Since my alarm clock goes off at 5:30, I try to get in bed earlier now. It’s hard, though, because when our kids were in high school and staying up later then I got to where I’d stay up until midnight a lot of nights. There’s no way I can do that now. I take time-released melatonin to help me get to sleep and aim to get in bed at 9:00 to read and then be asleep by 9:30. But it’s usually 9:30 or 10:00 before I get to bed. Not too bad! Some people take a natural sleep aid but one should always check with their doctor before taking herbs or supplements.
That’s 5.30 a.m? wow.. i have difficulties waking up, as I always want to sleep more.