Body Rhythm

Woe be unto me, all day I crawl around exhausted from waking up at 6 am. My eyes feel like there’s sand in them, my brain is foggy, all I want is to crawl into bed and fall asleep.

But at exactly 8 pm I get a burst of energy. I’m wide-eyed and ready to rumble all the way until 1 am.

I need to go to bed at 1 am and get up at 10. That’s the only thing that will keep me happy.

4 thoughts on “Body Rhythm

  1. I have a similar sleep cycle. I need to go to bed around three or four in the morning and get up around one or two in the afternoon. I’ve just been lucky enough to find a job on the B-shift, which fits my internal schedule well.

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    1. I lived like this my whole life, even with a small child. But now I have to get up at 6 to take her to school. And she’s very chirpy in the mornings. Good for her but I feel drained.

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  2. My natural schedule is go to bed around 2 am, get up between 8 and 9 am and then have a nap around 4 pm. My brain is most active between around 6 and 11 pm (which due to a variety of factors is not when I can actually do certain types of work….

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    1. I’m glad to find so many of my kind of people here on the blog. I always view the folks who get up at 5:30 if their own free will with deep suspicion.

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