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Sleeping pills don’t mix with marriage

A few weeks ago, after getting my less-than stellar news, I wasn’t sleeping very well and got a short term prescription for a sleeping pill – zopiclone.

The instructions for this medication is to take it right before you go to bed – and rightfully so – it is considered a hypnotic drug.  Anyway, I took them for a few days to help me sleep and I usually followed the instructions very closely… how hard is it to take a pill and go to sleep?

Well, when you’re married, sometimes going to bed doesn’t always mean “going to bed…” (hint hint… nudge nudge…)

ImageI woke up one morning feeling like I had the strangest, most realistic (yet unrealistic) dream.  I spent most of the morning trying to decide if I was remembering a sexual encounter with my husband the night before, or if I was dreaming it all up.  I was so, so confused!  I remembered everything that happened, right down to the last detail, but for the life of me, I could not decide if it was real or imagined.  How scary!!!

Turns out it was real…  And, although I only show a short part of this conversation, my husband thought it was a very funny situation and continued to tease me about this for quite a while (I just didn’t include it all here, because it’s probably not very “blog appropriate”).

It’s kind of hard to believe that a drug can mess with the brain so much in such a short period of time.  (And I assure you, this whole situation was consentual, even if I was “drugged.”)

 

4 thoughts on “Sleeping pills don’t mix with marriage

  1. It looks like it falls in the same category of Ambien, so yeah, that makes perfect sense. Unfortunately.

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  2. It’s funny because it was harmless in the sense that it was totally consensual and he’s your husband (not some random), but that must’ve been such a strange feeling!! It’s crazy how much a little pill can affect you.

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  3. My friend once cooked a meal while on a Stilnox then went back to bed, when she got up in the morning she was like ” oh my god who has been in the kitchen!”

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