Who Needs Sleep? Meh…

Who needs to sleep, anyway?

I can’t get no sleep

I don’t really need very much sleep. I’m just a much nicer person if I get some sleep! 😉

My Mom told me she used to pray that I would go to sleep when I was a baby.

Insomnia is my ailment. Often times I cannot sleep even if I am exhausted. I used to read all night until I would fall asleep when I was a kid. As I got older I just stayed up all night.

I’ve been able to function efficiently on only a couple of hours of sleep. The past few days I’ve been getting over some kind of winter funk, so sleep has been my friend. However, usually I don’t really sleep all that much–or that well. I tend to wake easily and have very vivid dreams.

When it’s time to go to sleep I just lay there thinking…and thinking. What do I have to do tomorrow? How can I make more money from home? I need to call so-and-so… I’ll think of cool things to draw or fun stories. Sometimes it backfires and makes me even more awake, other times I bore myself to sleep with my own thoughts. Hahah.

Although sometimes I am tired during the day, I have my coffee to help me get by. I’m just used to living this way I guess.

My sister is an insomniac too. I guess it runs in the family! 😉 Do you have trouble sleeping? Or do you need at least 8 hours to function?

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About Genevieve

Genevieve is a southern gal who loves to write. She is a graduate of Everest College with an AAS in Criminal Investigations. Currently, she works as a freelance writer and volunteers for Central Virginia Horse Rescue by writing their monthly newsletter. If she's not writing, you can bet she's either spending time with friends and family, playing with the horses, crafting, or reading. Interested in having a guest blog appearance? Email sunshineleo05@gmail.com to get in touch! P.S. Subscribe by RSS feed if you are interested in following her creative insanity... ;)

Posted on January 2, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I have always been a night owl and never needed as much sleep as most people. My Mom said that when i was a baby/toddler I would go for two days without sleeping for more than an hour at a time. I do need more sleep now, but usually five hours is fine and 6 is perfect. If I sleep any longer, I end up feeling more tired than normal.

    • I’m the same way! Too much sleep makes me feel over tired and affects my motivation. For some reason I can sleep during the day much better than at night when its dark. Maybe I’m part vampire? Lol

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