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What Happens During a Sleep Study for Chronic Insomnia?

A lifelong, chronic insomniac, I recently completed an overnight sleep study at the DaVita Medical Group New Mexico Center for Sleep Medicine. My expectations were low - 32 years of sleeplessness will do that to you - but I liked the idea of being able to officially rule out certain sleep conditions, such as sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome, once and for all. Plus, whenever I complain about Sexy Nerd's snoring, he's all too quick to point out that I snore as well.

Spoiler alert - the polysomnogram found that I do NOT snore. Take that, Sexy Nerd!

Even as a baby, I had trouble sleeping. You'd think I would have had a sleep study done sooner. My Sleep Study Experience I arrived at the sleep clinic around 7 pm and was escorted to a private bedroom. Told to change into my pajamas, the nurse quickly added that I must do that in the bathroom with the door closed, as the bedroom is constantly monitored by cameras. It's the kind of advice you only need to hear once, yet she…

A Flower Delivery MYSTERY

Sexy Nerd and I came home from a day of running errands on Saturday to discover an odd message on my phone. It was a girl from a flower shop calling to confirm my address for a delivery. I called and said there must be a mistake, as I wasn't expecting any flowers, to which she pointed out that people don't usually expect flowers. Oh, of course. As nice as it would be to have someone send me flowers, it seemed unlikely. Sure enough, she was unable to find any orders for me when I gave my name. She did have a Danielle though, and asked if there might be a different last name. I told her my maiden name. There really were flowers waiting for me! She confirmed the delivery address - the rental house Sexy Nerd and I lived in 3 years ago. I updated my address and ended the call, anxiously waiting to see who would send me flowers.



Strange? I had no idea how strange! Here is the message that came with the flowers:


So who would send me, a married woman who has been with my Sexy Nerd for over 6 years, a message like that? The delivery was anonymous! I called the florist back right away to get the sender's name.

They didn't know either! I asked if it was just a generic message that the sender had selected from a list and they said no, the sender had written it specifically. They said the order was placed online through FTD and to contact them. I did and they won't reveal the identity of the sender without his (or her!) permission. They called the number given for the order and no one answered. They emailed them and are currently waiting for a response.

All I could do was wait, right? Pfft! I called back again and spoke to someone else, feeding them a story about how I just had a baby and got lots and lots of flowers delivered and put all the little cards aside so I could write my thank you notes, but in all the chaos I misplaced the notes and could I please get the sender's name???

Nope. They called the sender again. No answer. 

Sexy Nerd, who absolutely did not send these and who is not happy about any of this, is convinced that the flowers were sent to me by mistake. He was even less happy when the 2nd FTD representative told me it was a "New Dream Bouquet with Bear". There was supposed to be a bear too?! Not that any of this matters, of course. Prince William could have sent these to me and I still wouldn't think for a second of leaving my Sexy Nerd. But still...I have it narrowed down to 3 possibilities...maybe 4 if I really stretch my options...I really want to know who sent them! The suspense is killing me!


Does anyone out there know how to get those stubborn punks at FTD to reveal the name of the sender?

Comments

  1. That is just plain CRAZY talk! The suspense would seriously be killing me dead, dead, DEAD! On the upside, they are rather beautiful.

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  2. They're beautiful! I'm sure they're from an old flame. Make sure it keeps Sexy Nerd on his toes! LOL!

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  3. No, But I hope you do and let us know.

    LisaDay

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  4. Okay, that is just really weird. Whoever it is is clearly chicken shit. Why be so bold to send flowers to a married woman if you don't have the balls to say who you are? They are pretty though. I would be going crazy too...keep us updated!

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  5. I am a bit ticked off at whoever is behind this for not telling me who they are. What if they never do?? What if it's some crazy (albeit confused) stalker?!?

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  6. they're pretty!

    also. i sent them. and i'll do it again!

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  7. FTD, protecting stalkers,...nice.

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  8. Lol, W! I hadn't considered that though. What if there's more coming? Oh my!

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  9. Ok, exciting things like this just don't happen to me. I hope we get a follow up story...

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  10. oh, cool, for you....not sexy nerd, hmmm maybe it is payback for all the times he fixes dinner and forgets to tell you it is time to eat! HA! Can't wait for you to find out.

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  11. Oh my God!!! How crazy... but awesome too! Somebody loooooves you!

    It would be driving fucking NUTS trying to figure out who sent that shit!!!!

    Love the blog lady... I must follow!

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  12. WOW! That is crazy. I wish I had a flower sending stalker.

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  13. Those are beautiful. Have you thought to ask Sexy Nerd's buddies, make sure it's not a joke by someone on him?

    I used to deliver flowers and we were never allowed to give out the name of the sender if they did not sign it. Nor were we allowed to send them back if the person did not want them.

    Just enjoy it. flowers only last a few days.

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  14. OMG - are you serious!!! I think sexy nerd is going to be guessing for quite some while!! Mr. X (my sexy nerd, I guess) would not be happy!! But hey, they're lovely flowers and that will show sexy nerd!!!

    XOXO
    Kiki

    PS. thanks for stopping by my place, I love your pretty bows and all...

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  15. Sorta equal parts eek and ick.

