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  1. Louise Behiel
    September 10, 2012 @ 7:27 pm

    I can’t imagine trying to work without sleep. Makes me crazy and grumpy.

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    • Kristy K. James...Living, Loving, Laughing
      September 10, 2012 @ 8:16 pm

      It’s not really making me crazy or grumpy, but it’s really making for a long evening. If I go to bed now, I’ll be starting my day at two or three in the morning, and if I take even a short nap, I’ll be setting the stage for a few more days exactly like this one. So my goal is midnight. A long three hours and forty-five minutes away. Given that it’s going to be an even longer Tuesday and Wednesday, it will really be to my advantage to try to stay awake right now. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 🙂

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  2. Jenny Beans (@JennyBeansBlog)
    September 10, 2012 @ 8:17 pm

    Oh, Kristy, you poor thing. I need to thumb through my old graduate school syllabi. I know there were some books that would cure your insomnia. I had to prop my eyelids up with toothpicks.

    Hope you’re better soon. xoxo

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    • Kristy K. James...Living, Loving, Laughing
      September 10, 2012 @ 9:24 pm

      I’m bouncing back and forth between feeling pretty good, and wondering how bad the eyelid piercings from toothpicks might be. Things should settle down in the next few days. I hope. Although truth be told, I usually more productive on 3-4 1/2 hours sleep than any other amount I can get. But I spent at least 2 years living on that amount every night. So I guess my brain still likes it…and it doesn’t take much to put me back on that schedule. LOL…it’s a lot more trouble than you’d think to work back into a regular sleep schedule.

      I’ll let you know if you should hunt up those books… 🙂

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  3. Emma
    September 11, 2012 @ 2:56 pm

    Hope you beat the insomnia son, Kirsty.

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  4. mj monaghan
    September 12, 2012 @ 8:52 pm

    KK, what’s up with the insomnia??

    Are you not medicating properly? hehe

    Seriously, is this a result of the accident, or something that has happened off and on? I find insomnia very interesting. For me, when I reduce, and/or limit carb intake I sleep much better. Well, and my weight stays more consistent also. But that’s an aside.

    Please talk with Dr. MJ. 🙂

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    • mj monaghan
      September 12, 2012 @ 8:52 pm

      Oh, and thanks for linkin’ up even though you were on empty. 🙂

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    • Kristy K. James...Living, Loving, Laughing
      September 12, 2012 @ 11:21 pm

      LOL…I actually have some Vicodin that would put me out like a light, but I hate it, which is why I still have it after two or three years.

      In a roundabout way this is because of the accident. I spent two years or so sleeping 3-4 hours out of every 24…and functioned surprisingly well on it. However, I knew it wasn’t healthy, and as everything started returning to normal, I forced myself to start sleeping more. You’d be shocked at how hard that is to do. So all it takes is a few off nights and my brain is wanting to go back to the 3 or 4 hours. Sad thing is, I still think I function better on that amount of sleep. 🙂

      So, Doc, what should I do? 🙂

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  5. Debra Kristi
    September 13, 2012 @ 3:32 am

    Girl, you need to get some sleep. I end up crashing after I let myself go like that. In fact, you should opt for the bed instead of the blog when things get that bad.

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    • Kristy K. James...Living, Loving, Laughing
      September 13, 2012 @ 1:03 pm

      I have gotten a little more sleep the past couple of nights. I wish I could crash though…to catch up on at least some I missed. But when I get to this place, it’s like it has to run its course. One of my favorite goals is to start sleeping like normal people do someday. 🙂

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