I guess prednisone builds up in the body. Even though I've cut the dose in half, my sleeping habits are getting worse. Last night I went to bed early because I was falling asleep on the couch. In fact, I was sleepy all day, probably due to my lack of sleeping at night. I fall asleep right away but then spend hours tossing and turning. Sometimes, if it's early enough, I take a sleep aid. Most of the time though I don't even want to look at the clock because I don't want to know anything about the passage or non-passage of time.
Maybe it's time to cut back even more on the prednisone. We'll see what my doctor says in 3 weeks. By the then I should be a zombie. At least I will be a plump zombie because I've gained 10 lbs. in 6 weeks. I am constantly eating; even had a snack this morning at 5:30. I keep easily digested, not-too-messy snacks in my bedside table so I don't have to get up and walk around the house, further waking me up.
If anyone has any suggestions on how I can sleep better, I'm all ears.