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Random thoughts on sleep deprivation

Like so many people, I’ve been suffering from insomnia lately. Between the two jobs I can alternate between day and night shifts frequently which makes having a normal sleep cycle pretty difficult. I work two jobs by choice because the hospital helps me keep my skills up to date and the State allows me to put bad people in jail. It's a good mix.

My problem is that when I’m exhausted, I’m unable to focus on ANYTHING. I'm awake, but I'm also useless. When I’m reading stories so many of them say something like, "I was unable to sleep and I decided to write this little drabble". And, of course, the drabble is amazing. So what am I missing here?

Why do I turn into a drooling waste of space when I’m tired and everyone else is able to scribe wonderful bits of lovely fiction?

I must learn this talent and use it to my advantage.

I'm off to stare at the television and drool on myself. :D

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60schic
Nov. 9th, 2007 01:15 am (UTC)
Darlin' - when I'm tired, I can barely read fic...write it? Uh-uh! I have to be rested and thinking well or it doesn't happen. I do however enjoy reaping the benefits of the insomnia of others...
nightrider101
Nov. 9th, 2007 11:04 am (UTC)
LOL Thanks 60schic! I'm glad I'm not the only one. I was beginning to wonder... :)