My insomnia has become a big problem. I’ve been averaging like maybe three hours of sleep per night since mid February. It’s catching up with me in a bad way. I’ve been struggling to stay awake while driving recently. Today I helped chaperone Jackson’s class field trip to a play, and I kept falling asleep once the lights were off in the theater. I had lunch with my boyfriend today, and half the time I felt like I couldn’t even understand what he was saying to me. It’s impossible to concentrate when I’m at the office. Lack of sleep makes me stressed out, irritable, and emotional. I just woke up from a two hour nap, and I feel a lot better now, but I know it’s temporary. I have to figure out a way to get this under control.
For now the plan is: more exercise and sleep aids every night. I hope it works. Tonight Dave and I are running in Forest Park, and I’m going to take a Xanax before bed.