Tag Archives: sleep

Doing so little is draining me so much

I can’t sleep.  I was woken up earlier by people shouting, laughing and screaming in the street outside.  They’re making me anxious, actually.  It’s almost 3 am – I hate people.  I had a dream that I was back in the … Continue reading

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Loneliness, intrusive thoughts, insomnia and fatigue

I’m a poor sleeper and I’ve been that way for several years.  The problem got worse not long after my marriage to S broke up in 2013.  These days, I’m lucky if I get 3 hours of uninterrupted sleep.  When … Continue reading

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Falkirk to Glasgow bike ride

I cycled from Falkirk to Glasgow today, a total of almost 30 miles due to my detours and wrong turns.  I planned to cycle at least part of the way back to Falkirk too, but it started raining as I … Continue reading

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The ‘black dog’ barking at my door

I’m having a difficult time managing my depression.  I know what’s causing it and if you’re one of the 3 people that read my blog, you’ll know what’s causing it without me having to go into too much detail.  All … Continue reading

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Back on the saddle again

My friend has kindly let me borrow her bike, so I ventured out on it twice yesterday, sticking to the nearby vicinity so as to get accustomed to it and to cycling here, which is quite a different experience from … Continue reading

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No longer a ‘night owl’

I used to be a night owl until I changed my sleep pattern to wake up early and fall asleep earlier My depression is worse in the evenings and worse still at night, when loneliness seems to affect me far … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s debilitating, embarassing panic attack

I don’t want to sound like a stuck record, but I’m really really really struggling.  I had a particularly awful day yesterday, which led to one of the worst panic attacks that I’ve had in a while. I went to … Continue reading

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