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Just wait until the client tells you the last vet they saw at the practice you work at was awful and horrible but the client thinks you're great......

Except you were that last vet they saw......

I always love these, it gives me joy after they praise how awesome I am compared to that "awful horrible last vet" to casually say as I'm leaving the room.... "I'm the last vet you saw".
Oh my god that’s incredible. I can’t believe people.
 

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I was test driving a car and the lady told me that her daughter's dog got hit by a car today (without any like, further details about how it happened or if the dog was okay) and then she asked me if there were any 'bad veterinarians' in Tulsa. I'm like... why did I tell you what I do for a living? Whyyy?
 

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I was test driving a car and the lady told me that her daughter's dog got hit by a car today (without any like, further details about how it happened or if the dog was okay) and then she asked me if there were any 'bad veterinarians' in Tulsa. I'm like... why did I tell you what I do for a living? Whyyy?
I saw a patient referred from Tulsa today!
 

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Minor rant, but I’m supposed to be training a new telemetry tech and she has not only been late every single day up until now but she just didn’t even show up yesterday and today. I got all prepared with resources and papers for her to read over to help her out with interpreting rhythm strips and EKGs (no formal education or experience), and she just ghosts all weekend. Consulted with the house supervisor and the critical care supervisor to see if perhaps she called in... no word from her to anyone at all.

I understand that this isn’t the job for everyone and that she may have decided it wasn’t a good fit for her. She didn’t seem very into it when she was here, anyway. It happens. But at least tell us that, you know?
 
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Minor rant, but I’m supposed to be training a new telemetry tech and she has not only been late every single day up until now but she just didn’t even show up yesterday and today. I got all prepared with resources and papers for her to read over to help her out with interpreting rhythm strips and EKGs (no formal education or experience), and she just ghosts all weekend. Consulted with the house supervisor and the critical care supervisor to see if perhaps she called in... no word from her to anyone at all.

I understand that this isn’t the job for everyone and that she may have decided it wasn’t a good fit for her. She didn’t seem very into it when she was here, anyway. It happens. But at least tell us that, you know?
That’s so annoying :/ I had a tech just ghost after one day. Some people don’t realize that being professional also includes how you handle quitting a job. Instead they just ghost because they feel like it’s not a big deal. Kind of ridiculous.
 
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Sunday morning rant: have treatments this weekend and was blessed to just have boarders. Finishing up this morning when the on-call dr calls to tell me to stay cause we’re going to hospitalize a vomiting dog. I figured it was a family member or something.

No. It was a client that we saw Thursday for vomiting (told me the dog had had nothing unusual in its diet, tells the dr that she’d been feeding it beef stew for days). Told client after cerenia inj bc she refuses to hospitalize that if the dog continues to vomit, please call us. Well this morning she called the dr’s MOTHER demanding to be seen today and her MOTHER said that’s fine and gave her the drs personal cell. This owner didn’t once call the on-call phone, didn’t come in Friday bc she refuses to see any other dr and this dr wasn’t working, then had other things to do Saturday. The dog is vomiting blood and has straight blood coming from the rear.

Oh and she had the gall to say she didn’t want to hospitalize and refused to go to the eclinic (dr didn’t want the 4 lb dog dying and have to have that on her conscience otherwise we wouldn’t have seen her). So now I’m sitting here giving metro iv. Happy Sunday everyone!
 
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That’s the big thing I think that separates us from human GP’s. The majority of people who go to a human GP never see the cost. It’s also why my office recommends insurance to everyone with a new puppy. Those people always end up the happiest and least stressed because while they have to cover the bill initially, they know they’ll get most of that money back and will only be responsible for their percent and deductible. It takes some of the financial worry out of an already stressful situation. I’ve never met a client (yet) who has had insurance and was still stressed about the bill. In fact, several have requested specifically that we do every diagnostic possible to figure out the problem. It’s great being able to simply practice medicine and do what you’re supposed to do without having to sacrifice care for a budget, as it usually works in human medicine when people have insurance.

