We all make mistakes. That’s part of being human. You spill mustard on your shirt or leave your credit card at the bar — life will go on. Those are mistakes you can recover from. But then there are the other kinds of mistakes, like tripping over the edge of a cliff or sharing a needle with a homeless guy, for which you will suffer tremendously.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.