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Friday, September 10, 2010

Friday Five: Insomnia Edition

("Hey! I was here first..." photo from the files of mompriest)

Last night was a restless night in my home. We are dog and cat sitting for our daughter, which means we have a combined household of three adult humans, four large dogs, two cats, and one kitten. And for some reason the dogs, cats, and kitten, all wanted to sleep in OUR bed. Did I mention that it's just a double bed? Did I mention that it was warm in our room - too cool to turn the air conditioning on but no breeze to blow the cool night air in....add to that my general age-related tendency toward insomnia, and it was a difficult night for sleeping.

A number of my facebook friends seem to have similar challenges sleeping....

So, on that note our Friday Five today will focus on sleep, or the lack there of.
1. Are you prone to sleep challenges? Insomnia, snoring, allergies? Other sleep challenges?

2. When you can't sleep what do you do? Toss and turn? Get up and read? Play computer games?

3. When you do sleep do you remember your dreams? Or just snipets of them?

4. Can you share a funny or confusing dream you've had? Or a dream you have over and over?

5. When you don't sleep how do you get through the day? Lots of coffee? or a nap later in the day?

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  1. Thanks, Terri! It is unusual for me to be first to post a Friday Five.

  2. I'm looking forward to sleeping well again someday at my place.

    Also--I've been having trouble the last 2 days posting comments from Safari. I'm hoping Firefox works. Anyone else?

  3. Hey all, I stayed up all night for this one!

  4. I stayed awake just long enough to type this!

    (no, not really!)

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  6. Let's try that again. My thoughts on sleep arehere.

  7. Here's mine... and I added a bonus. :)

  8. Thank you for covering for me! So is on again, off again, and mostly off. Time for a new one, I think. :-( I'll play if I can stay on the 'net long enough.

  9. after a long time I am finally coming back to a Friday Five

  10. SingingOwl -no problem, happy to jump in. Hope your computer/internet issues get resolved - they are so frustrating!

  11. Sleep has been a real issue and I have found out why, for the most part, it has elluded me.
    So go to where My sleep experience


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