I am awake. I am up. I am active, alert, ready to get this day going. I am not dreaming anymore. I am not half-asleep. The sun is shining in my face. It is activating my metabolism for the day. Hello, sun, good to see you, I say. Hey, the sun says. Get your ass out of bed. You said you're awake but you're about to fall asleep. Get up. Now. Okay, sun, I say. I'm getting up. I'm getting up. Jesus. Now, the sun says. Now.