A moment of sheer bliss in bed........
By 5th House
October 4, 2016 12:38pm CST
The title probably makes it sound a lot more exciting than it really was. The other night I had woken up and was struggling to get back to sleep again. My other half's snoring is much improved since he started his diet, but it's still there and sometimes even a relatively quiet snorer is enough to keep you from getting to sleep. It's not always about volume. It's more about the repetitive rhythms that drive you mad. (Think Chinese water torture.) Anyway, after much tossing and turning, there came a point when I realised I was incredibly relaxed and comfortable. I don't know quite how it happened. It was just a matter of the snores having ceased for a few blissful seconds and me having somehow managed to shuffle into a particularly cosy, comfortable position. Everything just felt perfect - the sheets against my skin, the warmth of the bed, the slight coolness of the air on any exposed bits of flesh, the darkness. I actually thought to myself, "This is amazing. I've never felt this safe, this relaxed, this comfortable ever before. I even pondered if perhaps I was on the brink of death, because I'd heard that people are supposed to experience a brief episode of euphoria as they pass over. Well, it didn't last long. I must've dropped off to sleep and before long woken up again, but I'm still thinking about those amazing few moments when I felt more at peace than I ever thought it was possible to be. I suspect some people have to take drugs to reach that state of being.
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