Stressing Over Strain #socs

Image by Kevin McIver from Pixabay. Don’t know why Pixabay chose this for “strain,” but…

I can’t think of anything to write about for “strain.” I think I’ve already talked about how I play rain sounds at night to cover up my tinnitus, and how there are some rain tracks that I need to turn way up or I’m straining to hear, then the next track comes BLASTING out of the speaker. I found a whole bunch of white noise tracks on Spotify and they all seem to be pretty easy to hear, so maybe at some point I should just use that all night.

Playing with the word strain, I can anagram it into trains, or I can discard the first letter and have train, and take another letter from that and I get rain. I have an app that allows you to make the sound of a train in the rain. Well, it’s something, anyway.

I’m thinking about sleep a lot lately because it’s been harder and harder to come by. I’ve been sitting here this afternoon (I write these on Friday, as I think I told you) doing everything but writing this, because let’s face it, I’m tired…


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