Why can’t there be sleep disorders like sleep-exercising, sleep-cleaning, and sleep-doing-the-laundry? Or how about sleep disorders such as sleep-brushing-your-teeth, sleep-grocery-shopping, or sleep-driving-to-and-from-work? (Oh wait, scratch that last one, I already do that.)
It figures that the things I wish I could do in my sleep do not happen and yet the thing I would never want to do in my sleep — eating — apparently happens to folks quite often.
I tell you what: If I ever woke up and saw a half-eaten bag of M&Ms on the floor and chocolate all over my hands (because what they say is so not true), I would be really, really angry. To consume all those tasty calories and not even remember it? That is just wrong.
If I woke up and found that I had been eating beets, okra, or pine nuts, I wouldn’t mind so much (until/unless I burped), but I’d much prefer to wake up and find that my house was clean, my laundry done, the trash taken out, the grocery shopping done, my teeth clean (waking up to fresh breath!), and that I had lost five pounds from running on the treadmill for a few hours.
Now that would be a good night’s sleep.