Been on my blood pressure meds for a few days now. I notice that, oddly, I don’t need as much sleep the last few days as previous weeks. Instead of sleeping for five to six hours at a time, I usually sleep only three to four. Yet I feel just as rested. I’m also awake longer in the overnight hours. Woke at 1am last night and stayed awake until sunrise. Then went back to sleep for about three hours. Felt fine afterward.
I’ve noticed I can concentrate on projects longer now than previously. I wake up with fewer aches and pains. This evening was the first time in three days I took anything for aches.
Had some laundry done on Wednesday. My cleaning lady arrived this afternoon. I might be hosting my neighbors as guests sometime this weekend. My place is cleaned. My rent is payed for the month. My groceries are restocked. And I’m ready to face the weekend.
Weather has been good for the last few days. It’s been sunny during the days and cold at night. Most of the snow from last week is melted. I heard horror stories from my friends about road conditions over Thanksgiving. A friend of mine in Denver said they had two feet of snow there. A friend in South Dakota said they had a blizzard on Thanksgiving weekend. Kind of glad I didn’t travel for Thanksgiving this year.
Saw my parents early this week. They dropped off some things and helped me get things rolling on my annual physical and seeing if I can get maybe a home health aide to drop in on me every few days. As far as the physical goes, my blood pressure is high. I’m not surprised as it runs in the family. I’m now on a blood pressure med. I’ll have a follow up in probably six weeks.