Nas said “sleep is the cousin of death.”That quote motivates me to run each day instead of the day running me. What is sleep, anyway? Midterms are finally done, but papers and exams are pouring like an endless stream of waterfall. Ohhhh….. FINALS. This semester, the finals are going to be my final finals. Get it? heheh…
There are people, other than Nas, who motivates me to endure and prevail my last stretch. Finals mean it’s close to holiday season, holiday season means vacation, and vacation means I get to visit home and reunite with my munchkins.
Last winter break, I went home on December 23rd, which is right before Christmas Eve. My flight to LAX from SFO got extremely delayed thus I arrived home very late at night and my siblings were asleep. I was so exhausted from finishing up my papers, taking tests, working, packing, and traveling that I completely crashed and went into a deep 16-hour slumber. You can say that I fell into a mini-coma.
I woke up to my siblings whispering questions to each other few feet away from me in my room around 2PM:
Bryan: When did mom pick her up from the airport?
Sophia: Maybe yesterday or this morning?
Bryan: Oh yeah! Do you hear her snoring?
Sophia: She doesn’t snore, remember?
Bryan: Breathing? Go check.
Sophia: Ah! Don’t push me!! I’m scared!
Bryan: Ah! Is she dead?!
Sophia: Dead?! She died?!
Me: Who’s dead? *yawn*
Sophia & Bryan: Ahhhhhh!!
- not dead, but sleeping… (thehandmaid.wordpress.com)
- It’s the Busiest Time of the Year! (donorworx.wordpress.com)