Wednesday, January 6, 2010

stop being a worry-er,and embrace the warrior in you..

Classes has started.frankly speaking,i'm not happy.not because i don't enjoy my lessons and definitely not because i dont enjoy the catching up sessions with friends but because i have trouble sleeping. you see, during the holidays i would sleep at every possible occasion i can. i would have my afternoon nap time, evening nap time followed by me settling early at good friends all know how much i love my sleep.

So here's the thing, when classes began,my brain had trouble adjusting to the new time table.i would worry over silly matters, sapping away my energy and thus leading my anxiety soaring.i couldn't shut my eyes leaving me teary-eyed and exhausted.i would force myself to sleep.going from one ritual to another just so i could travel to dreamland.up to a point where i had to take cough medicine and asking for sleeping pills from mk things even worse, i would often call my friends in the middle of the night just to tell them about my sleeping dillemma.i'm petrified as this is just the first week of the semester.wait till im bombarded with assignments and tests.aiyayai



dear aina,
trust me when i said i know how u feel. :)
i have bipolar stage 1 and it all starts from an anxiety disorder that i told u before. so, insomnia is one of e problems i would have to face. alhamdulillah, i went thru some treatments and medications... i'm ok now..

i nak bgtawu u, benda2 ni actually normal. even budak dajah 6 da reti susah nak tido. sometimes it's because u're worried too much, sometimes ur brain dah confuse dgn signals yang u bagi bila nak tido.

so here's a few tips dari i:
make sure, u ade pattern of sleeps yang tetap.
if u sleeps at 12 tonite, and u wake up at 8 tomorrow, the next day pun u kena bangun at e same time, 8 am even though u sleep at 2 in e morning. *don't tido siang pls. ur brain kene function well, so don't get e brain confuse. k?

next, everyday if possible, exercise.bila badan u penat, u akan cepat nak tido.
minum milk every night, if possible mandi for malam air suam...
bila u tido, make sure bilik u tenang.. it's quite dark, n very cozy..
then, u make sure u da ngantuk bru masuk tido, if not, don't lepak in ur bed. u can watch tv until u feel mcm nak tido...
if u struggle to slip, don't force urself to slip but instead u get up from e bed and do something else until u ngantuk balik.

these are all e simple tips yg i bole bg..
but if u still having problems and this affect ur daily routine, i advice u jumpe doc. and kalau u pergi clinic or normal doctors, they will only advice u don't think too much. so kalau boleh cari neuro-behavior punya doc. k.

i hope this will help. :)

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aina said...

fira, these tips really help.i know i've thanked u before.but i wanna say THANK YOU again.i appreciate it.and yeay,i can sleep now!*hugs*