Generica Posted May 9, 2009 Share Posted May 9, 2009 Have always had periods of insomnia, definitely MI related (get it with depression, get it with mania). It has been really bad these last 2 months since I came off Seroquel. Benzos aren't working, OTC & herbal stuff has long had its day, and even Stilnox (Ambien) has a low hit rate. My t-doc will not talk to me about anything but sleep at the moment as it is of course the biggest risk to my stability. She is a good t-doc, specialises in bipolar. But our session this week frustrated the hell out me... She said this week I 'just have to sleep no matter what'. OK yeah, tell me about it! But what I have to do is 'just get into bed & focus on nothing but sleep'. HELLO!?! What has been driving me so nuts these last 2 months except laying in bed thinking about sleep1? I don't get it. Is she trying to tell me something my sleep-deprived brain can't comprehend? When I think about sleep, I think about how I can't get to sleep, & it makes it worse. I have tried this the last 2 nights & have laid there til 3 or 4am as usual. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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