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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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Conversationist,  My doctors have tried!  My brain cannot be trained!  Even tried hypnotism!  Nothing has worked!  Finally, my neurologist told me to stay on my sleep medication and try to get at least four hours unbroken sleep.  Most nights I a can accomplished this, if I can in unwind properly with the routine I must use.  I've never had 8 hours straight of natural sleep.  My Mom told me I did not even sleep more than 3 hours as a baby.  I know I am an exception.  The last MRI of my brain show no strokes or damage as of yet.  I am 65.  So, so far so good.  I have noticed that in the last year I have been able to take a natural occurring nap at about 4:00 PM in the afternoon, for about 2 hours.  It is a wonderful feeling!  Natural sleep.  Now I understand just how wonderful natural sleep is to awake from!  I envy anyone who can fall asleep naturally!

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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It's okay to be a Night owl but make sure you get enough sleep, like 8 hours otherwise your brain will eventually have a stroke.

my husband only slept 2 or 3 hours a day and had 197 strokes in his brain, no kidding, finally his right side of his body became paralyzed.  He never recovered and went down hill after that.

Sometimes, it's difficult to sleep but just think of a beautiful place to go and soon your brain will fall asleep.

Train your brain!!!

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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Definitely a night owl! I'm usually up until about 2am, get up between 9-10 am. Sometimes on weekends I'll sleep in until my dog wakes me up. Luckily, my work hours are flexible. I have friends who are up at the crack of dawn, no matter how hard they try to sleep in because they are so used to being up that early. 

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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I'm both. I've stayed up late about 5 days out of the week and an early riser every day. 

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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I am definitely a morning person. I definitely need my beauty sleep. I'm most energized during morning hours. Ninety eight percent of the time, anytime after 8:00 P.M., I am dead to the world.

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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Night owl! Love the early morning hours but if I see them it's because I haven't gotten to bed yet! Don't get out of work til 1am or so. Can't go to sleep as soon as I get home. Many years of going to sleep between 3&4 am then getting up at 6 am to get kids on the bus to school. Those days are past. Thank goodness.

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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Have always been a night owl until my special needs son came along 24 years ago. Now that we have in home help, I have followed my natural rhythms of staying up late & sleeping late. 

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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I never turn in until after the bars close.

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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I am both, go to bed often between 1 and 3am and get up between 6 and 7am

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Re: Are you a morning person or a night owl?

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I sometimes feel like both! I am fine staying up late and then getting up at around 5 in the morning. They are both such peaceful times. I know it's not good to get enough sleep but sometimes the sunrises are so worth it!