But Jesse, that's insane! You'll never make it!
Yeah, you could be right, but I've done a schedule like this once before in my life, specifically when I worked at Oracle and was leaving the house around 6am, working out at the on campus gym, then getting to my desk around 8am. It was a wonderful schedule, because it allowed me to get home nice and early and actually enjoy my evenings, and also maximized my productivity. I hate to admit this, but I am inherently a morning person, and my brain function pretty much declines linearly throughout the day. So I should be able to play when I'm sharper, instead of logging OT hours at the end of the day when my brain is just a pile of mush. And most importantly I'll be spending time in the casinos during less hectic, less toxic, times. The people playing at 7am simply can't be that big of douche bags; they no longer have the required energy reserves available. I've played at that time of day only a few times in the past, but I've never been at a particularly hostile table.
So that's my plan, and I'm sticking to it. Obviously the primary concern is that Danielle doesn't get home from work until 8pm on good days, and I'm planning to go to bed by 10 at the latest, which still doesn't really get me enough sleep. But if I can manage to sleep enough, I really think this could be a valid answer to continuing to play full time.