Wow, one week into October... I think I can get through this. This is Monday, and I have already put in three "days" worth of work. I've been able to catch a few Zzzzz's here and there (five hours, three hours, two hours- yikes!), and I feel oddly alert right now towards the end of a four-hour shift (following upon an eight hour graveyard shift this morning). I am planning on meeting some friends at a local bar in order to drink a couple of beers and to watch some OLD TIME FOOTBALL!!!! I wonder when the stamina will give out, when I'll hit the proverbial "wall".
I've had similar nights during which I worked stupid hours then went out boozing and carousing until last call, which is 4AM in these parts. Luckily, I have the next two days off (the coming weekend looks pretty apocalyptic- two double shifts in a row). I imagine I'll spend all day tomorrow zonked out.
I'm at the age when I can sustain a high level of activity for a good stretch, but the payback is B-R-U-T-A-L.