The Woes of an Early Riser

Early Riser IssuesSince arriving back from Eastern Europe, I used the jet lag to my advantage and became an early riser. I’ve been waking up around 5am each morning. It’s great! I have even started bragging about it in that holier than thou attitude early risers LOVE to affect… “You got up at 10? Well, I got up at 5 this morning.

There are issues though.

  • By 9am I am hungry for lunch.
  • By 3pm I am exhausted and want the workday OVER.
  • By 9pm all I want to do is go to sleep.

Can it be that I am not any more productive than I was when I woke up at 7? The only difference is my schedule has shifted.

Still, I do enjoy being up before most people. I like the quiet of the morning. I like knowing I have time to putz and do my own thing. Hopefully I can keep it up.

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