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SLEEP MEDICINE V

The sleep medicine doctor called with test results from my polysomnography… Continue reading “SLEEP MEDICINE V”

SLEEP MEDICINE IV

It has taken me a few days to get over my clinic sleepover experience enough to want to write about it. It was frustrating, fascinating and fucking exhausting.

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Instructions for my sleep study…

It’s the night before my sleep study and I am reviewing the handouts I was given on polysomnography (you may see one of them below). So far I have been told in writing twice and verbally once to be sure that I wear inexpensive pajamas that are light, loose-fitting, and provide ample body coverage. Continue reading “Instructions for my sleep study…”

SLEEP MEDICINE III

I got a phone call to schedule my sleep study!  It will be THIS Wednesday at 2030…  Again, I was reminded that I would need to wear clothes for the sleep study. Apparently there is precedent for nudity and it was traumatizing. I better find a nightclothes that provides my lusciousness  “ample coverage” STAT.

SLEEP MEDICINE I

My referral went through and I was contacted by a receptionist to schedule a consultation with a sleep specialist. They did not have an appointment until the end of July. I took it, but I requested to be placed on the high-priority waitlist. I proceeded to check in with the receptionist every other day and struck gold on the third call… there is an appointment this week on Friday! BOOM! I would love to come in sooner, thank you for offering.

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