Does anyone else find that weekend napping is almost a medicinal thing?
I have a pretty active job as custodian in an elementary school, and I can go from 8 am to 6 pm, Monday through Thursday, with only half an hour for lunch and a 15 minute sit-down break at 3:30. Now I'm not saying I'm not exhausted at the end of the day. But I can come home, take care of the dog and cat, get myself some supper, and do at least a few chores before bedtime. (I have it in my planner to be in bed at 9 pm so that I can read a while before turning off the light.)
My Friday job is bookkeeping, so I can at least do it from a chair, at home, and while wearing sweat pants. Usually about 5 hours with a trip to the post office and possibly the bank. Sometimes it's a bit mentally stressful, but way easier physically.
Weekends are for housekeeping, yard work, church - when I have the energy to get out and go. Even though I can sometimes sleep a bit later and set my own schedule it seems like I cannot get through a Saturday or Sunday without a nap. It's almost like all the stress of the work week needs to be released by the extra sleep.
I enjoy my naps. I don't think it's a bad thing. Churchill was supposed to be a napper. I just wonder why I need the nap on the less stressful days instead of the ones that I work my butt off...
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