Book Reviews

I have been reading during my hibernation this winter. This is the first chance I've had to hunker down and lose myself in new worlds since I'm up at the pre-crack of dawn (2-4am) every blessed day. I could be up doing laundry or cleaning my bedroom, but as I have said before this is…

The Weekend

I spent the weekend resting if you can call it that tossing and turning never getting comfortable but not exerting myself. These 2am mornings are something else. I tried to stay up late (9:30pm) and for that I was gifted with a 2am wake up dream. Sigh, I'm really very tired of this. When it…

So I never sleep

So I never sleep during regular hours. I go to sleep in the dark and wake in the dark I have to wait hours until I see daylight What use would that be? I can wake and wash in the wee hours of the morning Hysterics follow  He never says goodbye, my bear he is…

Digging myself out

If you could foresee one accomplishment in your future, what would you like it to be? from Impromptu Promptlings https://promptlings.wordpress.com/2015/11/24/the-sandbox-writing-challenge-16-crystal-ball/ Iaminahole inthedark wishingfor something otherthan thisbleak darkfogIam in.Nocutting willsolveit Nomedicine seemstocure it,doctors seemtothink itisajoke Iamajoke Imustbefaking WhydoInotwant tobelockedup safeanddrugged untilIcannot feelthepain? Reality is painfulsometimes mixed with joy thedepressive coctail has a purposesothat I can appreciate…

Note to Self

Do not find things to do in the middle of the night to fight insomnia. The basement is a dangerous place for you- you budding pyromaniac. Those boxes of old patterns are extremely flammable. Cleaning with fire is a bit drastic. Water is not enough when they spill flaming from the wood burning stove. Asbestos…

3am, not 4am, not 5am

Placate the gods Really, cause I have nothing better to do. Obviously, I have pissed off the insomnia gods. I should build a temple in my front yard Set it alight and hope the gods notice before the local fire department. Next month, I will try building a mud tower to placate the angry- pain,…

Mistakes

My mom had to get me out of the hospital. It was like the doctor (Dr. B) didn't speak the same kind of English I spoke last weekend and they were going to experiment with my medication indefinitely until I brought my mom in to threaten fire and brimstone to get me out of a…