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Old 07-08-2017, 02:58 AM
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Day 3 for me. I have had two awesome nights sleeps but appear to still wake up tired. I'm alright when I'm actually up and about but its taking me a while to come around whereas when I've been drinking I don't get quality sleep but I do get out of bed quicker in the mornings - Strange
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Old 07-08-2017, 05:03 AM
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Keep going susiegirl...sleep improved for me after a week or two. Then I started sleeping like a rock. You're doing great. Keep busy and stay connected here-
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Old 07-08-2017, 05:14 AM
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Congrats Zombie on 21 days. Susiegirl, your body is starting to recover and will need sleep, just go with it and enjoy. I went somewhere around 6 six weeks before the need to sleep all the time lifted.
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Old 07-08-2017, 05:49 AM
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Originally Posted by BrendaChenowyth View Post
Decided to binge Six Feet Under. Forgot it's where my name came from until I heard it. I went "Hey that's my name" lol
This is an awesome show!
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Old 07-08-2017, 06:39 AM
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Going to start this day with a swim! Sober AF
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Old 07-08-2017, 06:59 AM
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Just home from an absolutely amazing live performance by the North Carolina Symphony playing the music of U2. That was beautiful.
Wow! I am envious -- that sounds like a wonderful performance.

I'm coming back to the world of living today after a day on Couch Island and the night on Bed Island. I've got a sinus infection that hit me hard but have been on antibiotics for two days now and seem to be feeling better today.

Well wishes to all. For those new here, congratulations on choosing sobriety. It's within your reach and, with it, a new life.
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Old 07-08-2017, 12:17 PM
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Old 07-08-2017, 01:34 PM
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These crop up in the summer months. I agree with most of them but i'm not sure about the third from last.
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:21 PM
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Ha, it's weird that of all the bucket list wishes above the only one I've already accomplished (besides getting a job) is exactly the third from last.

How comes?

As a kid I wanted to be a doctor. I was determined - spent lots of extra time studying biology, chemistry and physics.

I even made it to medical school and studied anatomy on real cadavers.

Brain anatomy was the hardest. And our professor made us remove our rubber gloves while working with a brain.

Wow, it sounds like another life - so long ago it was.

It's a long story why I left medical school after just a year. I think I could be a good doctor after all.
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:21 PM
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Clients wanted one of us to run out for booze. Other aide didn't want to drive because.. her brakes are bad. My neighbor. She managed to drive to work and has to drive home, but doesn't want to drive to the state store because of her brakes. Uh huh. (I started much earlier than her or we could have carpooled)

Many eye rolls later I went.. aside from some nausea I was just fine. Got a snack across the street.

I'd almost like to get a different job with less down time.. but at the same time, it gives me time to study. I did study for a few hours. But I think I'm good for this test.. we'll see.
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:33 PM
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I have never been the most graceful person in the world but I didn't think that I was this clumsy. I tripped and fell and fractured my wrist. I spent this morning at the hospital - although on the other side of the bed. I can't type at the moment so that's me done for. I have an appointment to see an orthopaedic doctor on Monday and I have a cast type thing and a sling

Seeing as I can move my fingers the doctor I saw today said I may be able to type in a week or so and that in 4 weeks I should be right as rain. My colleague did this a while back and she was off for at least 8 weeks.

Yeah I'm feeling very low right now
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:34 PM
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:40 PM
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Sorry to read this Tetra, it must have been very painful.
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:43 PM
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I'd bring you snacks and movies to make you feel better if I were in Ireland.
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Oh, Tetra, I'm so sorry! That must have been excruciatingly painful!

I have an evolutionary question to try to cheer you up:

Why can't dinosaurs clap?

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Because they're dead!

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Old 07-08-2017, 02:52 PM
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Sorry to hear about your wrist, Tetra.

Get well soon!
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:55 PM
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Gilmer I just pictured a T Rex futilely trying to clap.
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Old 07-08-2017, 02:59 PM
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That's exactly what I did! Then when I saw the answer I just lost it!
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Tetra, do they have you on pain medicine?

I hope you will be able to get a good, sound sleep tonight.
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Old 07-08-2017, 03:32 PM
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I cannot turn off my anxious mind.
To be fair I have been through a lot in my life. I fell last night when I was coming back from town. At first I didn't think much of it. It started getting painful and swollen and I didn't sleep much last night. I could feel the cold hand of fear wrap it's claws around my heart. I took myself off to A&E early this morning.

Well I guess the good thing is that I'm right handed and this is my left wrist. I spoke to my dad and he said I cannot get fired as a result of an accident. He suggested that I try to view this in a positive way - I'll get experience in dealing with life's disasters, I'll probably get time off work to rest a little and if I feel up to it I can tell my boss that my typing speed will have slowed down but I can still answer the phone and do his theatre lists.

(At first I thought dad was scraping the bottom of the barrel with some of those suggestions but when I had time to sit and think maybe he has a point).

His last nugget of wisdom was to "offer it up and pray". Ok that I'll do. My consultant is bringing in yet another patient for a subtotal glossectomy so I'll offer it up for him.

Trying to sleep with my hand in an elevated position is going to be difficult though
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