I’ve never really been a morning person, but the lifestyle change that I started in October 2007 has “normalized” my sleep schedule quite a bit. I used to stay up late on the computer nearly every night.
Riding a bike and other exercise left me tired enough to sleep, and I got into better habits. My wife’s schedule has sometimes interfered with that. Well, it should help now. She now leaves the house at 3:45am. I get up sometime between 3:00 and 4:00 unless I oversleep.
On Tuesday, I was up early, and left the house early enough to take the long way to work. Yesterday, I overslept and <<shudder>> drove to work.
I got up at 3:00 today. That gives me plenty of time to read email, make coffee (I started drinking coffee again), make breakfast, possibly write a blog post, and ride a few extra miles.
If I can fully get my body into this early morning thing, it’ll be nice. Mornings are quiet and peaceful. Traffic is still light if I head out early enough.