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EEG, EOG, ECG Home Sleep Study (AKA Electrode Echidna)

Today I picked up my Home Sleep Study kit, with ECG, EEG, EOG hook ups.  These will measure neurological, cardiovascular, muscle movement and breathing tonight while I attempt to do that thing called sleep.  24 more words

Sleepless Sonnet

Some run their restlessness into the ground
along a stretch of tarmac or a hill;
on surfboards, will allow the waves to pound
their strength and anxious thoughts at last to nil. 90 more words









Half sleep gathered me into

boughs of night where dreamscapes

of waterfalls and colored carnival lights

shined onto a blue wall.


Careless curtains beckon me to open the window… 54 more words

3 AM





I know the face of 3am.

It pulls tight at the bones of my rest,

unwrapping the scaffolding of my cellophane sleep,

breaking into my room; my eyes open into… 82 more words

Wide awake club...

Why oh why am I still awake, long day and a great workout but I’ve staring at the ceiling for the last 2hrs. Insomnia sucks !


Wide awake. Totally wide awake at midnight pondering life. Deep I hear you say, not really I’m just that uncomfortable!
Baby boy is 7 weeks away from term and feels very squashed. 291 more words


Can't Sleep

1 A.M.
Here I am
Here am I
Off music
In my head
In my bed
In bed I
Am restless
Against insomnia… 76 more words