Anyone else doing the midnight creep???

  1. You know, the one where your significant other is sleeping and you're too wired to go to you end up creeping around the house?? I should be in bed, but I just can't sleep. Too many thoughts are running through my head. Just had our first clinical of the semester and it was a doozy! Now I can't shut my mind off....
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  3. by   mariedoreen
    Yeah, that's normal. My husband and I both do shift work and are usually up for 1-2 hours after we get home. Right now I'm off at 11:30 and get into bed around 1. He's off at 3 and hits the bed about 4-4:30. You usually need some unwind time.
  4. by   TazziRN
    Me! Me! *jumping up and down, waving madly* Hubby is snoring as I type. I went to bed with him but ended up coming downstairs. Sometimes he's ready for bed before I'm completely wound down from work.
  5. by   sunbeach73
    Yeah, me....I'm wide awake! I have an interview on Tuesday and can't sleep!
  6. by   TazziRN
    Quote from sunbeach73
    Yeah, me....I'm wide awake! I have an interview on Tuesday and can't sleep!
    Tuesday?? Well, that's gonna be a long time to go without sleep! Good luck with the interview. :icon_hug:
  7. by   smilin_gp
    Midnight crawl for me too I guess, I don't work tonight, but can never get to bed before 2-3 am on the nights off. I wish there was more to do late nights! Husband in bed since 10 pm.
  8. by   sunbeach73
    I know right? Tuesday seems like forever away. I've just been shot down for so many nursing jobs I've applied for and no one wants me due to "no experience". I'm a new nurse, never worked in a facility before, just got my license in May. I want this job so bad. I really just wish right now that I could sleep!
  9. by   banditrn
    I'm here too! I slept too late today so I can't sleep now. Not unusual for me. I worked nights for about 12 years, and liked it, but then I went to an evening shift for over 3 years. Now I'm back on nocs again.

    Altho I like the shift I work, I don't seem to recover as quick as I used to and sleep too much on my time off.
  10. by   sunbeach73 it's time to go to work!!!! I really hope I can stay awake. I work doing data entry for background screenings......real repetitive work...boring work......I never did go back to sleep! going to be a loooooonnnnggggggg day. Have a good one everybody.
  11. by   Elisheva
    Yeah, I was a creep for two years. Ended up on a CPAP five years down the road. I'm not sure if there was a connection, but I know I never adjusted to those weird hours and sleepless days and nights. Not for sissies.
  12. by   rninme
    You mean it's not 'normal' to want to run the sweeper at 2am??
  13. by   meownsmile
    Yep,, since ive had to go back to doing my rotation of nights,, i do it all the time.
  14. by   gonzo1
    My time clock is so screwed up. Sleep for a couple hours, up for a couple hours. Tired all the time. Can't wait to go back to days.