This morning my alarm went off nice and early, but I was so tired that I reset it for another hour and tried to go back to sleep.
It wasn’t happening. My mind had kicked into gear already.
Before going to sleep the night before I had had grand visions of taking my dog for a walk, playing fetch and if there was enough time, a quick swim in the canal. When I decided to reset the alarm, it essentially meant there was not going to be time for any of that, so my mind decided to replay these images. I instantly felt guilty and all feelings of fatigue instantly vanished. I got up, got dressed, and off we went. [...]