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MIND EXPLODING EXPERIMENT

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DIZZI

DIZZI Report 27 Jul 2013 23:35

i WANT TO TRY A MIND EXOPOLDING
EXPERIMENT FOR ALL US INSOMNIACS
THEY SAY EATING CHEESE BEFORE BED GIVES YOU
NIGHTMARES,TO HAVE A NIGHTMARE YOU NEED TO BE ASLEEP
DONT YOU,,
SO IJUST ATE A CHEESE DOORSTEP SIZE SARNIE AT
9 ,,,,,I TOOK A SLEEPING PILL,NO SLEEP ALL DAY NONE
LASTNIGHT OR NIGHT BEFORE OR BEFORE THAT,

WE WILL SEE XXXXXX

**Stella ~by~ Starlight**★..★..★

**Stella ~by~ Starlight**★..★..★ Report 27 Jul 2013 23:46

i like your thinking Dizzy..lol :-)

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jul 2013 00:05

Well, i'm all of a bruddy quandary now...........

I don't know whether to say "goodnight" or not? :-| :-|

:-D :-D

xxx <3

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 28 Jul 2013 00:44

I often have trouble getting to sleep and heard a useful tip on the radio a few weeks ago - make sure you can't see a clock in your bedroom.

It works like this - you're trying unsuccessfully to go to sleep and you look at the clock thinking e.g. "it's 2 am and I'm not asleep" then later "it's 2.30 am and I'm still not asleep". Seeing as you need to be fairly relaxed in order to go asleep then you're contributing to your sleeplessness by agitating about the time that you're still awake.

I now have my alarm clock where I can't reach it or see the time - it's really worked for me. Granted, if the cause of insomnia is down to medical or personal situation then this mightn't work but thought worth passing on if it helps anyone else.

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 28 Jul 2013 00:50

Still not asleep
TOTALY shattered

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 28 Jul 2013 00:57

Dizzi - try counting Errols

Joking aside - have you ever tried homeopathic sleeping tablets?

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 28 Jul 2013 03:25

Still awake
Error can't take them

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 28 Jul 2013 08:54

Put some lettuce on your sandwich...it has laudanum in it,especially the stalk....anything worth a try.

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 28 Jul 2013 10:01

Marie Celeste that sounds like a very good idea I keep looking at clock and as you say keep thinking I only have a couple of hours till I get up etc. might just try it or else will be wandering round looking for a clock :-D
Hope you got off Dizzi try Brenda's suggestion lettuce has got all what she says .... might give you the runs though if you eat too much :-D

GinN

GinN Report 28 Jul 2013 10:57

I find that my overactive mind can keep me awake. Sounds quirky, but I go through things alphabetically if I can't sleep.
Could be anything:- countries(3 for each letter), placenames, words ending in ing or ion - the list is endless. I've rarely got to the end of the alphabet! :-)

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 28 Jul 2013 11:52

Dizzi - Brenda's post reminded me - lettuce sandwich is supposed to help.

A few drops of lavender oil on your pillow. Stop thinking of sleep - sounds daft I know - take a book/magazine to bed. Put a talking book on. It has worked for me.

My son has bad insomnia since a teenager now it is aggravated by pain wakening him - he will go days with only an hour or two and then crash for 20-24 hours - nothing would waken him.

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 28 Jul 2013 12:03

I do the same as Geordie, and it usually works. I think the main thing is not to worry about it and, if you can, have a nap during the day.

My aunt, in her 80's, used to keep busy so that she wouldn't go to sleep during the day. I told her not to be so daft! She was alone, nobody would know, so if she felt tired sit down and snooze. Even half-an-hour can work wonders.

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 28 Jul 2013 15:23

FINALY FELL ASLEEP ABOUT 5;30
FOR A SHORT WHILE MOST SLEEP INONE GO 45 mins


WILL THE LETTUCE THOU

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 28 Jul 2013 17:30

Dizzi you need to turn your lappy off at least an hour before bed time.

Then set yourself a bedtime say half an hour after the lappy of.

Go to bed and clear your mind of all the things going on in it.
(Know you worry over things)

Just relax and listen to either the radio (soothing music or talking book like Chris suggests.

But just relax and don't look at a clock or any time piece.

Your body clock needs re=training to go to bed at a certain time.
not neccesary to sleep but relax.

Lavender pillow would help.

Bet you can't be in bed by 11pm tonight and lay and think of nothing.

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 28 Jul 2013 21:59

IM NOT TAKING THAT RUDDY SLEEPING PILL TONIGHT
AN SUE I TURN TV AN LAPPY OFF HOUR BEFORE BED
NO CLOCK RADIO OR TV OR LAPPY PC OR IPAD IN BEDROOM.


I STILL CANT SLEEP

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 28 Jul 2013 22:33

Dizzi, you probably won't see this until tomorrow, but Sue is right.

Lie still, relax and stop trying to go to sleep. It doesn't matter if you don't so long as your body is resting.

GinN

GinN Report 28 Jul 2013 22:39

If you're still awake, DIZZ, read for a while. It distracts your mind, stopping you from worrying about not sleeping.

Lynda x <3

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Jul 2013 22:43

Enjoy your lettuce stalk samidge Dizzi!!

xxx

<3

Suzanne

Suzanne Report 28 Jul 2013 22:51

watch the history channel,

works for my brother every time :-D

littlelegs

littlelegs Report 28 Jul 2013 23:21

count backwards

works for me