Biphasic Sleep For Musicians Day 11

To summarize day 11: still not adapting at this time. 

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  • 8:15am - I went to bed around 3am last night. I woke up fairly easily, even though I really would have liked to sleep.

I do feel like a broken record here though, as a lot of my results are very similar to the results I achieved during my first 4 days (before I overslept).

Today is the equivalent to day 4, and it feels very much like day 4, except a little bit easier.

Days 9 & 10 felt like days 2 & 3 (respectively), except a bit easier too! So go figure!

Just a few more days and I'll actually be having some more original material for you, rather than ghost-like repeats of my previous days.

  • 11am - Although I'm fairly functional, I still have a general haze over my mind at the moment.
  • 1:30pm - On the drive home from church, I almost fell asleep in the passenger seat. It's so hot out today that I feel very drowsy when you combine it with my sleep.
  • 5:45pm - I woke up from my 1.5 hour nap. I was able to wake up fairly quickly, although it was ridiculously hot out today, and that includes my bedroom, so that was making me pretty groggy.

I can't wait for things to get a little easier and less tired here.

  • 9pm - Since the sun has gone down, I've become much more energetic. With cooler air, it seems to be much easier to feel awake. I guess the tremendous heat really does add to your tiredness, especially if you're doing a sleep schedule like this.
  • 1am - I'm feeling extremely tired right now. I think I may have taken my nap too early. At this point, I'm starting to get a bit sick of the schedule, and am tempted to give up, but I know I can do it if I continue on.

I'm still prepared in case the experiment is not successful. If it turns out that it's not sustainable for me, then I will be willing to admit that. But considering my oversleeping day, I would need to get to a total of 14 or 15 days before I could make an assessment as to whether I am truly adapting or not.

So I've got a few more days left before I decide whether I'm going to continue or not. I'm feeling exceptionally tired still, so I'm not sure how successful it's going to be, but you never know; a lot can happen in 2 or 3 days.

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