John "The Gneech" Robey (the_gneech) wrote,
John "The Gneech" Robey

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I Fell Into a Deep, Dark Hole

Friday night, something clicked with the CPAP, because once I got to sleep, WHOMP! I was down in a deep, dark hole. Every couple of hours I would wake up, shift a bit, and then WHOMP! again. Very peculiar experience. 0.o

I now see what the other patient at Apria was getting at when they described sleeping with the CPAP as being "awash in black ink". I have been in sleep that deep before, but not often, and it always left me feeling dazed and confused. I gather, however, that this is what sleep is "supposed" to be like for most people.

Same again last night. After 5-10 minutes of fidgeting and trying to get the mask right so that it wasn't pinching, wasn't smooshing, and wasn't shoving whiskers up my nose, I drifted off, and... WHOMP!

So apparently, the thing works!

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