Go to sleep. Ok, go the f*** to sleep!

January 18, 2022
Commenters on a Washington Post story  about insomnia had some good suggestions to help us go to sleep. Some were actually new to me--and I thought I'd heard every...

And the sleep study follies continue

December 29, 2021
After my sleep apnea study at the Discomfort Inn (which I wrote about here) I had a Zoom to go over results with the sleep neurologist. Here is how that...

My sleep(less) study at the dis-Comfort Inn

December 15, 2021
Sleep apnea. That's what the anesthesiologist reported after my hysterectomy a couple years ago. And I didn't doubt it: I hadn't slept well for years. Finally, I got...

Sleep is a waste of time

November 7, 2016
Yep. That's what I believe. Sleep is a ginormous waste of time. Oh, I'm not against a great nap or two. But the whole night? No. Not when there are books to be read....

What keeps us up?

September 29, 2016
It's reader participation day -- and I have a brief question for you. On those nights when you can't sleep, what kinds of thoughts keep you awake? And what do you do...

City night beat

February 27, 2015
I awaken in the dark in a hotel on Powell Street and look at the clock. It's the middle of the night downtown and even in the late dark the city throbs and...

Sing me to sleep

February 25, 2013
Did your mother sing you to sleep when you were a baby?  I don't remember if mine did or not,  although if she did, it would be memorable, since she couldn't...

How to get a good night’s sleep

May 21, 2012
; That's the question. When am I ever going to get a full night's sleep?   I'm well-past menopause and still, I can't stay asleep easily. After I refused...

Sleep. Get some.

September 23, 2010
Some people pride themselves on needing just a few hours sleep, but there's no doubt about it--we need at least seven hours. For our health.Sometimes it can be hard to...

I’ll have what they had

July 10, 2010
I hate it when I can't sleep. But they look pretty damn...

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