In which I really just did it to get out into the halls and read a book. (Hey I never said I was a Saint) After I was done with my test, I ran to the bathroom to use it....... After that emergency bathroom break. I walked sleepily home, to my house to go to bed, because they got me up at 6:54 in the morning for that stupid test. I needed a power nap, since I was so tired from the test and my early awakening. I must of been sleeping for 4 more hours, before I was even being physically able, to get out of bed.
There was no time to talk to friends on the phone, not even on the weekends. Going to bed at midnight was a luxury, 1 a.m. was normal, 3 a.m. meant time to panic and 4 a.m. meant it was time to go to sleep defeated. Most days, I would shuffle clumsily from class to class with sleep-clouded eyes and nod off during classroom lectures. There was even a month in winter when I was so self-conscious of my raccoon eyes that I wore sunglasses to school. My parents applauded my academic success, but hardly knew the price I paid for it.
Instead I lay awake thinking, my mind racing. When the initial mind racing bit wears off, not being able to sleep can cause boredom especially on long distance coach rides where I am unable to sleep and instead inhabit a kind of nether world with all the other passengers asleep. It was the same at scout camps. I can tell you that laying in a tent in the pitch dark with everyone else asleep for seven hours is a weird experience, especially when you start to hallucinate through sleep deprivation. I do get to sleep eventually though.
A year later. The buzz from my cell phone forced me to open my eyes. Yawning, I closed my eyes again, did not feel to wake up yet. Besides, my bedroom was still dark. Well, I closed the entire curtain tightly last night because my goal was to sleep in.
Which is obviously ironic because nightmares are not usually associated with fond memories, or anything happy. Ever since my freshman year of high school I’ve had problems sleeping. I would stay up too late watching Skins UK and other television shows or I would hype myself up with caffeine and attempt to finish homework well into the early hours of the morning. Even once I stopped doing both of those things on a regular basis, and then very rarely, I still have had issues falling asleep and then staying asleep. I tend to find myself jerked awake at night by nightmares that I’m not usually able to remember.
After having surgery on my arm I repeatedly missed school for occupational therapy, which is a form of physical therapy. On top of my arm, I had just gotten my job back at Arby’s. By November I was working anywhere from 20-35 hours a week with school, a broken arm, and OT. I had no time for anything, not even sleep. When I was at school I could barely keep my eyes open, it eventually got to the point that when I was able to attend a full day of school I would sleep during some of my classes so that I would not fall asleep at work that night.
Once the worst of the dry cough subsided, I realized that I slept better than he had for weeks, but the fact that my illness means he missed two starts in the early morning work-related early week probably helped no end. The technology is still a problem. Was probably a time when I did not bring my phone to bed, but before long, I do not remember. I did my best not to check my balance at the bank or at the Irish Times or my Twitter account after going to bed or when I wake up in the middle of the night. I tried not to look at my phone, at least until after washing your teeth.
I believe this affected my dream because I was so worried about everything. One night I had a dream and then woke up and went back to sleep and during that night I had two dreams and I believe I was able to dream twice because I went into REM sleep both times. That night I slept a total of nine hours and forty minutes. While keeping my dream journal I realized that in the beginning of the week that
They made me realize the importance of going; I never fell behind and hardly ever had bad grades. The one class that I did miss this semester was due to my own irresponsibility, when I went to bed the night before I set my alarm for 8:30 pm not am. When my alarm did not go off in the morning I slept right through class. My attendance, in my opinion, should not affect my grade. Not only do I come to class everyday but I pay attention and involve myself in class
Like many people, I am an insomniac in some periods of my life which caused to choose this topic and I will try to figure out the insomnia by searching with details to solve this problem. (Rosekind, and Gregory 617) According to Rosekind and Gregory, “Insomnia is a disorder of inadequate sleep (poor quantity or quality) that can result in impairment of daytime function or in emotional distress” (qtd.in NIH and American Psychiatric Association 617). It is possible to classified insomnia in different categories. The first classification is based on sleeping situation of sleep. Sleep-onset insomnia is hard to begin to sleep; sleep-maintenance is getting awake for a long night time and waking up early and cannot sleep again.