While I’m on my working shift pattern, my schedule is gruelling. 14 hours at work, then commuting, then necessary things like bathing and eating, leave me with a scant 5 hours a day to sleep. No time for niceties like chatting to friends, browsing the internet, watching tv etc.
I’m fine while I’m in the maelstrom which can last between 4 and 8 days, dashing from work to home to work again. Keeping busy silences my mind. It’s only when that stops and I have a day off that the creeping dread has an opportunity to kick in again.
I know getting too little sleep for so long has a bad effect. I just don’t have a way to rectify this at the moment.
8:15 pm 18th May 2018