Tag Archives: Insomnia

In the time of the virus: day 74

This morning I woke up feeling very woozly indeed, and realised that I had probably by accident taken twice my normal (thankfully low) dose of sleeping medication.  Very stupid, and I’ve put in place measures to make sure this doesn’t … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 70 (Monday)

It’s day 70.  It’s no longer March, nor April, nor even May.  Now we’re in June.  Spring has gone, and it’s officially summer.  And I’m fearful that all those hard weeks of lockdown are being wantonly thrown away by the … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 61

Another bad night, but a good day. A walk taking in woods and two country hamlets. An afternoon snuggled with R4, knitting, and possibly a snooze.  And watching the blackbird eat his way through more of the mahonia berries.  Not … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 55

It’s Saturday and (mostly) the sun is shining.  I’m struggling today after another particularly poor night’s sleep, so haven’t done much and not pushing myself to do much.  Hopefully normal service will be resumed tomorrow.  PGTG. I did manage to … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 26

Today has been trickier than usual as I barely slept last night.  I have developed an unhelpful habit of waking up around 3am and struggling to get back to sleep again, which is fine when it’s just one night but … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 20

A very short post today, because I’ve been too sleepy to write much.  Three consecutive nights of not enough sleep.  No reason, not worrying about stuff (even though heaven knows there’s enough to worry about!).  Just awake from 3am onwards. … Continue reading

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A few (health related) updates: all good-news stories

There are some health-related things I’ve written about or touched on over the past few years that it feels like time to update.  Things I thought could/would never improve that to my surprise (and delight) have improved beyond anything I … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday

Well, here we are again, another Friday come around. Not one but two traditional pub events on consecutive days.  Saturday evening was our Farm Christmas ‘do’ for staff and trustees (and a couple of prospective new trustees came along as … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday

I’ve seen this theme all over the place, and thought I’d have a play with it today.  Let’s see how it goes.  I may even do it again…. I am making pleasing progress through my (long!) list of backlog jobs … Continue reading

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To sleep…..

I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, feeling somewhat desperate.   Since then I have continued with the medication, been to the GP (who was very helpful), and gradually begun sleeping more.  But I decided to publish this anyway, … Continue reading

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