For years ,and years i have never gone to bed and had a full nights sleep. I haveamazed always liked a drink for 25+ years i always had a few glasses of wine in the evening.
Over a period of time I began to realise that my sleep pattern was all over the place. I would go to bed aound 11 or 12pm either not be able to fall asleep and have to get up after an hour or so, or fall asleep and wake up an hour or so later.
I am totally amazed how i continue without sleep, dont get me wrong i feel tired all of the time, i am always saying if i could just get some energy i know i would feel alot better, its just been one massive tired slog.
Obviously the drinking must have affected my sleep pattern for years. All my GP has ever done is prescribe sleeping tablets which i briefly tried many years ago but i found i couldnt keep a limb still, so i stopped taking them.
I watch so many friends and family and see that they are full of vigour, energetic, and doing so much even though most are much older than me.
I stopped drinking about 3months ago, started eating a healthier diet, have lost weight, and feel alot better in myself. Only I still cant sleep as I should be doing.
Will my life be shortened due to my lack of sleep, I just wish i could rest easy, just dont know how to keep still never have done. Anyone else experience lon term chronic sleep problems?