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Apr 13, 2015 12:39 PM

I was wide awake last night and in horrible pain. Sort of got the pain to settle a bit and was so exhausted but couldn't fall asleep. Finally, somewhere around 4:30am a friend of mine texted me (wait for it...... this is really good!!!!) To tell me she couldn't sleep because her belly button was all red and hurting and was keeping her up!!. Now, I have no problem with calls at ANY time day or night and especially in the middle of the night if there's an emergency or you need someone to listen to you. OK... So, the phone scared the ever loving shit out of me and I jumped up, read the message, told her to go wash it out and put peroxide in it and call the doctor during business hours. Then, I had to get up, go downstairs, hit the bathroom and then I came back upstairs to "try" to go to sleep again. THEN...... (Oh yes, it gets better!!) At 7:30 this morning a crew of guys came and started banging on the roof puting up solar panels. They had to turn off the power, I did not have one battery for the back-up in my recliners and could not put my feet up and they were swelling and turning blue. Finally, they ended up puting the power back on, and they have been banging over my head all day. Between the drilling and banging, I'm really frazzled (Really.... my hair is even standing up... LOL!!) Hoping they finish at a normal hour and then they will be back in the morning at 7:30am to finish the process. So, this has been my night/day... Hope everyone else's is better. You're all in my prayers.

Apr 13, 2015 6:52 PM

AlwayZ, that's what you call a snowball effect! Praying you'll get some sleep. Drink some Sleepytime or chamomile tea. 🙏🌼

Apr 14, 2015 10:22 AM

Good Morning everyone.... I am so tired, I look like someone punched me in the eyes... LOL!!!! I have to say that I didn't get much sleep last night and then early this morning those guys came back and lo and behold, here comes the noise.. I have a migraine, my TMJ is acting up, my ear is plugged and ringing. They will be here again all day and then.... Yes.... you guessed it... They're coming back tomorrow!!!! OMG!! By the time they will be done, they will find me wandering around the house like some blithering idiot looking for a quiet place to pass out. At any rate, it's raining, pain level is high, I don't care about the fact they make me stupid, I'm taking my muscle relaxant and my Morphine and I'm going to just go with it. Perhaps I'll get lucky and I'll just drift off to sleep from the meds. I hope you all have a peaceful day and less pain. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Apr 14, 2015 12:35 PM

AlwayZ, do you have any ear plugs? I'm sorry you're going through this. Maybe you will drift off to sleep! 🙏🌼

Apr 14, 2015 12:44 PM

Alwayz I am sorry you had to go thru that. Hopefully they will quit at 5 pm and you can go to sleep tonight earlier than usual. I hate to get woken up for some rediculious reason come on use your common sense. Because I usually can't get back to sleep.

Apr 15, 2015 1:09 PM

Hey all... The guys came back for a third (and FINAL day) This morning, at 7:30am I was scared out of a deep sleep by banging right over my head. I jumped up, my heart started to race, my insides were actually shaking (it is a really weird feeling) and then the rest of me was shaking as well. I am pretty tired. I have only napped the last few days and not slept but they are going to be finished today. I tried puting in earplugs FlappsyLady, the problem was that it makes me feel like my head is under pressure and that gives me a big headache. It's ok, I suffer from insomnia (just like the rest of us) so, it will all catch up eventually and I will pass out from sheer exhaustion and get about three straight hours of deep sleep. Then, I will go back to getting about 3 hours a night scattered over 8 hours. I hope you all are having a good day. It is gorgeous out. I got up, took a shower and went out with my neighbor to the pet store and to CVS and then back home. I sat outside in the sunshine for a little while when I got back and it was nice to just feel the sun on my skin. I was chatting with the guys and asked which one banged over my head at 7:30 so I could kick him in the ass and we were all laughing. At any rate, they are almost done, they will be gone by about 5:00 and then that will be that. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Apr 15, 2015 6:35 PM

AlwayZ, I'm so glad you found some enjoyment and laughter today! I laughed at the story too 😄

My days has been so-so. The second I stood up on my right foot (getting out of bed) I heard & felt a horrible pop. Pain shot from the big & 2nd toes over the top of the foot and across the pad. It hurt worse with every step so I went to urgent care. Its not a broken bone but he suspects a possible torn tendon or ligament. I have to follow up with the Ortho next week. I also saw the endocrinologist and she's running a full thyroid panel, looking for hashimoto's thyroiditis. She was upset my PCP didn't think I needed an endocrinologist and he didn't talk to me about thyroid issues. Now I'm sitting with my feet elevated. I'm suppose to ice it, but ice makes my bones hurt! Get a good night's sleep tonight! 🙏🌼

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