On: Jetlagging

by Donnie Hayden

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Well, we made it home. We left Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, May1st, 2014, at around 11:00 AM  and arrived in Chicago, IL around 9:00 AM. Huh, say what? This is messing with my head and my body! Yes, we flew from the future and then all night to get back to the past. This is called: jet lag.

Jet lag, medically referred to as desynchronosis, is a physiological condition which results from alterations to the body’s circadian rhythms resulting from rapid long-distance transmeridian (east–west or west–east) travel on high-speed aircraft. It was previously classified as one of the circadian rhythm sleep disorders.

Me in the middle of tomorrow, today & yesterday

Me in the middle of tomorrow, today & yesterday

The condition of jet lag may last several days until one is fully adjusted to the new time zone, and a recovery rate of one day per time zone crossed is a suggested guideline.

Suggested one day per time zone to adjust? But we flew through around 13!! Do we need 13 whole days to get back to our normal?

Whatever, these posts are suspended until I have finished jetlagging (for whatever time this may require me). 🙂

Going to bed now around 12:45 past midnight eastern daylight savings time on May 2, 2014 or 1:45 PM tomorrow in Japan somewhere or 2:45 PM tomorrow in Australia somewhere. 🙂

Stay tuned to this channel. I’ll be back as soon as the jetlagging is over or the confusion dissipates (whichever comes first). 🙂

There is more to come, much, much more!

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