How long does it take you to get ready for work?
5:50 alarmPosted 4 years ago
5:51 perform my various ablutions
6:30 iron shirt
6:35 empty dishwasher
6:40 get my son up
6:55 shuffle the cars about as the wife goes to work
7:10 get my daughter up
7:30 aim to leave the house
7:40 leave the house
7:50 drop daughter at nursery
7:55 drop son off at M I L’s
8:00 get on the motorway
8:29 arrive at workbennnSubscriber
7:10 (ish) Cereal/feed cat
7:25 (ish) Brush teeth
7:30 Pick up lunchbox, leave.
Never understood the ‘hit the snooze button as long as possible’ people, surely if you’re efficient at getting ready, you can stay actually asleep for as long as possible..Posted 4 years agomikewsmithSubscriber
alarm goes off (or not)Posted 4 years ago
10-15 mins catching up with news/social media
30 mins pot of tea decide on breakfast, browse work e-mails deal with urgent
30-60 mins breakfast, news, work, singletrack
maybe make it down to the actual office rather than the laptop in the living room before lunch..LucasSubscriber
Surprised your awake whippersnapper
4.30 – 6.20 get woken by those pesky kids
6.20 – 7.10 take dog too see his friends in park
7.10 – 7.30 shower dressed
7.30 – 7.45 make breakfast and lunch for me and wife
7.45 – 8.00 eat breakfast, watch pepper pig and stw
8.00 – 8.15 panic dress children and run round house looking for stuff
8.15 – 8.50 take no 2 son to nursery
8.50 – 9.00 take no 1 son to school
9.10 arrive at work
That’s right it takes 3 hours to get to workPosted 4 years agojoshvegasMember
Never understood the ‘hit the snooze button as long as possible’ people, surely if you’re efficient at getting ready, you can stay actually asleep for as long as possible.
I am neither pushed for time nor short of sleep its a 20 buffer zone, sometimes I read sometimes a doze sometimes not.Posted 4 years agowillardMember
0720 – alarm goes off, snooze x 2 so that the wife and I can have a cuddlePosted 4 years ago
0740 – drag my ass out of bed, No. 1/2 (if required)
0745 – feed dogs, breakfast
0750 – make tea/coffee
0755 – wait for wife to get out of the shower/read paper on the internet
0810 – shower
0815 – press-ups, planking
0820 – get dressed
0830 – walk dogs
0845 – leave for work
0900 – arrive workchvckMember
Depends if I’m working from home or going into the office.
Working from home:
8-9.30 Wake up and get coffee
Go upstairs and log onto laptop
8.30-9 Wake up, shower, get dressed
9.45 – Arrive at work.
I tend to do much longer days when I work from home, which is 3/5 days typically.Posted 4 years agolemonysamMember
0725 alarm goes offPosted 4 years ago
0735 snooze goes off and I get up
0736 toast goes in, coffee poured
0738 prepare toast
0740 eat toast
0815 make lunch
0820 don lycra and pack bag
0830 depart on bike
0915 lock up bike at work
0917 shower at work
0930 buy cinnamon roll
0935 at work, have coffee, have cinnamon rollMSPSubscriber
I used to go either swimming or running most mornings before work, got up at 6 easily and was usually in bed by 10 the night before.
That gradually faded away as I let my life become cluttered with unimportant junk (about 20 years ago), and now I really struggle to get up in the morning. I try to get back in the rhythm, but it never seems to last for more than a couple of weeks until bad habits start to take over again.
I read this on the BBC yesterday, found it quite interesting. It is easy to forget how badly poor sleep can effect our health.
I was thinking of setting an alarm on my phone for 9pm every night, to switch of my TV and computer, try and remove some of the junk from life that just kills time.Posted 4 years agotrail_ratMember
5:30 – alarm goes off
5.35 – coffee, yogurt, read internetz
6.10 – pack bag , get dressed
6.30 – leave
7.45 – arrive
7.50 – shower
8.00 – at desk eat breakfast
7.00 – alarm goes off
7.05 – in shower
7.15 – coffee on
7.20 – get dressed
7.25 – dump coffee in cup and jump in car
8.00 – at work
try and remove some of the junk from life that just kills time.
thatll be STW then 😉Posted 4 years agoemszMember
6 alarm in shower before smelly housematePosted 4 years ago
6:20-640 out of shower, hair, make up
7:15 start to choose clothes
7:30 panic about clothes
7:45 get dressed ( maybe redo make up hair depending on clothes)
8:00 leave for work
8:45 arrive desk
9:15 think about clothes I should have worn, depressedtomhowardSubscriber
7.00 Alarm goes offPosted 4 years ago
7.50 Stop pressing snooze and drag self into shower
8.05 Iron shirt
8.15 Finish dressing
8.25 Leave for bus stop
8.28 Catch first bus
8.40 Catch second bus/curse that first bus was late so missed second bus, hail cab.
8.55 Arrive at work
8.56 Start posting on herenotlocalMember
04:00 Alarm, drag carcass to bathroom, trying not to wake SWMBOPosted 4 years ago
04:02 Finally arrive bathroom after bumping into various walls\doors that have inexplicably moved overnight. S.S.S.
04:40 Dress in spare bedroom, then let out\in dogs
05:00 Leave for work
06:10 Arrive work, make a brew and let previous shift away
18:15-30 Leave work and attempt to escape Aberdeen
1940 Arrive home, catch up with SWMBO, shower.
21:00 Collapse into bed and repeat
Depending on demand I may get a rest period to eat.lungeSubscriber
6am alarm, straight out of bed to shower.
6:03 out of shower for shave and tooth clean
6:08 back to bed room shaven with better breath. Get dressed, grab tie but don’t put on yet.
6:13 grab lunch box including breakfast, put in bag with tie.
6:15 leave house and walk to station,6 minutes walk.
6:23 train leaves. Eat breakfast, buy coffee and put on tie on the train.
I love sleep and do all I can to maximise my morning efficiency. This obviously relies doing the prep the night before but it does work.Posted 4 years ago
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