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Biphasic Sleep : Day 25
Written By : Scott Bird
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Biphasic sleep : Day 25I must have been pretty close to waking when the alarm went off this morning. Usually when the alarm sounds my thoughts are along the lines of ‘ugh, what?‘ – this morning I was going step-by-step through the day’s major tasks. I could see myself doing them.
Now, whilst this probably doesn’t sound anywhere near as fun as a bit of dream recall (and some of my dreams are just downright weird), it is quite handy. The usual 15-20 minutes spent waking up is ignored (or at least delayed until an automatic task arrives – such as showering or eating breakfast); now I need to find out a way of achieving this more often. Every day, preferably.
Following nap
Another 3 hour nap – not quite sure why; I wasn’t particularly tired. Today’s scheduled workout got pushed to tomorrow (so it could’ve been generally keeping busy I guess), it wasn’t terribly hot and I made sure to keep the on vs in distinction.
I think I’ll keep to the planned 4.5 hours for the next sleep.

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Written By Scott Bird
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