And I haven’t met a true vet hater yet, but I’ve met some super kooky holistic people. One woman saw the pet odor eliminator candles we sell and burn at the front desk, and complained about the chemicals and how they’re toxic to pets. Ugh. And when I sprayed down the table in the exam room with Rescue, she came in after and started hacking saying it reeked of chemicals. Rescue is basically just peroxide... whatever
Agreed on the insurance thing - and it’s generally when we’re doing something substantial, like bloodwork and a urinalysis and rads all together. They’re all like “Yup, do what you need to do, this is why we have insurance!” Those make me the happiest!
 
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I had two incredible supporters within my school. Over the past year, due to things out of my control, I've lost them both. I have a do or die exam coming up this week - if I fail it I'll no longer be a vet student. Really missing both of them tonight! :(
 

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Hugs <3 I know we're not at your school and you don't know at least some of us other than through here, but you've got a community rallying for you here. My inbox is always open on here or on FB if you ever need a friendly stranger.
 
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I had two incredible supporters within my school. Over the past year, due to things out of my control, I've lost them both. I have a do or die exam coming up this week - if I fail it I'll no longer be a vet student. Really missing both of them tonight! :(
GTFO SDN. And FB. And whatever. :p :luck: :luck:
You got this. AUUUUUGH! :rage:







 
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Hugs, squeaks<3
Hugs <3 I know we're not at your school and you don't know at least some of us other than through here, but you've got a community rallying for you here. My inbox is always open on here or on FB if you ever need a friendly stranger.
GTFO SDN. And FB. And whatever. :p :luck: :luck:
You got this. AUUUUUGH! :rage:







Thank you!! I'll get through it, but how confident I feel depends on the day (or maybe the hour would be more accurate) and I could sure use a pep talk from either of them right now....

Also I don't have anyone from here on my FB except for the few classmates I know are here. Open to more, but I don't know how to find anyone.
 

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Thank you!! I'll get through it, but how confident I feel depends on the day (or maybe the hour would be more accurate) and I could sure use a pep talk from either of them right now....

Also I don't have anyone from here on my FB except for the few classmates I know are here. Open to more, but I don't know how to find anyone.
If you want to find people on FB, join here :D Log in to Facebook | Facebook
 

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I did not realize how old that group is and how few currently active members are in that group! But I guess it's still a good spot to start from?
I feel like someone made a second one a couple years ago :laugh:
Still a very inactive group (and by very inactive I mean never active)
 
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A lot of usernames in there I haven't seen for a while!
 

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I'm getting to a breaking point... my SO is snoring every night and it's really impacting my sleep. I already take medication to help fall asleep and I am noise sensitive. It's gotten to the point where several times per night (or before I fall asleep) I have to repeatedly kick him so he wakes up and stops snoring. I've tried earplugs but they fall out or my cat tries to eat them. He's tried nasal spray and an antihistamine but has put little effort in to actually trying to fix the problem. It's gotten to the point where he may have to sleep on the futon unless he figures this out... and that's just not healthy. the two relationship breakers for me have always been snoring and cat allergies. I really feel helpless, frustrated, and sleep deprived. send help or advice.
 

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I'm getting to a breaking point... my SO is snoring every night and it's really impacting my sleep. I already take medication to help fall asleep and I am noise sensitive. It's gotten to the point where several times per night (or before I fall asleep) I have to repeatedly kick him so he wakes up and stops snoring. I've tried earplugs but they fall out or my cat tries to eat them. He's tried nasal spray and an antihistamine but has put little effort in to actually trying to fix the problem. It's gotten to the point where he may have to sleep on the futon unless he figures this out... and that's just not healthy. the two relationship breakers for me have always been snoring and cat allergies. I really feel helpless, frustrated, and sleep deprived. send help or advice.
Has he been to a doctor? If it’s something more than just allergies, that can be addressed and at least figured out. And if it’s an anatomy thing, I believe there are mouth guards that can adjust how the mouth is sitting when it’s closed to help with snoring. Some anatomical issues have to be fixed with surgery though. My SO had to have turbinate reduction because, in addition to snoring sometimes (which was so infrequent that it wasn’t really an issue) she realized she couldn’t actually breathe through her nose properly. She just didn’t know that that was an issue until I had her see a specialist for it. Ever since she’s had no issues. But just something to keep in mind. A doctor’s visit is a good place to start.
 

