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Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
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Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
I go to sleep at 11:30pm, then I wake up at 1:30am. Then I am up
until 7am-10am. Then I sleep most of the day away...

What a waste.
05-28-2015 03:17 AM
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RE: Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
I do that sometimes. More than I care to think about.

Don't think it's PAP related. Ambien CR helped for a while, once i finally got my doctor convinced mine was a problem staying asleep, not going to sleep, but I just don't like being tied into that stuff in order to get any sleep. And after a month or two, it lost effectiveness and coming off of it is a bitch - no sleep at all for two-three days.

Oddly, the minute before the alarm goes off, I am wide awake without the ability to go back to sleep. The second the alarm goes off, I seem to want to slip into a sleep coma. That I have trouble understanding.

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(This post was last modified: 05-28-2015 05:18 AM by OMyMyOHellYes.)
05-28-2015 05:15 AM
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RE: Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
It's like I went for years with apnea sleep, so now went I get 2 or 3 hours sleep and wake up I am rested...
05-28-2015 07:00 AM
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RE: Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
My Mom has this problem. She's trying some meditation techniques - they seem to be helping. She's now getting about 6 hours of sleep instead of only about 3-4.
05-28-2015 09:31 AM
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RE: Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
I have some reports and other documentation that you could read. I guarantee you will fall asleep very quickly. Wink
05-28-2015 09:53 AM
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RE: Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
(05-28-2015 09:53 AM)trailrider Wrote:  I have some reports and other documentation that you could read. I guarantee you will fall asleep very quickly. Wink

Then I wake up in 2 hours and I am good to go for 15 hours. Last night I slept from 12am to 2:30am. I woke up, and did not go back to sleep until 5pm. I slept for about 2 hours. Now it is 12:30 am, and I am wide awake.
If I fall asleep now, I will wake up at 3am or earlier, and be up all night again... Ugh...
(This post was last modified: 05-28-2015 11:26 PM by player.)
05-28-2015 11:25 PM
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RE: Two Hours Sleep, Then Up Until 8am
it is cool that you do feel refreshed even sleeping that short amount of time. Try to get 3 sessions in per night (a long night, I admit).

Dedicated to QALity sleep.
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05-28-2015 11:46 PM
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