I Downloaded An App To Help My Insomnia, That’s Where My Terrifying Nightmare Begins

21 Apr

There is always a night that you just can’t get to sleep.

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Flickr, Luke Andrew ScowenFlickr, Luke Andrew Scowen

What do you do when you can’t sleep?

Everyone has those nights. You get in bed, try to find that perfect spot for your head on the pillow, close your eyes. Wait for that slow haze of darkness to creep into your brain and let you disappear from the world for a little while. And wait. And wait.

It doesn’t come. You start to worry about how much time you have left before the sun comes up, which ironically makes the whole thing worse. Now you’re aware of the fact that you can’t sleep and your whole body feels like it’s tensing up. All this stress is counterproductive, you’re hyper-focusing and it’s making you crazy, all you can think of is how the night is slipping away from you one awful sleepless moment at a time…

But that’s just been my experience. Who knows. Maybe it’s…

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