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Has he been to a doctor? If it’s something more than just allergies, that can be addressed and at least figured out. And if it’s an anatomy thing, I believe there are mouth guards that can adjust how the mouth is sitting when it’s closed to help with snoring. Some anatomical issues have to be fixed with surgery though. My SO had to have turbinate reduction because, in addition to snoring sometimes (which was so infrequent that it wasn’t really an issue) she realized she couldn’t actually breathe through her nose properly. She just didn’t know that that was an issue until I had her see a specialist for it. Ever since she’s had no issues. But just something to keep in mind. A doctor’s visit is a good place to start.
Yes, he went to a PCP several months ago. All they did was give him fluticasone, tell him to take allergy meds, and told him that if that doesnt work, that I just need to buy ear plugs. It's infuriating. I definitely think he needs to go back to the doctor (hopefully a different one) who will actually listen and try to solve the issue. But I had to push him to go in the first place and I doubt he wants to go back for them to be as unhelpful as they were last time.
 

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I'm getting to a breaking point... my SO is snoring every night and it's really impacting my sleep. I already take medication to help fall asleep and I am noise sensitive. It's gotten to the point where several times per night (or before I fall asleep) I have to repeatedly kick him so he wakes up and stops snoring. I've tried earplugs but they fall out or my cat tries to eat them. He's tried nasal spray and an antihistamine but has put little effort in to actually trying to fix the problem. It's gotten to the point where he may have to sleep on the futon unless he figures this out... and that's just not healthy. the two relationship breakers for me have always been snoring and cat allergies. I really feel helpless, frustrated, and sleep deprived. send help or advice.
Agreed make him go to a dr. Sleep apnea is also a possibility besides things mentioned above. What you're experiencing isnt normal. My SO snores once in a while but usually hes out cold I nudge him and he stops. Or hes sick otherwise yeah not normal for that much snoring that loudly.
 

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Yes, he went to a PCP several months ago. All they did was give him fluticasone, tell him to take allergy meds, and told him that if that doesnt work, that I just need to buy ear plugs. It's infuriating. I definitely think he needs to go back to the doctor (hopefully a different one) who will actually listen and try to solve the issue. But I had to push him to go in the first place and I doubt he wants to go back for them to be as unhelpful as they were last time.
Sleep dr. Go to a sleep center.
 

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Agreed make him go to a dr. Sleep apnea is also a possibility besides things mentioned above. What you're experiencing isnt normal. My SO snores once in a while but usually hes out cold I nudge him and he stops. Or hes sick otherwise yeah not normal for that much snoring that loudly.
I mean it isn't that loud. It prevents me from falling asleep but won't wake me up if I am dead asleep, if that makes sense. His mom snores so loud. Like I could hear from from a different room, through earplugs, through a white noise youtube video. The worst snoring I have ever heard. She doesnt use a CPAP but all of her siblings do, though they are significantly overweight/obese. She definitely has sleep apnea.

I dont think my SO has sleep apnea because I don't hear him actually stop breathing, but I don't know that much about it. I think it could be an anatomical issue? But yeah, I'm sure he does need to go to a sleep doctor. hopefully insurance would pay for that...
 

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I'm getting to a breaking point... my SO is snoring every night and it's really impacting my sleep. I already take medication to help fall asleep and I am noise sensitive. It's gotten to the point where several times per night (or before I fall asleep) I have to repeatedly kick him so he wakes up and stops snoring. I've tried earplugs but they fall out or my cat tries to eat them. He's tried nasal spray and an antihistamine but has put little effort in to actually trying to fix the problem. It's gotten to the point where he may have to sleep on the futon unless he figures this out... and that's just not healthy. the two relationship breakers for me have always been snoring and cat allergies. I really feel helpless, frustrated, and sleep deprived. send help or advice.
I second going to see a sleep doctor especially if it's keeping you awake. It might at least rule some things out.

