Wednesday, January 26, 2005

What do Andy and our cats have in common?

Last night Kiesha subjected herself to be monitored during her sleep to determine if she had some sleep disorder. I think Kiesha would rather have her teeth pulled than have someone monitor her while sleeping but nevertheless had the courage to go through it. I love you baby.

Although the sleep technician there was not a trained sleep specialist, he gave us a preliminary analysis only, with a professional analysis to follow - what we do know is that Kiesha doesn't fall into the REM sleep and when she does she only gets a small amount of it. This means that Kiesha doesn't get the deep, restful, restorative sleep that she needs in order to wake up in the morning feeling refreshed. This is awful! I would go nuts if I woke up every morning feeling like I didn't get a minute of sleep.

Now you may be asking, "How did they get to the point of going through a sleep study?" Heck, you may be asking, "What does Andy and two cats have to do with this story?" Patience, people...patience.

Well, it turns out that at times Kiesha's nocturnal tossing, turning and kicking would sometimes interfere with my sleep. Now, nobody messes with Daddy's sleep. Nobody. Lets just say that I value my 8 hours of sleep. Andy places a much higher value on his sleep since he one time uttered the all-time favorite phrase, "There is nothing I would rather be doing than sleeping". Our two cats would surely agree.

2 comments:

PeterA said...

I think it would be interesting to have an Andy v. Jose sleep off. Having been a roommate to both, I'm not sure how I would handicap the affair.

On the one hand, it's true that Andy would frequently roll out of bed on the weekend for dinner. On the other, I don't think Andy ever slept through a final and then preceeded to give me shit for turning off the alarm....after 5 minutes.

Jose Quinonez said...

Hmm...I'm not sure what the sleep off winner would have to do to win but I could take him.

Hey if the alarm goes off during final's week that means there is an early morning final to be taken. I totally forgot that you screwed me up on my final exam like that. That may have cost me the Dean's list my first year. Thanks Pete. :-)