Archive for the ‘Sleep’ Category

The Dream Journal Works

I’ve been keeping a journal of my dreams since December 16th. The goal is to have better recolection of my dreams and increase the frequency of lucid dreaming. Prior to logging my dreams I would remember a few a week. I almost never had a lucid dream, and the few that I do remember were […]

Posted on January 7, 2007 at 6:44 pm by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Sleep

I Wasn’t Quite Ready

About 35 hours into polyphasic sleep I realized I wasn’t prepared well enough. I didn’t have enough to keep me busy and the motivation to pull through. I woke up from my 2AM nap today very tired. I had trouble falling asleep for most of my naps and hit REM in very few of them. […]

Posted on December 17, 2006 at 10:43 am by admin · Permalink · One Comment
In: Sleep

Polyphasic Sleep – Part Deux

It’s that time of the year again. The birds have flown south, nice cars are packed away in garages, and winter vacation is upon us (or more specifically me). I have 5 weeks off of school with some projects I want to start and TV / movies I want to watch. It’s time to polyphasic […]

Posted on December 15, 2006 at 9:00 pm by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Sleep

Sleep in Review

I haven’t discussed polyphasic sleep for quite some time as I stopped it back in February. Since then I’ve followed a few different sleep patterns. While I was in school I followed a split 6 hour pattern, sleeping from 11PM to 2AM and then 3AM to 6AM. That worked fairly well but I frequently found […]

Posted on June 15, 2006 at 5:54 pm by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Sleep

Another Day, Another Sleep Pattern

I apologize for the lack of updates. Between school, projects, and extra sleep I haven’t had much free time. I’ve changed me sleep pattern yet again. I found that the pattern I was on (2 1.5h core naps, 3 20 min naps) just wasn’t cutting it. I was frequently oversleeping and was tired during the […]

Posted on April 4, 2006 at 9:28 pm by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Driving, Sleep

A Week’s Sleep In Review

This week’s sleeping went quite well. There were oversleeps here and there but overall I’m satisfied. Both school days went perfectly as did last night. Tonight should also go well. What I’ve found is that with the 2 core naps I can skip a 25 min nap when necessary and still function fine. However, the […]

Posted on March 11, 2006 at 12:24 am by admin · Permalink · 3 Comments
In: Sleep

Sleep Pattern This

It seems that I may have finally found a sleep pattern that works for me. It goes as follows: Naps: 1AM – 2:30AM 5AM – 6:30AM 1PM – 1:25PM 5PM – 5:25PM 9PM – 9:25PM Total sleep time of 4 hours 15 minutes. I have been doing this for a few days now and have […]

Posted on March 1, 2006 at 11:21 am by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Sleep

Strange Week of Sleep

This week my sleep patterns have been a bit unusual. I would frequently take extra naps at night, getting a total of 4.5-6 hours of sleep in a day. Getting through the night has been quite hard. I’ve been getting in the bad habit of “snoozing” – waking up after a nap and then taking […]

Posted on February 25, 2006 at 7:55 am by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Health & Fitness, Sleep

The Power of Peppers

I’ve always liked spicy food. Chili, General Tso’s Chicken, curry chicken, buffalo wings, etc. It’s gotten to the point where I call Frank’s Red Hot “weaksauce” and don’t consider something hot unless it has at least Cayanne, or even better Habaneros in it. For those of you who don’t know, habaneros are the hottest pepper […]

Posted on February 20, 2006 at 2:24 am by admin · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Health & Fitness, Sleep

Motivation Lacking

Ever have one of those weekends when you know you have stuff to do but just aren’t motivated to do it? That’s how this weekend has been. I’ve acomplished a few things, like listing an item on Ebay, writing up ideas for my new website, and cooking some new foods. Other than that I blew […]

Posted on February 13, 2006 at 12:10 am by admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Health & Fitness, Philosophy, Sleep
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