What is the last thing you think of before falling asleep?

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  1. jdavis88 profile image92
    jdavis88posted 12 years ago

    What is the last thing you think of before falling asleep?

    As a firefighter/paramedic, I am away from home for 24 to 48 hours at a time.  On the nights I am away, the last thing I think about is my wife and two little girls, praying that God keep them safe while I'm away.   What do you think about before falling asleep?

  2. kat11 profile image60
    kat11posted 12 years ago

    Usually I write a list of things I want to accomplish the next day. Then I usually to do some meditation before going to sleep.

  3. dallaswriter profile image59
    dallaswriterposted 12 years ago

    How blessed I am for the roof that covers my head and the bed I get to sleep in. How my cup runneth over with a wonderful husband and also two precious daughters. I remain in AWE that I have soooo very much.

  4. profile image0
    ajasquaredposted 12 years ago

    lately, I have been writing as I fall asleep, so it depends on if I finish what i am working on or not. If I do, I think about what people will think about it. If I dont finish, I usually fall asleep while typing on my phone, so my last thought is of what I wrote.

  5. Pamela Sarzana profile image59
    Pamela Sarzanaposted 12 years ago

    What i want to do the next day and my long term goals I think of about every day (night)

  6. edhan profile image40
    edhanposted 12 years ago

    What I am supposed to do for the next day. I usually plan out my schedule before sleeping.

  7. BizGenGirl profile image91
    BizGenGirlposted 12 years ago

    I need new pillows and these darn cats are bed hogs! lol

  8. sangre profile image94
    sangreposted 12 years ago

    That my neighbours dog won't start barking before 7 oclock and I get at least 6 hours sleep tonight. :-)

  9. CJ Andrews profile image91
    CJ Andrewsposted 12 years ago

    I am generally so exhausted I am sleeping very fast.  I head to bed thinking about all the things I didn't get done and how to attack these things later.  But once I am in bed I am probably sleeping within 2-3 minutes.

  10. Loveslove profile image61
    Lovesloveposted 12 years ago

    My last thoughts before sleep are my family ,my friends and all that I love in the world !!

  11. profile image0
    jasper420posted 12 years ago

    differnt things on differnt nights ussaly how my day went or if im even gonna be able to fall asleep

  12. mayemerald profile image62
    mayemeraldposted 12 years ago

    Hmmm, the coming day of tomorrow... if I'll be able to see another morning of my life.

  13. lovelife08 profile image59
    lovelife08posted 12 years ago

    Usually the last thing I think before slipping into the REM cycle is "Gosh I'm tired".  But before that I try to imagine how cute my little girl will be when she is born.

  14. cathylynn99 profile image75
    cathylynn99posted 12 years ago

    i cuddle my husband. i cuddle my cat. when they're both asleep, i review the day. then to get my mind relaxed, i recite children's songs over and over in my head, including a chorus of  "i love me, i love me" to the tune of 'this old man". that chorus was something i started years ago to repair my self-esteem. now it's maintenance.

  15. your cybersister profile image60
    your cybersisterposted 12 years ago

    I am one of those people who reads in bed, so usually I am thinking about whatever book I am currently reading.  Am I going to make it to the end of the chapter before I fall asleep?  What is the hero or heroine of the tale going to do next?  Is this story compelling enought to read through to the end and suffer going to work exhausted the next day?  Nothing of any consequence...

  16. SueShepard profile image59
    SueShepardposted 12 years ago

    I try to think of what to be grateful for, but more often than not I worry about things. Wish I could stop that! lol

  17. piet2pata profile image60
    piet2pataposted 12 years ago

    That last sheep that I was counting, that just didn't really fit in with the rest of the group.

  18. jacqui2011 profile image81
    jacqui2011posted 12 years ago

    I think how grateful I am for finding my soulmate, my daughter, my family and for my life. Sometimes in life we take what we have for granted and I think that every day we should take a moment to reflect what we have and what we have achieved.

  19. lukeuk profile image66
    lukeukposted 12 years ago

    The woman I love, the thought comforts me to sleep

  20. Miss Paula profile image40
    Miss Paulaposted 12 years ago

    I think of my husband and my two boys, and pray to god that he keeps them safe.

