Reading me, you might have the feeling that I jump from one country to the other, like magic, like, pouf ! A day in Tokyo, pouf ! another in Cannes and pouf ! back to New York youhou ! Jet-setting ? SO easy.

The truth is, it’s worse than Inception*.

My body doesn’t wan’t to hear about time differences anymore.
My body, its rebelling, a lot.

The worst is flying back.

Like for example. Yesterday, at the Studio, everybody was certainly thinking** that I was working behind my computer, but the truthful truth is, I was sleeping like a log with my fingers frozen into a “I type with such passion” position.
My eyes wide open. And as I found out later, my mouth was wide open too.

At one moment I went to the toilets and fell asleep there. I figured it out cause my phone fell from my hands – the noise woke me up***.

The I was like OK guys, I’ve had enough, time for nap. Nobody questioned that****.

Then, I couldn’t cancel a meeting I had to go to. So I took the risk of going out of the Studio in this Lost in Translation state – like imagine smoking a joint of pot + taking 5 Advils + spending the night on a boat watching Inception – and there you go, New York felt like I was in Super Mario Kart*****, and the big challenge was to not bump into strangers.

At one moment I crossed at the red light, totally oblivious, and after a near death experience with a taxi (I don’t know if the near death experience was that he almost killed me or that he insulted me for 10 minutes after that) I thanked the crappy weather to have convinced me to not take my bike.

The day ended up with no major incident, certainly due to the fact that I decided to find refuge in a massage salon. Till 8.30, when I finally fell into a coma in front of Modern Family, at the most crucial moment (Are Cam and Mitchel gonna have a baby ???) (Arrgh, I will never knoooooow !!!).

I think Scott tried to wake me up to go to bed, but it must not have worked, since as I am talking to you, it’s 5AM and I am still on that same sofa.
Oh, I am in wonderful shape right now. Ready to kick ass today !!!

Well, until 10AM. When I will start yawning.

(And this is just me coming back from Europe. Imagine my return from Japan, OMG two weeks of that mess !!!)
(Euh, by the way, this is an excuse for the post about Cannes I had promised – I couldn’t write it, I was at the massage salon)
(So what I am going to do is transform the illustration, from a glam starlet, it will become a jet-lagued starlet)


* The movie I never understood and tried to watch it again on the plane to see if I had become smarter. Answer : nope.
** Or not, seeing that I was still wearing my pjs.
*** Don’t go tell me you’ve never gone to the toilets with your iPhone.
**** Perks of being French in a world of crazy workaholics. My weird work methods (nap, lunch break, working in my pjs) are considered my “cultural exception”.
***** Oh, please. To each his own generation.

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  • Natasha Fatah May, 24 2012, 9:05 / Reply

    Gorgeous illustration!!
    Jet lag never affects me when I’m going somewhere, but when I get back home, and the excitement is gone – then it hits!

    ~Natasha Fatah~
    ~Natasha Fatah~

  • Serdane May, 24 2012, 9:08 / Reply

    T’inquiète pas Garance, on a tous ces moments là !

  • Iana May, 24 2012, 9:08 / Reply

    Garance, thank you for the wonderful blog and beautiful illustration! Hope you’re feeling more energized by now.

  • Reem foudeh May, 24 2012, 9:09 / Reply

    I know what you mean once i had a jet lag.that lasted for 2 weeks !!

  • Elisa Eymery May, 24 2012, 9:10 / Reply

    I can relate Garance! I’ve been known to falling asleep in a toilet cubicle in Hong Kong airport when transiting between Japan/China/Korea during one of my buying trip. But god traveling is so much fun!

    Elisa Eymery

    Wandering Minds

  • Claudia May, 24 2012, 9:11 / Reply

    I agree with you jet lag is the worst on the flight back. My worst was after a flight from Vietnam to Austria.
    Hope you feel better soon.

