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Old 01-06-2020, 10:05 AM   #1
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Day 1 - woke up at 0800

this fire thing is pretty awesome
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:06 AM   #2
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yes, it surely is!
Enjoy :-)
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:56 AM   #3
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Golf today or too cold where you live?
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:19 AM   #4
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You're doing great! My first few days of retirement I awakened around 4:30 AM. Now that I have 10+ years of retirement under my belt, I awakened at 11AM this morning.

Retirement has been the best time of my life.

P.S. - - CONGRATULATIONS on your retirement!
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:23 AM   #5
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Congrats.
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:26 AM   #6
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Congrats to you!

We've turned into morning log heads. We don't stay up any later than we did when w*rking, but we sure like sleeping later than we used to. No more 8 a.m. dentist appointments for us! It took me about four months to adjust my internal clock. DH did it as quickly as you seem to have.
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:41 AM   #7
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Golf today or too cold where you live?
I have a noon tee time but we may have frost. I have a tee time every day this week lol
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:52 AM   #8
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Big_Hitter, do you count yourself in the Class of 2019 or the Class of 2020?
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We like to start the day with Let's Make a Deal and Price is Right. Sometimes those are the most positive things of any day.

It's noon, and I'm still in bed watching TV. Been taking care of some business in my bed/desk.
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Enjoy not having the inner pressure of having to get up. My first four months of retirement I slept 10 hours every night plus an afternoon nap. I now "only" need between 8-9 hours and don't usually need an afternoon nap.

When I was working I was averaging 6-7 hours. The result of all that sleeping was a weight loss of 10 pounds without a change in my diet.
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As long as your didn't rise as a consequence of an alarm going off, then congrats! Otherwise, you get one demerit and must try again tomorrow.
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Old 01-06-2020, 01:22 PM   #13
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Been taking care of some business in my bed/desk.
Hey now! This a PG thread.
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I got up at 4:45a when I was working. Now 8 years into retirement, I still wake up between 5-6am most days without an alarm. Some habits die really hard, if at all...
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Old 01-06-2020, 01:45 PM   #16
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Nice!
I been at it for 3.5 years and still get up at ~ 500 each day. Like Midpck said, some bad habits are hard to break.
Have fun!
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Although he did mention Let's make a deal and the Price is right...........Wife
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2019.

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The first 2.5 years of RE I woke up 5-5:30 like I used to. Lately I'm getting to 6+. Feels good.
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