Dear stranger in the night

Last night I wasn’t feeling all too well.  Actually, I’m still not feeling too great.  My throat and ears hurt and are swollen and i just feel tired and run down.  More than anything i wanted to have a relatively early night (in my books that means getting to bed before midnight).  So i took my meds and timed it right that i would be extremely sleepy no later than 11pm.

For once i fell asleep immediately! you have to understand…being an insomniac this rarely happens…even when taking medicine.  Generally I don’t switch my cell phone off at night.  The reason for this is that I’m always petrified that there would be an emergency or something would happen and someone might need me and then I won’t be available.  So my phone is always on.  Also, an sms notification doesn’t wake me, a phone call however does. It’s the perfect arrangement really.

Then last night at 12:45AM my phone started ringing….still being very much asleep i didn’t even bother looking at who was calling, i just answered, my heart beating a mile a minute.  I mean, why else would your phone ring at 12:45AM…something had to be wrong somewhere right? WRONG! It was you. The conversation that followed went something like this:
Sleepy Ruby : Hello?
Stranger : Hello.  Eish….Who are you?
Slightly more awake Ruby : What?
Stranger : Who am i talking to?
Slightly annoyed Ruby : Why would you ask that? You called the number…who the hell are you and who are you looking for????
Stranger : eh…I’m looking for you
Highly annoyed ruby : Bulldust! a second ago you didn’t even know who you were talking to.  Listen here idiot….it’s quarter to 1 in the MORNING! Who the hell calls people at that time? Stupid people…that’s who! Screw you dude!
*Ruby puts down the phone and switches it to silent mode*

Then this morning when i recalled the incident I wasn’t quite sure if i was dreaming or if it was real.  So I checked my phone.  Ohmigosh! 34 missed calls….34…I kid you NOT! From your number.  For one of them you actually left a voice mail…livid because i had called you stupid and asking me who the hell i thought i was for saying you’re stupid.  Dude! 12:45 AM and 34 missed calls later to a person you don’t even know…what the hell??

Needless to say I didn’t sleep very well.  Once i get awakened like that i really battle to fall asleep again, and even when i do it is broken and disturbed.  I was NOT a happy ruby this morning.

Next time i suggest you block your number if you want to do something like this.  I have your number, and I’m still contemplating putting it on twitter and begging all the world to give you random calls at all hours of the night.  34 missed calls *shakes head*  I suppose it takes all sorts to make up the world.

Ruby

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10 thoughts on “Dear stranger in the night

  1. I was woken up at 1am with a call from a "withheld number". As I answered, the person put down. 5 calls later….i'm sleepy and grumpy todayPost the number

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