"Write it down..."

That's what I was told.

They were talking about simple ways of monitoring sleep in the home, something that has become a bit of an interest of mine.

For me, sleep monitoring in the home began when my son was paralysed in 2000 at the age of 15 months. He was discharged from hospital with an oximeter to monitor his oxygen level during sleep because it repeatedly fell and rose overnight due to his condition.

This led me to look deeper into his sleep issues and then to take a look at my own sleep. Since my early teenage years I've experienced sleep paralysis, vivid hypnagogia and more recently lucid dreams. Since starting this blog I've also found out that I have mild sleep apnoea, so I'm looking at ways to help with that too.

This blog is an attempt to explore the various aspects of my sleep at home and to do as I was told and write it down.

It's a work in progress and I'll add to it as I have time.

All the photos on this site are taken by me unless otherwise stated.