- From: "~robbb" <robbb@SCREWALLCAPS@ciggyfree.org>
- Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2005 20:45:24 GMT
I have used *melatonin to regulate my internal clock and valerian root to
knock myself out (both from a health food store)
at one point in time I even drank regular doses of Nyquil with a nip extra
included (that was early in my quit) - lack of sleep can destroy alot of
quit smoking work - and not make your quit easy either. You have to get a
handle on this sleep thingee ASAP. There are certain medical conditions
where you should not take melatonin - see here:
best to Zzzzzzzzzzz's soon
"scorpy66" <scorpy_dot_66@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> I know I shouldn't get wound up about this, but for the past 2 or 3
> weeks I have developed a habit of waking up in the middle of the night
> and not being able to get back to sleep for ages. Predictably, this
> happends at about 1am, 3am and 5am, at which point I'm just startingn
> to drift of by 6.30am when my alarm goes off. Reckon I'm getting only
> about 4 hours sleep total (but catching up some at weekends)
> I'm not lying awake worrying about anything, I try to just relax and
> rest even if I'm not sleeping, but it's getting rather tedious and,
> while I'm ok during the day, by the evening I'm pretty much of a
> zombie so I'm not getting to enjoy my free time much. I'm starting to
> feel quite down/flat also, don't know if this is cause, effect or
> neither... Even though I could easily fall asleep at 8pm I'm staying
> up as long as possible, as heavens knows when I'd wake in the night if
> I went to bed early!
> I'm assuming this is part of the quit thing and will go in its own
> time, but any suggestions from anyone who's been there also would be
> really gratefully received!
> BTW, I'm using patches but only the lowest dose 16 hour ones, so don't
> think this is due to the NRT...
> scorpy xx
> Two months, two weeks, two days, 9 hours, 54 minutes and 52 seconds.
> 2352 cigarettes not smoked, saving £235.24. Life saved: 1 week, 1 day,
> 4 hours, 0 minutes.
> "You'll never get me up in one of those!" said the caterpillar to the
> butterfly ~ Timothy Leary
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