Sleep and Eat

I am so tired. I haven’t felt so tired since Marta was born 5 months ago. But it seems like her sleeping rhythm is back to the beginning.

What does the tiredness do to me? It makes me hypersensitive and … it makes me crave sweets. I generally don’t have a sweet tooth but I guess in the absence of caffeine my body craves sugar. I wish we could delay Lent. I wish I could say: Let’s just wait until this phase is over…

Obviously, I know that there is always a “phase”. And I know that what my body really needs is good food. But I don’t sound very convincing to myself when I’m trying to survive on 3-4 hours of sleep every night.

This seems to start out as a real challenge. But Lent is a time to let go of excuses for failings and shortcomings; even if they are really good ones …

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