I don't know about anyone else, but when I am tired, it definitely affects my communication.
I get tongue-tied.
I lose my filter.
When typing, words come out spelled at crazy ways. Or sometimes in the wrong order.
Since Henry's teeth are greatly affecting the quality of my sleep, I am even more afraid that I may make a communication blunder while at work.
Here are a few things I am afraid may happen:
1. I desperately afraid I will accidentally tell someone "I love you" when leaving a message or getting off the phone. While this might be forgiveable if a woman were on the other end of the line (women tend to be more understanding of mommy-hood sleep deprivation), I usually only speak with men. It could make for some awkward meetings if I have told everyone in the room I love them before I get off the phone.
2. Public... without the "l". Not sure that one needs much explanation.
3. In my engineering reports, I have to report some things in units of time i.e. feet per second. But it is common to eventually abbreviate seconds to "sec". The "x" is really close. I'm a little afraid I will start reporting flowrate in terms of cubic feet per sex.
I think I will have to start searching my documents for inappropriate words before I print and send them in. Nothing says professional like sexual references, amiright?
When it comes to being overly verbally affectionate, I know it is just a matter of time. Seriously.