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    I Spent 24 Hours Living By Mark Wahlberg's Ridiculous Schedule And Hated Every Second Of It

    Why does he wake up at 2:30 a.m. every day?!

    This is Mark Wahlberg.

    And this is me, Spencer.

    Mark Wahlberg recently posted his daily schedule on Instagram, and the Internet started to freak out because of how ridiculous it was.

    His schedule made my jaw drop. I thought to myself, "What kind of person would willingly torture themself like this?" And then I realized exactly the kind of person who would do that: me.

    That's right. I decided to live like Mark Wahlberg for 24 hours, all without trying to die. Here's what happened.

    (Spoiler alert: I didn't die.)

    My alarm went off at 2:30 a.m., and my first thought was literally, "Why did I do this? This is so stupid."

    I've never prayed before, so this whole experience was new to me.

    There are actually a few similarities between my schedule and Mark Wahlberg's – like working out in the morning – and I think they made the project a little easier for me than they would for other people.

    Being awake this early was actually kind of creepy. I hadn't seen a single person yet, and very few cars were out in the normally-busy New York streets.

    Note to self: Nothing is louder than a microwave when you're trying to be quiet.

    Mark Wahlberg's schedule says that he showers for 90 minutes. I did not follow this part of the schedule.

    Mark Wahlberg's schedule definitely doesn't account for travel time.

    I quickly learned that I have no idea how to properly hit a golf ball.

    I started to feel like that woman in Mean Girls who saw Cady Heron wearing army pants and flip flops, so she bought army pants and flip flops.

    Spending time in the cryo chamber was one of the weirdest, coolest things I've ever done. But it was (obviously) very cold!!!

    I wanted nothing more than to eat a burger and fries, but Mark Wahlberg's schedule wouldn't let me.

    For family time, I tried to FaceTime one of my brothers. He ignored my call.

    I couldn't wait for lunch, but I was also too exhausted to go out and get a healthy meal that Mark Wahlberg would probably eat.

    I didn't have any work calls, so I tried FaceTiming one of my other brothers. He ignored my call too.

    This was the hardest task to do because I don't have kids.*

    I had the rest of my yogurt for my 29th snack of the day. I don't have a pic of it because I was so over the whole thing. Please forgive me.

    I suddenly got a burst of energy, just in time for my second workout of the day.

    My body was already exhausted from the first workout and the whole day in general, so a second workout was just torture.

    I love food, and I love eating it, but having to portion all of my meals into small snacks throughout the day was awful.

    I took great pleasure in turning off all of the alarms on my phone before getting ready for bed, which I did at 6:30.

    To be honest, this challenge gave me one of the best night's sleep of my life.

    If you want to follow along with my other weird journeys, you can follow me on Instagram @SpencerAlthouse.