My mom had sleep apnea for a long time before I happened to notice one night that she had stopped breathing. I imagine she had it for quite a long time before she was officially diagnosed.
 

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I mean it isn't that loud. It prevents me from falling asleep but won't wake me up if I am dead asleep, if that makes sense. His mom snores so loud. Like I could hear from from a different room, through earplugs, through a white noise youtube video. The worst snoring I have ever heard. She doesnt use a CPAP but all of her siblings do, though they are significantly overweight/obese. She definitely has sleep apnea.

I dont think my SO has sleep apnea because I don't hear him actually stop breathing, but I don't know that much about it. I think it could be an anatomical issue? But yeah, I'm sure he does need to go to a sleep doctor. hopefully insurance would pay for that...
Both my parents have sleep apnea and you dont have to stop breathing. My dad stops breathing but my mom doesnt she was just tired more than usual when she was diagnosed. My brother though was an anatomical issue. Good luck!
 

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I've tried earplugs but they fall out or my cat tries to eat them.
My foam earplugs never fall out at night unless I'm aggressively taking off my shirt or something. Your earholes must be hyuge.

It's gotten to the point where he may have to sleep on the futon unless he figures this out... and that's just not healthy. the two relationship breakers for me have always been snoring and cat allergies. I really feel helpless, frustrated, and sleep deprived. send help or advice.
If he's experiencing any symptoms (not just snoring but 24/7 daytime drowsiness that doesn't go away), I second the polysomnogram suggestion but only with the caveat that the results are analyzed face to face with a sleep doctor as well. I've had too many frustrations getting answers, and it's dragged on for 4+ years now.

I read some articles recently that many couples are sleeping in separate bedrooms for better sleep, and thus a better life and marriage. It's something I'm seriously considering for a future marriage if it means that both of us get the best sleep ever and can spend waking moments to their fullest. I'm fine with challenging stereotypes and tradition (i.e. a couple sleeping in the same bed) if there's a rational basis for it.
 
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My foam earplugs never fall out at night unless I'm aggressively taking off my shirt or something. Your earholes must be hyuge.


If he's experiencing any symptoms (not just snoring but 24/7 daytime drowsiness that doesn't go away), I second the polysomnogram suggestion but only with the caveat that the results are analyzed face to face with a sleep doctor as well. I've had too many frustrations getting answers, and it's dragged on for 4+ years now.

I read some articles recently that many couples are sleeping in separate bedrooms for better sleep, and thus a better life and marriage. It's something I'm seriously considering for a future marriage if it means that both of us get the best sleep ever and can spend waking moments to their fullest. I'm fine with challenging stereotypes and tradition (i.e. a couple sleeping in the same bed) if there's a rational basis for it.
I actually have small, elf like ears and attached ear lobes. Not like it matters :p

We already sleep with different blankets (it's some kind of Swedish thing that helps lol). I would really prefer to keep sleeping in the same room, provided he can just stop snoring obviously. I know he can't help it. but it's so so frustrating. He hasn't really mentioned day time drowsiness. I feel like if he actually was having symptoms of it he would take it more seriously
 

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I read some articles recently that many couples are sleeping in separate bedrooms for better sleep, and thus a better life and marriage. It's something I'm seriously considering for a future marriage if it means that both of us get the best sleep ever and can spend waking moments to their fullest. I'm fine with challenging stereotypes and tradition (i.e. a couple sleeping in the same bed) if there's a rational basis for it.
I read this too! My parents sleep separately half because of my dad's work schedule and working nights he sleeps in the basement so it's darker and less noisy than the master upstairs. TBH I sleep best when I don't have to share a bed-doesn't matter with who. Kind of want an extra room so I can sleep by myself when we get a house and aren't stuck in apartment life. Not sure how he feels about that yet-he will have shift work as well though so will probably end up happening. Let me spread out and roll around with no regard for anyone or thing!
 
