Written Exercise 47 - Night Owls, It Is Time To Change! Often (I wouldn’t say « often » here) staying up late is
not only a bad habit but also an unhealthy lifestyle. I have been staying up
late since the end of last year. The night before last, I did not go to bed
until 2AM. Yesterday morning, I woke up at 7am, but I did not get up until noon.
I counted that I only had / I counted only 16 instances of going to bed before 11pm in the past 3
months (I don’t think I really hear « record » used like this often) I realized that I had (it was probably fine before but I think this is more natural) an unhealthy lifestyle. I said to/told myself that I
needed to change (from now on) (I think this is unnecessary) and get my healthy lifestyle back again. It
so happened that I watched a TV program this afternoon that (use “that” if the next part is necessary to the meaning of the sentence) talked about the
topic of” How to protect our livers”. The guest on the TV program, a doctor of traditional Chinese
medicine, said that it was important to go to bed early or go
to bed before 11pm because our livers work and recover from 11pm to 2pm (so
we need to rest before 11pm- redundant) The doctor also said that it is important to
stop drinking. Last night, I did follow the health plan I made ( for more details
please take a look at the . Although I did not go to bed before (before what?), I did turn in 1.5 hours
earlier than I used to. Tonight, I will do as the doctor said. How about you?