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« Reply #400 on: 25/02/2007 19:03:52 »
11:01 am Hey I like ironing , just don't do it much. When I was a kid we ironed everything including the bedsheets! Ironed and starched!! LOL You could reallt here the pop when you flipped the sheet upwards to make the bed! It is good therapy!

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« Reply #401 on: 25/02/2007 21:00:07 »
Without sounding rude, you need some sleep karen. Try having a nice warm bath and some hot milk or cocoa then in to bed. When in bed recite mentaly your body parts, starting with your toes then ankles all the way to your head this will relax you and also stop you thinking those thoughts that keep you awake.

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« Reply #402 on: 25/02/2007 21:53:38 »
I can't sleep. My legs are bothering me.. and I am fidgety.. having trouble sitting still. Am doing laundry and thinking about some food. I haven't eaten today.. and its almost 2:00 pm. I will get some tonight as I have to try to toe the line anyways..Your not being rude. ..Cocoa sounds good, as I like hot cocoa. I bought a big bottle of wine last week and was going to dedicate myself to drinking it weather I liked it or not.. LOL, or not won.. I just don't drink! Robert will drink it though! If he ever comes home long enough to see it! LOL

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« Reply #403 on: 25/02/2007 22:35:10 »
hey Karen have you managed to get some sleep?...hope so...

Hi Paul...hope your well..

i had a particularly bad week last week but last couple of days have been much better...and hopefully will stay that way...when i go thru a good patch im always on a high!1...its such a great feeling...good sleepers doen realise how lucky they are!!...

anyways just come back from playing tennis and need a shower so best go!! ....

everyone sleep well tonight...

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« Reply #404 on: 25/02/2007 23:00:14 »
Hi zwiteron, gong to hit 48 soon. ayou like tennis ?.. Am glad you sleeping good. Tonight will slepp better for metoo.
Nite you too!

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« Reply #405 on: 25/02/2007 23:05:53 »
All fine and dandy here, zwitty. The tennis tired you out? I have not played for years, i used to love badminton now i do a lot of bike riding which is especially nice in the summer. Its the best thing about country living

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« Reply #406 on: 25/02/2007 23:12:14 »
I love  badmitten .loved my bike when I was small. now I bought a scooter.

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« Reply #407 on: 27/02/2007 06:56:40 »
hiya...

ive had a good night tonite...after the crap day i had yesterday...i hit close to 40hrs and felt really awful!

did u have a good night Karen?....do you go often without sleep for 2 days?....a day, day and half is very common for me but 2 days is a real struggle, altho so is one day but i think ive got to the point where i can just about cope with that!

I love tennis, instead of tiring me out it usually just hypes me up even more! :o) ...its a great sport, especially good for relieving stress particularly when u havent slept and u really feel like hitting something hard!!,...funny thing is when i havent slept, its so hard to do most things, but for me tennis i can still play to my usual standard...think its something to do with the level of motivation u have for things...maybe i need to take this and apply it to everything else i do...

you guys should get back into it....badminton or tennis...altho tennis is definitely the one for me...i think exercise or just some physical competition is always good for keeping a balanced mind!..

hope Paul you slept well last night...take care


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« Reply #408 on: 27/02/2007 07:22:33 »
Hi Zwitty,

well yes i have, for the last couple of days i have managed 5 odd hours per day and it has been uninterupted which is great.

Hope both you and karenhave a good one today

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« Reply #409 on: 27/02/2007 07:41:12 »
Hi Zwitterion It is common for me to get between two and 4 hours on a good night. I have gone on several accasions to day 5 with no sleep, but usually two and 1/2 days to 4 if its a bad run..% has happened several times, but not nearly like 3. 3 is about average, then a few hours sleep usually 4 if I am Lucky. Last I am ashamed, I am pretty sure it was a;most 4 hours last night except we had n earthquake and I woke at 12:3o and could not go back ti sleep till 2:30, then I wokeat 4:19 while we were having an earhquake. 5.4 on the scale.. rude awakening.. that was it for me I was done for the night!

