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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Saturday Six

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How many hours per night/day do you sleep?  Lately, with sick kids, I don't get much. A horrifying lack of sleep that leaves me not sure what day it is or what time it is. I get out of bed planning for when I'll next be able to lie down. But, usually, about 6-7 hours. Even though I think I need about 10.

Night owl or morning person? Definite night owl! Which is why I never get enough sleep! But, Hubs and I need to spend time together after the kiddos go to bed. You know, watching tv together.

What do you wear to bed? This totally depends on how tired I am, what I wore that day, and if I took a shower before bed. Anything from the clothes I wore that day to my bathrobe, to a t-shirt of Hubs's, or cute pjs.

Sleep crutches? (Sleep with a radio, fan, t.v. on? Have to have something particular in order to doze?) TV on- though one of us gets up and turns it off in the middle of the night. Glass of water and blackberry beside the bed....though not close enough to each other that my bb is in any danger. Learned that one the hard way.

Do you remember your dreams when you wake up? Usually only when I'm pregnant because those are really crazy, bizarre dreams. Though, if I have one of those when I'm not pregnant, I instantly think that I am pregnant.

Any strange stories about sleepwalking/talking or anything of that nature?  I used to mutter things in my sleep. Haven't in a while- or maybe Hubs is too busy snoring away to pay attention and make fun of me for it. My college roommate and I used to keep a "quote board" in our dorm room of funny things that we or our friends said and sometimes the things she would say in her sleep would make it on there. Like the time she sat up in bed and told me, "I have to give my long-distance pillow to the President."

It's been a long time since I've posted anything other than PR-stuff on the weekends! Click the Saturday 6 button to join in with Boobies, Babies & A Blog and The Zombie Housewife.

Hope you all have a wonderful Fall weekend!



Blogger Liz said...

I'm so glad to hear that you sometimes sleep in the clothes you wore that day. I do the same, and I'm sure some people would think that's really awful.

October 23, 2010 at 9:50 AM  
Blogger Oka said...

I have a sleeptalking/walking story or two, LOL

You should of kept track of all the sleep talking. Some woman is making money of recording her husband's.

October 23, 2010 at 9:53 AM  
Blogger Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Thanks for making me aware of this meme. I'm posting today too. Hope you get some more sleep soon.

October 23, 2010 at 9:56 AM  
Blogger adrienzgirl said...

I always sleep in my jammies, or nothing. But, if it makes you feel any better, I often sleep in the jammies that I have had on ALL DAY because I was too lazy to even bother getting dressed. :P

October 23, 2010 at 10:49 AM  
Blogger Brittney said...

Hahaha long distance pillow to the prez! thats hilarious! My husband makes me laugh so hard when he starts talking in his sleep hahaha

October 23, 2010 at 11:11 AM  
Blogger Erinsgobragh said...

Sleep hmm, not much these days. Sam getter bigger is hard on my arm (suffer from constant and loss of motion). Night is when the pain is the worst so it's hard to get comfortable :P

October 23, 2010 at 11:18 AM  
Blogger Angie said...

Kids still sick?

I am a sleep talker - walked once in a while when I was young. Zach and Ben - sleep talkers galore

Wear to bed. old comfy t-shirt! Never anything else! And never ever nothing... can't do it!


October 23, 2010 at 11:42 AM  
Blogger The Blue Zoo said...

Ha! Thats funny! I used to talk in my sleep too. I dont think I do anymore though.

October 23, 2010 at 11:52 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

I am glad I am not the only sleep deprived zombie walking around.

October 23, 2010 at 2:39 PM  
Blogger Boobies said...

Whaaa! I keep water and my iPhone on the night table and my husband is always on my case that I'm going to spill water on it..I guess I should take a page from your book!

October 23, 2010 at 2:59 PM  
Blogger From Tracie said...

I sometimes (okay, maybe even usually) sleep in the clothes that I wore that day.

I'm lazy.

I also stay up way too late (usually reading blogs)

October 23, 2010 at 3:25 PM  
Blogger Venassa said...

I need about 10 hours, and I am a night person as well so god help me whenever I do have children.

I love the quote board idea.

October 23, 2010 at 3:48 PM  
OpenID kellyozley said...

As the single Mom of two I am sooo happy if I get 6 hours. Usually it somewhere in the 5 1/2 range. So not enough. And my crutch these days is Ambien :-)

Kelly Ozley

October 23, 2010 at 4:18 PM  
Blogger Babes Mami said...

I too learned that the hard way! Now I make sure the BB is out of possible harms way...far out of it lol.

October 23, 2010 at 7:39 PM  
Blogger Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Lovwed your answers...We are a lot a like

October 23, 2010 at 11:03 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

I am finding the older I get the less I sleep. Right now I am averaging about 5-6 hours. I know it is not enough, but there is so much to get done in the day/night. I am hoping at some point I can make it up!
I talk in my sleep a lot. Both girls do also, my son not all. It must be the girl hormones. My husband and I can sit in bed and hear our girls talk- pretty funny when you get over the strange factor. I talk the most when I am pregnant and my husband says I am downright mean - though I totally deny it!

October 23, 2010 at 11:22 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

I am finding the older I get the less I sleep. Right now I am averaging about 5-6 hours. I know it is not enough, but there is so much to get done in the day/night. I am hoping at some point I can make it up!
I talk in my sleep a lot. Both girls do also, my son not all. It must be the girl hormones. My husband and I can sit in bed and hear our girls talk- pretty funny when you get over the strange factor. I talk the most when I am pregnant and my husband says I am downright mean - though I totally deny it!

October 23, 2010 at 11:22 PM  
Blogger Tammy said...

I'm spoiled now that I get 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep...oh so nice! I usually sleep in a t-shirt and short in the summer and tonight I am in flannel bottoms and a long sleeve top since I froze last night. If I hadn't been so tired, I would have put on a sweatshirt!

October 24, 2010 at 2:12 AM  
Blogger Go Mommy said...

I don't think I have gotten more than 6 hours of sleep a night since before I had kids... Hubs on the other hand.. The kids ALWAYS GET ME UP!!!

October 24, 2010 at 8:28 AM  
Blogger Joey @ Big Teeth and Clouds said...

I was a childhood sleepwalker. Strange phenomenon.

I hope you get back to your 10 hours of sleep soon. Sleep deprivation is no good!

October 24, 2010 at 5:13 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Sorry about your sick kids! I used to be a night owl, but something weird happened because I suddenly happen to be very much a morning person. I find myself enjoying being up and about at 5:30 AM on a Saturday! Not sure how long this will last, though :)

October 24, 2010 at 6:48 PM  
Blogger cornflakegirl74 said...

I love what your college roomie said--that's hilarious!

As far as I know, I'm a night tosser and turner, but I've never sleepwalked before. I think that would freak me out if I saw someone do it!

October 24, 2010 at 9:41 PM  
Blogger Slamdunk said...

Fun post.

Sleep talking can be quite entertaining--sleep walking (like my brother does) can be a little spooky.

October 24, 2010 at 10:55 PM  
Blogger Daffy said...

Blackberrys dont swim so well....they don't like to get drunk..er...dunked...either.

October 24, 2010 at 11:04 PM  

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