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Old 12-17-2016, 09:16 AM
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Default What exactly do inmates do in solitary confinement all day everyday?

Lets's say its a worst case scenario. Your there for years or maybe for dozens of years. You never leave your cell except to take a shower. You dont have anything in your cell besides pencils and paper. Your options are draw, write, work out, meditate, think, let your imagination run loose. Is there anything else you can do?
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Old 12-17-2016, 11:49 AM
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Welcome to Prison Talk. Sleep? It also depends on the rules in each "hole", most of the ones I was in allowed books, or at least "religious books".
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Out of cell time should exist for recreation, with the actual amount depending on how may days the schedule calls for. As an example, Security Detention here in Texas has multiple options. The more days allowed out of cell, the shorter each recreation period is going to be...
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My LO told me he made himself a schedule of sorts which he then tried to follow every day as not to become lethargic. In his case he dedicated mornings to working out, washing up, cleaning the cell, writing letters...shower time, lunch, afternoon nap, reading, maybe continue writing... I don't know how he/anyone does it...but I do think it might help keep a person somewhat sane if there is their own little schedule, no matter how mundane it seems...gives you something to hold onto and divides the day to small time blocks which perhaps make the time go a bit quicker.
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As states previously, it depends on the rules. My husband read... A lot. Then, he read some more.
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