I am glad the sports work for you. I use my tradmill as I cannot do some things do to health issues. BUt I remember badmitten oh gawwwwwd I loved it.. Such a silly game but it thrilled me that I was allowed to play.. Me mommie bought me a new set every year as it was the only sport I could do alot at home. None at school as they wouldn't assume an insurance to cover me in the event that I keeled over... NICE!!! LOL I think schools these days , allow you to sign some kind of waiver releasing them in the in the unfortunant event that you die at school due to your own health issues.. who knows.. That would be my assumption. I loved softball but only was allowed to bat, so I became a hitter and always had a runner . that was ok.. but I do like to bowl, but that now is limited also. by my hands and a bad hip! but I was a very good bowler for awhile.. I once, and I say once bowled a 299.......YAYYYYYYY!!! It was grand!!! The next game sucked!! LOL Oh well. Sleep well you all! Good night to you all who are going to bed!!

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« Reply #410 on: 27/02/2007 18:57:12 »
Hi Karen..

do u go up to 5 days without sleep?...as in 120hrs without any sleep whatsoever?...

i was interested to hear about your participation in sport at school...i didnt realise u have to have insurance to do sport at school...is that normal in the US?

Sorry to hear about your health!

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« Reply #411 on: 28/02/2007 07:11:26 »
Hi zwitterion, Yes I have been up 5 days on many occassions fortunantly not near as many as  the two to three day stetches..

As far as the sports my sons all had to have special insurance to play on the football teams you must remember I was a child I am 46 years old and I had congenitial heart problems which at the time were in need of more care, the school was not willing to risk lawsuits in the event of a problem arising from my participation. My mother allowed me most anything I wanted to play with few exceptions, but I was still limited by my physical ability to play the games I liked.. The doctor limited many things I did anyway. Now the limitations are more involved.. But that's another story for another time I don't like talking about it.. it's a rather sore spot right now.. no offence ok!

Please don't be sorry, don't worry.. All is good.. I am a tough old bird! They may try to clip my wings but I am gonna d**N well fly anyways!! I say if Dumbo can fly then by George so can I! LOL

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« Reply #412 on: 03/03/2007 00:22:05 »
well i was going to have an early night...then neil came back and i was having too much fun. Anastasia is fast asleep and i must now retire..hope i can drop off quickly as we are up at the crack of dawn and have a long day ahead....

hope you all get a good nights sleep...but if you dont, neil is back to inform, enlighten and entertain so why go to bed.

it's been said already, but you were missed neil. night all

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« Reply #413 on: 03/03/2007 00:26:58 »
well i was going to have an early night...then neil came back and i was having too much fun. Anastasia is fast asleep and i must now retire..hope i can drop off quickly as we are up at the crack of dawn and have a long day ahead....

hope you all get a good nights sleep...but if you dont, neil is back to inform, enlighten and entertain so why go to bed.

it's been said already, but you were missed neil. night all

awwwwwwwwww !!..me luffs this guy !!...I missed ewe too Paul....hugs the paul again....please sleep well !!
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« Reply #414 on: 03/03/2007 02:39:22 »
Paul You two have a great time now.. don't get sick on any rides!! LOL

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« Reply #415 on: 03/03/2007 02:40:42 »
How are you not sleeping Kind Sir? Hows the kiddos doing?

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« Reply #416 on: 03/03/2007 12:42:03 »
Well 4:40 am. I hope everyone is sleeping better then I am..... be well!

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« Reply #417 on: 03/03/2007 16:58:20 »
Have any of you tried meditation? Close you eyes, there is nothing but the darkness, not even you. Become a mental void and think about nothing. Each night try a different thing. keep trying different things till you sleep. Try dinking hot milk. Dont count sheep it keeps your mind going and works only because you naker your brain out. Why not try hypnosis(self-hypnosis). Dont power nap during the day. Talk to all the people your thinking about when your trying to sleep. Resolve all the issues your thinking about when your trying to sleep. If you cant change a problem why worrie about it. If you can change it then change it, if you cant then worring about it wont do anything other than wind you up. Ask why dont I want to sleep? There are lots of ways to sleep. Are you just claiming to have insomnia to get attenion(If your not, why tell people). If all else fails go to therapy/ pray for insomnia to leave you alone(ask god to help).   

