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I Am An Early Riser

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    What's a Sleep In?

    What's a sleep in? For me any time after 0630. My average wake up time is around 0530 in the morning. If I've got a bit on the mind with work and other stuff, it's not uncommon for me to wake around 0400 and start work (I own my own business). I'm definitely one of those people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Hours Into The Day

    This morning as I sat here with my 3rd cup of coffee, I wondered how many others were sitting all alone, the rest of the household sound asleep in their beds. That inspired me to see if there was actually a group of people like me searching out for some early morning...
    kdvlew kdvlew 61-65, F 3 Responses May 22, 2012

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    But I Must Be In Bed By 9pm

    Somehow my sleep pattern got latched up to a 9pm start. If I don't start sleeping by this time, my next moment only comes two hours later. Then, I make a break around 2:15 am. Perhaps I wake up shortly again at 4am, and then I keep sleeping until 6am.  I'm happy with these...
    AgeingThinker AgeingThinker 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2010

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    MoonlightAlma MoonlightAlma 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I Wake Up At 4 Or 5 Or 6 Everyday! And It Feels Awesome!!!

    I'm not sure where this came from (well i have an idea) but I love waking up super early now. My day goes by slower and i can do more things - when i want.
    michelleindsm michelleindsm 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    The one advantage to getting up at 4 am to work

    at a job I hate is seeing the stars in the early morning sky.
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F Sep 30, 2014

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    It sucks cause my man can sleep all ******* day!

    We go to bed at the same time, say 10pm, and I'll wake up at say 7am (not even since I have insomnia, more like 4am without my sleep meds), while he will sleep until NOON, or until I wake his *** up...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Nov 17, 2014

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    An Early Riser.

    i usually always get out of bed early,6:30 am weekdays & a little later at the weekends.i have little lay-ins at the weekends,mostly sundays.i watch the news on tv with a cup of honey tea & some peanut butter on toast.
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M Feb 28, 2010

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    I get up at about 06:00 every day.

    I go to bed by 22:30 most nights.
    Bourgault Bourgault 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2014

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    Before The Break Of Dawn...

    I was born early on a snowy monday morning on December 14, 1959. Always an early riser when I was 11 I used to wake at 4:30 am eat breakfast with my dad before he headed to work at the bakery and I went out to deliver my newspapers. There is hardly a soumd as I pedal my bike down...
    hermitinthewoods hermitinthewoods 46-50, M Sep 25, 2011

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    An Early Bird.

    I am always up at 6am on a workday. Normally in work by 7:30. Weekends I'm up no later than 8am. I dont like tea in bed, once I'm up that's it.
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M Sep 25, 2011

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    the early bird gets..

    ..to bed early :-) :-)
    canttell21 canttell21 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    Early Rising Gives Me Energy

    My boyfiend and i are complete opposites... i say what i plan on doing and stick with it.. he changes his mind.. i get angry when we are not treated properly at a restaurant (for example) say the food is burnt or the server is rude etc - he overlooks everything and leaves a tip...
    brkthebox brkthebox 36-40, F Mar 23, 2008

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    Loving late nights could be why I was so discombobulated early this morning. My son had an early morning cricket practice so I decided to go for an early swim. I was running late...
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl 46-50, F 6 Responses May 12

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    Starting child years instruction and mulling over is a particular self-control that is concerned with caring for and showing young people, considering their own needs and likings...
    proeducation02 proeducation02 22-25, F May 11

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    I have to go to bed early for a week because I did nothing I needed to do although I was well enough to but just preferred to do nothing instead.This is on top of another...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 9 Responses May 5

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    Yep I hate it but sure I have to go to school.I'm going to bed early tonight pe was great today I'm wreaked after school today night everyone love you all
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F May 5

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    Waking up early is just not for me especially when all you want to do is hug your pillow tight and sleep til you can't anymore.
    Universallytiny Universallytiny 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I have made some bad life choices recently and deserve to be spanked and sent to bed early. Sadly I have no to take that firm line with me
    lilboyuk lilboyuk 31-35, M May 9

