.As for me, I am keeping my nose to the grindstone, despite this persistent insomnia. The good news is that I have been staying on top of my work, plus minding my family as I should; I'm not feeling irritable like before. The bad news is that I have had no energy left to pursue photography. My Pentax sits collecting dust. Fortunately, someone handed down their little Nikon point-n-shoot, and I tried it on these crocuses. This shot was easy pickings.
.I have not described this insomnia for you, have I? It's like this: You avoid caffeine and naps, so that "your body's sleep clock" doesn't get confused, right? Then you consistently hit the sack at a good time. I go so far as to make sure everyone else in the house goes to bed, too. After everyone else is snoring contently, you remain awake and alert for what seems to be an inordinately long time. But somehow you eventually start to sleep, because something wakes you up! It is a gasp reflex after the body somehow forgets to breathe for a while. This cycles a few times until you have to get up to use the bathroom. Returning to bed, curiosity turns your gaze to the clock, thinking it must be 4 or 5 AM. Nope. It's barely been an hour since retiring for the night. Deep sleep evades me. This happens again and again until the alarm clock rings, and my face feels so droopy that I must look like an old hound dog. (howwwwwwwl)