  21. JMAW profile image61
    JMAWposted 12 years ago

    i give thanks for another day alive.  i may be young but my life has shown me that things can end unexpectedly so i try to give as much gratitude as i can each day.

  22. russianandeuro profile image59
    russianandeuroposted 12 years ago

    Before falling asleep every night, I always think of what lies ahead for me the next day.

  23. txcollegekid101 profile image61
    txcollegekid101posted 12 years ago

    I think, "I wonder if this hooker charges extra for sleeping over..."

    One distasteful joke later, the answer appears. I have three different ways I fall asleep.

    The first way stems from just being way too tired. If it's a busy day and I work, go to class, play tennis, and run for exercise, I usually just crash into bed after a nice warm shower and think one single thought before my mind drifts into dreams.

    The second way is similar. If I have been binge drinking, I will go straight to bed after the night is over and there will be no time for even just one thought; there's only sleep, or in this case, recovery.

    The final way I fall asleep occurs roughly 72% of the time. I lay in bed and think about the next day to come, and what I want to do with it. The only problem is that by the time I decide on something constructive to do the next day, I've fallen asleep, woken up, and forgotten there was even a plan.

    But at least I can try again tonight.

  24. Dim Flaxenwick profile image80
    Dim Flaxenwickposted 12 years ago

    please donĀ“t let the morning come too quickly.!!!!!
    Sleep time never seems to be enough.

  25. cherrycrime26 profile image74
    cherrycrime26posted 12 years ago

    Honestly I have to force my self to sleep every night, so the last thing I trick my mind into believing, is how tired I am, thats what I think about before bed.

  26. Supercellbaebe profile image60
    Supercellbaebeposted 12 years ago

    I write 3 things in my Happy Diary, that have been truly wonderful during the day.  That way I can go to bed remember 3 wonderful things about the day.  smile

  27. nancyme profile image61
    nancymeposted 12 years ago

    That depends on what I have been busy thinking the whole day. Of late, i have been working on something for a friend's shop and that's what has been on my mind before sleep and even when i get up in the morning.

  28. sophia jia profile image57
    sophia jiaposted 12 years ago

    I like to sleep with some music. Wearing earphone and set to my favorite songs or radio is the last thing before falling sleep.

  29. feenix profile image58
    feenixposted 12 years ago

    Oh, wow, I probably shouldn't admit this in a public forum but before I fall asleep at night, I usually think about stuff like sex, women to whom I am sexually attacted, good food and what my next hub is going to be about.

  30. daywriter profile image59
    daywriterposted 12 years ago

    I give thanks for the day and i say again and again I am happy, i am healthy, I am a perfect child of God!

  31. profile image50
    deacharliebrownposted 12 years ago

    as a guest services rep. on a cruise ship the most common thing to think is "another day in paradise".

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    Aqua00posted 12 years ago

    the last hting i think about befor i go to bed is that i hope tommorrow will be great and what all gonna happen the next day but i think about my bff's and my family and my cute little babby pup princess who is so adorable!smile

  33. StephanieBCrosby profile image83
    StephanieBCrosbyposted 12 years ago

    "Did I grade everything I was supposed to?" "Did I upload the (fill in the blank) to my classes about..." "Am I still a little ahead ahead on my doctoral assignments?" "When does the next class start again?" "Did I remember to lay out my kids' clothes for the morning", 'ah yes I did'" "Is the cat meowing because she needs more food?" "What should be the title/subject of my next Hub?" "What was that noise...Is hubby home early?"

    Yes, all these thoughts are the last thought because they literally hit all at once. It's a shame, I even multitask when trying to fall asleep!

  34. shiloh01 profile image57
    shiloh01posted 12 years ago

    I just closed my eyes and thought about my boyfriend and the happy days that we spent together.. because now he is far away from me and we hardly manage to meet frequently.

  35. Miss Info profile image69
    Miss Infoposted 12 years ago

    How glad I am NOT to be married. LOL. It's very calming and puts me right to sleep.

  36. profile image58
    MaryAnnSartorisposted 12 years ago

    After the death of my youngest child, most nights I think of him right before I sleep.


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