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Old Jan 21st 2020, 12:26 am
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For the past four nights I've woken up at precisely 3.17 a.m.
Different bed times, different food / drink before turning-in, even in different beds at different locations........
And in the half-hour before dropping off again, I imagine moving between alternative dimension/s.
This might seem weird, but it's never stopped me in the past, so I'll float it ...

Do you have an appointment or some event (scheduled) in the near-ish future, maybe something that you are not particularly "relishing"?
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Old Jan 21st 2020, 12:33 am
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For the past four nights I've woken up at precisely 3.17 a.m.
Different bed times, different food / drink before turning-in, even in different beds at different locations........
And in the half-hour before dropping off again, I imagine moving between alternative dimension/s.
I’ve taken to waking almost every night at 2.00 am, 4.00 and 6.00. I usually go to bed 11.30/12.00 and go straight to sleep. I usually go back to sleep quickly at 2.00, but sometimes when I wake at 4.00 I can’t get back to sleep, so I get up. I feel I really need around 8 hrs unbroken sleep.
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Old Jan 21st 2020, 8:02 am
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I often wonder what sleep without waking up is like.

i think part of why I am so tired is I dont stay asleep and wake up several times a night, usually around 3,5,7 with most nights going to bed between 12a and 1a.

But even when I was going to bed at 6:30p and waking at 3am, I still woke up many times but at that early hour its hard to sleep in general due to noise and such as the city is still awake.

I can never wake up rested and feeling good. Always been tired and low enegery for 20 plus years.

There are days like today where even though I slept all night, I was so sleepy thst I fell asleep for 3 hours in the middle of the day.

Sleep would be easier if I had my own bedroom my wife chatters and moves a lot her meds have a side effect of causing sleep talk.

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I’ve taken to waking almost every night at 2.00 am, 4.00 and 6.00. I usually go to bed 11.30/12.00 and go straight to sleep. I usually go back to sleep quickly at 2.00, but sometimes when I wake at 4.00 I can’t get back to sleep, so I get up.0ar feel I really need around 8 hrs unbroken sleep.

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Old Feb 7th 2020, 11:31 am
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An interesting tale
I get drunk without drinking
It occurs when antibiotics cause an overgrowth of a brewer’s-type yeast or bacteria in the gut, which turns carbohydrates into alcohol. We bought a breathalyser. Normal blood alcohol levels are 0. Legal driving levels in the US are 0.08. On waking up, mine were 0.2 – the level at which people start vomiting and blacking out
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Old Feb 7th 2020, 2:04 pm
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I get drunk without drinking
I remember reading something similar a few years back, some guy breathalysed positive at 8 in the morning, it took tons of tests and quite a while before he was found to have developed some really odd fermentary reaction to pasta.

Squiffy on spaghetti, mangled on macaroni, basically pole-axed on pasta in general.

How odd. Not to mention annoying.
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Old Feb 7th 2020, 3:03 pm
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Squiffy on spaghetti, mangled on macaroni, basically pole-axed on pasta in general.
A first conviction for drunk driving here requires (on top of other penalties and fines and after the driving suspension is over) a breath-enabled ignition device attached to your vehicle for a year. I know a few people who've been through this, and if they have pizza it will set the machine off and they can't drive, plus they have to pay to have the machine reset.
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A first conviction for drunk driving here requires (on top of other penalties and fines and after the driving suspension is over) a breath-enabled ignition device attached to your vehicle for a year. I know a few people who've been through this, and if they have pizza it will set the machine off and they can't drive, plus they have to pay to have the machine reset.
If there's a known defect in the test, how come it's still used - and that people have to pay to reset it after a false positive?

Reliance on these "foolproof" tests reminds me of the cases of Judith Ward, Annie Maguire and her son Patrick. All of whom were convicted in large part due to a test finding positive for nitroglycerin on their hands. All of them were later exonerated (but not before they completed their sentences - 17 years in Ward's case), because it was proven that the same results could be obtained from someone handling soap, playing cards or boot polish amongst other things. Patrick Maguire was 13 years old at the time and as he said "what would a 13-year-old have been doing with bombs?" - nevertheless he served 4 years detention.
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Old Feb 13th 2020, 12:33 pm
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A first conviction for drunk driving here requires (on top of other penalties and fines and after the driving suspension is over) a breath-enabled ignition device attached to your vehicle for a year. I know a few people who've been through this, and if they have pizza it will set the machine off and they can't drive, plus they have to pay to have the machine reset.
Apparently all they have to do is wait 15 minutes and then rinse their mouths out with water. The 'alcohol' is in their mouth not their system. Disclaimer: according to Google anyway.
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Old Feb 14th 2020, 2:59 am
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Been feeling weird lately, very tired and worn down, not usual tiredness but almost to a point I have trouble staying awake. I see the doctor middle of March, its not ER worthy yet.

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Old Feb 17th 2020, 9:30 pm
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A wee little moan this morning.

My bluddy leg and ankle aches bigtime. Nothing really compared to past difficulties nor what others have faced but it's doing my head in .
I am trying to wean off the moonboot but maybe I am a bit impatient.
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A wee little moan this morning.

My bluddy leg and ankle aches bigtime. Nothing really compared to past difficulties nor what others have faced but it's doing my head in .
I am trying to wean off the moonboot but maybe I am a bit impatient.
keep moving, keep moving. My MIL had DVT after breaking her ankle...so keep moving...
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I am trying to wean off the moonboot but maybe I am a bit impatient.
Keep it on. Did you get any pins? I broke all mine, all the long ones anyway and still have a broken one in there so I know. I recommend something for the pain as well.


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Old Feb 18th 2020, 12:14 am
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Keep it on. Did you get any pins? I broke all mine, all the long ones anyway and still have a broken one in there so I know. I recommend something for the pain as well.
That reminds me of when my arm got smashed up - they plated it and all was good.
Then I attended clinic and saw the X-ray (the NHS didn't trust mere patients to hold such things back then).
It looked like I had the head of a rake in my arm....
"Just don't tell me they're going to take it out again!!", I said
"No, no - it's titanium, so it can stay in forever!" they replied.

Three years later I was back in hospital to have it removed
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A wee little moan this morning.

My bluddy leg and ankle aches bigtime. Nothing really compared to past difficulties nor what others have faced but it's doing my head in .
I am trying to wean off the moonboot but maybe I am a bit impatient.
What happened to you? I missed it.
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Bevs was in a boat on the water. She looked up and saw an Albatross and then...
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