Are you a morning person or a night owl?

  1. I am up at 7am and in bed by 10 or 10:30 every night.

    I love the skies, big puffy clouds, and lots of sunshine!

    Just don't talk to me before I have had my morning coffee and don't ask me to stay out past 10pm

    I enjoy doing things during the day..I can't remember the last time I was out partying...Must have been before hubby and child But back then, I was able to sleep until 11 or 12, if I was out real late.

    How about you?
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  3. by   Rena RN 2003
    night owl!!!!!!!!!!

    don't call me before noon. don't speak to me before 2 p.m. don't expect me home before 4 a.m.

    i really don't care to ever see the sun shine. i definitely don't want to hear birds sing.

    i prefer bats and automobile headlights. :chuckle
  4. by   eltrip
    Morning person checking in!
  5. by   night owl
    What do you think???
  6. by   Mattigan
    I'm more of a late morning to evening person. My body just loved 3-11 shift. I have been on days since 1989 and still barely make it to work by 7a and I only line 0.9 miles away.
  7. by   renerian
    I am up before 5a and in bed by 10p. I sometimes am up by 4a. My favorite job was 6a to 2p.

    Hate nights. CAnnot stay awake......

  8. by   jnette
    Absolutely MORNING !!! I get up @ 0330,to be at the clinic @0430 to put the first pts. on (dialysis) @ 0500. And on my days off when I COULD sleep, I'm up @ 0430 or 0500, but make myself doze back off at least until the first ray of light. It's not just 'cuz my biological clock has set itself that way now, but even as a kid, always preferred the "brand newness " of the day ! For me, there's nothing better than sitting on the front porch with my first cup of coffee before anyone's up out there.. just the few birds beginning their morning routine of tuning their little whistlers... I like "hogging" the first moments of a brand new day all to myself!
    (RenaRN...I know...I can have YOUR share anytime, right?) I'll TAKE it !
    Last edit by jnette on Sep 3, '02
  9. by   Beach_RN
    I hate mornings.... I get going after 3pm.... I can do an allnighter easily..

    I clean my house every Friday night- soup to nuts and got to bed at 3 am.

    I just enjoy that time... it's just me because my husband works nights... the kids are asleep.....

    I can even study all night! I hate getting up in the morning...
  10. by   ptnurse
    Morning person all the way. Do not ask me to function after dinner. Up at 6 a.m. In bed at 10 p.m.
  11. by   adrienurse
    Not a morning person, definately! Don't work exclucive nights, though.
  12. by   GPatty
    Up by 5am and bed by 10pm.
    But all the goodness has to change soon....
    Work schedule is 7p to 7a...
    But I think I'll like it......
  13. by   nightingale
    BIG time morning person! Good thing as I get up @ way early to drive to work somewhere between 4:30 and 5:30 AM!

    I play a book tape and groove to work!

  14. by   CATHYW
    I do not do mornings well! I prefer getting up late, and staying up late. Yesterday (Labor Day) I got up at 11 a.m., and stayed up until 2 a.m. this morning. I tend to get my internal clock ticking best at about 2 p.m., and easily run until midnight or later, without any strain.

    Because I work days ( one 8 a.m. day and 2 10 a.m. days) and live so far away, I have to get up 2 hours early; 6a and 8 a. It totally goes against my grain! :roll