New, sleepless, aniety, depressed, lonely

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Re: New, sleepless, aniety, depressed, lonely

Post by Graham » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:22 am

Hi Jhkjhk,
Some tips for you to deal with your sleep issues.
Exercise regularly and prefer doing exercises early morning. Create a sleep schedule, avoid oversleep or taking naps in day timing. Do not eat anything at least an hour before going to bed and avoid caffeine, alcohol and other stimulants.

New, sleepless, aniety, depressed, lonely

Post by Jhkjhk » Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:44 am

I am new and having so much trouble trying to sleep. Can only get a 20 minute nap here and there and worrying about work. Only 2 days sober and girlfriend of 4 years left me 4 days ago and is battling breast cancer. I want to talk to her so bad, but afraid she will get me upset as she is going out and drinking to excess. I am afraid any contact will send me out drinking again and I also worry that sadness, loneliness, sleeplessness, anxiety and depression will end withe the same results. Scared to death of being alone without the person I love. I want a drink so bad! I know it's not the right thing to do but this is hard to handle and I am white knuckling. Been to 4 meetings in 2 days. So late at night I don't want to call the one number I have.