"7 Surprising Reasons You Wake Up Tired"
After reading the article I asked myself, "Why am I reading this? I already know the reasons why I wake up tired..."
Here are my...
"7 Not-So-Surprising Reasons I Wake Up Tired"
1. My Daughters
Let's face if, if you're a parent you KNOW why you're waking up tired... There is always a child that's crying, climbing into bed, or standing by your bed looking at you a 'la creepy little girl from "The Ring."
Yes, the girls actually walk like this in the middle of the night.
I love cuddling and sleeping with Hubs. However...Hubs has some annoying habits in his sleep. The most annoying, he pulls my hair! Okay, he's not really pulling my hair, he runs his fingers though it. However, I do not have smooth hair. I have a friz ball rats nest thanks to my Filipina genetics and when he runs his fingers though my hair he catches all kinds of tangles and just keeps pulling!
Another thing that Hubs does that (depending on my mood) can be either incredibly sexy or incredibly annoying is the random sexy time. WTF.... I want sleep! I don't care if my alarm is about to go off in 5 minutes and that's all you need... In those 5 minutes... I. Want. To. Sleep.
3. Bug Bites
Bugs are assholes. I hate them...the love me. I must be my own special brand of Lucky Charms to them because I swear they think I'm magically delicious!
I actually enjoy my current job. I don't lose sleep over actual work. I do lose sleep over what I need to do to prep for work the next day. Making my lunch, ironing, just freaking laundry in general. I TRY and think about what I'm going to wear the day before but it just never happens... I get so stressed out that I just go to bed and sulk... There is this cute girl at work, S, who is always so nicely put together... I want to be nicely put together! But instead I look like I just rolled out of bed, colored my face with some crayons, let Monster and Bug dress me and then put on some heels more appropriate for the strip club than the work place.
I try to get some school reading done during the day so it doesn't take too much time. But when it comes to writing papers, I lose sleep over that shit! I will be lying in bed trying to make analytical connections between Prince Hector from "The Iliad" and Dante from "Inferno." (By the way, I'm proud to say I got an A+ on that paper!)
I lie in bed dreading upcoming math test. I hate hate hate math! I'm pretty sure last night I had nightmares about Venn Diagrams.... Yea... it's getting real. I'm so grateful that there are only six and a half weeks of math left!
I stopped reading before bed because I would stay up WAY too late telling myself over and over, "Just one more chapter!" My friend, J, let me borrow "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" I am so addicted! A few nights ago I was up until 11 pm, sitting in my bathtub, reading. Top it off I'm a slow reader so it takes me days to get through a book.
I'll admit it, the morning after a night of having wine I'm a little fuzzy. The solution to that of course is don't drink wine before bed. That's a great idea! ...But I'm just not disciplined enough to say no! Not to mention wine helps me fall asleep. Wine makes me sleep this beautiful sleep where I don't have scary nightmares about mathematical concepts, it's just pure nothingness... It's like magic!
So there you have it! This is why I wake up tired! No, medical reasons behind it for me! I can't sleep because I'm too lazy to correct my bad habits and enjoy too many self indulgent behaviors...like reading and wine. Who is with me!?