Saturday, February 18, 2012

A Great New Day.

Dr. Dacey- am I cleared for such heavy lifting???
So it was a really great day.  We had lunch with some friends downtown in St. Louis, but by the time I got back to the berry's I had hit a wall and-when I sat down for just a second...I was asleep for 4 hours.  Apparently I needed it badly.

How'd I get her confused
with Charlie?
Carrie's cousin brought her little girl, Amelia, over.  Amelia came in and tried to wake me up and say hello and apparently I just kept say, "Stop it, Charlie.  Go away, Charlie!"  Too funny.  The bad news, is that the recliner is semi-broken and falls way back when you sit in it, so I slept those 4 hours with my legs over my head and I was kind of a mess when I woke up.

I mean- it's all good.  I'm on heavy narcotics for my pain, so I can't drive anyway.  Carrie did all the driving to Pittsfield tonight and once I had my meds and got to moving around with my cane...  well, I did fine.

Alright, so as usual, it is the middle of the night and I can't sleep.  I don't know what is wrong with me.  It isn't the pain.  My meds are on schedule.  I think that it is just very tough, right now, for me to turn-off my brain -even when it is exhausted.  I guess during this past week I've just pushed through until I crash and that is what gave me the sleep I needed.  Tonight.  I'm taking a long hot bath, reading a little and I'm going to go back and try this 'sleep' thing again.  It's going to work.

Oh- there is a connective cute-factor.

I guess all these sleepless nights could have SOMETHING to do with the fact I'm taking naps all throughout the day whenever I get tired and then sitting up half-the-night with no sleep.  Well, for now, blessings and goodnight!  I'm determined to sleep soon!

PS:  Keep your eyes peeled.  Carrie has a blog posting on its way first thing tomorrow.  I mean- by "first thing," I mean to say:  Whenever we finally bother to wake up, have coffee and breakfast and eventually find the energy to do something productive.  Lately, we've not been very productive before 10 am!

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