  • emmanuelis May, 24 2012, 9:11 / Reply

    Courageuse d’aller au salon de massage quand on s’endort… ça m’arrive les trois quart du temps au spa, et sans jet lag………………. inutile de dire qu’après une heure et demie de massage tu es étonné que cela soit fini si vite…

    On attend Cannes !!

  • Giada May, 24 2012, 9:13 / Reply

    When I came back home from Tokyo ( 8 hours of jet lag) I had the head ache for an entire week… nothing’s good comes from the jat lag, that’s for sure!


  • Nadou May, 24 2012, 9:17 / Reply

    MOUAHAHAH l’Iphone aux toilettes…. je dirais même plus, Twitter aux toilettes :D – je connais, ca rend les pause pipi bien plus constructives hum.

    Il existe une excuse pour aller bosser en pyjama à Bruxelles? Si oui, je la veux!!! Bon Jet lag garance et merci pour tes articles toujours plein d’humour et de bonne humeur

  • Anna Louisa May, 24 2012, 9:18 / Reply

    Haha…I loved this post! My biggest jet lag was coming back from Italy and having to participate in a track meet the next day…very unpleasant :)

  • Aurélie & Angelo May, 24 2012, 9:19 / Reply

    Jet lag is everyone’s nightmare, the worst aspect of travelling! Hope you recover soon! xxx

  • Girl with camera May, 24 2012, 9:21 / Reply

    Well, why don’t you take a few days of HOLIDAYS to get back on your feet & have more massages? ah ah

  • berenice May, 24 2012, 9:22 / Reply

    illustration tres sympa..faut juste dormir garance!!!!!!!!!tiens au maximum pour reprendre un rythme normal et couche toi à 8h pendant plusieurs soir..sinon tu vas le payer cher plus tard sur ton visage…….c’est ça la vie de star!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! bon repos et continue à nosu faire rever……

  • La Dénicheuse May, 24 2012, 9:25 / Reply

    Je vois qu’on est tous égaux face au jetlag.
    A part le faire de dire “je suis complètement “jetlaguée” , ça n’a rien de glam’ :)

  • L'Oliphant May, 24 2012, 9:26 / Reply

    Hé bien moi j’en prendrai bien un peu de jet lag! modérément hein? mais un petit peu quand même!
    super blog Garance!

  • marjolaine May, 24 2012, 9:29 / Reply

    Compassion à mort !
    Le jet lag est pour le corps la pire chose de l’histoire cool des voyages autour du monde…
    Le ventre gonflé qui pige plus rien à ce qu’on lui force à digérer, les yeux qui tombent si bas que plus rien n’arrive à nous les faire rouvrir.
    que du bonheur.

  • LéaParis. May, 24 2012, 9:31 / Reply

    J’aime votre travail et de voyage, donc je serais très heureux avec elle, bisous, felicitations.

  • Delphine May, 24 2012, 9:44 / Reply

    la mélatonine ça marche du tonnerre ! je gâchais la moitié de mes vacances à dormir n’importe quand (le Japon notamment, qui est pour moi aussi brumeux et absurde que dans lost in translation), jusqu’à découvrir la mélatonine à NYC, qui me rend fraîche comme une rose dès le lendemain du retour (pour le jour même faut pas rêver, malgré le kit de voyage de parfaita…)

  • L'heure d'été May, 24 2012, 9:45 / Reply

    Ha ha ha !
    Le fameux salon de massage où tu poses ta tête dans un matelas avec petit trou ?
    N’empêche, le jour où en état de jet lag, je ressemblerai à ton illustration, les poules porteront des lunettes de soleil…
    PS. Au fait, puisque nous sommes en train de parler de fatigue, en écrivant ce commentaire, je viens de me frotter les yeux comme le ferait un enfant qui se réveille ; j’ai juste oublié ma so-glamourous-little-face qui porte du mascara.
    Ahhhhhh !

  • The slow pace May, 24 2012, 9:46 / Reply

    How funny you mentioned Super Mario Kart!!! Because that is the one thing that makes me feel more dizzy than jet lag. I hate it!

