Little Conversations: Bathroom Breaks and Satin Vests

While it has been a whopping 5 months since I have had a sleepwalking episode (thanks Whole30!), I still sometimes talk and spew nonsense in my sleep. Much to my husband’s delight. A few weeks ago this sleeptalking episode occurred: Me: Isaac, wake up. (shoving him awake) Isaac: What? Me: You need to go to…

Sleep Studies, Oranges, and Ice Cream

Hi! It’s been quiet here on The Other Courtney, meaning the real Courtney has been really busy. Not with anything fun, though, I assure you. Okay, I lied. The sleep study was actually a little fun for me. I enjoy new experiences and this was unlike anything I had experienced before. I also learned a…

First Sleep Doctor Appointment

I always feel childish saying “sleep doctor”, like there is probably a much more accurate and scientific name for this special type of doctor.  But this morning I overheard a gentleman at the sleep disorder clinic actually introduce himself as a “sleep doctor” to someone, so I feel more confident about saying it now.  Anyway,…

Wake Up Call

I was sleepwalking and switching the light on and off over and over again creating a strobing effect in our pitch black room. Poor Isaac had just fallen asleep. Isaac: You are acting so crazy, stop it. STOP IT NOW! Me: Well then you need to go turn on the bathroom light because I get night…

A Dilemma

Isaac and I have a dilemma on our hands. I Can’t stop sleepwalking into his room and waking him up every single night. I also can’t stop laughing as I’m writing this. What in the world?! It’s like in the past two weeks my subconscious has tapped into the fact that I am not confined…