Archive for August 3rd, 2017

Jet Lag Journal LHR – ABQ

August 3rd, 2017

Home after 25 days and return travel of 25 hours.
Travel Day: Drive from Stratford Upon Avon to LHR (London Heathrow Airport) return rental car, catch shuttle, check in, go through security, hit a bit of duty free to get rid of the last 20 Pounds, hit two airport lounges, board, fly back to US, clear customs (Global Entry,) go through security again, hit the club lounge for 4 hours, board plane, fly to ABQ, shuttle bus to rental car, pick up rental car, drive 1 hour and 15 minutes home. Left at 7am UK time Arrived home around 1:15am plus 7 hours.

Day 1: Asleep at 2:30am up at 7:30 – 5 hours sleep – good but felt like a zombie by 5pm. Ran a few errands and only got into the wrong side of the car once, but also tried to drive on the left once… ooops.
Not really functional after 8pm; 11pm to sleep.

Day 2: Awake at 5:15am, 6:15 hours sleep, ;-). By 11am I have a headache and feel like a zombie. Only tried to get into the wrong side of the car once. But also tried to downshift and clutch my automatic Prius. Asleep at 9pm.

Day 3: Awake at 4am – most excellent. I think I’m about done with a mild case of jet lag, no sleeping aides.

Friends coming into town tomorrow!

Ooops: screwed up dates – twice – blame it on the lag…