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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sleep Deprivation

During one of my many wake ups during the middle of the night I glanced in the corner of my room and thought I saw a blue bear sitting in a rocking chair.  How did this bear get in my bedroom???  He wasn’t really there he was just a hallucination from lack of sleep.  I have been wondering if I was the object of some crazy science experiment to see how long a person can go without good sleep, if some mad scientist is secretly watching me to see when I will crack.  For me it has been over 7 weeks since I had a good night sleep.  I am living on 4 hour (if that) naps!  People told me when I was pregnant to enjoy sleeping because I would need it.  Too bad sleep is not like fat.  You could store it up and use it when you need it.  I would have packed on the hours because I need them now.  My wonderful Mother has come over many times to offer me sleep, but I still have to wake up to nurse.  (I don’t want to give my daughter a bottle yet because it may confuse her.)  People say I should sleep when she sleeps….yeah right.  She doesn’t sleep a lot during the day.  She takes naps.  By the time I fall asleep she is waking back up. 
It is funny I used to long for exotic vacations now all I long for is SLEEP!!!  If I could buy it at the store I would take my last penny and buy as much of it as I can.  I will sing Halleluiah the night I get 6 hours of uninterrupted sleep!!!! 

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