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Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 11-03-2013, 12:02 PM
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Posted By geoblewis
Finally, sleeping weather! I seem to sleep better...

Finally, sleeping weather! I seem to sleep better when it's colder, and it's making a huge difference in my ability to keep from overeating. I finally noticed how well I do on my fasts when I get a...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 08-27-2013, 10:57 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Rhiko, I have an mp3 of guided meditation for...

Rhiko, I have an mp3 of guided meditation for sleep that I've used in the past. But right now it seems very, very menopause-resistant.

In good news, I had an especially tough workout yesterday...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 08-26-2013, 08:38 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Having a bad night. Feeling pins and needles all...

Having a bad night. Feeling pins and needles all over. Only two hours sleep. I feel ANGRY! Wish I could turn off my brain!
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 08-10-2013, 05:22 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Thanks for the support, Rhiko. I took my shower...

Thanks for the support, Rhiko. I took my shower and the Motrin PM, so I hope to be asleep soon. But if my sleep cycle doesn't straighten out soon, I'll have to move to NZ just to get sorted out!
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Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 08-10-2013, 04:50 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Positive powerful thought - I can take a shower,...

Positive powerful thought - I can take a shower, then drink some cold water and take Motrin PM. And it'll help me feel a little better.

I really hate the pins and needles!
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 08-10-2013, 04:46 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Well, I'm back. Stupid menopausal nighttime...

Well, I'm back.

Stupid menopausal nighttime anxieties!

Stupid, STOOOPID insomnia! I hate it! I hate it! I HATE IT!

I am so angry! Angry that I have lost the ability to lay down and go to...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 07-20-2013, 08:17 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Having another rough night. Went to bed at...

Having another rough night. Went to bed at midnight, but woke up at 2:45 from a feeling of random pricks of pins and needles all over my body. IT band on my right side feels tight. Having a hot...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 07-12-2013, 02:10 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Lizzy, that sounds rough! Can't even imagine how...

Lizzy, that sounds rough! Can't even imagine how you cope like that. Have you gone in for a sleep study? I had one and learned I have an upper airway obstruction. I have to use a CPAP to get enough...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 07-11-2013, 10:31 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
I had to increase my workouts on two days this...

I had to increase my workouts on two days this week to twice a day and noticed that I was finally ready to go to bed by 9:30 last night. Actual, real fatigue! Slept through till the dog woke me up...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 06-14-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By geoblewis
:( So sorry that you are still struggling with...

:( So sorry that you are still struggling with the sleepless, Seabiscuit. I am too. Even when I take melatonin and Motrin PM. I think I can fall asleep quite easily around 3 pm, but I don't because I...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-27-2013, 06:44 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Oh yeah...it's nearly 3 a.m. and I'm back. I had...

Oh yeah...it's nearly 3 a.m. and I'm back. I had three nights of really good sleep, and I guess I'm topped up, because I just feel edgy and restless.

The plan for Monday night...just go to bed at...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-21-2013, 04:46 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Just logging in. Took the Motrin a few minutes...

Just logging in. Took the Motrin a few minutes ago, with the melatonin chaser. Ready to fall asleep when it's dark outside. Hope it lasts the whole night.
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-20-2013, 07:57 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Wow, Seabiscuit, how frustrating for you! Hope...

Wow, Seabiscuit, how frustrating for you! Hope you find help soon.

I'm (obviously) still awake. Eventually took the Motrin PM, but it's not working. Now I'm just mad! Also having some sciatic...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-20-2013, 04:40 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Since taking the Motrin PM and sleeping longer,...

Since taking the Motrin PM and sleeping longer, I've noticed more vividly dreaming. Maybe that's why I have been avoiding sleep, because it's all about the two most difficult people in my life, the...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-20-2013, 01:46 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
Seabiscuit, that does sound VERY frustrating. My...

Seabiscuit, that does sound VERY frustrating. My dearest friend suffers from that and can't seem to find the right solution. I deal with that if I've had any alcohol. Seems to really disrupt my...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-18-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
I was talking with a healthcare professional...

I was talking with a healthcare professional yesterday about my sleep issues. She told me to try some pm version of a pain killer. I was concerned with having to rely on taking a pill, but she...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-15-2013, 04:38 AM
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Posted By geoblewis
I'm up late again. Night 4. Temps are supposed to...

I'm up late again. Night 4. Temps are supposed to be lower by Thursday, so perhaps I'll be able to sleep better by then.
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-14-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,996
Posted By geoblewis
Third night in a row with about 4 hours of sleep....

Third night in a row with about 4 hours of sleep. Not helping me to lose weight! Very low energy. I am off to take a nap...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-02-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,996
Posted By geoblewis
:hug: Awww, thanks so much for the concern and...

:hug: Awww, thanks so much for the concern and support. I had a talk with my youngest last night about the study I cited earlier. He found it very interesting, especially since he's a high school...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-01-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,996
Posted By geoblewis
Just saw this...

Just saw this (http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=746184), via Mark's Daily Apple, all about the effects of poor sleep on our ability to burn fat.
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 05-01-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By geoblewis
Didn't go to sleep till 2:30 a.m. yesterday, but...

Didn't go to sleep till 2:30 a.m. yesterday, but tonight, it looks like I'll get to bed by 12:30 a.m. I'm finally getting sleepy!
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 04-30-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,996
Posted By geoblewis
I didn't sleep well all weekend. I decided to...

I didn't sleep well all weekend. I decided to catch up on sleep during the day on Monday and now I'm wide awake. Too hot to sleep, again.

Not overeating to stay awake like I used to, years ago....
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 04-28-2013, 04:48 AM
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Views: 4,996
Posted By geoblewis
I can't sleep again. The temps are getting higher...

I can't sleep again. The temps are getting higher again, well into the 90s and I'm not prepared to turn the a/c on yet. Too hot to sleep. I feel puffy. After two weeks of water retention and...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 04-24-2013, 12:39 PM
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Posted By geoblewis
I went to bed at my normal time but my bladder...

I went to bed at my normal time but my bladder woke me up at 4:30. Couldn't get back to sleep, so I got up and took care of things for the day. I'm really sleepy right now. I am not working this...
Forum: Dieting with Obstacles 04-18-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,996
Posted By geoblewis
Such wisdom! Wish I had read this last night. Got...

Such wisdom! Wish I had read this last night. Got an email from a disgruntled customer (skewed expectations on her part) and it knotted up my stomach for hours. I ended up working through some...
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