Does everyone have trouble sleeping. I have since I was diagnosed many years ago. I have to have a wind machine to relax me otherwise I would stay up all night with my thoughts racing and worry myself to death. Often when I am really manic I can't sleep at all and I have to watch TV until I fall asleep sometimes it isn't until 4:00am in the morning. I am tired a lot and never feel like I get a good night sleep. I take Ativan or anxiety meds sometimes just so I can sleep when I feel like I have my days and nights all messed up. Also my Doc's told me not to drink any caffine so I haven't in many years. How is everyone else sleeping?
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