YOU KNOW YOUR INSOMNIA IS SERIOUS WHEN YOU’RE UP POSING YOUR CHRISTMAS MOOSE AT 3 IN THE MORNING

BASHFUL MOOSE

I often wake up at 3 o’clock in the morning. Sometimes I wake up because there is something on my mind. In those sleepless hours, I’ve resolved business problems and come up with ideas for

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growing my business, then gone peacefully back to sleep.

Sometimes a new idea awakens me and I’m excited. Once I created a complete outline for a novel that would have been a best seller – if I hadn’t gone back to sleep and remembered not a word of it in the morning.

MACHO MOOSE

MACHO MOOSE

But the mornings I hate are those when I go from totally asleep to wide awake in an instant and know there is no hope I’ll fall asleep again for hours. I toss and turn. I get up, roam around the house. When you’re too awake to sleep and too sleepy to think, three o’clock in the morning is a boring time – even with 500 plus TV stations.

You know your insomnia has hit a new peak when get up the next morning and realize you’ve spent two hours posing and reposing your Christmas Moose, naming the poses, and taking poictures of him — perhaps for a giant coffee table book.

Insomnia .. spent 2 hours posing and naming my Christmas moose

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Insomnia .. spent 2 hours posing and naming my Christmas moose

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