  • marg May, 24 2012, 9:54 / Reply

    I am just came back to central Europe from China and HK! I understand you well & completely:))

    see my own story on:

  • asianfreak May, 24 2012, 9:56 / Reply

    Le jet lag il faut s’astreindre à une discipline de fer pour le combattre.
    En général, c’est une journée d’enfer!!!!
    quand je rentre d’asie en europe j’essaie de me décaller la nuit avant, je fais la fête tard, et je suis tellement épuisée que je dors comme un bébé dans l’avion.
    Si je rentre des US ou des caraibes, en général je prend un vol de nuit, ça fait une nuit un peu plus courte mais ça gère.

    Mais bon, si c’est la contrepartie pour voyager, le prix n’est pas si élevé.

    hate de voir ton post sur Cannes.
    Très belle illustration. J’aime beaucoup tes photos mais j’aime encore plus tes illustrations.


  • Nola May, 24 2012, 10:02 / Reply

    Exactement mon état en période de partiel. Quelques petites hallucinations en plus. Gros gros manque de sommeil visiblement car pas de voyages récents ^^

  • Aurore May, 24 2012, 10:03 / Reply

    Le secret: pas d’alcool pendant le vol mais somnifere pour se caler sur l’horaire du pays d’arrivee. Ca marche, 1 jour de jetlag entre la France et l’Australie, qui dit mieux? (et j’ai fait le trajet plusieurs fois!)

  • Becky Thompson May, 24 2012, 10:07 / Reply

    hahaha Garance you are hilarious!!! I feel you girl! Jet lag is such a killer sometimes! love your blog! xoxox

  • Silvia May, 24 2012, 10:10 / Reply

    Hahahah Jet lag is terrible!



  • Frédérique May, 24 2012, 10:10 / Reply

    Et bien tu me rassures! Je me disais “mais comment elle fait?”. Moi aussi le jet lag me rend K.O.

  • sev May, 24 2012, 10:14 / Reply

    hahahaha ! (moi aussi je me suis déjà endormie aux toilettes au travail assise sur le trône haha)
    Mais tu ne t’es pas endormie au massage ??

  • Melle Dubndidu May, 24 2012, 10:16 / Reply

    La meme lool !
    Mais bon je prefere voyager malgré ce jetlag lol


  • Luce May, 24 2012, 10:29 / Reply

    Wake up Garance, wake up!

    That’s how I feel too, it’s a really bad trend for Americans (or French girls living in America) to be one of the many who lack sleep.

    sigh* zzzzz…zzzzz

  • B. May, 24 2012, 10:41 / Reply

    Cool illustration !

    That really sounds like a terrible jetlag. Eventhough your job seems like one of the most fun jobs one can have, you definitelystill desever a little break :)
    new outfit post

  • Gigi May, 24 2012, 10:46 / Reply

    Très dröle ton post Garance LOL… Mais repose toi quand même:)


  • NotSoLolita May, 24 2012, 10:48 / Reply

    I mean nothing can beat Mario Kart! No matter the generations! Best Video Game EVER!!!!

  • Ambyr May, 24 2012, 11:04 / Reply

    Aww! Take another nap. At the least, you’ll be entitled to this 3 day weekend- although working from home, freelance and owning your company doesn’t really mean you ever have a day off, but take one anyways!


  • Professoressa May, 24 2012, 11:11 / Reply

    I have never enjoyed drinking pop or anything with that kind of fizz and sugar, but apparently gingerale on a flight helps jet lag. With security and liquid regulations, I have not bothered trying taking a small bottle on board, but I stick to using melatonin.

    It’s natural and it helps you sleep when the restlessness sets in after flying.

  • susanne May, 24 2012, 11:14 / Reply

    Apparemment manger du gingembre et boire beaucoup d’eau aide à se sortir plus vite du jet-lag. Je l’ai testé sur des vols europe-us et inverse et ça marche! (enfin, c’est peut-être l’effet placebo, mais on s’en fout)

  • emrose May, 24 2012, 11:15 / Reply

    the best/worst is waking up in the middle of the night and not having a clue where or what country you are in…i find that tea and small naps helps soothe….one

  • *** K E N Z A *** May, 24 2012, 11:46 / Reply

    :))))))))))))))) !!!!!!!

    aller va dormir :D !!!

