It doesn't really work though and my neck is in pretty bad shape at the moment. Each time i turn it from side to side it feels like it's creaking and splintering which doesn't feel very good.
As long as i can get a few hours sleep, tomorrow we are continuing the new workout regime which starts with the hundred burpees/squat thrusts at seven in the morning followed by some stomach exercises and a nice hot shower.
At that time of the morning most people are asleep so me and my bunkie get a bit of peace and quiet outside on the rec yard and the water afterwards is always hot so it's a nice way to start the day, i feel amazing afterwards, especially if my clothes are clean too..
Just got to get to sleep..
I have to ignore my surroundings, forget about the events of the day, all the new faces that appeared in the unit, stop re-playing the big-ass fight that had us locked down all day, pay no mind to the insanely loud air trying to force its way out of the vent that has been cleverly plugged with a paper plate someone decorated to look like a very primitive and crude clock..
That hourly rattle of nobbed-metal, jangle of swollen fingers deliberately shaking keys, brief flashes of INSANELY bright light on your face and stomach-churning smelling cheap whisky and beef jerky are NOT the man doing his rounds, turning the door handle, checking to see if the two people he locked in a concrete and steel cell with no way out have miraculously managed to escape..
I have to use my imagination!!
I like to think back to streets i used to walk down, good times i shared with people in certain places and what it would feel like to be back in those places again, on my own, whether i would feel the same..
To get to sleep?
I just need to be a little creative..
Turning the sound of a blocked up vent into the deep hum of a British Airways plane flying me the FUCK back to England?
Imagining my heavily soiled mattress is an outdoor sun bed somewhere in Turkey or perhaps further afield?
ANYTHING but concentrating on where i ACTUALLY am..