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Old 02-07-2017, 10:11 PM
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I'm not sleeping well either Jeff. Toss and turn, wake, watch TV, read, go back to bed, toss and turn ad infinitum. I just try to relax my entire body which is so full of tension, and remind myself that I am not drinking, and all will be well. I try to make a conscious effort to feel the tension, then let it go. Tense your muscles deliberately then let go and feel them relax. Eventually I do fall to sleep, and if I don't I'm still sober. Sober insomniac beats a semi conscious drunk any day of the week.

Read somewhere the other day that John Donne was an insomniac and reckoned it was practice for when he went to heaven, and where you always want to be awake.

Sleep tight.
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