Category: Sleep Issues

No sleep for those who desperately need it

I’ve been having a very difficult time sleeping for the past few nights. Sometimes it’s because Emmett wakes up and other times it because of my allergies. Last night I ended up on the couch in the living room because I was able to breathe better. Breathing better makes sleeping easier for me. The air …

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No sleep makes everything more difficult

It was a rough night, filled with no sleep. I had a terrible time sleeping because my allergies were bad. It’s like as soon as I lay down, I get congested. Shortly after I managed to fall asleep, Emmett came into our room after having another nightmare. Once I woke up, I was pretty much …

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It could always be worse. At least that’s what I tell myself.

Last night was Hell on Earth but it could have been worse. A couple hours after putting Emmett and Elliott to bed for the night, Emmett woke up with can only be described as restless legs. He was beside himself because his legs were driving him crazy. If you’ve ever dealt with restless legs before, …

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Here’s to hoping Elliott actually sleeps

We cut TV and tablet time off a bit eariler tonight. Elliott hasn’t slept in almost two days and we wanted to make sure that the evening was as calm/quiet as possible. For part of the evening, we broke out Candy Land and Uno. It made for a nice, quiet evening. At this point in …

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Poor Elliott is unable to sleep tonight

It’s about 1:30 AM and believe it or not, Lizze and I were in bed shortly after 10:00 PM. Elliott is unable to sleep and shows no signs of being tired. He’s still in his bed and I’m trying to sleep in mine but it’s hard for me to feel comfortable sleeping if I know …

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Here’s what my sleep looked like

I had a rough night trying to sleep. There wasn’t anything particularly wrong, aside from I went to bed with a headache and kept waking up because of it. Both Elliott and Emmett were up super early and were the cause of any awake time after 5 AM. In the image below, you can see …

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