Sunday, March 13, 2011

Did You Spring Ahead?

Awesome flower clock found here

Yikes. We almost forgot to set our clocks ahead.

I do love daylight-savings time. But it appears that most people's bodies don't like the transition. This Consumer Reports Health Blog entry entitled Daylight saving time: Short-term health risks, long-term gains discusses the body's reaction to the whole spring-ahead by an hour experience:
......If you’re like most Americans, you’re already slightly sleep deprived. And the extra hour lost over the weekend—when most people typically try to make up their sleep debt from the week before—can worsen the problem. That extra dose of sleep deprivation can not only make you feel grouchy for a few days, but it might also temporarily increase the risk of car crashes and even increase your risk of heart attack....
You can read the whole article here.

1 comment:

It's A Beautiful Day Even With A Chronic Illness said...

Daylight saving time Yuck I think we should have one time all year long. I sick of body getting messed up with this time change stuff to me it's for the dogs.

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