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« Reply #418 on: 03/03/2007 19:03:09 »
Hey Zwitterion, How did you sleep last night? I hope it is still going well for you.

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« Reply #419 on: 03/03/2007 22:32:58 »
Hi Guys and Gals and guygals ..lol

I'm off to bed for a sleepy tab induced fun filled night of nitrazepam fun...YAYYYYYYYYYYY !!

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« Reply #420 on: 03/03/2007 23:07:37 »
Night Neily Sleep Well! Good luck tomorrow! I hope it goes well!

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« Reply #421 on: 04/03/2007 01:43:25 »
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« Reply #422 on: 04/03/2007 02:39:41 »
Night Paul Sleep well have a nice visit with that sweet young lady thats been on your arm all day!

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« Reply #423 on: 04/03/2007 16:03:15 »
Hi everyone..hope things are well with all of you!

ive not been too bad last few days....been getting up at five each morning and exercising which i think has helped get me to sleep in the evening without the usual 4/5 hrs it usually takes me to fall asleep

how are u Karen, Neil and Paul?

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« Reply #424 on: 04/03/2007 16:08:46 »
I am ok. Two days no sleep just tired, but ok. I am glad your excersising is helping.
 I layed down for several hours hoping sleep would come and trying, but nothing, I am going to get out the house in a while at 9:00 am and go to the Grange and have breakfast with some old community members.. It's always nice for a Sunday morning!

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« Reply #425 on: 04/03/2007 17:19:37 »
Hi everyone..hope things are well with all of you!

ive not been too bad last few days....been getting up at five each morning and exercising which i think has helped get me to sleep in the evening without the usual 4/5 hrs it usually takes me to fall asleep

how are u Karen, Neil and Paul?


Hi Zwitty,

by your absence, i guessed you were getting a bit more regular sleep. I have also been getting the hours in, although i put this down to not having the odd afternoon nap.

i have also cut out the nap at work...and i love my nap at work

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« Reply #426 on: 04/03/2007 18:06:07 »
Well, even with 15mg of horse-knockout-pill fun I managed a fun filled 4 hours !!..YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!....
now..if only me could manage that every night without the tabs me would be a happy boy.



Zwitty !!!..Exercise !!..at 5am !!!.oh my Gawwwwwwwwwwwd !!!..........glad it works for ewe !.....I am going to follow your example...and exercise my eyelids by blinking a lot !

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« Reply #427 on: 04/03/2007 18:07:38 »
I am ok. Two days no sleep just tired, but ok. I am glad your excersising is helping.
 I layed down for several hours hoping sleep would come and trying, but nothing, I am going to get out the house in a while at 9:00 am and go to the Grange and have breakfast with some old community members.. It's always nice for a Sunday morning!

Karen..well...two days eh ?.I would say hang on in there but that's what ewe're doing anyway.......perhaps tonight ewe'll visit sleepy land with any luck ..How was breakfast ?...what did ewe have ?...was it nice and yummy.....spicy and scrummy ?
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« Reply #428 on: 04/03/2007 18:11:32 »
Hi everyone..hope things are well with all of you!

ive not been too bad last few days....been getting up at five each morning and exercising which i think has helped get me to sleep in the evening without the usual 4/5 hrs it usually takes me to fall asleep

how are u Karen, Neil and Paul?


Hi Zwitty,

by your absence, i guessed you were getting a bit more regular sleep. I have also been getting the hours in, although i put this down to not having the odd afternoon nap.

i have also cut out the nap at work...and i love my nap at work

Hi Paul (Paul is great...we luff Paul)...you're not a train driver are ewe ?

napping is great......have never experienced it but I hear from experienced nappers who practice the fine art of Nappilism that it's a welcome respite !....but you've ceased it eh ?.....glad it helps to give you nighty-sleepy joy !
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« Reply #429 on: 04/03/2007 18:22:16 »
"Hi Paul (Paul is great...we luff Paul)...you're not a train driver are ewe ?

napping is great......have never experienced it but I hear from experienced nappers who practice the fine art of Nappilism that it's a welcome respite !....but you've ceased it eh ?.....glad it helps to give you nighty-sleepy joy !"


