Tips on getting through the day on 3 hours sleep . . .

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  1. Lydiarose

    Lydiarose Well-Known Member

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    I could not sleep last night and oscars srated waking up at 5am i finally got to sleep at 2 and i am exhausted!!!

    any tips??


    Hate feeling this tierd its horrible :cry:
     
  2. KatelynsMummy

    KatelynsMummy Mummy to Katelyn!

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    Sounds silly, but go for a walk, or do something outside, kinda makes you forget about the tiredness and able to plough through the day...
    If that doesnt work, then just chill and relax and have a early night :) :flower:
     
  3. Crannog

    Crannog Well-Known Member

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    There's only been once answer to that since coffee was invented! lol
     
  4. stephwiggy

    stephwiggy Well-Known Member

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    Good call.....


    Also if baby naps you nap. X
     
  5. LJaydow

    LJaydow Jack, Elizabeth

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    Coffee, energy drinks, fresh air, cold water spray (quite an extreme method, squirting yourself in the face with cold water but it does work!)
     
  6. Laurenmomma

    Laurenmomma Well-Known Member

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    Omg snap! My oh was in work til 2am n I can never sleep when he's not ther And my dd starting to wake at 5am too which is highly frustrating! I'm sat here like a vegetable! As soon as she goes asleep I'm gona try and nap! But it's such a warm day today I don't wana spend it sleepin!
     
  7. elephant29

    elephant29 Daddy, mummy, LO and bean

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    :hugs::hugs:

    I'm on nightshift and had a few days I've had to watch Aria straight after due to no child care so I've been up like 30-40 hours. Somehow you just do it hun. Tis not nice and you feel like screaming! I actually think getting up andf out helps, means no chance of nodding off and being stuck in doors makes everything seem worse.

    xxx
     
  8. Cattia

    Cattia Well-Known Member

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    Keep busy busy busy! I am getting about four broken hours a night at the moment and it's a killer, but the busier you are the less you notice it.
     
  9. sjminimac

    sjminimac Well-Known Member

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    yes, forget about housework and go out for a bit! It's tough but before you know it it will be bed time, just go to bed when baby does and read a book - you'll be asleep before the end of the first page x
     
  10. Mummy2Asher

    Mummy2Asher mummy to 2 boys!

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    Lots of chocolate and cake for energy!!
     
  11. chubbin

    chubbin Proud mum of one

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    In the first six months I used to drink so much coffee and tea that I felt sick, but it got me through (just about). Also, having really early nights helped too (I resented it, but I felt so much better for it!).
    Hugs to you, I will never ever forget how awful sleep deprivation is xx
     
  12. Mrs Doddy

    Mrs Doddy 1 pink 1 blue

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    I agree about going out it really does wake you up

    Or if possible have a nap while baby is asleep
     
  13. jojo_b

    jojo_b Well-Known Member

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    Pro Plus! I'm working about three jobs at the minute and have chronic insomnia, and it's the only thing that's keeping me functioning!
     
  14. Babushka99

    Babushka99 Well-Known Member

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  15. Vinushka

    Vinushka Well-Known Member

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    I've been gettimg by on 3 hours a night for so long now that if I get 3 hours in a row my body won't go back to sleep... I find caffeine makes it worse also.
     

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