Monday, September 26, 2011

Sleepless Night and Monday Mingle

Don't you hate those nights when you just can't get to sleep?

That's what happened to me last night. Usually when I can't sleep, my brain is working overtime thinking about the work I need get done the next day...but last night I kept thinking about chocolate.

Might have had something to do with the massive amounts of chocolate I consumed on Saturday at my Dove Chocolate Discoveries party (see yesterday's post) or it could have been the bowl of dark chocolate mousse I finished off right before bed. (I didn't like the bowl, I promise.)

Whatever the culprit was, it sucked.

I went to bed around 11 p.m. and for the next 45 minutes all I heard were sirens and rain. I live in rural America, not in NYC or LA - the sirens were unusual but I refused to shut my window. I'm stubborn like that.

I woke up again around 2 a.m. but I'm not sure why. I think I fell back asleep quickly that time.

Then around 4:15 a.m. it happened. I was awakened by a loud clattering noise from downstairs.

It made me jump. It scared me. It didn't make me get out of bed.

It did make me lay quietly and listen for footsteps.

I decided that if it WAS a burglar, I would just let him take whatever he wanted downstairs and not invite any more trouble!

Needless to say I didn't get much sleep after that!

I'm happy to report the noise was nothing more than the cover of my doorbell falling to the floor. No burglar to be seen.

I think I'll go to bed now!

Mingle 240

1 comment:

  1. Ugh, I hate it when I can't sleep. I don't think chocolate has ever kept me up at night, though. Fake burglars certainly have.



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