ah, shucks...
*cheeks blush, leans back and thinks..... "yes, iam"

but not as great as you, Neil.

i wish i was a train driver! we had to go to lincoln today and parts of the eastcoast mainline are out, so they put coaches on for part of the journey and then at newark there was a 5 train queue.

apparently they had forgot to tell the driver of the first train that he was working today, so all the other trains had to queue untill he turned up.

then last night, we were delayed for an hour because the barrier on a level crossing would not go down.

ease the strain, take the train. i could throttle whoever came up with that slogan.
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« Reply #430 on: 04/03/2007 19:00:54 »
Well, even with 15mg of horse-knockout-pill fun I managed a fun filled 4 hours !!..YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!....
now..if only me could manage that every night without the tabs me would be a happy boy.



Zwitty !!!..Exercise !!..at 5am !!!.oh my Gawwwwwwwwwwwd !!!..........glad it works for ewe !.....I am going to follow your example...and exercise my eyelids by blinking a lot !




4 HOURS YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!
OHHHHHH YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!! GOOD JOB SLEEPY TABS AND ALL!! I am so very happy to hear that from you... You know I am.., Makes me cry!! YAYYYYYYYYYYYY!! I am very excited that you slept!! HAPPY DAY!!!!

I thought breakfast would be great, the sasage was link, I hate link sausage I like country sausage two big chunks, but alas the scoundrals quit serving that kind months ago according to the new people whom I didn't recognise..! LOL I have been in to long.. My pancakes with real maple syrup were good, and I had a slice of ham. It was ok. but I still was able to be sensible and did not blow my food intake.. so It was un pleasant. In a couple weeks Blue Lake will do theirs and it is always good! I rarely eat eggs since my first pregnancy so No eggs!

How did your fair go today Kind Sir? I hope it went well!

I will get some sleep sooner or later. I am not going to stress myself overit. It will come. will be ok..





 

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« Reply #431 on: 04/03/2007 19:02:24 »
 Hi Paul, sounds like you had quite the day! I hope you enjoyed your time.!

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« Reply #432 on: 04/03/2007 19:05:49 »
Hey sorry to hear Karen that your going 2 days without sleep...hope you get some soon!...i know whta im like when i go 2 days without and its not a pretty site!!

Good to hear Paul your sleeping well too...is that bye bye to afternoon naps then?...if its helping your night sleeping then best not to go back to that...

Great to see you back Neil....4hrs with sleeping pills?...the latest pills ive been teking knock me out best part of a day!!..altho im not sleeping all that time but might as well be as i can hardly think...how do u feel when u wake up after taking the pills?

as for exercise at 5am in morning?...well its not too strenuous..just some skipping and some crunches etc...it actually sets u up pretty well for the day...i do find tho on days when i havent slept then a bout of exercise gets me that little bit more alert which helps if u need to go to work or interact with people..

napping...rarely do that....there are some people who actually train themselves to nap...power napping or polyphasic sleep they call it i think...didnt ellen mcarthur do that while going for the record? im sure i read something about that...


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« Reply #433 on: 04/03/2007 19:11:16 »
Hi Paul, sounds like you had quite the day! I hope you enjoyed your time.!

We had a great time yesterday, Anastasia spent most of her time in the arcades playing the slots...pounds upon pounds in, and eventually she wins a couple of pence and comes running saying she is winning!

We also met up with about a dozen old friends, some of us had not seen eachother for 10 years. it was good to reminisce about old times and old friends.

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« Reply #434 on: 04/03/2007 19:14:50 »
Well, even with 15mg of horse-knockout-pill fun I managed a fun filled 4 hours !!..YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!....
now..if only me could manage that every night without the tabs me would be a happy boy.



Zwitty !!!..Exercise !!..at 5am !!!.oh my Gawwwwwwwwwwwd !!!..........glad it works for ewe !.....I am going to follow your example...and exercise my eyelids by blinking a lot !




4 HOURS YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!
OHHHHHH YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!! GOOD JOB SLEEPY TABS AND ALL!! I am so very happy to hear that from you... You know I am.., Makes me cry!! YAYYYYYYYYYYYY!! I am very excited that you slept!! HAPPY DAY!!!!

