I find anything I do that being in a rush or hurry does not help keep my legs relaxed and manageable. I too set my alarm to go off early than normal. I don’t have any problems driving (with hand controls)but there too I also prefer not driving in rush.
The problem is the urgency. So before I open my eyes, I do ankle pumps. Even if at first, nothing moves, eventually the communication wakes up and something does move. It’s then that I open my eyes, put my feet on the ground, and press on my knees to make sure that my feet remember that they need to bear weight. Then I transfer on my wheelchair, which always has a towel on it in the mornings.
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