I Can’t Get No Sleep
I don’t really remember when it started, but for quite a few years now I’ve been unable to sleep more than about five hours. It doesn’t necessarily matter how tired I am, at the five hour mark my body decides that it’s been long enough and I have to wake up. Now.
I hear people joke about insomnia, or narcolepsy or any of the other few sleep-related issues and I’m pretty certain that they can’t possibly have experienced any of them. In the realm of first-world problems, there’s really not much that screws up your day worse than being exhausted, going to bed, then waking up feeling as if you’ve not even slept.
There are a few factors that contribute to my sleep deprivation that I can adjust or fix. Here’s what I know for sure:
I’m overweight – Though in fairness, even when I was in athletic condition I didn’t sleep very much. But being overweight makes you hurt when you sleep, and my...
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