I have had two bad nights in a row

I have had two bad nights in a row.

Monday night I could not sleep and I was awake until after 1am. I am not sure why I was awake other than I just wasn’t tired. There was nothing stirring my mind (there was nothing that I had to turn off which is usually what keeps me up, .i.e., a writing idea).

Last night, I awoke because of muscle spasms in my calves. Ever since, I have been taking Dantrolene (a muscle relaxant for some of us with Cerebral Palsy – it works for some, but not for everyone with CP) last year, these spams have been few or far between. Luckily, I own a Tens machine (an electrical exercising machine) which I use on both legs. It worked; it eased my muscles and stopped the pain. I was able to get back to sleep without any issues. I will have to discuss this with my doctor when I get back.

Anyway, I have had two bad nights in a row. Still, I slept better last night than the night before, so that’s good. Hopefully, I will sleep better tonight.
—Robert Confiant 10 July 2019

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