Not The Next Snow White

My sleep walking and night terrors generally involve screaming about spiders, home intruders, or the mystery woman who lives under the bed. Sometimes I wake up Isaac just to ask how he is doing, or to see if he needs anything. Rarely do I stray from those topics, but lately sleeping Courtney has been stuck…

Night Terrors and 3 a.m. Visits

I could hear him in my bathroom, shuffling through my linen closet. I knew that any minute he would realize there was nothing of value in there and come rifle through the rest of my bedroom. He would see my laying in bed, quivering and begging to not be hurt. He was going to pull…

Check On Me, Okay?

Two nights ago I sleep walked into Isaac’s room. He was in bed working on homework and had papers sprawled out everywhere. Isaac says he could tell I was sleepwalking because I was in my glassy eyed zombie hunchback position. I clutched my stomach and said to him “I’m in pain and I’m scared.” Before…

The Hamburgler

In 2008, Isaac and  I shared a home with another couple named Christina and Michael.  One night the four of us decided  to grill some burgers and hot dogs and enjoy them while watching the beautiful Florida Keys sun set. After devouring our feast, we all started making our way towards bed. Isaac cleaned up…