Thursday, 18 August 2011

SLEEP AND I (BEST OF FRIENDS)

I have always hated mornings for as long as I can remember. No, let me rephrase it, mornings when i have to wake up early are such a drag for me. At night, I put a kettle of water on the cooker before going to bed. When my alarm goes off in the morning, I grudgingly get out of bed, turn on the nob of the cooker and quickly crawl back into bed for a few extra minutes of sleep. It's a wonder that I make it to the office on time (well most of the time). I stay in Surulere and work in Apapa and I always give thanks to God that I don't work on the Island. Friends that work there say, after a while, you will get used to waking up very early to beat the traffic. Yeah, yeah, I hear you. I still haven't even gotten used to waking up and leaving for work at 7am.

I have joked about my wedding being in the evening so I can enjoy my morning sleep and also because I do not like the sun. I have often wondered how I'm going to cope when I get married and start having kids. Guess I will cross that bridge when I get there and maybe then, I will get used to it by force, by fire, because I will have more responsibilities.

I hear people say that they have gotten so used to waking up early even on weekends, and they no longer need their alarms. I hail such people o. I watched a commercial once on Dstv about a singing alarm on wheels. When it goes off, it rolls to an obscure part of your room while still singing. You will be forced to wake up and search for it before you can turn it off. Hmmmm, maybe this is the kind of alarm clock I need, that is if I don't smash it against the wall one day.

I get so excited as Fridays approach. When I say TGIF, it's not because I have any wonderful things to do over the weekend. Nope, no weddings or outings. I'm just super excited that I get to sleep in for as late as I want to and without an alarm going off and disrupting my lovely sleep.

9 comments:

  1. Babe, the sleeping at the weekends has to stop oh!! You're not an old lady oh, there'll be plenty of time to sleep when you're 80!

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  2. lol, I know my dear. It is not as bad as it used to be.

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  3. Honey, mine is still as bad o! My siblings say I can sleep for africa! funny thing is I wake up early, I just don't open my eyes till much later. Dis post culd av easily been written about me mehn. I'm soo terrible. Even my colleagues say I av a special glow on fridays. Lerv my bed soo much. First time here & I'm liking. You can check out my blog too http://toinlicious.blogspot.com

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  4. @ toinlicious: yayyyy, av got a new follower. it's nice having you on board dear. nice blog you've got too. am definitely following. About the sleep thingy, hmmmmmm, ur siblings are mean o. so you alone can sleep on behalf of africa. lol. My siblings yabbb me too, but i'm getting better now.

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  5. Sleep is good for the body that is why i also do not joke about mine at all. lol, so my own phrase could be sleep and I are BFF. do check out my blog sometime too. cheers,

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  6. @ Priscy: Thanks for stopping by dear. I agree with you that sleep is definitely good for the body. I will check out your blog now.

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  7. i love to sleep too, a lot... so i can relate but it will improve by force i promise ...my husband once almost broke down our door when we were newly married, because he thought i had fainted..i was asleep..not to worry, one word.. breastfeeding a new born :)

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  8. @ Jemima: You must be a deep sleeper, lol. Poor hubby of yours must have panicked. Sometimes I wonder how I will cope when I eventually get married and have my kids, but I'm sure I will do just fine. My love for my new family will supersede the love I have for sleep. Thanks a lot dear for stopping by. I'm going over to your blog now and you bet i'll be following too.

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