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Vicious sleep cycle

My body clock has been off lately, and it has been difficult for me to wake up in time to go to the gym. It's a bummer, because while I haven't gained weight, I haven't lost as much either! It's my fault, I know. I fall asleep around 4am, watching replays of my favorite television shows. After a couple of weeks of not being interested in the TV, I'm hooked again. What makes it more difficult is that I don't feel sleepy at all--until the clock hits four o'clock, at which point I almost automatically doze off. I wake up exactly 8 hours later, not counting zombie-like trips to the bathroom, or the doggie wake-up calls. I absolutely need 8 hours of sleep! Early this morning was extra surreal. I'd left the television on but I was already trying to make myself fall asleep earlier than 4am. I was halfway there when I heard Mary, one of the "Las Vegas" Montecito girls say something like, " Suspicious Minds sounds different when sung in Taga