ROW80- The Miracle of Sleep

This is a weekend of wonder. I’ve been slack on updating so forgive me. But there is just cause. I’ve been working overnights and my mornings are just atrocious before bed. I’m normally catching up on stuff I’ve not caught up during the 2-3 hours in the evening before the nap I take before I go to work. But on the plus side, week one on overnight is a success for the most part. I’ve adjusted fairly quickly and honestly– I like it. I’ve lost weight and the atmosphere is less stressful. I’m not going to say stress-free, but less stressful. My night-time supervisors are great and the floor support rocks. I really do appreciate them this past week. I’ve not needed them as much as I did when I first started, but when I’ve had those calls where things were totally jumbled– they were there to verify I was on the right track. For me, that did more for my knowledge base and feeling secure in my job performance than anything else. The other gift I’ve been given is that I’m almost back to getting between 7-8 hours a day sleep. Granted it’s not all in one shot, but most of it is. For me, that’s magnificent!  Continue reading