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Yawn ... so sleepy - Go Fit Girl!
I eat fairly healthy and exercise regularly. I drink lots of water. But I feel tried most of the time. I don’t sleep well. I fall asleep just fine. Usually I zonk out on the couch while watching TV. But I wake up during the night. Sometimes just once or twice. Sometimes 5-6 times a night. Sometimes I fall asleep quickly. Other times I feel like I am awake for hours. I try to not look at the clock. There are times when The Husband will ask how I slept. Then he tells me how he slept great. I usually know this as I was watching him sleep … sometimes contemplating his murder. (Just kidding about that last part.) So many other women I know don’t sleep well either. Why do women have such a hard time sleeping? The Sleep Doctor says, women face particular challenges to sleep throughout their lives. Research shows they are more likely than men to experience difficulty sleeping. The above-linked post also says this can have to do with hormones, menopause and peri-menopause and raising children. In the article titled, Why women have trouble sleeping and strategies to sleep better, it says women’s tireless … Continue reading