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go to bed
« on: September 11, 2016, 03:19:56 AM »
Ok, I will try. But I am so filled with thoughts tonight, I don't know if I can sleep. I would count sheep, but I already know how many there are. Maybe I will count the people on the bus. Haven't done a head count lately. They are all sleeping. Should be easy.
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2016, 05:39:21 AM »
If I'm having trouble falling asleep, I say a few Hail Marys and then find it easy to go to sleep...
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    “My dear good people: Do what you have to do, When you’re supposed to do it, The best way you can do it,   For the Love of God. Amen.”
 
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2016, 10:32:49 AM »
If I'm having trouble falling asleep, I say a few Hail Marys and then find it easy to go to sleep...

Nothing puts me to sleep like trying to finish a rosary! ;)
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2016, 10:59:09 AM »
Did you get some rest?
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2016, 11:23:39 AM »
If I'm having trouble falling asleep, I say a few Hail Marys and then find it easy to go to sleep...

Nothing puts me to sleep like trying to finish a rosary! ;)
ditto :) ;)
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2016, 01:45:14 PM »
Honestly, take some time in the day for a reflection of what one must do tomorrow, what one did right and wrong today...preferably in prayer, otherwise, you will have all those thoughts at bedtime.
The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
    It will flame out, like shining from shook foil;
    It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil
Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod?
Generations have trod, have trod, have trod;
    And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;
    And wears man's smudge and shares man's smell: the soil
Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod.

And for all this, nature is never spent;
    There lives the dearest freshness deep down things;
And though the last lights off the black West went
    Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs —
Because the Holy Ghost over the bent
    World broods with warm breast and with ah! bright wings.
 
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2016, 02:37:34 PM »
Sounds like you had a particularly distressing night hope things get better soon

I always get a nice dose of what nurses call "Vitamin A"
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2016, 10:35:12 PM »
Did you get some rest?

Fell asleep around 3:30. Thanks for all the suggestions, friends. Rosaries are the best sleep aide. And think about it. If I die in my sleep, it's nice to know that my last words were ones of prayer.
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2016, 12:31:27 AM »
On my way. No more pussyfooting  around. Just do it. Gnight all. I'll leave a light on for ya. Don't stay up all night then wonder why you can't get anything done! Like me.
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2016, 01:57:35 PM »
This makes me think of an ongoing thread on the other forum called '04:00 Post'.  Everyone who was still up at 4:00 am would post.  Oddly, it's got 28 pages.  Insomniacs Rule!!!   :coffee:   :lol:   8)

I do hope you are getting your rest Carleendiane.   :grouphug:
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2016, 11:25:04 PM »
This makes me think of an ongoing thread on the other forum called '04:00 Post'.  Everyone who was still up at 4:00 am would post.  Oddly, it's got 28 pages.  Insomniacs Rule!!!  :coffee:   :lol:   8)

I do hope you are getting your rest Carleendiane.   :grouphug:

Only because they have no other choice   ;)
 
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2016, 11:41:10 PM »
Sounds like you had a particularly distressing night hope things get better soon

I always get a nice dose of what nurses call "Vitamin A"

Vitamin A? Advil? Hub and I call ibuprofen vitamin I.
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2016, 12:52:33 AM »
Sounds like you had a particularly distressing night hope things get better soon

I always get a nice dose of what nurses call "Vitamin A"

Vitamin A? Advil? Hub and I call ibuprofen vitamin I.
Ativan... Keeps me out of trouble
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2016, 11:19:40 PM »
G-nite all. 11:15. Up at 7.  Sleep tight
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Re: go to bed
« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2016, 12:59:18 AM »
It's 9:58PM here and my "get to bed" alarm will go off in 2 minutes. If you see me here later, scold me! Good night!
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