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How much do you sleep?

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by dusty, Mar 29, 2006.

  1. Oddly Familiar

    Oddly Familiar Well-Known Member

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    Sleep has always been satisfying for me. But, over the last year I would say I've got 7 hours on a good night during the week. Lately, Ive been doing 6 and feel exhausted at school, but right after 3 I feel fine and couldn't go to sleep if I wanted to. Most of the time. On the weekends, I get probably 13 every night I spend at home. When I'm out until 4 in the morning, I get about 8. Sundays I get 2 or 3 sometimes, because my dad drags me to church.
     
  2. JBZ

    JBZ Well-Known Member

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    I've never averaged more than six hours of sleep per night during the average week, that I can remember, so if I have an enourmous sleep debt - it's just one more debt that I'll probably never pay off...

    Oh, I don't know. I think all of us are going to pay off our sleep debt (and then some) eventually.

    Personally, I need at least 7 hours a night or I have trouble functioning. I can get by on 6 for a couple of nights, but after that it catches up with me pretty quickly.
     
  3. Mr. Checks

    Mr. Checks Well-Known Member

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    5.5 to 6 on the weekdays, maybe 7 on the weekends.

    I consider anyone who needs 8 hours / day to be slovenly. Not fair, but I can't help it.
     
  4. Andrew V.

    Andrew V. Well-Known Member

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    I think I need 7 hours or so, but function best if I get at least 8 hours.

    Sleeping enough is good for your health. It's no more indulgent than eating healthfully or exercising.
     
  5. imageWIS

    imageWIS Well-Known Member

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    I've been trying to sleep as little as possible and according to my imaginary friend Bob; mentally, I'm better than I used to be.

    Jon.
     
  6. topcatny

    topcatny Well-Known Member

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    I probably average 5-6 hrs a night. I feel much better when I get 7-8 hours a night though. I find as I get a little older that I don't function as well on little sleep like I used to. It used to not make much difference to me if I got 3or 4 hours of sleep a night. Now, I can still wake up and function but I am not nearly as productive.
     
  7. Brian SD

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    I get 6 or 7 per night and I'm rarely ever tired during the day. However, I take a multivitamin every day and exercise regularly - I'm betting it has more to do with the exercise than anything else. I noticed that during times when Im not exercising, I feel lethargic and low on energy.
     
  8. Matt

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    Sleeping is one of those things I have never been good at.

    I guess I average around 7, but I always wake up 4 or 5 times a night, so I get poor quality sleep.

    I used to compensate for this by having one really early night a week - I would go to sleep at like 7.30 or 8 pm, and not get up til normal time, it helped...i should get back to doing that.
     
  9. Jen

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    I need 6 hours, but I like to have more. Lately I've increased my cardio, and I seem more tired in the evenings...Maybe I need the vitamins too.
     
  10. Saucemaster

    Saucemaster Well-Known Member

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    People who sleep less live longer according to a study covered in this article.
    In more ways than one! I almost never remember my dreams, so as far as I'm concerned, if I'm asleep I might as well be dead. I've never understood people who say they "love sleep". You're not conscious, how can you love it? I think what they mean is that they like waking up after sleeping for a long time. But for me, that's just not worth it. Once in a while, I'll get nine hours on a Saturday night after being out late. That's enough for me.
     
  11. CaptChaos

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    I like to get about 8 hours of sleep and have been getting it about 50-60% of the time recently.
     
  12. Tck13

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    I like to get about 8 hours of sleep and have been getting it about 50-60% of the time recently.

    You really need to get your Avatar back up. That is def one of the best on the forum.


    I try to get 7.5 hrs of sleep per night because; I recently learned that a sleep cycle is approx 45 min? (1hr15min?) long (I forget which).

    Apparently, it is much easier to wake up at the end of a sleep cycle as opposed to waking up in the middle of one. I guess one naturally comes out of sleep at the end of a cycle.
     
  13. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    Sleep is for wimps.

    koji
     
  14. javyn

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    I like to sleep because my dreams are fun and I remember most of them. At least for a few hours to a day. Things like free falling, running from the giant gorilla man, and shooting Michael Jackson with a flare gun.


    One of these days I am going to work on astral projection
     
  15. denning

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    In my undergrad I went for 53 days without getting more than 5 hours of sleep a day and that really fucked me up. Normally I would need between 7-8, and I had a really healthy diet and active life. However, last year I got in an accident that put me in a coma, caused some amnesia, some minor longterm head problems and since then i have been needing more. Between sleep and naps I average probably close to 10 hours a day. Some like Mr. Checks would consider that slovenly, but I can't help it. I wish I could.

    When my sister was in high school she got Mono and then Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ended up sleeping 22.5-23 hours a day for a year. She only got up to eat and go to the bathroom. She had to drop out of school for the year, that was really tough on her.
     
  16. imageWIS

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    Sleep is for wimps.

    koji


    So is lunch.

    Jon.
     
  17. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    So is lunch.

    Jon.


    Ya wanna friend? Get a dog, pal.

    [​IMG]

    koji
     
  18. imageWIS

    imageWIS Well-Known Member

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    Ya wanna friend? Get a dog, pal.

    [​IMG]

    koji


    Greed is good. [​IMG]

    And this reminds me of RL: "˜Yeah, not bad for a City College boy. I bought my way in, now all these Ivy league schmucks are sucking my kneecaps.' No?

    Jon.
     
  19. Matt

    Matt Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    "you like my shirt? thank you...its a Grayson"
     
  20. imageWIS

    imageWIS Well-Known Member

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    "you like my shirt? thank you...its a Grayson"


    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    LMFAO.

    Funniest Post, EVER!

    Jon.
     

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