Holly Fawcett

Fawcett finds life gets in the way of good sleeping patterns

Irish Times Sleep Challenge - Holly Week 2


Dr John Faul is a respiratory physician and sleep specialist at the Hermitage Medical Clinic. During the Sleep Challenge he will be providing practical input on how people can improve their sleep.

Dr John Faul comments: Great effort, but clearly you can now see how life gets in the way of good sleep.  It is inevitable that extra work or travel commitments will destroy the best laid plans. Wise to catch up with a long sleep but it takes more than one long sleep to fully catch up! Sleep debt has to be paid back in installments. 




 Feb 6-7


Time to sleep 00:11 hrs

Sleep onset 00:47

Sleep duration 05:20 hrs

Unscored sections 00:05 hrs

Final awakening 06:41

Sleep efficiency 92 %


Feb 7-8

Time to sleep 00:26 hrs

Sleep onset 04:38

Sleep duration 06:14 hrs

Unscored sections 00:45 hrs

Final awakening 12:06

Sleep efficiency 93 %


Feb 8-9

Time to sleep 00:15 hrs

Sleep onset 05:14

Sleep duration 05:16 hrs

Unscored sections 00:12 hrs

Final awakening 10:46

Sleep efficiency 99 %


Feb 9-10

Time to sleep 00:13 hrs

Sleep onset 01:50

Sleep duration 03:30 hrs

Unscored sections 00:32 hrs

Final awakening 06:45

Sleep efficiency 80 %


Feb 10-11

Time to sleep 00:21 hrs

Sleep onset 00:28

Sleep duration 08:12 hrs

Unscored sections 00:12 hrs

Final awakening 09:09

Sleep efficiency 97 %

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