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by Alison » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:34 pm

Just wondering. I took a nap today because I had hurt my knee and fell asleep while elevating it. Anyway I woke up a while later but in a crappy mood. Aren't naps supposed to be happy bonuses? I'm feeling agitated. Yes therapy, yes meds, good to go on that front ;)
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by hal » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:37 pm

I don't think it's unusual to wake up feeling crappy. Or groggy, as I sometimes do. But I hope you feel better next time!
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by Lovehope » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:42 pm

I usually feel crappy after a nap.. bleh. I try not to take them but sometimes I can't help it. Usually takes a couple hours for the grogginess to wear off
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by Spm24 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:47 pm

Many times I wake up in a crappy mood after a nap. I think it just all depends on the day.
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by Alison » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:51 pm

It's good to know I'm not alone. Thanks guys.
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by Duckysmom » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:56 pm

You're definitely not alone. If I nap longer than 30 minutes, I feel crappy, too.
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by Mocha » Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:25 pm

Duckysmom wrote:If I nap longer than 30 minutes, I feel crappy, too.

I read something about this the other day. It said short naps are better than long naps during the day. Helps avoid the grogginess.

I sometimes take naps during the day, but not long ones. I do ok.

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by AvantGarde » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:44 pm

Funny enough, my kitten is the one who wakes up cranky after a nap :lol:

I do okay on that front. Usually my naps are 1 to 2 hours. If it's like a 5 hour nap I wake up not knowing who I am or where I am, but it goes away.
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