Tuesday, June 22, 2010

rise and shine

The long day's drive up to Maine last week really put Julia Ellen's internal clock out of kilter. She awoke on Tuesday morning, the day Tim and I needed to get some rest, at 4:30am. The next day I swung by Target and bought a set of blackout curtains, but realized after Tim put them up that I needed another pair to completely cover the windows. Despite going to bed a little later than normal and the pitch black conditions, she was still waking up with the birds between 5-6am. Finally, after 7 days of not being able to sleep in, this morning she slept until the civilized hour of 7:15am. Of course, now my internal clock is reprogrammed to wake at 6am so I took the opportunity to go running for the first time in almost a year.

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