Source: ABC News
She heard the alarm go off and her hand shot out at it reflexively, hitting the snooze alarm before she had fully awoken. She rolled over and forced her eyes open, looking at the display through a haze of sleep residue. She had to get up, she knew. Lying there wasn't going to make it any easier.
She peeled the covers back slowly, letting her arms test the air before forcing herself out of the warm cocoon of the bed. But the cold air bit at her skin and sent her retreating into the safety and comfort of the blankets.
"Just get up" she chided herself, willing herself to throw off the covers and get on with the morning.
But then a strong arm wrapped around her waist and pulled her into a backwards embrace. Her body immediately curled into the shape of his. His breath was warm on her skin and her legs sank backwards as if trying to cover every inch of his.
Immediately she justified the decision with the logic that ten minutes more would not make her late to work, then drifted back to sleep in the cradle of him.