Not sure this will be helpful, but maybe you could work on developing a night time routine? This thread talks about doing this:

Think I'm going to switch to a nightly washer: update

If you could work out a simplified routine and perform most of it at night, maybe that would work out for you?

Other than that, braids comes to mind.
Be Happy!

Type:2b/3ab?
Texture:Medium/fine
Porosity:Normal
Elasticity:Normal

Experimenting with too many products to name here. All this great info keeps my head spinning.