My Melatonin Story.

I very rarely get sick, maybe once a year tops, but when I do I become completely useless as a human being until I get over it. This really isn’t that bad since it usually never takes more than 24 hours for me to get back to being “healthy.” Healthy is actually a pretty bad word to use there since that word can never really apply to me in a serious sense. Functional works better. So it takes 24 hours for me to return to being functional. Usually. Why am I telling you about this? Because last week I came down with a fever and it was a very different experience than I’m used to. It became apparent about mid-day last Wednesday, when I was sitting in my American Heritage lecture and I realized that 20 something minutes had passed and I had done nothing more than stare blankly forwards. I couldn’t go home though since I had quizzes in my other classes

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The Worst Way to Go to Bed.

I hate nights like tonight, it’s really late, I’m tired and all I want to do is lay down in my bed and sleep. That doesn’t happen though, despite my efforts otherwise. I do all my normal things to get ready to bed, then I lay down, find a comfortable position and close my eyes. Several minutes later it happens, I roll over trying to find a more comfortable position, this includes switching from a left to the right bud in my headphones so I can still hear my Sleeping playlist on Spotify. Few minutes later though and I’m rolling over again and it’s back to where I started. At this point I always think the same thing, “Why aren’t I asleep yet? I’m exhausted!” Then I’ll get up and go to the bathroom, not because I really need to, but rather I’m really hoping that a completely empty bladder will somehow cure my restlessness. After I crawl back into

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