Sleep study

Last night and today I went to another sleep study. Eerily reminiscent of the opening to portal 2, I had no environmental time reference, and a disembodied voice gave me tutorial commands. Blink eyes 5 times rapidly, clench teeth, look up and down three times, look left and right three times, flex feet, etc.

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My room


My unseen masters observed me via infrared camera and a series of electrodes attached to my legs, chest and all around my head. I feel bit like a blend of golden age mastermind and silver age brainwave. I’m glad the chin beard was gone for the time they affixed the sensors.

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After doing my paperwork, then being hooked up to the sensors and Cpap mask by a vaguely Igor-esque nurse (60 something “Miss Bobbi”) , I was commanded to go to bed. This was at 8:30 pm. After being sent through the previously mentioned instruction set, I fell to fitful sleep. My mask was tightened a few times to prevent leaking… it was perhaps a bit too tight at the end. I adjusted it a few times but couldn’t find something comfortable. The overhead speaker woke me up and the nurse brought me a questionnaire to fill out about the event.

I wasn’t told the time but I went to text good morning to Allison before she headed off to work and it was approximately 5 am.

Scheduled 15 minute monitor test time today at 7:30, 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3:30.

No Wi-Fi Internet and phone service spotty in windowless brick and steel structure here allows for more local forms of entertainment. There’s a tv but basic cable at 6am is 800 channels of infomercials.Fortunately I brought my kindle and caught up with some SharePoint studies.  

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