In the privacy of my bedroom #imustconfess
That title sounds rather saucy, doesn’t it? Bet you’re intriuged and eager to find out more, aren’t you?
As you can imagine, lots of things happen in the privacy of my bedroom, but they may not be quite what you think.
Obviously I sleep (duh) and I get ready for bed (more on that later) but there are other things that happen behind closed doors as well.
My bedroom is where I play my daily dose of 5 rounds of Candy Crush before I go to sleep. Despite all the experts warning us against using devices just before bed, playing Candy Crush each night actually sends me to sleep.
Strange but true.
In my bedroom, in the dead of night, I grind my teeth in my sleep. I even drool at times from the side of my mouth.
Sexy, I know.
My bedroom also receives regular noctural visits from my children. And despite being situated on the left side of the bed, away from the door, the little darlings ALWAYS make their way around the bed to my side.
My alarm sounds at 6am each weekday morning to the radio and I lay there clinging to the warmth of my bed until the news, weather and traffic reports are over. I sometimes even talk myself into staying put to listen to a song if it’s a partcularly chilly morning.
Funnily enough lately, it doesn’t take a great deal of effort to talk me into staying put a little bit longer!
My Kmart chic alarm clock
My bedroom is also a handy place to sort and fold all the washing, on those occasions I’m actually motivated to do housework (pretty much only after we’ve run out of clean underwear).
When the underwear is plentiful, you’ll usually find heaped piles of washed clothes and linen lined along our bedroom wall. Waiting for the moment I need to madly dig through it to find the right item of clothing for someone.
You wouldn’t really call my bedroom a sanctuary as such. Especially since I rarely take the effort to make the bed either.
Honestly, why bother when it’s going to be messed up again anyway? It’s not like anyone is going to benefit from symmetrically placed cushions and pillows during the day, anyway…
I have been known to bother but it never lasts all that long!
My bedroom is also the place for fashion deliberations, day and night. A few weeks back, you were introduced to my lack of fashion sense, so it should come as no surprise to hear that even less thought is given to my night-time attire.
I wear pyjamas all year round to bed. I’m not keen on wearing nighties or lingerie to bed (I feel naked without pants) and I’m not comfortable in wearing nothing at all, given the regular nocturnal interrruptions by my beloved children.
My winter pyjamas are a few year’s old now and starting to get thin and stretched from wear but they are comfortable and can be layered for nights that are warmer or cooler than normal.
I hear that’s going to become even more important for me as I inch closer to the end of my reproductive life.
My summer pyjamas are also two piece combinations that I wear for comfort. They are light and stretchy and have also served me well for many years.
Like my approach to most things in life, I value comfort over fashion. If I’m going to spend a third of my life sleeping, my sleepwear needs to be comfortable rather than fashionable.
What do you wear to bed? Do spill the beans!
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