[klondike mary] Affliction

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[klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:10 pm

Because of pain and suffering in the past, I am better able to sleep nights during this crisis.
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby trebor » Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:25 pm

Pain and suffering: yours? Physical? Mental? Emotional?

This crisis = COVID? The Texas weather/pipes/heat situation? (You’re in Texas, right? If so, I hope you’re safe and warm.) Another crisis?

Does this have anything to do with repairs done to your house? To your property? To public services?

“In the past” = over a year ago? Five years? Ten? Did you have to leave Texas for some reason, and can sleep better not being there anymore? Or maybe something sent you back to Texas, and you can sleep easier being around family and knowing they’re safe?
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:00 pm

Pain and suffering: yours? Yes Physical? Mostly Mental?A bit. Emotional?

This crisis = COVID? The Texas weather/pipes/heat situation? THIS.(You’re in Texas, right? If so, I hope you’re safe and warm.) Another crisis? I was without water for a few hours, but thankfully had electricity & heat. I shouldn't complain about winter weather around you, trebor!

Does this have anything to do with repairs done to your house? To your property? No to both. To public services? No.

“In the past” = over a year ago? Five years? Ten? Over a period of about 20 years. Did you have to leave Texas for some reason, and can sleep better not being there anymore? Or maybe something sent you back to Texas, and you can sleep easier being around family and knowing they’re safe? No to both. I haven't left.
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby GalFisk » Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:10 pm

Better sleep: less worry? More comfort? Ability to sleep in worse conditions? Sleepiness? A trick to falling asleep? A substance/medicine?
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:07 pm

Better sleep: less worry? More comfort? This Ability to sleep in worse conditions? thissish, also.[Sleepiness? A trick to falling asleep? Yes, one of those "one easy tricks. ; )" A substance/medicine? all others no or n.r.
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby trebor » Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:13 pm

Winter started in November with a blizzard on the 8th or 9th that dumped over a foot of snow on the city. A couple weeks ago we were at minus 50 Celsius with the wind chill. I’ll admit to being a bit bemused when southerners panic at what we’d call mild conditions. However, I need to be reminded when that happens that infrastructure is not the same as here, where this happens annually. Like, for pipes not be be insulated and homes not to be protected against winter weather is just unthinkable to me. So yes, it’s been much colder, but I’ve never had to worry about freezing to death in my own home. Or having to boil water for days. Or pay thousands for electricity.

Does the trick have to do with breathing? Counting? Mindfulness? Tiring yourself out? Lights? Electronics? Sound machines? A partner? A physical object?
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:16 pm

Does the trick have to do with breathing? Counting? Mindfulness? Tiring yourself out? Lights? Electronics? Sound machines? A partner? A physical object? or objects, yes. All others, no.trebor

I was in no danger of freezing,. Where I am - 100 miles south of Houston - we have snow twice in the last 20 years, but pipes did not freeze then. This time, just a frost on the ground. I just don't understand Texas weather, and I have lived here since I was 2 y.o.!
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:00 pm

Hint: Tiger Woods
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby trebor » Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:35 am

Is golf relevant? Philandering? A car crash?
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:56 pm

Is golf relevant? Philandering? A car crash? None of these. What happened to T.W. is just a sort of parallel event.
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby trebor » Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:34 am

Does back pain have anything to do with this? Were you taught a mind trick (counting sheep? Counting down from 10,000?) to take your mind of some pain you were experiencing previously when lying down?

Is surgery relevant?
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:47 am

Does back pain have anything to do with this? No.Were you taught a mind trick (counting sheep? Counting down from 10,000?) to take your mind of some pain you were experiencing previously when lying down? No. I was not really in pain, just found it difficult to relax and go to sleep.

Is surgery relevant? Nooooo - but explore!
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby Liquizt » Sat Mar 06, 2021 7:33 pm

Is the change more to do with a change to yourself? or a change to your environment?

Are you sleeping in a different bed or location to where you'd usually sleep? in your own home? in someone else's home? in a hospital?

Is the location in which you're sleeping: softer than usual? warmer than usual? have more options to adjust/control temperature than usual? improved noise conditions? improved light conditions? less affected by pandemic measures?

Does the pandemic have any relevance at all? are we fine to ignore it?
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Re: [klondike mary] Affliction

Postby klondike mary » Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:04 pm

Is the change more to do with a change to yourself? Yessishor a change to your environment? Mostly this.

Are you sleeping in a different bed or location to where you'd usually sleep? in your own home? in someone else's home? in a hospital?I am home in my own bed now, but for a while I was in a hospital. This is relevant.

Is the location in which you're sleeping: softer than usual? warmer than usual? have more options to adjust/control temperature than usual? improved noise conditions? improved light conditions? less affected by pandemic measures?All n.r.
Covid is n.r. at all, but cold weather is.
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