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To ask DH to bring Sledgehammer in to hospital to knock DS6 out?

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Owlytellsmesecrets Wed 27-Jul-16 06:10:07

Been in hospital with DS6 since Friday. He's got pneumonia! He's severely disable and autistic. Doesn't sleep without Chloral hydrate abd melatonin. Was suck at 12:30 and has been awake since! The night before he didn't sleep even with drugs. Soooo bloody exhausted !
Quick bob on the head might get me a couple of hours sleep.... Even if they in prison me!!! At least is sleep! shock

MajesticSeaFlapFlap Wed 27-Jul-16 06:14:10

Ooof i dont blame you!
I often wonder how children can function on so little sleep. I have one night of broken sleep and im exhausted let alone two ir three

BoxofSnails Wed 27-Jul-16 06:18:22

It must be so isolating and exhausting for you. But if DH has all of your older children at home he's probably pretty tired too... can someone free you for a few hours in the day to sleep?
Hope he's well enough to get home soon - and you have your own bed and your family back together.

Ditsy4 Wed 27-Jul-16 06:37:44

Are you staying beside him or in accommodation nearby?
I would just tell the nurses you have had a very bad night and are off to grab a few hours kip. They will keep more of an eye on you and can ring if any change. An exhausted parent isn't functioning well. Hope he improves quickly.

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