Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Things are bad...

I think the capacity we have as humans for endurance of the untenable is incredible. I think this capacity is highly diminished by lack of sleep. As the wheels fall off and the amount of sleep permitted by a combination of our oldest sleep walking, changing beds and waking the household at ungodly hours, is reduced well beyond what is possible to function on... I am losing my ability to sleep, and in turn, my rationality.

I can see why this is used as a tool of torture.

That is all. Epic household fail.



18 comments:

Walter Knight said...

Sleep is for whimps. Stay UP all night with me.

FRANNIE said...

Nothing makes me more bitchy than lack of sleep.

Ro said...

Oh, I hear ya, (((hugs))) and wishes for unbroken sleep for you all soon.

Wanderlust said...

Lack of sleep will absolutely undo you. Hoping things turn around soon and your nights are once again uninterrupted. xoxo

PinkPatentMaryJanes said...

Ouch - sleep deprivation is the ultimate hell. Particularly when you've got so much to deal with in the dead of night (everything looks worse at night doesn't it!) and as a former sleep walker, my sympathies. I scared the crap out of my parents more than once standing beside their bed, eyes wide, looking like I was auditioning for Linda Blair's role in The Exocist.

hugs x

Lori @ RRSAHM said...

OH dear. That sux hardcore MM. Thinking of you.

Mistress B said...

sleep deprivation is the ultimate cruelty....

Can you tie the wandering kid to the bed with bungee cords? ;)

Kakka said...

Oh Sandman come and visit my friend. Place your gentle hand upon her head. Whisper sweet dreams into her ear. Sandman sleep is needed here. Hugs my friend xxx

Walter Knight said...

That is a good idea. I will bring you some "magic dust" to help you sleep, sprinkle it all over you as you drift off to slumberland.
The problem is Customs. Magic dust is frowned upon at Customs. Something about being a controlled substance or some other silly technicality. Aliens have been been using magic dust for years without a problem.
Tell you what. I'll drop the magic dust from a plane (a 10 pound bag). Anything for you Madmother. Be sure to look up when you go outside.

Langdowns said...

OH Mad Mother I feel your pain! Oh how I feel your pain. Hope you get some beauty sleep soon.

E. said...

I could have sworn I replied to this when I first read it but obviously not.

So I hope things settle down soon. Sleep deprivation sucks. You can email me if you want to chat. I think an email address is in my about page.

Rianna said...

I'm a whack job without sleep. You poor woman!!! xo

Lisa said...

MM, get your butt back on this blog. Right NOW. Or I'll turn into a mad mother (lower case)and come get you.

(Did that read as 'worried', because it was supposed to)

Just pop on and say 'I was drowning, but I think I can manage a bit of doggy paddle'.

Caitlyn Nicholas said...

Get thee some valium love. I got out of the habit of sleep and it nearly killed me. The kind Dr gave me some valium for when I can't sleep and it saved my life. When I take it, I tell hubby that it knocks me out so much I cant hear the kids (which is almost true) and he has to do wet-bed duty - which has suddenly gone into overdrive due to cold weather (lazy little fiends). So I always get a good night. :)

I nearly lost friends due to paranoid imaginings when very very sleep deprived. You lose all sense of reason, its just horrible. Hugs.

Epskee said...

I got that whole deleted post today on my feedreader. Although I cannot help, I wish I could.

Your last comment on my (currently very neglected) blog surprised me by just how much it meant to me. You made me feel just that little bit better, at a time I sorely needed it. I'm terribly crap at this stuff, but I hope this inadequate cyber-reaching-out comment might do a little of that for you.

You know I hate the mushy fake bullshit on the web, so I hope you take this as it is meant, as it is my very first one -

((HUG))

Jen said...

Sleep sleep..please hit my friend and her gorgeous boys tonight. Lay them in their beds to slumber with no wandering legs the whole night through so they can wake refreshed in the morning. (((hugs))) .

DQ said...

I followed the link from the autism sucks blog. I posted a comment there about your alone post. I don't know you but I know your pain, your deep sorrow. I am worried about you. I am going to say it again, please talk to someone about how you are feeling. I care that you are in pain and need comfort.

Lulu said...

Hang in there hun....even if only by your fingernails xoxoxoxo