Sleep is a Fickle Mistress

7:56pm: Lilly goes to bed 

8:15pm: The husband and I have dinner, we clear away the dishes and he goes back to working in the home office

9pm: I turn on the tv while I wait for the husband to get free from work

9:25pm: so tired! Can barely keep my eyes open..

9:48pm: sleeeeeepy.. Why am I still sitting here instead of being in bed?

10:02pm: Tired husband enters living room, we spend a nice half hour just chatting

11pm: so darn sleepy! I’m definitely going to bed!

11:12pm: crawl into bed, pull comforter all the way up to my chin and prepare to drift off to sleep…

11:13pm: Remember an errand I forgot to put in my to-do list! No problem, I’ll just turn on my phone and add it now before I forget..

11:35pm: Did I turn off the stove?

11:41pm: shoot, I forgot to pick up black leggings for Lilly today! Better add that to my list..

11:47pm: Now I need to go to the bathroom..

12:01am: why am I still awake?

1:09am: *still wide awake* I hate myself.

 sleep 

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21 thoughts on “Sleep is a Fickle Mistress

  1. You forgot ‘fall asleep on the sofa, wake up in the middle of the night, gather enough energy / awakeness to get up, go upstairs and brush your teeth so you can go to bed and try to sleep again…”

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  2. Hahaha, very well said! No matter how sleepy you are, once in bed, sleep never comes! Sometimes I think it would be better to crash out on the sofa like my body wants me to instead of dragging myself to bed and then laying awake for two hours…

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    1. These days jet lag is making my already rocky relationship with sleep even more difficult! 😁 I’m tempted to take some sort of sleeping aid but than I might not wake up when Lilly calls me during the night 😓

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  3. I am blessed with the ‘I can fall asleep wherever my head finds some kind of support”-syndrome. But the coach is my favorite place. By far. The moment though you have to move to that bed… Ugh!

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