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He hasn't really mentioned day time drowsiness. I feel like if he actually was having symptoms of it he would take it more seriously
He might have had it for so long it feels like a normal tired to him. Not saying it is what he has, but like my SO's mom snores like a freight train-she woke me up 2 rooms away...and during the summer when she's not working naps entirely to much. I've had him mention a sleep study to her and she denies it to the core. Hopefully you can get him into someone that cares more than you getting ear plugs ;)
 
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I feel like I would love this separate room thing. I am a blanket hog and a restless sleeper and I lay on my stomach and spread out over the entire bed. I also stay up until wee hours on my phone (i know I know it’s terrible sleep hygiene). I don’t want to have to think about my partner and change my sleeping habits/phone habits/watching YouTube videos habits (yeah yeah call me selfish but ivd tried to change them and it doesn’t work so I’m over it)
Whenever I share a room with my sister on vacation she ****ing HATES it because my backlight keeps her up no matter now much I dim it.

Tl;dr: sign me up for separate rooms
 

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I feel like I would love this separate room thing. I am a blanket hog and a restless sleeper and I lay on my stomach and spread out over the entire bed. I also stay up until wee hours on my phone (i know I know it’s terrible sleep hygiene). I don’t want to have to think about my partner and change my sleeping habits/phone habits/watching YouTube videos habits (yeah yeah call me selfish but ivd tried to change them and it doesn’t work so I’m over it)
Whenever I share a room with my sister on vacation she ****ing HATES it because my backlight keeps her up no matter now much I dim it.

Tl;dr: sign me up for separate rooms
My girlfriend claims to hate that I do everything you just said you do, and that it keeps her up, except she’s always asleep by like 10 and gets a full night’s sleep. I think after some time they just get used to it. She’s sort of noise sensitive though so I just use headphones. And with Roku, I can watch TV but stream the audio through my phone to my headphones so that’s not an issue.

Except we both slept through that earthquake that everyone freaked out about on the east coast a couple years ago so I think maybe she’s just lying.
 

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My girlfriend claims to hate that I do everything you just said you do, and that it keeps her up, except she’s always asleep by like 10 and gets a full night’s sleep. I think after some time they just get used to it. She’s sort of noise sensitive though so I just use headphones. And with Roku, I can watch TV but stream the audio through my phone to my headphones so that’s not an issue.

Except we both slept through that earthquake that everyone freaked out about on the east coast a couple years ago so I think maybe she’s just lying.
A bomb could go off and I'd sleep through it but certain "light" sounds have me up instantly. Cat making an odd sound...I'm awake. Snoring always wakes me. But loud bands, thuds, etc....nah, those are fine, I'll sleep through that. :laugh:
 
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A bomb could go off and I'd sleep through it but certain "light" sounds have me up instantly. Cat making an odd sound...I'm awake. Snoring always wakes me. But loud bands, thuds, etc....nah, those are fine, I'll sleep through that. :laugh:
This is the first cat sound I heard when you mentioned that. (No it doesn’t show the end). Will never fail to wake me up.
 

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A bomb could go off and I'd sleep through it but certain "light" sounds have me up instantly. Cat making an odd sound...I'm awake. Snoring always wakes me. But loud bands, thuds, etc....nah, those are fine, I'll sleep through that. :laugh:
I'm the same way. I slept through the house next door (right outside my bedroom window) burning to the ground. Not only full on lights and sirens, but media helicopters circling overhead. But if my hubby, my kid, or one of my pets is in any kind of even the mildest audible distress I'm instantly awake.
 

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dogs wimpering in their sleep...yeup, I am awake. hubby stops breathing (before cpap), yeup, I am awake. however, the other night I did sleep thru a very bad storm....

however, I also do a thing where my brain/body do not really connect while asleep. I have been known to answer the phone (back when it was a real phone, not a cell phone) talk to the person, and then go back to sleep. without remembering the conversation. that makes for interesting times when two guys show up for a date at the same time....or the time that work needed my hubby to come in for an emergency, i answered and then never told him. 20 minutes later they called again....I still swear I never answered the phone. but it was a recorded line...they all thought it was funny.
 