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  16. thanks for stoppin' by for a Latte'. I grill lamb too (hope thats ok with you) Your blog is cute and I am happy to be your newest follower.

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  17. Wow that is just crazy. I hope you figure it out soon.

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  18. Yes - this IS mysterious! It would drive me crazy! No sleeping till you figure it out please. We need you to solve this case!

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  19. Wow! I would be very curious as well.

    Thanks for stopping by on my SITS day to say hello. Have a great week!

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  20. I'd be going nuts!! maybe you could pretend to be an attorney requesting documents. lol!

    thanks for stopping by my blog today!
    i'm your newest follower!

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  21. Oh, I don't know, kidnap their children and hold them hostage until they tell you? :)

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  22. Okay, little missie! You are always veeeery entertaining on your blog! Are you just stirring up some good ol' homemade curiosity in those of us who have not rec'd flowers via delivery boy in too many years to count? Huh? Weelll, it's a-workin...I wanna know whodunnit!!!!!!!!!

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  23. First of all, I have to apologize to your site meter if you use one. I'm new to blogging so I have been on and off your page for like that past half hour trying to figure out how to leave a comment (my cookie setting was wrong - oops).

    Anyway, the gist of my original comment was a) pretty flowers!, b) sorta creepy!, and c) did anyone you were dating at the time send you flowers at that address? If so, maybe they signed into their FTD account and selected the wrong recipient (you'd been in their as a past recipient, I'm guessing).

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  24. oooh, the suspense in killing me. It's kinda flattering but creepy maybe? Do tell when you find the sender. by the way, THANKS for visiting me on my sits day and making me feel special!

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  25. oooooh, interesting. I need to hear a follow up to this. I may obsess over thinking who could have sent flowers? lol!

    By the way, stop by my blog, I've left you something there!
    www.completelychaoticandlovingit.blogspot.com

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  26. Hmmmm. What if you told them you think the sender may have passed away, and it's the very last thing you would have left of them, if only you knew who it was from?

    Dramatic? Yes. But it just may work...

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  27. Whaaaat! That is just bat s*** crazy. If I worked for FTD, I would totally crack the case for ya.

    P.S. Can't wait to see pics of the pups licking cookie batter off the mixer!

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  28. Yeah, I wouldn't worry about it unless more flowers or things arrive. :) Maybe somebody thinks they're in a romantic comedy? Ha ha ha
    Thanks for stopping by today! :)

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  29. Ooooh, that is infuriating. I HATE not knowing things like that! I can't wait to see who it is too! An old boyfriend? A case of mistaken identity? Ah the suspense!

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  30. This is crazy! What a story! Is there someone else with your name in your area? I love your blog too by-the-way. Thanks for following me!

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  31. They are beautiful flowers...I usually love flowers...but that is just a little weird. However it makes for good blog fodder so there is a plus side!

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  32. Oooooooooh, so scandalous!! I likey. ;)

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  33. Those are beautiful flowers, but a strange card since you are married. Maybe they are from a long, lost boyfriend from high school or maybe someone has a crush on you. (Do people still have crushes anymore?)

    Stopping by from SITS!

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  34. well how weird---but pretty. And at least you did not get a dead varmint in a box - that is what would happen to me.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog

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  35. Lovely flowers! Wish someone also send me like that. Anyway, I've been looking for topics as interesting as this. Looking forward to your next post.


    -seff-

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  36. Coming over to visit since you visited me! I can't believe someone sent your flowers & you don't know! Alpha Hubby would positively hit the roof the the flowers would be in the trash (I would put them there, not him). They sure are beautiful, tho!! How funny.

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  37. THey are beautiful! Very mysterious though
    Happy SITS day!

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  38. That is so bizarre! Hope it was just a one time deal, and not a mystery that will have to result in a restraining-order. Hmmmm.....

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  39. That is crazy, but sort of fun at the same time. And the flowers are beautiful. I hope you enjoyed them.

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  40. Hope you got some enjoyment out of the flowers at least... did you ever solve the mystery now that we're 3 months in? It's strange that the person sending the flowers didn't have your new addy though...

    nice flowers though ;)

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  41. Oh wow...This is a mystery indeed! Please do let us know if you are able to find out the sender's identity!

    Btw, hopping over from Thirsty for Comments :)

    ~ Jenny ( http://www.imafulltimemummy.com/ )

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  42. oooohhhhh that is soooo mysterious!!!! it would kill me not to know who sent them!

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  43. Wow, crazy, but oh so exciting and mysterious! I hope you get your answers. The suspense would kill me.

    I'm just popping in from the Thursday hop &I'm now a following your hilarious blog. Stop by when you get a chance!

    living well, spending less

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  44. Oh my word, that is wild!!! I'd be going crazy wanting to know too!

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  45. I'm your newest follower from the Wednesday Blog Hops! Come check out my blog at: http://adventuresofathriftymommy.blogspot.com/

    Have a great day!

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  46. Hi... that was great stuff.. I really like reading on this subject  Could you tell me more on that... I love to explore. 

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  47. Really such a eye catching post sharing with us.. Really special post for us.. Keep up this work always.. We are waiting for this kind of update from you..There really were flowers waiting for me!
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    Reids Flowers

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