My alarm clock gave up the ghost after I assaulted the snooze button one time too many. Enjoying the warmth of my down comforter and unwilling to give up on my happy dream, I just burrowed down further into the bed. Unfortunately, that self-righteous cerebral cortex of mine, recognized the time, and decided to take matters into her own hands. By alerting the adrenal gland that not only was I running late, but I also had apparently decided to ignore that fact; she set into motion what would be the start of a very stressful day!
Together they timed their assault.
The CC bombarded once-idle thoughts with my busy agenda for the day, As the information began to sink into my consciousness, AG flooded my body with cortisol (the stress hormone) to ensure that the seriousness of my situation would be fully realized.
I was late!
My eyes shot open…
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