To Sleep, Perchance To Dream – A Revisit

In my last post I promised an update on my current circumstances, which I’m happy to say are improving. That post is still only part-written, however, and as this one popped up in my Timehop feed today – from four years ago – I thought it worth sharing in the meantime. As you will see, it is in itself a reworking of a 2013 post, but come on – how many of you were following and reading my blog back in 2015, let alone 2013?! I’m hoping that, for most of you, this will be the first time you’ve seen this.

I still have the sleep problems described in the post, and have been advised that the solution I was given for those isn’t helping my current physical illness. I think they call that ‘Catch 22!’

I’ll see you again soon, with the more detailed update I promised you. Take care until then – and beware conflicting medical advice!

Take It Easy

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “To Sleep, Perchance to Dream.” This invites us to write about sleep, which in theory occupies around a third of our lives. I say “in theory” because that assumes a regular 8 hours per night of sleep, which is something I went for many years without. At its worst, three years ago, I was actually referred to a hospital specialist in sleep as I was having such a  problem with it and they feared I may have been suffering from sleep apnoea. Fortunately I wasn’t! I wrote about this in January 2013, describing how I was and some of the things I had tried, in ever-increasing desperation, to find a way to sleep:


Bad idea

When I started this blog it was to share with you my experience of depression, both going through it and getting over it. But as I’ve said…

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