Tue, 07/09/2013 - 12:26
Having a baby is obviously a life changing event, but I wasn’t prepared for the sleeplessness and the affect it would have on my daytime functioning. I remember waking up in the morning and counting my segments of sleep, thinking I really shouldn’t be this tired, I got a total of 7 hours of sleep. But, having your REM sleep consistently disturbed is very different than letting your body and mind fully rest and cycle through REM’s on your own schedule.Functioning the rest of the day after these...
Wed, 05/01/2013 - 13:45
It was a normal day at work in a warehouse; forklift engines humming, scanners beeping and 18-wheeler trucks coming and leaving the loading dock. Every morning around the same time, things slowed down a bit. I never understood why, but it gave the guys some time to huddle together and pow-wow for a short time; however, on this particular day, instead of talking with the co-workers, which is what I usually spent this lull time doing, I decided to use that time to relax.I propped my feet up on...
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 04:59
I stay pretty busy like most of us balancing family and work. The fatigue that often comes along with long days and keeping up with your kid’s activities just seemed to be the norm. I would wake up mornings tired and no doubt sometimes from lack of sleep but most times, as I found it was more a lack of sleeping. I would imagine that going to bed around 10 – 11:30 in the evenings is pretty typical for most of us and even 6 hours of sleep would seem to be enough and certainly the 8 hours everyone...