The Pain of the Change
The time change. Its great once we get used to it but oh the pain until then. This morning my dogs thought I was crazy as I was dragging them out to get the routine started, an hour early. On top of the earlier start there was a storm brewing in the distance which made the morning even more interesting. It is a proven fact that the first two weeks of the time change can be hazardous to your health.
Today has been especially challenging for me. I was on school duty this morning and had to make sure I didn't miss my exit on the way back to work. You know how it is.
Studies have shown that there is a spike in car crashes the day after the switch. Drivers are too sluggish from lack of sleep. Other areas that are affected by the change: Wall Street traders typically lose lots of money and the number of heart attacks increases.
Here are a few tips from About.com to cope with change and get back to normal life:
Don't drink too much alcohol. Over-consumption of your favorite adult beverages may cause a very restless uncomfortable night.
So tell me, how many times did you yawn after looking at all of these photos of people yawning?