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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sleep

Sleep and I have a very intense love/hate relationship.

Dreaming is lovely. Dreaming only happens when you're asleep. I like to dream.

However, I can go to bed at a normal hour and still wake up at 3 in the morning, wide awake, only a few hours of sleep under my belt. 

Unfortunately this means that around noon, I start to get sleepy and crave the five hours my body missed feels it deserves.

Now that I'm working, this is especially difficult. I don't want to spend my entire time away from work sleeping or thinking about when I can let myself sleep. That's not a life. Not a fun one anyway.

I've decided that sleep is stupid.

I want the option to sleep, but only to dream good dreams. In all other cases, I want to be able to stay awake and never sleep again.

Sound fair? Good. 

The first day on the job went well, by the way.

9 Thoughts:

Myke Weber said...

I'm trying to get along with sleep too. Or rather get along without it - as the case may be.

I've decided it is what it is. So, I just sleep when I sleep and get up when I don't. Sleep is like love. The harder you try the more elusive it gets.

Myke Weber said...

Oh, and I'm very happy for you and your new job!

Dwija {House Unseen} said...

Glad you had a good first day!

I have a hate/hate relationship with sleep. I don't get a thing accomplished when I'm doing it!

Jenna said...

So glad your first day went well! Hopefully you will start to find a more consistent sleeping routine now that you have to work - waking up at 3am wide awake would drive me nuts. I know there are a lot of natural sleeping aids out there... maybe one of those could work?

xoxo
Jenna

LesleyRH said...

Laughing at sleep is stupid. I'm just starting a love hate relationship with sleep. I can't fall asleep until about five am and then I want to sleep all freakin' day. Sucks.

Lozzz123 said...

I kind of have the same problem, but reverse. No matter how early I wake up and how tired I am through the day, I still can't get to sleep until around 1am. It's frustrating!

Glad your first day @ new job went well though :)

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C said...

Glad it went well!

You'll adapt to a new schedule. I'm just now starting to NOT feel like I Need to sleep all the time. Of course, now they have me working at 8am on Fridays..... WHAAT?

Lauren said...

I just started a new job too!