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Hands up who is looking forward to a rubbish night's sleep?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by found nemo, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. Every. Time.
    Having slept like a log (except for one night in a gale in my tent) all holiday, tonight WILL be hideous. I will sit in an over warm room tomorrow, fuelled by caffeine and biscuits. Meh.
  2. Not exactly looking forward to it [​IMG] but I know it's coming - bloody horrible isn't it?
  3. Captain Obvious

    Captain Obvious New commenter

    Bring it on. My problem is that I tend to eat more and do less during the holidays, so getting to sleep is much harder.
    Work mode is preferable...
  4. No doubt I will struggle to get to sleep, constantly wake up, experience school nightmares and then feel absolutely exhausted by the time my alarm clock goes off. Enjoy these next few hours before bed!!
  5. I think I might be alright tonight. Went to a friends for a party last night, and slept on an airbed in her conservatory which was not the best nights sleep I've ever had...coupled with a hangover! I've been shattered all day and can't wait to crawl into my own bed.

  6. andromache

    andromache New commenter

    not looking forward to the inevitable night-before-new-year dreams (i know some of you have those too)
  7. oggiehurler

    oggiehurler New commenter

  8. I always struggle to sleep the day before we go back to school, stay up to late and toss and turn all night etc. I set the alarm earlier and earlier the last week of the holidays to get used to waking up early again to no avail, the 5.54am wake up call is still a bummer!
    So, tonight I have decided not to worry! I am going to stay up as late until I am ready to sleep and have already had a Southern Comfort with plans to have a couple more before midnight! I am sat up in bed, watching the Paralympics and browsing the Internet - bliss!
    I know I will be tired tomorrow especially as we have a Middle Manager meeting after school but we have two Inset Days before the kids come back so I am sure I will have an early night tomorrow.
    Enjoy the start of term everyone

  9. I retired December 2007 and still have going back to school nightmares. My latest was discovering I had 4 Year 7 groups with no resources - I was balancing very high on a narrow plank in the stock cupboard trying to find books. Then I was told I had umpteen Year 11 classes. When I was teaching, it was always a relief when I woke up to realise all was ok! (ish)
  10. Always loved my job - now just see it as paying the bills. I was spoken and treated like a 5 year old on Friday by an"acting member of SMT!!! !" I am 50 years old and a specialist in my subject. I am a single parent who has brought up 3 children - one a nurse in the Army, one who is about to graduate from Sandhurst and one who is about to join the military but my CRIME I have the wrong postcode for the so called snobbery in my school - also NONE of my children are football fans of said "BELOVED" football team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  11. No I never ever get a decent nights sleep because I know that tomorrows conversation will revolve around football or how wonderful the school team are!!!!!

  12. Wide awake! Going to be so tired today, INSET day with classroom organisation and staff meeting. Dreading certain members of staff sucking away my time by endless moaning and groaning! Will have to make sure I've got a pile of urgent laminating ready to avoid such situations! Mind you certain people will follow me, love my job but hate all the pretence and being nice to people I don't like!
  13. seza-lou

    seza-lou New commenter

    Just got up and I had a horrible sleep :( Oh well lots of caffine today i guess
  14. y9840125

    y9840125 Occasional commenter

    Been awake since 4...damn.
  15. NellyFUF

    NellyFUF Lead commenter

    slept reasonably well - then misread alarm clock and got up half hour too early
  16. Think I managed about 3 and a half hours!
  17. I slept like a log - but then, I don't care any more about any of the carp thrown at me by Goviot, his minions or SLT. Keep smiling, keep your head down and keep remembering that the only reason to be in front of teenagers is to make their lives miserable!
    cyolba, already avoiding work :)
  18. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    I'm a rubbish sleeper anyway, term time and holidays.
    I don't go back to school until next Monday but am looking forward to going back to lose weight! The holidays have meant too much food, too many treats and too much booze.
  19. I am also a very poor sleeper but find most Sundays and the night before term starts are usually even more restless than normal. so I was prepared for the worst last night.
    I finally went up to bed in the early hours thinking it was best to be properly tired and I probably dropped off about 1.30am.
    Sod's Law dictates that I was actually sleeping really soundly when at 3.30am my husband's mobile phone played a tune. (It's a nasty, cheap bit of tat that likes to give a little toot when you have successfully sent a text message - as he'd 'sent' his last text at 9.30pm, it was a bit of a delayed reaction on this occasion.) Needless to say I was less than thrilled.
    Husband's been saying for months now he needs a new phone - perhaps if I stomp the innards out of his current one he might actually do something about it.

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