Insomnia and Manitowoc County

104 percent tired

In 2011, I went through three months of the worst insomnia of my life. It would take hours to fall asleep, and then when I fell asleep, I’d¬†jolt awake in twenty minutes only to start the process all over again. Ambien was my remedy of choice, and while it took care of the sleep, it […]

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Busy as Bees

With all of our recent travel, family responsibilities, and work, we haven’t happened upon a day where we just. sit. still. It’s just as well because I don’t do very well with still. I become very bored with still, even though still sounds so lovely. Bravo to all of you who know how to pull […]

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Insomnia, You’ve Done It Again

What’s more fun than laying awake in bed for two hours trying to fall asleep? How about waking up at 1 a.m. and laying awake for two hours trying to fall BACK to sleep? Yeah. That’s SUPER FUN. That’s right, my faithful foe¬†Insomnia has set up residence again in my bedroom. Of all the things […]

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Insomnia, My Old Friend

My old pal Insomnia has returned in full force. After giving me a few months reprieve from nighttime restlessness, he’s come back to my bed to taunt and haunt me. Sunday night was the worst. After a week of little sleep, I deliberately kept the evening quiet and dimly lit. I read for a while […]

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