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Dude, where's my tiger blood?

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Hello all-

I'm a night shift nurse and I'm on day 22 of my first Whole30. I've been following the program per the rules and suggestions, and I've yet to experience this tiger blood that's promised. 

My meals seem adequate from what I've read, and my workouts are the same intensity and frequency as pre-whole30. 

Any night shifters out there experience a delay in their whole 30 progression? I'm still feeling relatively sluggish/sleepy, and even more so after my three shifts. 

I would love any suggestions you have for flipping schedules or some reassurance that I'll be feeling stronger/better/faster sometime soon. 


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The body pays a price for night shifting.  I don't think anyone can promise Tiger Blood as a result of night shifts required by your noble profession.

During the night shift, the body's sleep-wake rhythm requires you to be awake but the body is tired and less alert.

The strongest desire to sleep is between midnight and 6 am and between 2 pm and 4 pm. The circadian sleep wake is regulated by our internal biologic clock located in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of the hypothalamus. 

Trying to sleep when your body wants you awake has consequences.

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