Running the Night Shift

I’m in the middle of an exhausting 5 day stretch of working the grave yard shift in the ER.  The last time I worked 11pm-7am was a few yrs ago while working at a hospital back home during breaks from undergrad.  I forgot how much it upsets your sleep patterns and your running.  When you get home at 7 am when the rest of the world is waking up and sleep until noon or 1 pm, you’ve lost a chunk of your day.  When I get motivated to run, it’s during the gym rush hour (it’s been raining a bunch out here lately) so you have to keep the motivation going through 7 or 8 pm when you can actually get on a machine to actually do anything.  The best way to describe how I feel is this:

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About drrunner
6 time marathoner, 40 ish time 1/2 marathoner with a bucket list item to hit all 50 states. New title of BibRave Pro member so watch for discounts and products! Do what you love and love what you do!

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