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For everyone who is an artist, writer, activist, poet, dreamer, parent… This inspired me.
As I get older it gets harder to recover from late nights and too little sleep.
Sleep is one of those things that gets to be a habit. Your body gets used to being well rested and protests when its not. It may have been a better strategy for me to fight the impulse to rest when tired in order to reduce the backlash when its not available. But that horse has left the barn.
August looks like it might shape up to be a month of self discovery. Things I need to discover in no particular order: