Confession: I sleep to much.
I love sleep. If I could, I would sleep 10+ hours every day. I have no set routine. I got to bed at different times, I get up at different times every day and I overuse the snooze button on my alarm. I am definitely not a morning person and don't really find my groove until 4pm, unless of course, I'm sleepy and my groove is nowhere to be found.
So, I did some research and found an article about How to become an early riser
that stimulated my curiosity.
The fundamental principle is that you go to bed only when you feel sleepy - it will probably be a different time every night - but you have to get up at the same time every day regardless. You have to do this for 30 days to set the pattern. He reckons you end up needing to sleep less and you get better quality sleep and feel well rested.
So I shall try it
Well, actually... I already started... but the first day I didn't set my alarm properly (trying for 6:30am) and it didn't go off so I didn't wake up until 7:27am
and all night I kept waking up, thinking about the time and was worried that I would oversleep or that I already had!
Night two: Alarm set, but snooze button kicked in and I got up at 7:09am - getting a little better!
I will set my alarm for 6:30am everyday from now on and try this new sleep thing. I am sooo looking forward to having extra time in the mornings to get on top of things, making my nights free for exercise and other fun activities
Wish me luck for tomorrow
Maybe I should post here as proof of what time I woke up.
Does anyone else have trouble with their sleep routine or wish to change it?
Just keep moving! And don't be lazy...
SW: 74.3kg - 1/1/09
CW: 71.1kg - 3/5/09