The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

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The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:08 am

A late night coffe with supper did it.. now my brain won't shut down, but I've spent the hours productively.. which includes online endeavours, contemplating new things, and entertaining new thoughts.

Part of me is quite glad that I got to spend all those hours doing, instead of sleeping.. having done nothing but sleep the past two years.
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby Meno_ » Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:15 pm

But what about the flipside, insomnia, where some of us wouldn rather trade those constructive awoke times for a few precious hours of deep slumber?

The insomniac in a fugitive attempt to find limits, in desperation will search out the number of days of sleeplessness that cam be tolerated by the human body.


Many people in desperation will try pills, booze, hypnosis in desperation.

The answer is 10 days. The 11 th day absolutely guarantees all bodily functions to cease operation and death ensues.

Michael Jackson is the latest publicized example. There are scores of others, never becoming news.

I do give You credit , Magsj, for your positive achievement , however.

Long time ago, when my own father was approaching old age, he began to rely on pills, because he developed fear of going to sleep, covering a basic anxiety over not waking up. An other person , also advanced in years, deliberately stayed awake, because he realized the diminishing time left to him in consciousness.

But again, lets concentrate on the benefits of just the right amount , for more sleep hides the wasted time , when so much constructive effort could have accomplished so much .
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby surreptitious75 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:45 pm

I have a forty eight hour body clock which means I can stay awake for twice as long as any one else
I do not gain any time though because I also sleep for twice as long so it all balances out in the end
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:52 am

Finally feel like I'm drifting off, since waking up from the sofa after 3am and heading to bed.
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:43 pm

Meno_ wrote:Long time ago, when my own father was approaching old age, he began to rely on pills, because he developed fear of going to sleep, covering a basic anxiety over not waking up. An other person , also advanced in years, deliberately stayed awake, because he realized the diminishing time left to him in consciousness.

Both scared to sleep, but for differing reasons.. I experience both, but the latter being newer and most-welcome.. unlike the former, which happens often.

But again, lets concentrate on the benefits of just the right amount , for more sleep hides the wasted time , when so much constructive effort could have accomplished so much .

..it could have yes, but when sleep must, then do.

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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:47 am

surreptitious75 wrote:I have a forty eight hour body clock which means I can stay awake for twice as long as any one else
I do not gain any time though because I also sleep for twice as long so it all balances out in the end

Do you find/have things to do/occupy yourself, with your doubley-awake time? and do you sleep through your doubley-asleep moments?

Do you refer to a sleep app? I've gotten a better quality of sleep since getting mine, but it doesn't make me sleep any less. Best to enjoy our waking moments and our sleeping ones equally.
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:34 am

:sad-bored:

Catching up on Catchup TV and emails.. having to function at this leisurely pace is boring me now.
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:55 am

Amusing my funky fresh self with silliness, as still awake. #-o

Sunrise soon...
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby surreptitious75 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:27 pm

Mags wrote:
Do you find / have things to do / occupy yourself with your doubley awake time ? and do you sleep through your doubley asleep moments ?

Do you refer to a sleep app ? I have gotten a better quality of sleep since getting mine but it doesnt make me sleep any less

I do have a loose routine which provides some structure to my doubley awake time
And I am generally a sound sleeper who never actually remembers falling asleep
But occasionally I have to get up because my body still thinks I should be awake

I have no sleep app and I would not want one I just get up when it is time to
Although I do not get up as soon as I am awake but instead linger for a while
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:45 pm

surreptitious75 wrote:I do have a loose routine which provides some structure to my doubley awake time
And I am generally a sound sleeper who never actually remembers falling asleep
But occasionally I have to get up because my body still thinks I should be awake

I have no sleep app and I would not want one I just get up when it is time to
Although I do not get up as soon as I am awake but instead linger for a while

The app is great for tracking activity, and it also had the sleep feature, and I found that both features work well together for me.
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:15 am

Sleep is for babies and elderly people.
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:59 pm

Mr Reasonable wrote:Sleep is for babies and elderly people.

I am a big baby, and proud.. right now I'm going through the terrible twos all over again, but I don't remember them the first time round, so my experience won't be marred by the trauma the original terrible twos brings with it.

Perhaps this is what is keeping me in the WAC these last few nights..
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby barbarianhorde » Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:28 pm

- Sleep is for babies and elderly people.


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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby barbarianhorde » Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:39 pm

- Sleep is for babies and elderly people.

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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:52 am

I'm wide awake, because I woke up hungry and thirsty, but I can only quench my thirst not my hunger because I'm going for a blood test today, so no food until after..

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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:23 am

No idea why I've been up since 4, but I've used the time since to make my disarrayed lounge, arrayed.. the floor can wait till later. :-"

Seems, that on alternating nights, I sleep for 10-12 hours/4-5 hours. :-k
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Re: The wide awake club.. or, why are you still up?

Postby MagsJ » Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:56 am

Listening to an audio book on Sound Cloud, as I'm wide awake still at 2am.
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