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Has your bedtime changed?

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vampirequeen Thu 30-Apr-20 11:43:58

I was reading yesterday that many people are now staying up later and getting up later. Have you changed? We still go to bed around 9pm and get up between 5.30am and 6.30am.

Grannygrumps1 Fri 01-May-20 10:06:43

I get up later than I was. But I’ve only recently retired and not got into a routine. But I stay up later as I now feel I need to watch the 10:00pm news.

NanaPlenty Fri 01-May-20 10:09:14

I’ve always woken up about 630/7 am and gone to bed at 10 but since lockdown I’ve got later to bed in the evening sometimes even reading until midnight (I heard of for me) . My sleep quality (apart from anxiety during the first week or so) has improved and I’m actually waking up feeling refreshed. I’ve been dreaming a lot about all sorts of people and places. I think that living in lockdown has removed everyday stresses for us and we are living a slow simple pace of life so from that perspective it’s been good for us. Missing everyone now though.

Disneyfan Fri 01-May-20 10:39:40

Bed the same time or at least close to. My problem is staying asleep. I've never had a problem before but I find myself waking throughout the night. Yesterday I gave up and got up at 3.30am!!

Annaram1 Fri 01-May-20 10:43:53

Gosh how early a lot of you go to bed!!! I go at around 12.30 or even 1.00 am if there is something interesting on TV. And I always have to go to the loo at about 3.30. Get to sleep again or if I can't I go into the kitchen and get a drink of Ovaltine. Then sleep until about 6.30 or 7 am, and that is it.

timetogo2016 Fri 01-May-20 10:44:00

Yes ours have changed.
We go to bed between 10-30 and 11pm and bring cups of tea up to bed untill around 11am.
It works for us and makes the day a little shorter too.
It helps me caatrch up with you lovely people too.

Riggie Fri 01-May-20 11:07:24

Yes but thats because we dont have to get up so early. DH is normally out of the house before 7 for his commute but is now working at home. I am main carer for DS who is disabled so "normally" I am having to get him up, ready and take him to college, but hes not at college either and with dh here, getting ds ready is quicker with teamwork!!

TrendyNannie6 Fri 01-May-20 11:08:23

Bedtime around 1130, asleep soon after , get up around 7ish

hicaz46 Fri 01-May-20 11:10:12

I’ve always been a night owl so no change in bedtime, usually between 12.30 and 1.00. I am however staying longer in bed getting up at about 8.30. No reason to rush now as nowhere to go.

Petalpop Fri 01-May-20 11:12:32

Bed 10.00/10.30. Up at 5.45 am. Nothing has changed in our house as DH is still working and he takes the dog out before work.

Juicylucy Fri 01-May-20 11:12:58

Bed around midnight up around 9. Nothing changed here. Always been a night owl.

Moggycuddler Fri 01-May-20 11:23:21

Staying up a little bit later maybe, but not much change. Bed around 11 to 11.15, up about 7.45.

Craftycat Fri 01-May-20 11:36:04

Yes- going to bed between 11 & 12 every night- unless I am watching something good on TV in which case it is later- & waking up about 7.30 ish ( cats see to this!) but stay in bed listening to news etc until about 8.45-9.00.
DH would stay in bed all morning unless I nag him- which I do! To be fair he has always been this way.

Rosalyn69 Fri 01-May-20 11:38:28

About 11 here too which is later that pre lock down. Awake between 6 and 7. 5-45 this morning with the neighbour taking his rubbish down to the end of our lane for bin day.

luluaugust Fri 01-May-20 11:47:50

Around 11.30 and awake at 7, just slightly later but I put this down to reading more and I do like to finish the chapter.

Laurensnan Fri 01-May-20 11:58:21

I go to bed around 1am now, sometimes 2 am! I wake up around 8 am, and on and off in the night. My sleep is wrecked along with my body clock 🤣

nipsmum Fri 01-May-20 11:59:16

Short walk with the dogs at about 9 pm. Start getting ready for bed after that. Usually in bed around 10 pm. Read for indefinite time, ( depends how good the book is ). Lights out 11.30. Get up as dogs require out usually between 8 and 8 30 am. In summer maybe in bed a little later. Retired so no change during lockdown.

Gelisajams Fri 01-May-20 12:37:32

We have started getting up much earlier and going to bed a little earlier to compensate. We go for a walk or bike ride first thing so we meet fewer people.

Milly Fri 01-May-20 12:38:44

Thank goodness for TineToGo I was feeling very lazy with everyone getting up before 9, as I go to bed 11.30 - midnight , get up a couple of times during night and wake about 9.30 get tea and porridge, take it back to bed and listen to LBC till 11am which as TimeToGo says shortens the day - and is informative!

cupcake1 Fri 01-May-20 13:10:37

Bed 10.30 - 11.00 awake and up between 6-6.30 nothing has changed.

Nancat Fri 01-May-20 13:43:44

My bedtime has changed to midnight plus, as I am usually on my computer at midnight to try and get a delivery slot for groceries. (I've managed two in eight weeks). Unfortunately I still wake up at six as I have done for years, and get a headache if I try and stay in bed any later.

Wendy Fri 01-May-20 14:13:57

We tend to stay up later, 11, 11.30ish sometimes 12 trying to find a slot on Tesco! Thinking, we don’t have to get up early in the morning. Get up about 8 most days now. Used to be 6.45 to get into the pool by 8!

Greciangirl Fri 01-May-20 14:48:59

I am never asleep before midnight.
I like to read in bed for a while until I feel sleepy.

Always awake (annoyingly) at around 6am.
Try as I might, I can’t doze of again, so up around 8am with a cup of tea in bed, listening to the radio.
Not much to get up for at present.

Caro57 Fri 01-May-20 15:19:39

Bed a little earlier than usual and up 05.30ish - earlier than usual but am being woken by the hand reared lamb bellowing from the kitchen!

MaryXYX Fri 01-May-20 15:20:11

I've taken to chatting online and one friend in particular is very late - even apart from being in NYC. I've often gone to bed at 1 am or later recently, and got up between 8 and 9.

polly123 Fri 01-May-20 15:41:13

Another night owl here, bed at midnightish and up at 8ish.