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I Am Always Tired

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    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I've been really tired these past couple of

    days, and I guess all of the extra sleep is really taking a down effect. I feel even more drained when I wake up, and the only thing that helps me is going outside and being active.
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I've lost my appetite

    because of self-medicating and I don't tell anyone about it. I like it when they worried about my health and I feel so tired almost all day. I'm a selfish brat :)
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Idk why i'm always so tired.

    I could fall asleep 3 times in one day.
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Is It Really So Bad Wanting To Sleep Forever?

    I always keep myself busy..I dont' likeit when I have nothing to do..it makes me nervous, it makes me think I'm not being productive, and that messes with my head. Add the endless war I have with the outside world  between the overall rejection I get way too often...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 5, 2010

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    I'm so behind on homework.

    I hate work. I always want to sleep. I just lack motivation to do anything anymore. I use to be so involved with my community but I feel burnt out. I hate college. I just want to live life a little.
    celestethebest celestethebest 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    jus feeling like laying in bed all day :)

    starting a new job and my dui classes to get my license back and im soo tired i wanna say forget it!! this depresion is no joke ! starting to think i need meds/ but i dont really want to go that route
    cassandra1122 cassandra1122 26-30, F Aug 6

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    Rested Or Not

    No matter how much sleep I get, it's never enough. I'm so tired all the time and ... hey I'm tired of being tired! Some days are harder than others to get out of bed, but I do it for my little boy, and I just try to keep going. I don't know why I'm so tired all the time. Maybe...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Sep 2, 2013

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    I'm tired all the time.

    when I'm tired i have to force myself to get up. but during the day i'm really sleepy. and i can't wait to go to bed. It seems like i'm lesser tired in the day when i have a little amount of sleep. or wake up earlier. but if i sleep like for 12 hours then I'm really tired the...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Tired of everything. I wake up

    and I'm already tired. (Physically also). It's just another day of getting myself disappointed because I'm not the smartest or have the best work ethic for college. It's gotten so bad that I missed so many classes and I might fail this semester again. I'm just..... Tired.
    FranklynF FranklynF 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    lately it has been getting worse

    but all i can really feel now is how tired i am. its really stressing tbh
    homu homu 13-15 1 Response Apr 24

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    Exhaustion

    From getting headaches constantly I knew it would make me a little frustrated or a little tired. I had no idea I would be this exhausted . The doctor said it was normal for me to be tired from my head hurting all the time but I feel like I've had the wind knocked out of me . I...
    redridinghoodxo redridinghoodxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    I was ... Even when I was getting 6-8 hours of

    sleep. I thought I was battling depression or maybe had a thyroid problem.. but just recently changed my diet, added a little cardio ( before that I only did hot yoga) , and vitamin D and I feel so much more energy. I'm wondering if I can keep this up .. Only time will tell!
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F Jul 16

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    I can honestly say that I'm tired of being

    tired. I have sleep apnea..am supposed to sleep with a CPAP machine...but that thing drives me crazy & I can't sleep with it on. Even if I DO manage to get to sleep with it on, I take it off during the night without remember doing so.:( I get up early now so I can exercise...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    athenalovlies athenalovlies 18-21, F May 15

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    When I'm not working,

    I'm working on something else, anything that gets me money lately. I also feel like "pretty girls" have it easier. I wish I had a body like my coworker.
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    It Comes and Goes...

    I don't know. Maybe it's lack of sleep, or nutrition or maybe just how I was born, but I've always felt a little lethargic. It's not always really bad, in fact I do have some pretty energetic days. It's just that no matter how awake I feel, or how much energy I seem to have...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2009

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    Unless sugar works. Or

    if caffeine returned from vacation.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Oct 19

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    It's Kind of Scary

    I actually think I might be sick.  No matter what amount of sleep I get, I'm always tired.  And the possibility of sleep apneia is not really comforting.  Now my doctor told me I stop breathing at night.  Greeeeeat.
    FindMeSaveMe FindMeSaveMe 16-18, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    I have enough sleep for 7-8 hours a day

    but always feel tired and sleepy. I don't take a nap. sometimes my eyes feel like pulling out. whenever I lay down my body will become weak and really tired even though I do nothing much in the day..
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have a sleep disorder.