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I'm the same way. I slept through the house next door (right outside my bedroom window) burning to the ground. Not only full on lights and sirens, but media helicopters circling overhead. But if my hubby, my kid, or one of my pets is in any kind of even the mildest audible distress I'm instantly awake.
There was a giant car crash right outside the house one night. Woke up everyone in the house and most of the neighborhood. I slept soundly despite being the closest person to where the crash occurred. Slept through all the sirens, police, fire, ambulance, etc.... nope didn't care...

Very loud things don't tend to wake me for some reason.
 

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Literally slept through a drive by shooting outside our house as a child.

Nothing wakes me up. If my partner is snoring while I'm falling asleep he gets a shove to reposition but I fall asleep within a minute or two usually so that does the trick lol.
 
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I feel like I would love this separate room thing. I am a blanket hog and a restless sleeper and I lay on my stomach and spread out over the entire bed. I also stay up until wee hours on my phone (i know I know it’s terrible sleep hygiene). I don’t want to have to think about my partner and change my sleeping habits/phone habits/watching YouTube videos habits (yeah yeah call me selfish but ivd tried to change them and it doesn’t work so I’m over it)
Whenever I share a room with my sister on vacation she ****ing HATES it because my backlight keeps her up no matter now much I dim it.

Tl;dr: sign me up for separate rooms
Using different blankets really helps with the blanket thing! Because apparently I steal the covers at night also lol
My girlfriend claims to hate that I do everything you just said you do, and that it keeps her up, except she’s always asleep by like 10 and gets a full night’s sleep. I think after some time they just get used to it. She’s sort of noise sensitive though so I just use headphones. And with Roku, I can watch TV but stream the audio through my phone to my headphones so that’s not an issue.

Except we both slept through that earthquake that everyone freaked out about on the east coast a couple years ago so I think maybe she’s just lying.
Yeah, I can't deal with that lol. We usually dick around on our phones for a few minutes before bed but after that, it needs to go off. The light and noise disturb me. He can always stay up and come to bed later if he wants, which he did more frequently when we were in undergrad (and he had to stay up doing assignments or studying).

Another thing I can't deal with: multiple alarms. I am fully convinced people can be divided up based on whether they use one alarm or a dozen. I can't stand it. because the first alarm, I am awake. I set an alarm for when I want to get up, I dont need a bajillion and I would rather the extra sleep. He's mostly gotten better but he still sometimes sets alarms then doesnt get up. I take this as license for allowing the cats in to pester him for breakfast if he doesn't get up :D

I can get accustomed to sleeping through noise and light. it is mostly when I am falling asleep that I have the issue. Once I am actually asleep, it doesnt really bother me. Like when I studied abroad in Tanzania, one of the places I stayed was right next to an elementary school. And in certain regions, the call to prayer would wake me up early but I would just fell back asleep and found it kind of peaceful.
 

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Another thing I can't deal with: multiple alarms. I am fully convinced people can be divided up based on whether they use one alarm or a dozen. I can't stand it. because the first alarm, I am awake. I set an alarm for when I want to get up, I dont need a bajillion and I would rather the extra sleep. He's mostly gotten better but he still sometimes sets alarms then doesnt get up. I take this as license for allowing the cats in to pester him for breakfast if he doesn't get up :D
I just woke up from a nap to multiple alarms, which I ignored for an hour before actually waking up, and I feel personally attacked :oops:
 

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I just woke up from a nap to multiple alarms, which I ignored for an hour before actually waking up, and I feel personally attacked :oops:
I also set multiple alarms lol usually the first is when if i get up I’ll have some free time in the morning (and do try to get up to) but then I set another that’ll be cutting it close for when I don’t fall asleep till 2 am and am still exhausted and really need that extra 30 minutes.
 

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The snooze button is my friend. I set my alarm for when I would ideally wake up to workout in the morning, but allow enough snooze time until I need to absolutely get up, just in case.


I wouldn't have this problem if society was more kind to night owls :(
 

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The snooze button is my friend. I set my alarm for when I would ideally wake up to workout in the morning, but allow enough snooze time until I need to absolutely get up, just in case.


I wouldn't have this problem if society was more kind to night owls :(
My parents never let us use the snooze button lol. It stuck with me