I'm not a "real" grown up (at 25yo) because I cannot fully function on less than 6 hours of sleep. Even with caffiene. It happens at least once a week though thanks to my kids, as I know is the case with pretty much every parent on the face of the earth, and i usually get just enough to get by.
But I turn into a sensitive, clumsy, mess on less than 5... which happens about once a month. Biggest reason I kept the kids in bed with me as infants... So I could sleep.
But it seems whenever someone asks me what is up because it can be obvious I'm not able to concentrate and get stuff done, and I say "I am running on 4 or 5 hours of sleep (or less even... im running on 3 today, which is what inspired this post)" I get a "welcome to being an adult" or "Well I sleep less than that every night" response... even from my DH, (who btw sleeps at least a full 8 EVERY NIGHT and trys telling me he sleeps less than me... and is the BIGGEST jerk if he doesnt get 10 hours)
I have to work tonight, fml, there will be no naps in my future either. Im gong to be on a caffiene drip all day and night so I can keep my composure tonight at work.
What is your "Im not a 'real' grown up because..."