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Sleeping on the road 2021-01-05 14:45:45

asked me about my sleep scores on the road, and I thought it would be worthy of a post.

To get everyone up to speed, I spent a lot of time and effort in improving my sleep. After two years of traveling across the country for work, my sleep was absolutely wrecked. I am happy to say that since I have been working from home full time, I have my sleep absolutely dialed in. I wake up and go to bed at the same time every day, seven days a week. I don't use an alarm to wake up. I don't have issues with falling asleep, and I have managed to minimize nighttime wake-ups. How I got here is a topic for another time, but I wrote about my experience in this issue of my newsletter

Sleeping on the road can be challenging, so I was looking forward to this test to see how well I can manage with the two-hour time change and different sleeping environment.

My Oura ring tracks my sleep, evaluates all the data, and produces a daily sleep score. A sleep score of 85 or above is considered great sleep. Starting in September, I have a general increasing trend in my sleep score:
September: 86
October: 87
November: 89
December: 90

For the last two weeks, my weekly score average was 89 and 92 respectively. I average between 7.5 and 8 hours of total sleep time, and this duration did not change on vacation.

In summary, I had excellent sleep while on vacation. 

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So do you sleep 9 - 5 like that quote in that newsletter? I've used the alarm maybe twice in the past four months, but I still wake up much later than the average person. 
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