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Monday, January 09, 2006

Tired

I don't know what is up with me. I'm tired all the time. Last night I was in bed before 11 (which is quite an accomplishment for me!), I got up around 6:30, but was exhausted by 8am. I rested on the couch for most of the morning while oldest boys played right next to me. Then I took an afternoon nap while the boys were napping. After all that, I'm still tired. And it's not like I ever sleep too much during the day since I'm still sleepy after no naps. So I'm not sure what to do. Do I go to bed even sooner? Do I limit my napping/resting to an hour a day? Do I hibernate for the rest of the winter?

Btw, after yesterdays comments, it sounds like I'm not alone...that most women to the same thing I do. We love to move around furniture! I don't feel so alone now, thank you!!!


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Blogger ghraper said...

You have to nap test the couches in their new locations!

January 09, 2006 11:09 PM

 
Blogger Barbara said...

I read somewhere authoritative that if you miss sleep, do not nap. Just go to bed at your regular time the next night, otherwise your sleep patterns get all screwed up.

January 09, 2006 11:54 PM

 
Blogger Paula said...

Oh man. Hope you can figure this out. Have you been out of sinc with your typical schedule over the holidays or anything?

January 10, 2006 12:51 AM

 
Blogger koyama said...

Sleep is good!!! Some days are just like that... I completely understand. I am all about loooooong sleep ins in the morning (no kids yet!)

January 10, 2006 1:41 AM

 
Blogger FRIDAY'S CHILD said...

Thanks for joining my meme. Was very amazed with your burping the alphabets. Anyway was interested in the thursday thirteen but don't know how to join. Tried logging in and will see how I managed to do it.

January 10, 2006 9:49 AM

 
Blogger Texas_Ivy10 said...

I find the more I rest or sleep, the more tired I feel. Excercise helps me sleep at night and it gives me energy. I noticed I was feeling more and more tired over the holidays, and the only thing I changed was the fact I quit my excersise routine.... it got to be a pain in between the holidays food jaunts! haha

I hope you can rest better, so you feel better!

January 10, 2006 10:04 AM

 
Blogger deputyswife said...

My advice. Excercise. I hate even uttering that word, but a 10 minute walk can really recharge my batteries.

January 10, 2006 1:03 PM

 
Blogger Mama B said...

I'm delurking myself. I enjoyed reading your blog.

January 10, 2006 5:04 PM

 
Blogger Faith in Florida said...

I don't care what time I go to bed..if I have to be up by 6:30, I would be through! But I think that is the pregnancy speaking.

January 10, 2006 9:03 PM

 
Blogger Better Safe Than Sorry said...

could you be expecting???
if you need a nap, your body is telling you you're tired, but you're too busy to listen. you might still be catching up after the holidays, i say pull up a pillow and get some rest.

January 10, 2006 10:28 PM

 
Blogger Trinity13 said...

I love testing the couches G!

I guess I should never nap then Barbara...heehee!

Schedule? What schedule Paula?! HA!!!

I love my sleep ins on the weekends Koyama! I just wish I could during the week as well!

I would love to see you be a part of the T13 FC!

I should exercise more Texas, but I just don't have the motivation...I'm too tired! HA!

I might try an evening walk DW, thanks!

Thanks for delurking Busymom! Good to meet you!!!

I was always more tired during my pregnancy as well Faith.

I don't know BSTS!!! I wish I was expecting!!!!!

January 10, 2006 10:57 PM

 
Blogger Jen said...

I'm not a lurker, do I get to post anyway?

If the tiredness keeps up, there's no harm in getting your blood checked. I had wicked high TSH after Tiernan was born, which meant my thyroid was hardly functioning. I just assumed I was tired all the time because I had four kids!

Anyway, it's just something to keep in the back of your head in case you need it later :-)

January 11, 2006 3:20 PM

 

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