Surgery is traumatic. Getting to the hospital. Prepping for surgery. The anaesthetic. Cutting. Even if you’re not conscious, a part of you hears the whirrrr of the saw, which isn’t the most pleasant of sounds, anyway.Sewing or stapling. The pain. Hospital stay.
One of the best things you can do for yourself is to sleep, both at the hospital and when you go home.
Give yourself permission to nap, doze or nod-off. Several times a day. Sleep when you need to sleep.
It is restorative. Do it for your health. Do it to assist your recuperation.
Finally, you know the contagion of a yawn. Well, perhaps this video will put you in snooze mood.
- Nodding Off
- Sleep: The Food Connection
- Perchance To Sleep
- Electronics “NoGoZone”
- Beat Heat to Sleep
- Sleep secrets from a high maintenance sleeper.