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Saturday simpletons

Saturday, July 13, 2019

By Saturday my brain and body have begun to get very tired from the work weekend. I average about 5 hours of sleep between 13 hour shifts. Not nearly enough to recover properly. I think that is my biggest obstacle to overcome and no way to really do it. People say sleep helps with weight loss. Yeah I never get enough sleep. I have no trouble falling asleep, it is just having the time to sleep. I only get cat naps here and there. Being a single mom means no proper sleep ever. If I want any time to myself I have to get up early. That is my time of day. No kids to entertain or feed, just me. I get to play on internet, watch tv, exercise, do my chores, only what I want. It is my productive time. Only problem is it is early LOL like 5am. So I end up taking a cat nap in afternoon for around an hour, which keeps me up late, so cycle starts all over. I need to figure out a way to stop that. Going to sleep though at 9pm doesn't sound fun though.
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  • EDLEAR
    Not enough sleep is rough, I can empathize there. I hope that you can eventually find your way out of that issue.
    100 days ago
  • JRDUPREE
    Sleep was never a problem for me before I turned 50 and now minus the single parent part I struggle to get 6 hours most nights.
    Hope you find a solution to your sleep and me time.
    100 days ago
  • MTNGRL
    I was a single parent and working full time. I remember those days. There was precious little me time and lots of do for everyone one else. It sure can drain you and your schedule sounds rough. One thing I did was take aerobics twice a week..that was my time. Hope you can get some more solid rest so you feel renewed and energetic.

    I am glad you are fitting in some time for you just sorry you are not getting your rest.

    100 days ago
  • TRESSWANN
    I used to get up in the 4 am region. I fantasize about sleep and remember good sleeps like fine wines
    100 days ago
  • LOSEDAPOUNDS
    Hope you can get some quality rest and sleep this weekend!
    100 days ago
  • RALPHDB
    I regret your situation.
    100 days ago
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