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Old 11-06-2006, 04:39 PM   #1
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I need the opposite - something to help me NOT be sleepy. On a bad night it might take me 15 minutes to fall asleep. Most nights it only takes 5 minutes. My problem is being sleepy during the day even though I usually get 8 to 9 hours of sleep. I drink 3 to 4 cups of brewed coffee a day and a few glasses of soda with caffeine and still can't stay up past 11 pm!

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Reading political rants on the other topics board.
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I take 3 mg of melatonin, hop in the sack and do 30 deep slow breaths and exhalations.

I then review the day's accomplishments and preview tomorrow's tasks (5 minutes).

Next, I start on my second set of breathing. I never get to 30 breaths because I'm always out cold before I'm half way through!

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Knocking boots.
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If I got 9 hours of sleep, I must be deceased!

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Dan, are you from East Bejing? I think I read a phrase like that on the Chinese-English instructions that came with some plastic whatever...

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Dan, are you from East Bejing? I think I read a phrase like that on the Chinese-English instructions that came with some plastic whatever...
Telly - How you know I from East - I from eastern Kazakhstan!

Surreal - would like learning of this knocking boots you speak of....
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Knocking boots.
If that's not in the cards there's always martial arts or surfing.
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Warm milk with a touch of sugar.

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I usually turn the tv on and I'm asleep in 10 minutes. Bought a timer for the TV years ago, works like a charm.
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Financial analysis. Manipulating complex sets of numbers wears the mind out and I usually drift off thinking about things and challenging my brain. Sometimes I try to figure out a way to optimize my tax strategy or something equally dry.

Otherwise, reading. It makes the eyes heavy.

Usually I don't have any problems going to sleep though. Could be the two daughters under age 2?
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Anyone but me lucky enough to be a power sleeper?

I just put my head on the pillow and I'm gone; almost always sleep uninterrupted for 7.5 to 8 hours. My wife often mocks me for sleeping through thunder storms and the like.

I rate sleep as one of the 3 most pleasant physical indulgences in life.
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Anyone but me lucky enough to be a power sleeper?
I'll have to admit that I am a power sleeper. I'm usually so beat from chasing my kid(s) around all evening after work that I'm out within a few minutes. I'm able to sleep through repeated kicks to the head from my daughter, baby(ies) crying directly in my ear, baby(ies) pee/poop/vomiting/chewing on me, and my wife "gently" asking me to take care of the baby(ies).

I'm so worn out now that I usually will drink a second cup of coffee right before I leave work if I plan on staying up past 11-12 (like on a Friday night).
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Xanax.

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Those of you who are drinking beverages before bed - doesn't it make you just have to get up an hour or two later?
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Those of you who are drinking beverages before bed - doesn't it make you just have to get up an hour or two later?
shiny - it's true I sometimes miscalculate and get up but I'm soon back to my dream life where thankfully I haven't yet had to use the restroom..!
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