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Three Days of Grace

Day one of Blogpostvember.  As anybody knows who's tried to build a new habit, sleep or otherwise, Day One is actually the easiest.  You've got all the momentum you built up thinking about the thing*, so you aren't having to … Continue reading

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Polyphasic Sleep: Intro & Links & More Links!

Polyphasic Sleep (This info used to be on the front page; moving it over here to clean up a bit and make room for more stuff!  :)) I've been polyphasic for many years now, and back in 2001, I was … Continue reading

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We attract what we need…

…So apparently I needed a new writing-project? Trick question:  It is categorically always true that I need a new writing project.  However, in this case, I *did* need a new publishing project.  I have all this cool fiction going on, and plans … Continue reading

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Researching Polyphasic Sleep (warnings & sources)

So you want to know more about polyphasic sleep schedules…yay!  They're really interesting, and also very good to research before attempting. Unfortunately your "Internet research" phase is going to be tricky, and laden with bullshit.  :/  I have done my … Continue reading

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Hello from the other side

I owe a thousand writeups on a hundred things to at least sixty people, and being that I've been awake for 22h of the last six days, I have zero excuse for not providing them…other than that I've just really … Continue reading

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Gradual adaptation update

I'm not calling this a "Dymaxion update", because I'm still not on Dymaxion…after 2 weeks, I'm getting close, but progress in adapting has been slow.   The long slog of low-level sleep-dep has exactly the effect I was worried it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on sleep dep

(That title can be read two ways, both of which are correct!) Coming into day five, and the last 24h have been predictably hard — days 3-4 of any sleep-schedule adjustment are hell pretty much no matter who you ask … Continue reading

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A new experiment: Dymaxion schedule & gradual adapation!

It's Testing Time Again:  Gradual Adaptation & Dymaxion I've been quite happily sleeping on the Everyman sleep schedule for years, but it's time for a switch.  After much delibration, I've decided to test out one of the major schedules I've … Continue reading

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An EXCELLENT post about ANOTHER long-term polyphasic sleeper’s experience

I'M SO EXCITED!! I get messages all the time redirecting my attention to terrible articles about people who irresponsibly sort-of-try polyphasic sleep, don't keep to a schedule, fail to adapt, get terribly sleep-deprived (and then half the time, blame me or polyphasic … Continue reading

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OMG THERE’S A NEW THING UP THERE LOOK

(Title brought to you by the New England Fireball meteor that scared the pants off of us the other night!) Hey, Internet!  I've been doing too many things to count; I am buried in projects, and I would be completely overwhelmed with stress … Continue reading

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