporary insomnia or so I hope! It’s 4 o’clock in the morning and I’m still up. Ugh, Not this insomnia s*** again Sleep, please come ASAP!Read More Temporary insomnia
When I saw today’s prompt, I thought, I’d write a piece about synchronizing my sleep. How I’ve been sleeping better which I have. And so on and so forth. Instead the lyrics below kept going through my mind. 🎵”Let’s synchronize our..”🎵 I couldn’t quite remember the last word but could hear the song. I was […]Read More Lyrics in my mind