I Work Overnights

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    Is anyone else awake

    and at work right now?
    GoldenArrowGirl GoldenArrowGirl
    31-35, F
    May 15, 2015

    Yesss! Thank gawd I have wifi.

    Or i would have to quit eventually. Its my first day. I know I will start to get tired at around 3am. If my coworker starts to sleep I will too.if not I'm screwed. :(
    bridgeoverwater bridgeoverwater
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2015

    I work overnights, and yes I sleep sometimes.

    Shhh. Don't tell. Summer's coming soon. When I should be sleeping in the daytime,I go to the beach and sit on the sand and watch the waves wash over my feet. Most people are at work doing a 9-5. Too bad.:) but sometimes I don't get enough rest to go to work and I'm like a zombie...
    Nubiannqueen Nubiannqueen
    36-40, F
    May 17, 2014

    I work overnights, 11pm

    until 7 am. It's a bit more money and I'm home during the day, even if some of that is sleeping. Every other week I have to work a three day weekend and it just kills me. By the third day I feel like I'm going to die I feel so sick but then I have two days off and don't...
    LadyCNote LadyCNote
    31-35, F
    Mar 2, 2014

    I mostly work on an order picker

    for 8 hours a night. Some advice for freight workers or 3rd shifters like me. If your job allows headphones while working, which most do. I used to do music but I recently switched over to Audiobooks/Podcasts. They're great for making mundane work go by faster. I like my job but...
    StrikeFour StrikeFour
    1 Response Feb 5, 2014


    I KNOW there's more than three of us in EP!  We gots to get the word out to our other nightfreaks!  And we NEED a pic up there.  Anyway, I've worked overnights for like ten years now at different jobs, and I couldn't imagine wanting to work "regular"...
    williamzanzinger williamzanzinger
    26-30, M
    Oct 30, 2008

    Donut Shop

    I work at a donut shop and work overnight. So that the donuts are fresha t 5 am. I work for usually 8 or 9 p.m. until 3,4, or 5 a.m.  I actually like it because there isn't really anything to do at that time of day anyway and i then have then days to do as I like.. I don't...
    MistressDawn MistressDawn
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008
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