I think I'm destined never to catch up on sleep. I was desperate to have an early night last night, but unfortunately it wasn't to be. Neighbours 3 houses down, a young couple, had a party last night...the music wasn't deafeningly loud, in fact we didn't even hear it until husband turned the TV off. But Betty could hear it - there was a lot of coming and going too, with people arriving and leaving in cars, which set her off all the time. She's quite protective of our home and has a particular kind of bark when she hears a noise - it's not a loud bark, more of a low warning 'woof' - she was woofing quite a lot last night. Husband, who is feeling a lot better but isn't quite back to normal yet, went up about 9.30 pm, I knew I wouldn't sleep until Betty had settled. So I stayed downstairs until around midnight, by which time I just couldn't keep my eyes open anymore and my book kept dropping off my lap. I did hear her woofing a couple of times shortly after I went to bed, presumably when people were going home, but was too tired to get up and check on her. However, around 02.30 am she woke me up, woofing quite loudly, so I went downstairs - she was actually fast asleep, clearly chasing burglars (or partygoers) away in her dreams! There was no party noise by that time, thankfully, but it took me a while to drop back off to sleep.
I'll have to ring the GP surgery tomorrow....I'm nearly out of my anti-anxiety medication and the doctor hasn't put it on my repeat prescription list. Had to go in there last week to collect husband's meds, so asked for them to add my med to the repeat list. Have just checked and they haven't done it - I can't re-order it if it's not on the repeat list, and that in itself is making me anxious! Got a dentist appointment at the end of the week too....just a check up but I've been having a niggling pain in one tooth. It's not too bad, more of a dull ache than an actual pain and is certainly bearable, I hope it doesn't need anything painful doing to it, last thing I want is a painful mouth just before Christmas.
Not shown any signs of coming down with husband's virus, thank goodness, he's kept it to himself. Touch wood.