I thought breakfast would be great, the sasage was link, I hate link sausage I

How did your fair go today Kind Sir? I hope it went well!

 

What is  a Link Sausage !!..?..is it like a bunch of sausages linked together ?...or did you misspell it and you meant to say Pink sausage ?..LOL...or pehaps it was made from Mink ? ..or in the shape of a kitchen Sink ? [;D].....

The fair was good today.....made a few appointments...lets hopes they convert to business !!..YAYYYYYY.thanks for asking Karen Mam.
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« Reply #435 on: 04/03/2007 19:17:27 »
Hi Zwitty,

i dont think it will be long until i am napping again. i actually dont mind getting just a few hours at night, as long as i can have a nap during the day...man i sound old!

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« Reply #436 on: 04/03/2007 19:18:11 »
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Great to see you back Neil....4hrs with sleeping pills?...the latest pills ive been teking knock me out best part of a day!!..altho im not sleeping all that time but might as well be as i can hardly think...how do u feel when u wake up after taking the pills?



I consider myself very lucky as I very rarely have a ' hang over ' effect !...what are these pills that you are on Zwitty ?

I hate peeps who who can power nap !! ( well..me doesn't hate them really of course...................hmm..yes I do !!..lol )..but it literally freakes me out that they can do it !!

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« Reply #437 on: 04/03/2007 19:22:17 »
Hey sorry to hear Karen that your going 2 days without sleep...hope you get some soon!...i know whta im like when i go 2 days without and its not a pretty site!!

Good to hear Paul your sleeping well too...is that bye bye to afternoon naps then?...if its helping your night sleeping then best not to go back to that...

Great to see you back Neil....4hrs with sleeping pills?...the latest pills ive been teking knock me out best part of a day!!..altho im not sleeping all that time but might as well be as i can hardly think...how do u feel when u wake up after taking the pills?

as for exercise at 5am in morning?...well its not too strenuous..just some skipping and some crunches etc...it actually sets u up pretty well for the day...i do find tho on days when i havent slept then a bout of exercise gets me that little bit more alert which helps if u need to go to work or interact with people..

napping...rarely do that....there are some people who actually train themselves to nap...power napping or polyphasic sleep they call it i think...didnt ellen mcarthur do that while going for the record? im sure i read something about that...



No Worries I am fine. I will just wait and see what tonight brings.. LOL should be interesting. I thought I was going to nod off last night on here so I closed everything and went and layed down.. Once down I stayed , but to no avail, It was a aggrivating few hours trying to get comfortable and feeling so antsy that I could not stand it! had a million and 1 things running through my head keeping me awake..

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« Reply #438 on: 04/03/2007 19:25:06 »
Hi Paul, sounds like you had quite the day! I hope you enjoyed your time.!

We had a great time yesterday, Anastasia spent most of her time in the arcades playing the slots...pounds upon pounds in, and eventually she wins a couple of pence and comes running saying she is winning!

We also met up with about a dozen old friends, some of us had not seen eachother for 10 years. it was good to reminisce about old times and old friends.

Arcades were always the happening places when my kids were younger they loved them. I am gla she had so much fun. I am glad you seen old friends that you have missed. Its good to see how people are doing after gaps of time like that!

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« Reply #439 on: 04/03/2007 19:33:21 »
Well, even with 15mg of horse-knockout-pill fun I managed a fun filled 4 hours !!..YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!....
now..if only me could manage that every night without the tabs me would be a happy boy.



Zwitty !!!..Exercise !!..at 5am !!!.oh my Gawwwwwwwwwwwd !!!..........glad it works for ewe !.....I am going to follow your example...and exercise my eyelids by blinking a lot !




4 HOURS YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!
OHHHHHH YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!! GOOD JOB SLEEPY TABS AND ALL!! I am so very happy to hear that from you... You know I am.., Makes me cry!! YAYYYYYYYYYYYY!! I am very excited that you slept!! HAPPY DAY!!!!

I thought breakfast would be great, the sasage was link, I hate link sausage I

How did your fair go today Kind Sir? I hope it went well!

