7.11.2008

Not Sleeping

Anyone who's known me for a time soon learns that above and beyond anything else, I am a creature of my routine.

My body wakes up at the same time every and gets tired at roughly the same time. I eat meals like clockwork. In fact, I rarely look at a clock because I have a killer sense of what time it is at any given moment.

But moving was a big disruption in my routine. Add to that the 3-hour time change and my body doesn't know what we're doing anymore. I wake up at 3 am, 6 am, 7 am, 8 am; I get sleepy at 2:30 pm and 6 pml; I'm hungry always or never, missing meals or eating constantly, and I haven't been to the gym since I left the PHX. (The gym is sort of the anchor of my routine, in all honesty.)

So now I'm awake until midnight. I haven't seen midnight on a school night in a long time.

Is there something about a relationship that pulls people to sleep more regularly? Perhaps the absence of my companion is also partly to blame.

4 comments:

  1. You'll settle in Charles. You're living in an exciting city and have a very cool job.

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  2. takes time. love you.

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  3. I hope you're feeling back on track soon. Near where you live is an excellent dim sim place -- Oriental Express, I think it's called.

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  4. Now I know why I've been thinking of YOU! You've moved and I'm back in Phoenix from a long vacation, I just took a long drive back to my childhood neighborhood here in Phx, because I will be moving to St.Louis sometime in the next two months... Congratulations to you... ! Met you twice w/Az Author events... and read your blog.... all best,

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