  • Camille May, 24 2012, 11:46 / Reply

    Ahaaa Garance tu me fais bien marrerrrr !!
    Des bisouuus

  • Emma May, 24 2012, 11:49 / Reply

    Jet lag sucks – but a bonus is that you feel really awake for parts of the day you don’t normally see..!!!

    Mario Kart is on a close par to Sonic the hedgehog – mesmorising!!

  • En mode Parisienne May, 24 2012, 11:51 / Reply

    AAAAaaaah les joies du Jet-lag …
    Courage ! Ça finit forcément par passer !!


  • Siri May, 24 2012, 11:56 / Reply

    un JOINT D’HERBE ?????

  • Maricha May, 24 2012, 12:06 / Reply

    J’ai bien ri en lisant cet article, j’adore ta plume! Ça me fait penser à un roman de Lauren Weisberger ^^

  • Marie May, 24 2012, 12:12 / Reply

    T’as bien de la chance Garance…Moi je n’ai pas de réseau dans les toilettes :’(

  • CAMILLE May, 24 2012, 12:13 / Reply

    the fact that you even watch Modern Family makes me love you more. I LOVE THAT SHOW. want to know if they have a baby? watch it on :)

  • Alice May, 24 2012, 12:18 / Reply

    Garance, you should try these wonderful homeopathic jetlag pills, aptly named No Jetlag (though I think they have a different name in certain countries??). I take them whenever I travel and recently I have been doing a lot of long (LONG) haul flights New Zealand-England-Australia-England back and forth, back and forth and these little wonder pills have saved my life!!! I either have no jetlag at all or I am fine after just one day. THEY ARE MAGIC! I recommend them to all travellers!


  • Loulune May, 24 2012, 12:29 / Reply

    Je connais :) Le bon côté c’est e.g. de pouvoir monter au Sacré Coeur à sept heures du matin et ça c’est quelque chose :)

  • Nathalie May, 24 2012, 12:34 / Reply

    Hein c´est tres bien prendre l´iPhone avec toi aux toilettes… Moi je prends mon portable aussi mais j´ai peur qu´il tombe dedans :D

  • Jessica May, 24 2012, 12:46 / Reply

    Je pense que ces jet-lag en valent la peine : merde, le Japon quoi ;)
    Et puis bon, pour aller travailler en pyjama ça en vaut aussi la peine !


  • Peter May, 24 2012, 12:55 / Reply

    LOL so funny Garance!

    x Peter @ http://low–

  • Lydia Hope Samson May, 24 2012, 1:03 / Reply

    Garance I love you!! I’ve had a few near death experiences walking sleep deprived down the streets of New York as well. One week it was just like a movie: merciless speeding taxis and handsome men dragging me out of the way just in time – but I only remembered days later. Hope you get some sleep ;)

    Gorgeous jet-lagged starlet!!

  • Sac à main May, 24 2012, 1:03 / Reply

    c est super joli !!!!

  • Marie May, 24 2012, 1:22 / Reply

    I am studying fashion in Milan to have this life!!! It’s exhausting but so wonderful

    J’étudie à la mode à Milan, justement pour avoir cette vie! C’est fatiguant mais passionnant!

    Bacioni da Milano

  • mixy May, 24 2012, 1:41 / Reply

    Ok…you mentioned inception and now you’ve got me going. I was SERIOUSLY annoyed when I saw that movie.
    It made me feel dumb. I know I am not dumb. But I left the theatre thinking “WHAT THE EFF WAS THAT????”

    I know Dicaprio plays a lot in psychological twisters eg. Shutter Island (which I appreciated) but that one was just an awkward film.

    Ok tangent I know.

