The Self-Isolation Diaries #10: Will I ever get back into a better sleeping routine?

There is one part of lockdown that I can truly say I’ll miss, when all this is over.

And that is – sleeping in.

Every single day.

In ‘real life’ my alarm goes off just after 6am, so I have time to get ready, prep food for work and get the 50 minute commute in so I’m at my office for 8am. Now? Well, my alarm goes off at 7:15am, I get out of bed at 7:45am and I’m at my dining table turned desk at 8am.

I’m seriously loving it. But I can definitely feel my natural body-clock becoming later and later.

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The Self-Isolation Diaries #9: Sudden epiphanies & 5k runs

Yes yes, that’s right – me, Livi Crawford, ran 5k in 33 minutes without stopping for the first time since 2017.

I’ve actually not run for longer than approx 2.5k – often stopping for a bit throughout – since 2017, either. I did it for the Run for Heroes campaign as I was nominated on Instagram, but I’m trying to get in some big workouts here and there anyway. I’m trying to get a better exercise & treat-eating balance overall whilst in lockdown, however I’d be lying if I said it was going perfectly.

But I still did 5k in a pretty good time for a non-runner, so I’ll take that and run (excuse the pun).

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