26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

1. It doesn’t matter where you are or whether there is a bed around or not, you will be able to fall asleep if you try.

2. No matter how noisy it is, you can sleep through basically anything.

Nice try, but there’s no way I’m waking up for that.

3. And you definitely don’t need a room to be pitch black to be able to take a little siesta.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

4. You completely and utterly dread waking up in the morning.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

5. And your alarm clock is basically the devil.

6. You literally can’t understand how anyone can get by with less than eight hours of sleep a night.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

Honestly, eight is at the low end of your sleep spectrum.

7. Your morning coffee doesn’t really seem to have any effect.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

8. And even when you try another one, it doesn’t really help.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

There is no caffeine strong enough to break through this sleepiness.

9. You need to get up and walk around every once in a while so you don’t snooze at your desk.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

10. Or, if you have them, you must resist the temptation of working from the office couches.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

11. You always wonder if it’s worth it to take a nap when you get home from work since you’re just going to fall asleep for the night in a few hours anyway.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

12. Sometimes your friends invite you out, but you kind of just want to get in bed.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

Your bed counts as a friend, though, right?

13. The weekends have become a sacred time for you.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

14. There are times on the weekend when you’ll go back to sleep only a few hours after waking up, and you don’t feel any shame about it.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

15. Though you do often struggle to decide between getting brunch and staying in bed.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

16. You have to be extra careful not to “rest your eyes” because you WILL pass out.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

17. Any exercise makes you immediately want to climb right in bed afterward.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

“Ten jumping jacks? I think I deserve a little nap.”

18. You’re always a little nervous that you’ll doze off in a dark movie theater.

You're always a little nervous that you'll doze off in a dark movie theater.

19. You’re so used to having bags under your eyes that it doesn’t even faze you anymore when people bring it up.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

20. Buses and planes may be uncomfortable, but you get so tired that you can sleep on them anyway.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

21. It’s inevitable that after a bit of drinking you’ll end up needing to excuse yourself to go catch some Z’s.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

22. And you consider it a late night if you manage to stay out past 11:30.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

23. You often find yourself procrastinating because you just become too tired to finish your tasks without a quick nap.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

24. You are outrageously jealous of animals like sloths that just get to chill and rest all day long.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

25. Your bed is probably the most important thing you own.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

26. Because being tired isn’t just a physical feeling for you. It’s a way of life.

26 Things Only Perpetually Tired People Will Understand

*This article was originally published on Buzzfeed.

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