    Get yourself some sleep, or you may end up at the doctors office!!!

  • Nomadic D May, 24 2012, 1:43 / Reply

    I actually always enjoy jetlag going from europe to the states, I find I wake up really early and have tons of energy. Yes, I get tired really early and go to bed at a time appropriate for a 4 yr old, but that’s ok. Coming to europe from the states though, that’s like my own personal hell. I am a zombie for at least a week, never truly awake, never truly asleep. Blech.

  • carole May, 24 2012, 1:48 / Reply

    i was just with my girlfriend…she arrived yesterday from Geneva…..she was afraid to take a bath…she might fall asleep.

  • momo May, 24 2012, 1:49 / Reply

    Je sais pas si c’était voulu, mais ton dessin ressemble étrangement à Solveign (Miss météo de Canal +). Tu l’as peut-être croisée sur la croisette toute cette semaine!?

  • Maud May, 24 2012, 1:59 / Reply

    C’est un vrai plaisir de te lire, leger et drole. Bravo

  • Sevan May, 24 2012, 2:09 / Reply

    Le pire avec le jet-lag c’est, a Paris, de me reveiller a 3 heures du matin en ayant faim parce que mon estomac est toujours branche sur la pendule U.S. et aussi de ne plus savoir ou je suis pendant quelques instants.
    By the way, belle illustration en B&W.

  • Eva May, 24 2012, 2:14 / Reply

    Tu me feras toujours rire!
    Bon courage :)


  • Jane with the noisy terrier May, 24 2012, 2:26 / Reply

    I agree with Alice, above–No Jet Lag pills work just great for me, coming and going on a trip. I also set my watch to my destination time as soon as I get on the plane, and if it’s daytime there, then I sit by the window with the visor up if possible and really try not to sleep. Then when I get home, I’ll stay awake until about 9 or 10pm, take an Excedrin PM and usually, I’m feeling pretty good by the next day.

  • Beatrice May, 24 2012, 3:35 / Reply

    So beautiful illustration! Your posts is always so inspiring!

  • Clou May, 24 2012, 3:40 / Reply

    hahaha! Mais encore une fois, tu me fais trop rire Garance!
    Et sérieux, la sieste c’est LE joker à sortir dans ces cas-là, même les Américains devraient reconnaître que c’est une question de salubrité publique…^^

    T’as du morfler quand même…

    Et sinon, juste pour rire : qui est déjà allé avec SON IPAD aux cabinets ?
    (qu’on rigole…)


  • cecile May, 24 2012, 3:54 / Reply

    j’ai essayé le maquillage en queue de poisson , je me suis retrouvée avec un gros tas noir au coin de l’oeil, je n’ai pas du utilisé le bon outil!!!il va falloir persévérer…..

  • Voza May, 24 2012, 3:57 / Reply

    I used to suffer from Jet Lag until I discovered:

    Homeopathic: Cocculus Inducus, Nux Vomica, Arnica Montana (Boiron sells a small blue box with the three of them at Wholefoods)

    Bach Flowers: The perfect mix is Walnut (adaptation to changes), Scleranthus (to face the different altitudes), Olive (fatigue), Holly (to be happy), Impatiens (to be patient), all this in a bottle and I always take Rescue Remedy for all other problem which could make a trip a nightmare.

    Also drinking tons of very alkaline water (you can buy PH drops) and eating unsalted dried fruits on the plane helps.

  • Sonja May, 24 2012, 4:33 / Reply

    Oooh, la pauvre ! C’est vraiment pas terrible, le jet lag… L’année dernière j’ai failli rater un déjeuner très, très important quand je me suis endormie dans le métro le jour après un retour des US. Heureusement, les agents de securité m’ont réveillée à la Défénse, sinon j’aurais sans doute dormi toute la journée… :P

  • Judith May, 24 2012, 5:37 / Reply

    you are so awesome!

