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MCPO Roger Collins
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I'm lucky to get five hours sleep a night. No diabetes, no obesity (I weigh in at about 125 lbs), No coronary issues evidenced by a variety of tests, blood pressure about 120/70. and am very happy with my life. Did they take into account smoking and drinking to excess into account or bad diet? If it were possible, I would love to be able to sleep like my wife, she hits the bed, fall asleep fast and doesn't wake up for about eight hours.
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PO2 Mark Saffell
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I'd be happy with 7 hours. Normally its more like 6 for me.
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Sgt Aaron Kennedy, MS
Sgt Aaron Kennedy, MS
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Understood, but I thought I would share since we come from a career where lack of sleep is the "norm."

I've always viewed it as incremental. The more bad stuff we do while young, the harder it is to fix while older. Kind of like abusing a car.
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PO2 Mark Saffell
PO2 Mark Saffell
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LOL I actually use to get more sleep when I was on the ship than I do now. At sea we worked 0800 to 2000. I usually always got at least 8 unless GQ woke me. Now days since I get up at 4:30 Id have to go to bed at 8:30 at night. Doesn't leave much time for kids and house stuff.
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SFC Human Resources Specialist
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I get about 5-6 hours my self, but staying in shape and eating right should curb some of the negative affects of less than optimal sleep. I feel getting 7-8 hours a night, at least on week days, just isn't feasable for a lot people.
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