Category Archives: Sleep

Exhaustion

Wallace and I are both running on empty while trying to do too many things. I don’t know how to get us both more rest or decrease our to do lists. He has preschool four days a week and comes … Continue reading

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Beds

When we moved back to my dad’s, a little over two years ago, I got a new crib mattress for Wallace and put it in his awesome crib with the front off and a bed rail. I worked to transition … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Insight Timer

When I was taking online classes, I was super stressed, my mind always going, and I had a really hard time falling and staying asleep. I’d also sometimes be up until midnight because my only quiet time to work on … Continue reading

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Insomnia

This last week, Wallace has had three nights where he was awake, keeping me up, for multiple hours. There’s no apparent reason and he won’t just go back to sleep. The first night I handled it well enough because I … Continue reading

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Live Wire

That’s what a man in the waiting room at OT said today about Wallace after 30 seconds of observation. And it’s true. He is a live wire; wild, loud, rambunctious. This has increased lately as it seems he needs more … Continue reading

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MicrBlog Monday: Valerian Root Tea

For the last few months I’ve been having issues getting my brain to chill out and let me sleep. Someone suggested Valerian root tea and it is heavenly. Well, not the taste. It is tolerably, pretty herby, and eventually grew … Continue reading

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Fatigue

I woke up this morning feeling like my old self, as in the chronic fatigue I have been dealing with for 3 years and slowly recovering from through AIP. I could barely stand, everything hurt, face swollen, and utterly exhausted. … Continue reading

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