>character suffers from chronic insomnia>doesn't have reclusive tendencies, slurred speech, hallucinations, increased paranoia and generally nervous behaviour, trouble with motor skills/coordination, perpetual state of delirium or near-delirium, zero short term memory that necessitates having to take incredibly detailed notes, markedly worsened depth perception, suicidal fantasies, unusually irritated skin, eye pain, cramps and muscle spasms, increased sense of spirituality, very low but occasionally extremely active libido, manic episodes followed by extreme despair, apathy or lack of interests, significant and rapid weight loss or gain and occasional periods - usually while in bed - of alarming lucidity
>I am too autistic to suspend disbeliefSummary for everyone else
>>21804994>character lives in an almost constant disassociaive day dream drifting between apathy and pain
People with chronic insomnia have most or all of those traits. But that experience is normal for them. An insomniac character wouldn't even mention it.