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Help. Not sleeping.

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 12:05

Hi, Pauline...I was going to say earlier, re working shifts (particularly night shifts) I think my inability to sleep during the day was down to anxiety. I was always concerned about turning-up for work feeling tired, as peoples lives were in my hands and feeling drowsy was always a worry.

Having said that, my company were always reasonable and would rather I stayed at home (never did) if I had a bad day....with no deduction of salary.  

Poorly Chicken

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 20:12

Hi, Loz......just a guess, but have you checked for red mite?

Football season - 2014

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 18:41
punkdoc wrote (see)

Yes, Yes, Yes [said in a breathless When Harry met Sally way] 4 - 0, what a game.

Fantastic....but who was playing who?

Football season - 2014

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 18:39

Tut-tut  Man U pick up a lucky first point of the season against The Black Cats...tut-tut.

 

Help. Not sleeping.

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 17:10
Pauline 7 wrote (see)

David, I worked permanent nights, for 12 years, ending in 2012, thought I had got away with the change. Maybe it's caught up with me now.

 

You have my sympathy, Pauline. I could never get used to sleeping in the daytime...but of course it wasn't helped by changing shifts every week.

Help. Not sleeping.

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 14:48

I used (before I retired) work shifts...6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am....alternating weekly, and for anyone who hasn't had the pleasure, it's a killer!

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 11:14

Smashing shot, OL  I've been trying to work out what butterfly/moth it is...maybe a moth I think.

Help. Not sleeping.

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 10:00

My heart goes out to anyone who finds it difficult to sleep.

I while ago I had the misfortune to suffer from a really severe case of nasal polyps....this resulted in my having to breath through my mouth for most of the time. Whist this was tolerable during the day, it did present big problems while trying to sleep ie dry mouth and awful bouts of dreaming I was suffocating or drowning when my mouth closed.....the upshot being that I had weeks & weeks of sleepless nights.

Finally, I was so desperate, I paid privately for the operation to have them removed.

 I can well understand why some sadist dreamt up the idea of using sleep deprivation as a form of torture.

Pleased to hear you had a better night, Pauline.

 

Onion sets

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 21:03
derbyduck wrote (see)

David what variety are they?   atb DD

 

Well there lies the problem, DD.....they are Mammoth onions and consequently about a quarter the size they should be.

I'm not too disappointed though as I picked them up very cheap (£1 a tray) as end of season, tiny plants.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 20:52

but a nice nuisance I hope

Yep...xx

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