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    I don't mind it sometimes but I do now because of exams.I'm having an early night tonight I had a goof day can't wait for the soccer tournament tomorrow so excited anyway night...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response May 11

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    I've got to get up early in the morning and try to get three children organised and get ready for netball training grrrrr
    purpleturtle5 purpleturtle5 36-40, F May 15

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    The 5 stages of waking up: 1. Denial 2. Anger 3. Bargaining 4. Depression 5. Acceptance I'm a night owl...not an early bird.
    Darklady22 Darklady22 31-35, F 3 Responses May 16

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    Early morning runs are the best way to start the day. I really enjoy them also I enjoy running before the sun goes down. I live be fit! Who agrees??
    BigAss101 BigAss101 18-21, F May 16

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    Good morning, buddy. Thank you for this. I don't have 5M$ but I do share the early morning and coffee with you. ;) Have a blessed Sunday....and (((hugs)))!...There you go...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response May 17

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    and now it to early to get up and I can't sleep any more lol
    lorenzaann lorenzaann 70+, F 2 Responses May 24

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    I love sitting here on the roof and watching the early dawn from high up. I like how the light from below slowly seeps into the dark above. I appriciate being up this time of...
    DiamondNikki12 DiamondNikki12 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The best moment of the day for me...a fresh begining:-)
    estrella77 estrella77 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Midnight hour is the best time for making music imo. It's quiet, especially if you live in a crowded high rise building
    InappropriateKangaroo InappropriateKangaroo 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    I'm walking on eggshells. No, really. An egg rolled out of the tray and fell on the kitchen floor, and as I stepped back, crunch. Not a sensitive soul around, no touchy issue to...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses May 3

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    CHRISLAMIC WE ALL VOTED YOU NEED IT UP THE ***..... SANDY NEEDS IT UP HER *** BUT SHE'S STILL A VIRGIN.. SHE HATES SEX..
    YOURNOTMARRIEDHACK YOURNOTMARRIEDHACK 51-55, F May 3

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    Waking up to the son warming my flesh. I stretched and yawned revealing my bare breasts My right toe peeked it's way out of the blankie Time to wake up and get out of bed...
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 36-40, F 5 Responses May 3

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    One of my favorite Xmas songs is "Bells Will Be Ringing" by The Eagles
    andrewvickers andrewvickers 22-25, M 3 Responses May 5

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    yes! it is may and I listen to merry Christmas kiss my *** every day. nothing says it better than that
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F May 5

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    The simpler life is, the happier you are. In fact the fewer decisions one has to make each day, the more contentment he feels. Sense of joy and satisfaction are not reliant on what...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses May 6

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    I go to sleep around 11pm or 12pm I wake up every morning around 5:30am I have to leave by 6:40am. I head to school :)
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F May 6

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    My bedtime was about 7pm depending upon the mood of my parents. Like any child I did not like this but what was worse was that my younger brothers got later bedtimes; whereas mine...
    Gumba1000 Gumba1000 26-30, M 3 Responses May 7

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    Who needs television when you have so much drama in EP...~.~ Good morning...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses May 7

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    I purposely stay up late watching Netflix or something xD not the smartest thing to do, but eh
    justlaura24 justlaura24 13-15, F May 9

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    its.almost 2am.I meed to be up In 3 hours yeah! !
    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 3 Responses May 10

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    A gentle reminder of what love is: Corinthians 13:4-8 New International Version (NIV) 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses May 13

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    Was up at 2:30 am I guess that's why I get for going to bed at 8. Lol
    azcat2869 azcat2869 41-45, M May 15

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    Partly because my mum is likely to be in a bad mood.
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F May 18

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    I hit puberty at Age of 10. Lol Thats pretty young.
    Chris4323 Chris4323 13-15, M 4 Responses May 18