(Closed) How much sleep do you get a night?

posted 6 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: How much sleep do you get a night?
    1-5 hours : (10 votes)
    8 %
    6 hours : (19 votes)
    15 %
    7 hours : (31 votes)
    25 %
    8 hours : (43 votes)
    35 %
    9 hours : (17 votes)
    14 %
    10 hours + : (3 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    5011 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I HAVE to get eight hours a night. I’m recovering from Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome so I really, really have to get enough sleep or I’ll end up back to being unable to get out of bed.

    Post # 4
    Member
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @dannielle89: FI is the same way.  He could go to bed at midnight or a little later and be fine to go to work the next morning.  I need at least 6-7 hours though.  8 works too, but anything over that – I feel absolutely horrible.

    Post # 5
    Member
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I get about 5 a night, sometimes less. When I’m stressed out I don’t sleep. I’ve tried melatonin, which helps, but you have to take it at the same time or it will mess with your sleep cycles. Recently I bought a pillow from ThinkGeek that has a heartbeat. Your heart slows down and syncs with it. It’s really helped me get to sleep lately.

    Post # 6
    Member
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Aure: Wow.  I may need to buy this for myself to give it a shot.  

    Post # 7
    Member
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I get 8-9 hours a night and STILL feel overly tired most of the time.  I go to bed anytime between 10:30pm and 11:30pm each night and wake up at 7:30am.

    Post # 8
    Member
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    @Rouquine: I love it. Fiance was blown away by how fast I zonked out when I first got it. I’m going to get my dad one for Christmas, too.

    Post # 9
    Member
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Aure: I’m really impressed.  I have a horrible time falling asleep.  There’s times where I’ll have anxiety where my heart and mind are racing.  Thanks for sharing!

    Post # 10
    Member
    2790 posts
    Sugar bee

    I get six to 7 and it is most certainly not enough. 9 would honestly be ideal.

    Post # 11
    Member
    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I really need 8 hours of sleep ATLEAST. I prefer 9 😀

    Post # 12
    Member
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I get anywhere from 2 to 5 hours of sleep everynight… I have terrible insomnia but I’m not usually tired during the day. Every once in a while I crash hard and sleep in till someone wakes me up though… that happens once or twice a month and I end up getting 7 or 8 hours of sleep then. I think that usually happens after a lot of running around a lot of stress or when a sickness is coming on.

    Post # 13
    Member
    1562 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I sleep a TON.  Husband and I are convinced that I simply require more sleep than other mortals Laughing because I am otherwise healthy and in decent shape.

    On weekdays i get about 9 hours.  On the weekends I can easily sleep 10 and if I don’t, I need a nap in the afternoon. Undecided

    Post # 14
    Member
    7293 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I don’t have a preference really. Some days I sleep for 11 hours and other like 5 hours. I live with typical Argentines ( some in the 60 years + range) who eat dinner at 10:30 pm and are up chatting and listening to music till 3:30 without batting an eye- Like its totally normal. People in that country never sleep, its cray cray.

    I can go to bed at 1 AM and get up at 7 comfortably.

    My most usual is 2 AM to 930 AM.

    Post # 15
    Member
    92 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    On the weekends, definitely nine hours, but during the week, I ideally like to get eight hours. Last night was a different story though. Darling Husband and I got a little frisky (lol) before we planned to go to bed. Afterwards, he went right to sleep, and I couldn’t. :/ Wide awake for about two more hours. Does this ever happen to anyone else? I was a little sleepy all day today, but hey, it’s all worth it, haha. 🙂

    Post # 16
    Member
    204 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Not enough.. I keep saying Im going to go to bed earlier but I never do.. sigh I can never get up in the morning..I find myself running out the door with wet uncombed hair just throwing clothes on after the shower so Im not late for work…  I dont have a good sleep routine. my Fiance works nights sometimes so then i stay up for awhile when he gets home..like last night til after midnight..have to be up at six.. tired all day.. but then some nights I try to go to bed early and i just cant fall asleep

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