When there is a full moon, I feel like a switch in my brain turns on lunatic mode. This doesn’t mean “crazy”, this means I react to the moon when it is full. It doesn’t matter how tightly I pull the curtains, wear night shades and put a pillow over my head (I do all these things), I am still electrified by the moon. It isn’t just my body that feels restless, my mind is running a mile a minute too. I attempt to sleep, I try to quiet my mind, but to no avail.
At some point, I usually accept the hand I’m dealt and give up my lofty dreams of sleep. My choices are; I can turn inward and clean the house, or I can log onto my computer and see what is going on in the world. The other night, I didn’t want to do either. Instead, I entertained the thoughts that roll across my mind. Not the usual laundry list of the day’s events, this time, I thought about Jessie. [Read more…] about Sleepless