I'm not going gentle into that good night

Last night turned into another night of wondering. Wondering why the heck my sleep system has stopped working.

I meant well. I mean I was in bed by 10:30, before Lauralea even was. And I lay there and lay there and lay there. I dosed off for 15 minutes, then woke up again. And lay there till around 2:30 when I got up out of frustration.

Tried again around 4:30 and the sun was up and birds were all a twitter. By 5 am I remember checking the clock again, then I was gone.

What is this strange nocturnal world in which I find myself these days, or should I say nights.

An urgent email came in around 3:30 and I used the time to pray, but this is starting to make a mess of my day time life.

Discernment, where art thou.

Sleep, where art thou.

See, even my blogging ability is getting weird.

Comments

  1. You're probably too stressed and a good Vitamin-B supplement would probably do you good. Or some Essential Oils. Or St. John's Wort.

    You should have your people call my people...I've got the hook-up.

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  2. See, I'm just a yokel from the prairies but to me putting something called St. John's Wart into my mouth, well that thought just took away the two hours sleep I did have.

    It's nice to have "people" in the BC pharmaceuticals industry though.

    Do you deal in medicinal cannabis, also known as marijuana or ganja?

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  3. Perhaps you can no longer take coffee after midday.

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  4. Or perhaps you are stressing so much about not sleeping that it's causing you to not sleep.

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  5. We don't sell the Green Stuff per se, but I think three of our neighbours use it, so I could knock on doors if you were really desperate.

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  6. Shhh.... not til your husband's paperwork is finished...

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  7. There's something about not sleeping right now, and I'm not sure what it is, but it's affecting a great many of the people I know at the moment.

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  8. Hmmmmm. I am in Saskatoon and am having the same problem, but at the other end. I wake up at 5 or 6. Doesn't matter if I go to bed at 11 or 2 a.m.! Got 4 hours sleep last night. I figured it was because I turned 45 in february and my body upgraded its inner prgramming (like going from windows 3.1 to windows ME) and it hasn't got all the bugs out yet. I can't nap, because if I nap in the day I won't get to sleep until 3 a.m.

    I do take Vit B occassionally. The wart stuff has some psych side-effects stuff I'm not interested messing with.

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