Help fixing my circadian rhythm

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Help fixing my circadian rhythm

Postby Individual » Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:50 am

Last night, I stayed up 'til 6 AM playing videogames. The next day, I woke up at 6 PM, 12 hours later. Next Tuesday, I have to be up by about 7 AM to take a test.

WHAT can I do to get back on a normal sleep schedule? My sleep rhythm is very delicate. I can only usually move it by about an hour or so.

Right now, I plan on chugging four energy drinks, passing out when the caffeine wears off and waking up very early tomorrow.
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Re: Help fixing my circadian rhythm

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:53 am

Stay up until its your normal bed time and go to sleep then.
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Re: Help fixing my circadian rhythm

Postby appicchato » Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:25 am

Individual wrote:WHAT can I do to get back on a normal sleep schedule?


Dump the (arguably) insane practice of playing video games (all night)... :zzz:
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