  • Clotilde May, 24 2012, 6:10 / Reply

    Cam & Mitchell

  • Soniachocolat May, 24 2012, 6:55 / Reply

    Oh la la j’ai honte de l’avouer mais moi, je l’emmène tout le temps aux toilettes mon iPhone! ^^

  • Jane & her noisy terrier May, 24 2012, 7:08 / Reply

    Garance, this may cure your jetlag — there’s a Romy Schneider tribute at the French Institute on May 29th with a screening of Clouzot’s Inferno – in French! Here are the details:


  • Rousspétée May, 24 2012, 8:21 / Reply

    Oulà ! Je te comprends. Perso, je suis en train de récupérer du passage de Paris à Buenos Aires, j’ai un peu l’impression de planer … Et je trouve que c’est beaucoup plus difficile dans le sens Est-Ouest que Ouest-Est, non ?
    Du courage et des siestons jusqu’à récupération complète de tes facultés !

  • Hooloo May, 24 2012, 9:20 / Reply

    What a coincidence. It’s 3:15 a.m. in Rome. I have jetlag after a flight from San Francisco.
    Turned on my iPhone (not in the bathroom…yet) to catch up on your posts. Hope I don’t pass out at the MAXXI tomorrow (which is now today). Thanks for your creativity & humor!

  • R May, 24 2012, 9:36 / Reply

    Have you ever read the book, The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell? Well that book pretty much sums up what Inception is about. It’s about how ideas spread (at least that’s what I got from the flick).

    What do I know…?

    My favorite movie – EVER. :)

  • Jessie May, 24 2012, 9:43 / Reply

    i feel crazy when i have just come back from europe. so i can’t even imagine the feeling you experienced. handled it like a camp amidst some crazy circumstances. you are amazing!

  • Marina May, 24 2012, 9:46 / Reply

    Flying from China back home to Hawaii I had left at 10am, flight + a 5 hour layover in Japan, and I made it home 7am the same day. Arriving home 3 hours before I had left. That will mess with your head. The next day I was back at work because we were having a company luncheon event. I was so out if it I couldn’t eat and I almost nodded off in my soup!

  • Buki of May, 24 2012, 10:07 / Reply

    You are Hilarious!!! If, Your jetlag allows for such humorou episodes, I can not wait for your next trip!!! But please don’t get hit by a taxi ok!!! xx

  • Ivy May, 24 2012, 10:26 / Reply

    jet lag was horrible! last time when I came back from Europe I started cooking at 5am as I couldnt sleep!

  • Blaise May, 24 2012, 10:36 / Reply

    I hate jet lag… :(

  • Colony May, 24 2012, 11:27 / Reply

    LOL! This is too funny! I like to think I look like your illustration when I travel (in my mind’s eye I do), but when I caught a look at myself in the mirror in the airport in Vegas the other day, I was a bedraggled mess. And I didn’t even have to deal with a timezone change ;)

  • Carol May, 24 2012, 11:45 / Reply

    I loved it!! I’m posting from Los Angeles, take a look on the windows of Rodeo Drive and our pictures in Palmdale!!

  • Annie May, 25 2012, 1:01 / Reply

    Jet lag is absolutely horrible. After I got back from Italy, my schedule was messed up for a week. And you travel everywhere in such a short amount of time – I’m surprised you were able to type out that post!

  • gipsybluesmoke May, 25 2012, 3:27 / Reply

    Éhéhéhéh !!!!
    Il faut le dire ce post en anglais ou en français est juste savoureux pour les zygomatiques !
    Merci, tu nous fais nous sentir moins seules dans ces moments !

    Récemment en route pour l’aéroport aux aurores, j’attendais au feu rouge. Moment d’absence – je regarde le feu : il est orange. J’avais raté le vert et personne pour me klaxonner à cette heure ultra matinale … je pense ne l’avoir raté qu’une fois mais je suis pas certaine…
    Et puis au retour, je me suis allumé une cigarette très très naturellement en payant le ticket du parking. Les personnes autour m’ont regardé, je pensais vraiment avoir une sale tête alors je leur souriais poliment. J’ai cherché un cendrier pour la cendre. Et là j’ai réalisé que je fumais DANS l’aéroport et j’ai compris les regards.X-) Shame on me…

    PS : L’excuse de l’exception culturelle…. J’adore !

