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I Am Always Exhausted

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    I feel tired as **** everyday despite of having

    reasonable amount of sleep. I'm just getting more and more done every single day. I can't stop scaring myself
    throwawayoflife throwawayoflife 22-25, M 5 Responses May 11

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    Finding and Maintaining Balance

    in february of 2004 i was injured.  to make a long story short i ended up with a neurological disorder due to joint trauma called RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy aka chronic regional pain syndrome.) prior to the accident i was extremely active.  i exercised at the...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2007

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    When going back to the one place you trust

    once doesn't help you feel at peace and recharges your batteries any more. I feel so drained.
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Mentally, often psychically It's like I always

    need sleep I feel drained constantly and it won't go away. Energy drinks and endless amounts of coffee can't keep the tiredness at bay It's relentless No pun intended I'm not emotionally exhausted because I don't feel. I wake up,drink a coffee,get ready,go to school, walk the...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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    Isn't it weird how the longest rests leave you

    feeling even more exhausted?
    dlowsirg dlowsirg 13-15, M 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Ehhhh.... These kids are a lot of work.

    Anyone want to talk and help pass the time
    TheAngelAlyssaH TheAngelAlyssaH 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    If I nap now I'll sleep

    for four hours and be cranky If I don't nap now I'll be cranky for the rest of the day 😫
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I live in a world where people always pretend

    to be something they're not.
    MindlessInspiration MindlessInspiration 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    i don't sleep, maybe 2,

    3 hours a night if I'm lucky and I'm not being prescribed anything to help me sleep because sleeping pills are "addictive"!!? so!? only give me a small amount at a time and try and help me break the cycle of not sleeping for Christ sakes!!?
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I got about 6 hours of sleep last nite.

    It was borderline torture to get out of bed. I was OK the first few hours at work. Now I'm completely exhausted. I'm so tempted to take a nap on my lunch break. Naps don't always help though....the struggle.
    radiantorchid radiantorchid 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    So tired, yet nobody to complain to.

    ... Give a "hell yeah" for life :(
    DrDanger22 DrDanger22 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Tired of so many things.

    I tried to cheer myself up, spent a lot of money on food. I love food. But school is really exhausting me as f?ckkk.. I need a certification to get this done pfff :(
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Life is burning me out .

    growing up ive always beleived in love so i have poured and poured myself out multiple times only to yeild heartbreak. The hardest one was when me and my best friend for 7 years prior started to date , id always been crazy about her from the very day i met her . About a year...
    afroguy777 afroguy777 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    I always need a nap from 4pm

    until 8pm. I work 3-hour shifts and a deli and it's absolutely draining. Coffee/any form of caffeine offers little help ._.
    Littlegirlblue22 Littlegirlblue22 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I feel so tired ALL THE TIMES.

    ..I usually sleep well enough but still always got tired anyways...I am not depression...I don't understand why at all..Can you explain me Why?
    ScropioLady ScropioLady 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    so I skipped a ton of my classes

    because I haven't felt mentally fit to be in a classroom environment and I've been having anxiety. I ended up calling in my own absences at the office while pretending to be my mom. they found out about it and now I've gotten an in-school suspension until potentially the end of...
    dazerbeam dazerbeam 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    the kid woke up this morning at 4

    after going to bed at 11. I am so tired, makes for a long day
    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    recently, I've been tired ALL the time.

    I sleep normal amounts but am still so tired all day. I'm on a new antidepressant/ anti anxiety medication and I think it might be causing it
    dazerbeam dazerbeam 16-17, F 4 Responses May 13

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    70hr weeks and 1 day off now

    and again. Where the hell is my cookie?
    Famson Famson 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I could sleep for hours

    and still wake up tired as ****.. .-.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21

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    I'm tired all the time.

    I slept for three days straight and still felt tired. I've had a lot of hard times in my life and I'm always down. I feel like sleeping is a way to cope and get away from the world and my problems. But every time I wake up, I feel even worse than I did before.
    umkateee umkateee 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    For the pass few days,

    I've been more exhausted(if there is a word that is more than exhausted). I came home yesterday and went straight too bed, I did not even shower until the next day. The same thing happened today, I came back from school like around 2pm and I just went straight to the sofa. I...
    ladyfrickinbirdman ladyfrickinbirdman 18-21, F Nov 20, 2014

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    I am so tired, slepted like hell.

    it going to be a long day. have no energy to get up get things accomplished this week. I just want to go to sleep and never wake up. why does morning need to come? I need a day off so bad.
    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I have been exhausted

    since I was 13. I've been to several doctors and been treated for depression (not depressed,just tired), my thyroid, I've tried diet, exercise, vitamins...nothing helped. Finally Mr Dr suggested Provigil. I hesitated for nearly two years due tho personal and family history of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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    I'm so used to getting 2-3 hours of sleep a

    night now, getting a 45-minute nap in seems like more of a nuisance than a blessing. I wake up disoriented and feeling like I missed something, which I did. Sleep.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 17

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    I can never sleep when I have

    so many things rambling around on my head, it's so frustrating. too many things to deal with, so much worrying, anxiety, anger, rejection, memories. ugh
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 13

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    I work, go to school,

    am a mom and a wife. I never have any me time and I am always exhausted but I just can't seem to get my mind to stop! I'm so motivated and determined, yet feel so defeated and cornered at the same time. Thus is life?
    lonelee13 lonelee13 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 19

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    ...three kids under four

    and no help besides dad who's the worker bee. First one up and last one to sleep, like the field of battle lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't know if this is a medical issue

    or what, but I do intend on bringing this up at my next check up. Because it's like no matter how much sleep I got the night before, I'm STILL extremely exhausted as if I had none atall.
    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 25

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    Always Tired

    I don't know what is wrong with me.  It seems like I don't have any energy ever.  Even when I was younger, I was always exhausted.  I have absolutely no energy to do anything and I am so fatigued and sleepy all the time.
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 26, 2007

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    its a good thing cops can kill anyone they want

    lord knows if was from their family it would change
    lesliesissy lesliesissy 51-55, T 3 days ago

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    When i wake up i feel sleepy again

    and i fall asleep when i wake up i get off my bed and my legs and arms go to sleep
    ty1254 ty1254 70+, M 1 Response May 18

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    But im happy, un my job i Have a lot to do,

    always runing, always moving, so even that i get tired as hell at home and all cuted And beaten im sooooooo happy
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6, 2014

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    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    its true most days i am absolutely exaused

    and i dont understand why xp
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Emotionally tired. Mentally tired.

    Physically tired. Sexually tired. Is it laziness? No motivation to do anything. I wish I could trade lives with my dog so I can just lay around all day and have no responsibility.
    mydogotis mydogotis 22-25, F Mar 5

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    It's My Theme

    I think the theme of my life lately should be “Tired- A Story of Exhaustion.”  I’m so tired, so tired I can’t think. I can’t think what food to eat or even TO eat most days. I can’t decide what clothes to wear because again that would take too much thought.   Even...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    I'm always tired,but I do sleep at least 8-9

    hours per day.. I don't understand why I'm so exhausted and my grades are going down and I don't want to fail because I'm just tired..
    lupos lupos 13-15, F 3 Responses May 11

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    How do kids fight with you on taking a map

    when I never want to get out of bed? I am too tired to take my medicine somedays, I can't wait to die so I can finally rest
    tiffsica tiffsica 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    When my father leaves he lets me out of my room

    to clean the kitchen, basement, garage, and his lair (a.k.a room ). When he gets home I have to run into my room and wiat for him to lock the door. If i dont do just that everyday then the schedule will change probably for the rest of my life but thats a different story.
    cece14779 cece14779 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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