Am I the only sleepyhead?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ARose4Heaven, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Flippin, AR
    I get up fix breakfast and send off the hubby to work, get the girls out of coop, sit down with coffee to lurk around BYC, and boom! Wake up an hour later with head on desk! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    What's up with me? I eat...30 minutes later, I'm asleep. I sit still in one spot for more than 10 minutes, I'm out. Haven't heard an entire sermon at church in years.

    Doesn't seem to matter w or without caffienne or how large or small the meal. I just konk out. Tried going for a walk after meals, but just find myself wandering round the property in a fuzzy daze. If I start a project, I get going and have to sit down and rethink it a couple times cause my brain gets foggy. Am I the only one?

    Please don't tell me to take vitamins...they give me leg and foot cramps. And it's NOT old-timers disease...or maybe it is...I did pass that half century mark... [​IMG]

    Please won't someone tell me they do the same thing?
  2. X2Farm

    X2Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Homer, GA
    Ever get checked for narcolepsy?

    I can't get cozy and read a book on the couch anymore... instantaneously asleep! [​IMG]

    I tried comin off leaded coffee once.... after a week of almost non stop sleep, I said enough! [​IMG]
  3. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    You have what my father refers to as the "Numb Nerve". When you sit on it, your brain goes numb, and falls asleep.
  4. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    I'm thinking narcolepsy too - it wouldn't hurt to get checked out. It could be really dangerous if you konked out while driving.
  5. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Quote:When you are looking at your monitor are you looking slightly down, exactly level, or slightly up?

    If it's slightly down then raise the height of your monitor until you are looking at least straight across. You want your chin up.
  6. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Flippin, AR
    Quote:I like that one. Sounds Exactly right!!!

    Narcolepsy, I don't think so. Those people don't feel it coming. I do have to watch my driving though. If I am on the road more that 15 minutes, I have to suck on hard candy or sing. That seems to keep me awake. Maybe it is a Numb Nerve...attached to my jawbone...closed mouth = closed eyes. [​IMG]
  7. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    If you're past 50, your melatonin level may be low. I started taking a melatonin supplement and stopped falling asleep in the daytime. It's super cheap. Do split the tiny pills in half or smaller. An overdose can cause a headache.
  8. vickircafe

    vickircafe Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 22, 2009
    Orange Lake, FL
    Definately try melatonin. I get a spray formula from Dr. Mercola's website but I'm sure any would work. I sleep great and have so much more energy during the day now. That is the only change I have made and it has made a world of difference in my life. I have always taken vitamins each day.
  9. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Flippin, AR
    I had heard something about the Melatonin. I will have to get some. Sure couldn't hurt. Doesn't that cause your skin to get dark? That would be a nice side-effect...natural tan!
  10. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central, N.C.

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