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By Dawn's Early Light - Amanda Magee
Briar has for the last week or two, taken to waking up with a start anytime between 3 and 5am.She arches her back and wails at the top of her lungs. Totally inconsolable. It seems to be an uncomfortable gas issue so we take turns patting her bottom, rubbing her belly and just soothing her. But honestly, it’s tough. You’re exhausted. Excuse me, I am exhausted. Sean as well. You want to help, but good lord, you want to go back to sleep too. This morning when it happened, surprisingly, I wasn’t writhing in agony from the burning in my eyes, or the early pulsing of one of those, “Man, I slept lousy last night!” headaches. I actually felt pretty lucid and not entirely…