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Aug 17, 2016 11:13 PM

Having one of those rough sleep days. It's trying to run into a streak but I'm not feeling thst. Hopefully I have medicated enough tonight so I can get s number is sleeping hours. Hope everyone is doing alright. If noe let's talk about it here. together at the very least we can go get some of pressure off.

Aug 18, 2016 12:19 AM

I'm sorry your having trouble sleeping again. I hope you get some sleep.
I was afraid to post anything but you asked... I'm so not ok today.
We are purchasing a teardrop trailer so we can go camping more often because the boyfriend can't do tenting with both his knees and a hip replaced (he's not even 40 yet and we are waiting for a shoulder replacement too). I'm excited and scared about the trailer (what if it makes me sick). Anyways we walked through a store that seems to sell everything but food (Canadian tire) and stopped in the trailer accessories department, not sure if the hitch we are getting installed homes with a ball so we were looking at those. Well i made the mistake of picking one up... wow are they heavy. Anywhoo, when i put it down something in my wrist popped and made my hand go tingly for a few minutes and then my arm started to ache from finger tip to shoulder. That was on the weekend.
Acupuncture Tuesday. I've been having a lot of digestive issues and can't find the trigger so she stuck a needle in each wrist on some sort of point for the stomach. Well when she stuck it in the wrist that went pop on the weekend it felt like she hit the nerve. Burning and tingling in my hand, middle finger was the worst, and my hand jerked. She took it out and tried again and the second time was better but it was still tingling from the first time and it throbbed for probably 5 minutes. Stomach isn't as bad today but that wrist is bruised and my whole arm is achy and no amount of stretching and moving is helping.
I was supposed to go in early to work for a meeting at 1 about the software upgrade to the air traffic control system I'm doing friday night. (Wish me luck on that one, it's going to be a minimum of 12 hour shift, possibly 16) Ichoose to eat instead and went in at 3 when I was supposed to. Haven't heard anything about that yet but I'm sure I'll get asked about it tomorrow when I get asked why I thought that it was ok to leave at 8:30 tonight when that stupid chemical from the airport came into the building again.
I'm so sick of being sick from whatever the airport is doing. It never used to be like this. The chemicals started 2 years ago and have gotten worse each year but nothing is getting done about it. In Alberta Canada we do not have a right to breathe clean air, industries have the right to polute though.
Anyways I feel so shitty about abandoning my coworker because of the chemicals. I hate covering shift by myself and I left her by herself. And I left shortly after the chemicals came into the building so I don't know if it was a short lived event or if it's still there. I figured out last exposure that the chemicals mess with my mind and wanting to kill myself a few days after an exposure is part of the reaction to whatever it was.
Sorry I hijacked your thread.
Are you sorry you asked yet? 😋

Aug 18, 2016 9:00 AM

No worries gotobef..I'm not sorry I asked I'm glad you were able to get that off your chest. Thst what I'm here for and all of us . I'm sorry you have such a struggle with your job not understanding your need for clean air whike u work. It just seems there should be something that could be done to help you now. I wouldn't feel. Ad about the. Coworker I'm sure if they had the issues u have they would leave u in a heart beat. It's time to really think k of yourself and do what is best for you.

Aug 18, 2016 6:13 PM

Newfibrogirl, I'm sorry you were still awake. I hope you managed a few hours of sleep since your original post.

Gotobef, congrats on a camper! I hope it works out. I'm sorry that happened at work again. Hopefully it will be cleared up by tomorrow's shift, and you'll have zero repercussions.

I didn't sleep well last night and haven't felt well today. I've developed chest congestion & sinus infection, so I called the doctor. He called in Prednisone and an antibiotic. Yay, no sleep is on the way! I couldn't even manage a shower today. Even my dog picked up on the infection though,.. When I sneezed he lifted his head and came right up to my face sniffing. Can you believe that?!

Aug 18, 2016 6:16 PM

Flappys I'm sorry you ha e this double whammy. I totally believe your dog pick up on the infection. This is one major reason why I want a dog to help me.get around and to help me with some.of the emotional stuff I'm dealing with.
I have been able to get some sleep so to speak. Not so much rest but I have been able to be unconscious for a few ours.

Aug 19, 2016 12:49 PM

I'm still sick but not with that washed out weak feeling. Poor bear isn't eating because he has a sore throat. 😞 I'm swallowing easier today too. Hugs love and prayers you can get some refreshing sleep soon! 🙂💕🙏🌸

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