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Up earlier every day


Wednesday, July 11, 2012

I've set myself a goal to be getting up at 8am again. Since I moved, my schedule has been all sorts of crazy. I'm sure that part of it is because I have the summer off, another part is that my roommates are night people, and the third is that I have gotten into a bad habit.

I get so much more done when I get up in the mornings. Every day over the past week, I have gotten up half an hour earlier. This is not saying much, as I'm only up at 10am now. Yes, it got pretty bad. I like getting up before my roomies b/c I can get so much done. I am getting a good system in place. I feel I am able to accomplish that much more when I get up earlier.

My body also seems to function better when I get up at a decent time in the morning. Part of it is because I go to bed earlier. Call me crazy, but I really do feel I get better sleep if I'm sleeping before midnight.

In the next few days I should be able to be back to my old schedule.
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CRAIGTORG 7/13/2012 1:31AM

    I think this is important. I struggle with this, too. emoticon

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HEALTHY513 7/12/2012 1:43PM

  Keep at it Jessica! emoticon

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MELLYBEANS0919 7/11/2012 10:49PM

    Often the day is more productive the earlier is person is up...but it is so hard to do it!

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SWEETNWASTATE 7/11/2012 6:19PM

    I love that early is like 8am! I thought it would be like 5am and I was going to live vicariously through you. I keep thinking if I can be a morning person I could get an extra workout in but I cant wake up!!! Congrats on chaning the habbit

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TERRIEHICKS 7/11/2012 4:32PM

    I have been sleeping a bit...only to 8am since my boys are out for summer vacation. At least you are trying to get up earlier everyday so that is progress!! Keep up the good work!

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KAYLSLYNN 7/11/2012 4:16PM

    I HAVE FALLEN INTO THE SAME HABIT. I HAVE BLAMED IT ON THE HOT WEATHER. I TO FEEL BETTER UP BY 8 AM. HUBBY IS A LATE SLEEPIER ALSO SO THAT MAKES IT BAD. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JULIENMM 7/11/2012 3:39PM

    Once school starts again, you're going to be happy that you have started to wake up earlier. And I agree that you can get so much done in the morning before others wake up. My "roommates" (=kids and DH) tend to throw me off with all their demands when they are awake, so it's way easier to do things before they get up.

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SEANDA 7/11/2012 1:45PM

    Oh I SO agree. Here in our house times tend to creep in summer also... as hubby is a professor... but I feel better and am more productive if I don't fall into that habit. For me getting up before 8 is key to a really good day. :) You can DO this.

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RUNNERRACHEL 7/11/2012 1:38PM

    I like getting up early too. Since it is summer I haven't been sticking to a set schedule. I'm going to work on getting up earlier and getting my workout done. Thanks for the reminder! emoticon

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