 

What is  a Link Sausage !!..?..is it like a bunch of sausages linked together ?...or did you misspell it and you meant to say Pink sausage ?..LOL...or pehaps it was made from Mink ? ..or in the shape of a kitchen Sink ? [;D].....

The fair was good today.....made a few appointments...lets hopes they convert to business !!..YAYYYYYY.thanks for asking Karen Mam.

Why Yes they start out all linked together and then they are cooked into little hard crisp bits of grease that I hate about 2 and 1/2 inches long each! They were over cooked today and nasty little deep fried ugliness. YUCK!!!! Did I say I hate LINK sausage??? LOL No pink link sausauge or sink link sasauge or any Pink mink link sausage today!! HORRAYYYYYYYYY!!

I hope they do end up turning you a profit for all your time and effort. It is nice that you were able to make some appointments. That is a great thing! It will all come round full circle to you you Kind Sir as you deserve it and much more! Hugs and your welcome!

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« Reply #440 on: 07/03/2007 08:20:15 »
well slept several hours last night but am wide awake now. 12:19 am. I hope you all are sleeping well!

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« Reply #441 on: 11/03/2007 16:26:35 »
Well took my pills and some cold medicine as I was stuffed, then myother meds and the next thing I knew it was 8:30 am. Wow I slept all night I think. I thoght I woke up once to something but must not have been as I can't remember. I am still groggy an dmy  head is bobbing a bit . Still feel the medicine some. I hope you all slept better last night too,

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« Reply #442 on: 11/03/2007 22:48:39 »
Evening Zwitty,

How are things with you?

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« Reply #443 on: 11/03/2007 22:50:27 »
Well took my pills and some cold medicine as I was stuffed, then myother meds and the next thing I knew it was 8:30 am
Do you do this often Karen? Maybe all those pills knocked you out!

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« Reply #444 on: 11/03/2007 23:09:46 »
My regular meds and then last night I was really stuffed up and couldn't breath good so I took 2 of those tylonol severe cold tabs.. and the new sleep tablet. Which by the way I don't like. But the Doctor says is safe with my other meds. So No Not often with the cold and the new one thank goodness. they seem to render me not only asleep , but groggy all day and for qute awhild before I sleep.

LOL Sorry Paul that should have said,

" I took mymeds and some cold medicine because I was stuffed up, and the next thing I knew it was 8:30 am. I even thought my phone rang or made noise, but don't remember as I was zonked out. Me thinks the dose is more then I need and He said he is going to cut the sleep one down. after me blood test. we will see. I broke them in half a couple times now as they are so weird.

I have several I take dailey and have for years, have to. But the newbies were the cold medication and the sleep one. so it was a combo of those or just one of them. I don't know.. I am just trying to do what the doctor said. No worries.

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« Reply #445 on: 12/03/2007 11:32:31 »
time for me to get to bed.....hope you all sleep well. I guess zwitty is, by his absence!

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« Reply #446 on: 12/03/2007 11:58:15 »
Zwitty is a girl Paul.. Me made that mistake too. I hope you are all sleeping well.

Paul good night to you too!

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« Reply #447 on: 12/03/2007 19:31:02 »
lol...thanks Karen!

YES EVERYONE IM A GIRL!!!.....(why do people always think im a bloke!! :o(

i have been sleeping well Paul.....the last 2 weeks have been amazingly good...the last time i slept this well was when i was on hols in august last year...as for what im doing differently...i get up around half 5 every day, weekends included and do a bit of exercise and been eating alot of dried apricots...apparently high in magnesium...doubt thats really helping but they taste good!!

how have you been Paul?...and Karen?...and Neil?.....

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« Reply #448 on: 12/03/2007 20:56:27 »
lol...thanks Karen!

YES EVERYONE IM A GIRL!!!.....(why do people always think im a bloke!! :o(

unable to tell male from female........could this be why i am still single? Hi Zwitty, glad you are sleeping and feeling better...i have slipped lately, but it's due to some bad shifts lately messing my sleep up.

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« Reply #449 on: 12/03/2007 21:03:26 »
lol...i think it may explain your singledom!!...as girls tend to have a high pitched voice..if that helps!!...  [:P]