Waking Up Is Hard To Do

I watch the blades of the ceiling fan spinning around and around. I roll to my left and give Hubby’s face a gentle shove—-he’s lightly snoring again. Inhale. Exhale. [...] Despite my best efforts, I really, really struggle to fall asleep at what most people would consider a “normal” time. Most nights, I spend a minimum of an hour awake in bed before my brain is willing to turn off and succumb to sweet, sweet slumber...