I have been a night owl all my life. Lately I have 3 or 4 days a week that I go to bed between 8 and 9. I hate it. I feel like it cuts my day off and I don't get any time to unwind from my day :( It's bad enough that I ache all day but I want time to relax and watch my shows. Sometimes I feel like all I do is work, eat, sleep and hurt. Thanks for letting me vent!
I am sorry to hear of your change in sleep schedule and how that frustrates you CDNgirl37. 8 or 9 o'clock really does seem early for someone who has been a life long night owl. I too have been a night owl. It seems now that I don't need to sleep at all. I am up well into the morning hours often just sitting on the edge of my bed. I wish I had the magic answer for you but as you said maybe you just needed to vent so I am glad I was able to be the first to lend a listening ear. Blessing! 😴
Cdngirl, I know how that feels, before I stopped working. And my hubby, before he changed jobs, was always changing shifts (monthly). It took a toll on his body, our lives as a family, and his work. And my brother was a night owl worker, until a few years ago. It's not an easy thing to transition. I hope your schedule isn't going to be like this permanently. Hugs & prayers! 🙂💕🙏🌼
Man, I hear ya! When I was still working, I would drift off to sleep on the couch before 10, my poor hubby was confused because he knew I liked being up late, but when the fibro first came I was just worn out all the time. Getting disability meant I could rest more, and at least stay up with him, but then my ptsd went into overdrive and I would be up all night "on watch". Finally made myself stop, then got a cpap and now sleep a bit better, although most days I'm still aiming for 10+ hours asleep optimally.