Anyone on PlaeoHacks working shift-work? Just wondering how you adjust your diet around that time: how much do you eat, when you eat. I work on 12 hour rotations, usually 6 to 6 or 10 to 10. Anyone has advice that really works for them? I... (more)
Intermittent fasting can free up your schedule; as fasts of 12, 24, 36 or even 48 hours are not unheard of on an established ketogenic diet. Meals get larger, intervals get longer; aggregate cooking time doesn't scale up as much as volume - so... (more)
So, I work 3 twelve hour night shifts a week. Normally they are all in a row. The night before they start I usually stay up til 1 or 2 in the morning or nap before the day of. I get off work at 7:30, try to be in bed by 8:30 am and get 8 full... (more)
My schedule changes weekly, but a typical week could be something like this: Moday 7:30a-3:30p Tues 11:30a-7:30p Wed: off Thurs: 2p-10:30 Friday 2:00p-10:30 Sat: off Sun: 7:30a-3:30p It's rare that I have less than 12 hours between shifts, but I... (more)
Graduated this month with a BSN and landed my dream job in a surgical/trauma unit BUT it's night shift. I know, I know - all the evidence in the world says night shifts are detrimental to health. However, in reality this is the starting place for... (more)
I'm going to start a new job in about 3 weeks and I think I will need to get up around 5 or 6am. Right now, i have a twofold problem- I am a night owl and get a second wind around 10 (and find it difficult to go to sleep early) and for the next... (more)
It's one thing to be paleo, it's another to be paleo and work as a cop. Late hours, long surveillances...it makes meals a bit more difficult, especially when pulling a 12 hour shift. For the most part my meals are under control, but when it comes... (more)
So.. I work 3 am to 3 pm shifts, six in a row, then eight days off. I obviously have trouble getting enough sleep on my work days. I must be asleep by six fifteen pm in order to get eight hours on my work days. A tough task. My shift is not... (more)
So glad I found this site. A lot of questions I've found some answers to on my paleo lifestyle. I work third shift, I do cross fit 2x a week and weight training 2x week. Prior to going paleo on the third shift I could sleep on demand. Now that... (more)
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