  • caroline gozzi May, 25 2012, 3:30 / Reply

    Topissime illustration, le trait devient chaque fois meilleur. Et parle aussi bien qu’un long post.
    C’est définitivement par l’illustration que je préfère le monde enchanté de GARANCE D.
    A quand un expo?

  • albagraciosa May, 25 2012, 3:30 / Reply

    * Inception ? Bah il y a autant de possibilités d’explications que de marches dans un escalier d’ Escher. La tête en haut, la tête en bas qu’est ce que ça peut bien faire quand on dort n’est ce pas ;)
    Bonnes sieste et vie parallèle !

  • Melanie May, 25 2012, 4:49 / Reply

    love the illustration.

  • Mertxe Hernandez May, 25 2012, 5:42 / Reply

    Beautiful illustration!!
    Get well soon garance!

  • cloum May, 25 2012, 5:49 / Reply

    La fatigue aiguise ton humour on dirait. Continue à voyager pour notre plus grand plaisir!

  • Beny Ricaro Sadewo May, 25 2012, 5:53 / Reply

    Enjoy your Fabulous Life Ms. Garance even on the hardest part XD

    love from!/

  • Murielle May, 25 2012, 5:55 / Reply

    Du coup t’es obligé d’avoir des beaux pyjamas pour oser te montrer aux employés…

  • candace May, 25 2012, 5:58 / Reply

    I suffer TERRIBLE jetlag, but do transatlantic crossings pretty often. I find the only thing that helps is taking a melatonin at sundown for a few days after landing. If I am going Europe->US, I usually have to take another when I pop awake at 3am. Also, I have to resort to disco naps and caffeine bombs to stay awake for nights out in NYC. When flying redeye from US->EU, take melatonin as soon as you get to JFK to try and advance your sleep clock.

  • Mlle eugé May, 25 2012, 6:59 / Reply

    Et moi qui croyais que “NYC was the city that never sleeps”…Un mythe se brise ! ;-)

  • mareme May, 25 2012, 7:53 / Reply

    tu n’aurais jamais dû avouer que tu prenais ton iphone dans ce lieu de “solitude”…tout le monde se demandera dès aujourd’hui, à chaque fois que tu décrochera un appel, si tu es “seule” ou non….

  • cat May, 25 2012, 8:36 / Reply

    c’est drôôôle ^^ !!! la petite parenthèse de ta vie d’acharnée ^^
    On n’y échappe pas au Jet Lag! bizarrement, moi le jet Lag c’est dans le sens EST – OUEST que je le trouve le plus dur…
    Reposes-toi bien ce week-end qd même !

  • Isabelle May, 25 2012, 9:22 / Reply

    Comme je te comprends, Garance. Je suis rentrée d’Hawai la semaine dernière et mon jet-lag a duré 5 longs jours . C’était la première fois que ça durait aussi longtemps, je me réveillais en pleine forme à 1 heure du matin et jétais un zombie pendant ljournées étaient terribles.

  • sophie May, 25 2012, 12:00 / Reply

    excellent la “starlette jet-laggée”!

  • Jill May, 25 2012, 12:21 / Reply

    Thank you for, once again, putting a smile on my face.

    Sleep well.

  • Ana May, 25 2012, 3:48 / Reply

    Oh, we love you so much because of this openness! <3

  • Elizabeth May, 25 2012, 4:29 / Reply

    Adjusting eating & trying to sleep into the new time zone as soon as you get on the plane helps a bit, as do being in natural light and exercise, but really it takes a day per hour of difference. I used to do 3 day work trips from London to San Francisco which were tough, not enough time to adapt to arriving before leaving again…..

