Day 8: Sleep

Eat healthy, sleep for 8 hours, work hard, exercise daily.

I can do 3 of these things on a regular basis.

For me, sleep is always the last priority. I can’t tell you the last time I slept for 8 hours. When work gets hard, I burn the midnight oil and still get up at 5:15 am to make time for exercise and a good breakfast (eggs, spinach, beans, water).

This past week, it backfired. I let work and life cut even deeper into my sleep schedule and averaged 5 hours per night. It sucked. My energy levels suffered and I wound up exercising less last week than I have in the past year. I don’t know a single person who manages to eat healthy, sleep for 8 hours a night, and exercise every day.

If you exist, I would love to meet you and learn how you do it. I have a feeling you are an exceptional person.

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