It’s 2 a.m. and you’re soaring on the back of a dragon, wind in your braids, wielding your favorite sword, finally taking your chance to overthrow the evil queen.
Just as you raise your sword, about to be named ruler of the seven kingdoms, you see floods. For some reason, everything is water.
Oh, and your bladder hurts.
Your eyes shoot open as the fantasy fades and you realize you’re in bed, really having to, well, pee.
After getting up and relieving yourself, you desperately try to squeeze your eyes shut so you can resume your plans to vanquish the queen.
But, as we all know, it’s almost impossible to return to a peaceful dream state after being interrupted by your bodily needs — and anything that interrupts your sleep is likely to leave you cranky and tired the next morning.
Whether your bladder wakes you up in the middle of the night once in a while or all the time, we have some tips that will help you avoid the need to use the bathroom in the midst of your plans of supreme overthrow.