Twitch streamer Disguised Toast talks about his sleeping problems after his recent chess boxing match with streamer PointCrow.
convulsions Streamer and Youtuber DisguisedToast, whose real name is Jeremy Wang, recently opened up to an audience about his troubled sleep after a boxing match in December.Content creators are known to stream everything from World of Warcraft: Dragon Flight To league of legends spin off teamfight tactics.
DisguisedToast attended a chess boxing event held by Ludwig, a large streamer and bidet hawker. The event, which took place last month, saw a variety of streaming his personalities face off both on the board and in the ring. In chess boxing, combatants alternate between boxing and a faster version of chess called Blitz His Chess. Competitors can win by either checkmate or knockout. DisguisedToast faced the streamer his PointCrow and managed to come out on top. But content creators seem to be suffering from lasting consequences.
Former Facebook Gaming streamer Toast recently teamfight tactics Stream when the topic of sleep comes up. He reveals that he hasn’t slept well since his boxing match with PointCrow, only being able to rest for about three hours at a time and doesn’t know why. He explained that he “woke up” on a regular basis and, oddly enough, that he suddenly woke up thinking he had to face Andrew Tate. “This may sound really silly, but I woke up last night thinking I had to have a boxing match with Andrew Tate,” he explains with a wry smile. At that moment he says he woke up at 3am.
Looking slightly embarrassed, DisguisedToast explained how his situation made him feel bad because what was supposed to be a “meme boxing event” was the root of his problems. He says it makes him “more uncomfortable to talk about. [he] I think it’s ridiculous,” he concluded by alluding that people were unlikely to believe he was suffering because of the chess boxing event.
Mental health issues are not uncommon in the streaming world. In fact, last year the streamer his Trainwreck set up a mental health fund for fellow streamers and their communities. The way DisguisedToast reveals his struggles is only positive. Unfortunately, a creator with a following that clearly states he’s struggling goes a long way toward normalizing what is still stigmatized and sometimes even ridiculed in the gaming community. There is a possibility.
Of course, streamers aren’t the only ones struggling in the gaming world. Last year, the UK-based Mental Health Foundation called for industry change to support players. With initiatives like this, and honesty and vulnerability like Toast, the industry and the people who love it will be better off.
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