Finally!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    After years of dealing with a sleep disorder, I finally slept all through the night last night. I did so without bizarre dreams, tossing and turning, and woke up feeling awake!
    I have what my doctor calls a primary sleep disorder. My brain doesn't turn off at night. In other words, on an EEG my sleep brain waves look identical to my awake brain waves.
    My doctor has tried just about every medication out there. They either didn't work, had really bad side effects or caused me to do things in my sleep; like make a bunch of long distance phone calls. I started a new med last night.
    Nothing is amiss in my kitchen this morning. I checked the last number dialed on the phone to make sure I hadn't made any phone calls and my car hasn't been moved.
    Maybe I can actually make it through the day without feeling like I've been run over by a mack truck! [​IMG]
     
  2. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

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    wooohooo!!! Sounds like you needed a good nights sleep!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    WONDERFUL... from a fellow insomniac.
     
  4. joedie

    joedie Songster

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    Let us know what it is. I need some!
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Actually, I'm not an insomniac. I fall asleep just fine, but my brain doesn't shut off so I don't get restorative sleep.
    I did have alot more energy today, which is always a good thing.
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Restoril.
     
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  7. joedie

    joedie Songster

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    Does it make you feel hung over in the morning?
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Quote:Restoril.

    BADA BING!!!!! That is the one that works for me too. The generic Temazepam is on the $4 list at Target and Walmart too!!!!! No Ambien amnesia with that drug!!!!
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    No, but it's not without its drawbacks.
     
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Quote:I will answer with my own experience. I don't feel the affects of the drug unless I take it late at night. If I take it around 7 pm, I can still stay awake til 9 or 10 and sleep well and wake rested. But if I wait til 9 or 10 to take it, then yes, I am woozy in the morning.
     

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