  • May, 25 2012, 4:41 / Reply

    Vive l’exception culturelle qui nous sauve de bien des situations…
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  • faraway May, 26 2012, 4:12 / Reply

    En effet jet lag et travail ne font pas bon ménage !! mais ce serait trop facile einh sinon, ce serait comme une télétransportation .. Putain ce serait trop génial en fait !!!

  • *Amaryllis May, 26 2012, 7:38 / Reply

    You can try Tom, an excellent massage therapist at Equinox studio on Prince Street!!!
    One hour between his hands and you’re an new girl ;)

    Kiss from Paris actually

  • Astrig May, 26 2012, 1:32 / Reply

    J’ai ris! Vraiment j’adore ce genre de post, et ton illustration est très belle!

  • Karen May, 26 2012, 5:42 / Reply

    Try No-Jet- Lag. It really helped me cut the exhaustion when I have no time to recover during and after a trip.

  • yvonne May, 27 2012, 2:36 / Reply

    much love from kl!

  • Cece GP May, 27 2012, 4:50 / Reply

    I know what you mean… I travel quite regularly for my work. Arrived yesterday in Geneva, back from Singapore via Dubai (with a stop over in Sri Lanka that was never mentioned to me by the travel agent) so, basically, I am still in that twilight mind state zone.
    Last Monday when I arrived in SIN, I ended up waking up at 3am and hitting the gym at 4am only to start my whole day meetings at 8.30am). One week of running around like crazy and, worst part, no time for real shopping. Oh, the pleasures of business travel!!!

  • Yvonne May, 27 2012, 3:16 / Reply

    Hi Garance,

    I skip the meal before the flight & drink lots of hot tea with milk before boarding & during the flight. Then about an hour or two after arrival it’s time for a wonderful meal – it really helps adjust both ways, with little jet lag.

    Happy Travels!!

  • TheLilly May, 29 2012, 1:10 / Reply

    Tes annotations sont amusantes :)

  • Stephanie May, 30 2012, 8:48 / Reply

    I really don’t know why, but I have never suffered from jet lag, even though I have travelled frequently between North America and Australia, Asia, Europe, and I currently travel often between Canada and Italy. I read this a few years back and thought it was very interesting and potentially helpful, although I’ve never followed this to the letter (the idea is to override jetlag by manipulating the body’s “feeding clock”):

  • Twenty7 June, 1 2012, 1:30 / Reply

    I’m in Jet lag mode right now too! I just got back from a whirlwind trip taking me from Tel Aviv to Italy to Spain, then a 3 stop connection back to DC in which i got trapped in the heathrow airport after missing my flight. It took me 27 hours in all to get home and yet i’m up bright and early and at work today… total zombie mode. Thank God its friday!! Lots of coffee to get me through the day and I will hopefully recover this weekend. I hope your jet lag recovery is speedy as well!

  • SabinaSabina June, 2 2012, 5:38 / Reply

    OMG, loved your post! Its like the worst…going to the US is kinda funny ususally I am as bright an awake early morning as I won’t be again for lots of mornings to come so I enjoy it. But travelling to Yokohama was worse than hell. All is wrong and its zombie life for about a whole Week!

  • Jessica Miyun Lee June, 5 2012, 4:33 / Reply

    I made the mistake of reading this at work and had to cover myself, and hide behind my Mac and stifle my laughter. Haha! Your posts are so witty and honest and so funny. I can relate to all of your asterisks. I love your blog and congratulations on your (and Scott’s) CFDA award!!
    I am a huge huge fan!

  • brynn snow June, 14 2012, 12:07 / Reply

    Wonderful illustration. Im sure Cannes was beautiful!

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  • Nina August, 19 2012, 6:26 / Reply

    Who DOESN”T go to the TOILETTE with Iphone?!

  • Christal March, 3 2013, 9:04 / Reply

    Une vraie jet setteuse en herbe arrive dans la sphère, Paris Hilton devrait courir! :-).
    PS: Cam et … auront une petite fille Lily et après encore un petit garçon. Vive Modern Family!

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