My upstairs neighbor is disrupting my sleep. He has been quiet for the last few days, but his nighttime activities were waking me up. Every once in a while, he does laundry during the night, but cannot seem to get the hang of creating a balanced load of clothes. The thump-thump-thump as it spins at 3:30 a.m. is not fun. Or when he bangs on the floor with a hammer.
Apparently, he thinks there are little people living underneath the carpet - it bothers him when they follow him into the kitchen, so he tries to get rid of him - also in the middle of the night.. This information was given to me by his caregiver.
Many nights, I do not sleep while waiting for him to make noise. The only problem with that is I can go 20 hours without sleep. but then I cannot stay awake.during the day. For example, two days ago I fell asleep around 2:45 am and I was awakened by the telephone ringing at 8:30 a.m. I fell back to sleep, but I did not wake up again until 7:55 p.m. Then, I was back to sleep at 1:30 am. until almost 5:00 a.m.
I have been awake for almost 36 hours at this point, so please excuse any typos or babbling. I am trying very hard to stay awake so I will sleep tonight. It appears I am losing the battle, so I am trying to write quickly.
I would appreciate any suggestions on how to get to sleep earlier, because this lack of sleep is causing headaches. I also do not want to go anywhere because of the sleepiness. Help!