Mullberry Whine

poured out before bed

Night Float

Into the warm cocoon of my jersey knit bed I snuggle, a fluffed pillow over my head, the comforter swaddled in about my neck.  Yet beneath all the trappings of sleep, beneath my tightened lids, I perceive the warm glow of morning, the sunlight filtered through creamy white drapes.  I sigh and burrow deeper, even as my mind stretches up to meet the dawn, imagines the goings on beyond the window, the coming and going of those happy beings for whom day is day.  Impatiently I wait for a different twilight to signal the time for my awakening, the beginning of my work shift.

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This entry was posted on March 12, 2012 by in Mornings, On Pediatrics, Sleep and tagged , , , .

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The views expressed on "Mullberry Whine" are NOT intended to diagnose or treat disease.
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The med-ed related stories described here are based on real events. Details have been changed in accordance with HIPAA de-identification guidelines to protect confidentiality.
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Mullberry Whine can be enjoyed daily; there is no unsafe quantity. Real wine, though, should be enjoyed in moderation. At-Risk Drinking for males under 65 is defined as >14 alcoholic beverages per week or >4/day, with >7 drinks a week or >3/day being the cut-off for females under 65 and for anyone, male or female, who has graced this planet for 65 years for more. Drink Mullberry Whine like there are no consequences. But drink alcohol responsibly. Your friends, your family, your health-care provider, and your liver - heck, ALL of the organs in your body - will thank you.
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