Before very long, I decide the best solution is to WRITE IT OUT.
Normally, I pop out with fiction novel plots, much magic realism, action/adventure, a dollop of romance, and a sprinkling of religion and guru-like self-help slogans, or wry world view essays on whatever topic has caught my eye.
What popped into my sleep-deprived brain, which was only marginally functional? TO DO lists.
I will put the one for 8/23/15, the date I dreamed up this solution, in, then move them to the proper dates later.
#46. Journal entry - suffering from sleep deprivation fro prednezone one day left on a five day prescription. Try writing it out to relieve/reverse. (Hence - lengthy to do lists, surely a boring enough activity to be stupifying. Did 10 things of the 49 on the first day's list. [frowny face with wavy hair on both sides].