I'm posting this secretly hoping someone will come forward and let me know I'm not the only one
They have a miraculous cure for this but...
I have nightmares.
Like... a lot of them.
Don't only kids get nightmares??
Last night was a bad one. Like one of those, "I can't tell if this is real or fake" kind of nightmares. The rest have been easy for me to wake up and justify, "That could never happen" or "This is just a dream."
But last night's woke me up at 2:30am. And kept me up, even after bravely searching the entire house.
I'm on of those people that when I hear a noise, I'll pull the covers over my head. Like that would really help prevent an intruder from finding me. So I made a point last night to put my big girl pants on and search the house. The entire house. Every closet, room, floor, garage, etc.
Had someone actually been there who knows what I would have done, but I felt like this would put my thoughts at ease and allow me to go back to sleep.
I stayed up the rest of the night terrified of what I had just dreamed about and how something like that could even enter my subconscious.
Realizing this is nightmare #4 in the past 7 days made me realize I have a problem. How do you fix your dreams? If I had it my way I'd dream about shopping sprees and being a mermaid (because who doesn't want to be a mermaid).
But instead my dreams are causing me to wake up in a puddle of sweat with crusty eyes (where I could tell I had been crying at one point).
So here's my next dilemma:
How do you go to work looking exhausted only to explain, "I'm really tired because I have nightmares."