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31 August 2009 @ 02:19 pm
When I'm tired, I like to __________________
I'm feeling: sleepysleepy
DancingWolfGrrl: thinkingdancingwolfgrrl on August 31st, 2009 06:26 pm (UTC)
Sleep. I know that's weird in our crowd, but it's true.

Also, when really tired, not make decisions.
ruthless compassion: sleepyaroraborealis on August 31st, 2009 06:31 pm (UTC)
Oh, god, I love sleeping when I'm tired. But I'm hoping people will have some ideas I can try at work :)
Kcatkcatalyst on August 31st, 2009 06:36 pm (UTC)
Damn, 'cause sleep was my main idea too. Although "stare blankly at my screen, then look for distraction on the internet" is also very popular when I'm supposed to be working.
evolution, and some other stuffjacflash on September 1st, 2009 12:07 am (UTC)
What she said, on both counts.
The Future Holds Nothing Else But Confrontation: Tacgnoldhawver on August 31st, 2009 06:46 pm (UTC)
Get on the couch with the blanket that our cats love, and AWAIT THE CUDDLES!
ruthless compassion: pouncearoraborealis on August 31st, 2009 07:01 pm (UTC)
Now we're talkin!
B.K. DeLongbkdelong on August 31st, 2009 06:51 pm (UTC)
Put on some music via Pandora that I know will keep me moving through the day.

Edited at 2009-08-31 06:52 pm (UTC)
Blinkerslinkr on August 31st, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
Drink coffee.
Go for walks.
Blinkerslinkr on August 31st, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
Note that these can be combined if you go for an invigorating walk that culminates in the purchase of a caffeinated beverage.
ruthless compassion: cheersaroraborealis on August 31st, 2009 07:01 pm (UTC)
Excellent use of multitasking!
Blinkerslinkr on August 31st, 2009 07:11 pm (UTC)
And if you get a colleague to join you, you can even call it a meeting :)
David Policardpolicar on August 31st, 2009 07:43 pm (UTC)
I'll echo "sleep".

But if that's not an option -- and during the first six months or so of recovery I was tired all the time, which kinda made it not an option in a serious way -- I like to get very methodical about what I need to get done and what of that is most important, and just chug through it. I won't be into it, I won't enjoy it, I won't be creative, I won't be inspired... but at least I'll get it done.

Conversely, if it isn't important enough to merit that treatment, I need to rethink whether it's more important than sleep.
Mouseketeer Stigmatatrom on August 31st, 2009 08:02 pm (UTC)
eat junk food
fanwfanw on August 31st, 2009 09:22 pm (UTC)
spoon with my cats on the couch.
Doug Orleansdougo on September 1st, 2009 04:53 am (UTC)
fill in the blank.
Ellenkeyne on September 1st, 2009 10:05 pm (UTC)
Read LJ.
Play endless hands of Solitaire on the iPhone.
Stable Strangeletcuthalion on September 7th, 2009 03:26 pm (UTC)
When I'm tired, I like to stay awake just to enjoy the sensations of tiredness.