Sleep Deprived

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You’re Sleep Deprived

Randy Gardner is one of the world record holders for the longest time a human has stayed awake. He lasted a full 264.4 hours without sleep. The doctor who saw Gardner after his experiment noticed that Gardner was exhibiting serious and extreme cognitive and behavioral changes, all due to his sleep deprivation.

The Truth Behind My Instagram Posts

And I guess what I’m trying to say is that strangers look through my feed and feel like they understand my life. They think all those snapshot moments paint an accurate picture of who I am: the girl who travels all the time, who runs around in city parks, who writes sappy poems and drinks at fancy bars. The girl without a care in the world. But she’s not me. Sometimes I don’t recognize her at all.