My sleep habits changed this year and it’s been a very challenging life change. I have always been someone who filled my schedule. I want to do and see everything. I like being busy. It’s one of the areas Matt, my boyfriend, and I differ. I like to get up early and go, go go throughout the day, planning activities for almost every minute. Matt, on the other hand, appreciates time to relax. I’ve always laughed in the face of relaxing. In the past, four days a year of good R&R were enough for me.
But when I started not getting good zzz’s that all changed. In my exhaustion I needed more down time. It wasn’t a choice. I’d fall asleep doing things or be so exhausted I couldn’t enjoy them. I started drinking caffeine. It seems like I should say that with a whisper because if you know me, you know I really don’t drink anything caffeinated. At least I […]