    No matter how exhausted I am, if I don't take something to sleep I will either not sleep or only sleep for 2 or 3 hours. Which is bad news when you have a mental illness. So, I take sleeping pills. And it does not matter how long I sleep or what I do to combat fatigue when I am...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I swear, I could sleep

    for an entire week, and still wake up and be dead tired.
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Yep, Always.

    Even a couple of cups of coffee every single day seem to do nothing to relieve this fatigue. And, when I had a job, I used to drink up to ten cups of coffee a day, and I [still] couldn't function or think straight. And it was hard because I had to deal with hotel guests (I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    I slept for 10 hours last night

    and took a 4 hour nap today and I'm still tired right now. Is there such thing as getting too much sleep? I have been in such a weird tired and icky mood today. It's tired and sick and gross but there's really no exact word that can identify it. I haven't been able to think...
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F Sep 21

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    I slept for 11 hours

    but I'm so tired I can barely be bothered to move.
    scarlettmay scarlettmay 18-21, F May 3

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    I always wanna n inside

    either in bed eatin watchn tv.. My life .. But lookn at me u wud Neva kno
    BeauteFloue BeauteFloue 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I just want to sleep

    for days and days. But I would settle for 8 or 9 hours straight.
    SJS15 SJS15 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    annpharos21 annpharos21 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I am writing 6 essays

    for Caltech, 5 for MIT, then Georgetown, then UT, then Stanford, then Ivies. then Berkeley....... Having a little headache, but so what? I know everything will be okay. :) I hope I will be accepted to those schools with full rides. Good luck to everyone else who is applying to...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Sleep 8, 10, 14 hrs still tired.

    getting more and more tired each day. need like 24 hr sleep to be energized.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    6 hours of school exams followed by 8 hours of

    work and have to be up in 5 hours to do it all over again, whilst I'm burdened with my chronic illness. Happy living!
    alaskamxrie alaskamxrie 16-17, F May 29

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    I need help. I don't know how to live.

    I feel sick and I am so tired all the time. Why is this so hard?
    Davillanous1 Davillanous1 36-40, M May 20

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    Today I fell asleep in the middle of physics

    and im still so tired i go to bed around 10 wake up At 6:45 but i never am able to got straight to sleep it can take me hours to sleep and i dont know whyy.. it coukd be exam stress or just all the work i have to do but im so tired i can hardly concentrate in my lessons which...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    So exhausted all of the time,

    everything I do feels like such a struggle.
    dplastini dplastini 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    It's because of my meds ,

    and let me say,it sucks.Like right now,i woke up a couple hours ago,and i want to go back to bed,lol,maybe the coffee will kick in:)
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    "why Am I So Irritated All The Time?"

    I dly im snapping at them. I don't seem to give a care  in the world about anything, all i feel i ever sayton't know exactly what makes me feel so hot tempered all the time. I can be fine one minute but god forbid someone starts talking and im irritated. If they try to talk to...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Zzzzzz.....

    Why am I always so exhausted!!??  I'm tired morning, noon and night. No matter how much sleep I get...even 12 hours or more, I still feel like I never even closed my eyes. 
    sarboo sarboo 21-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2007

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    I Love Sleeping, But Not All the Time...

    If I could, I would sleep 14 hours straight. I love sleeping. It's one of my favorite things in the world. It's an escape from life. It's refreshing, soothing, and comforting. However, it hinders my ability to finish anything during the day. I daydream of sleeping while I'm doing...
    CremedelaCreme CremedelaCreme 19-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2007

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    I Am Tired Of Every One

    My mom yells at me 4 no reason she won't listen she always putting me down. she hits me 4 no reason i attend job corp in savannah and its some boys at jobcorp who pick at me threaten to hit me they already hit me and always threaten to hit me
    brownjada5 brownjada5 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    I'm tired all the time.

    when I'm tired i have to force myself to get up. but during the day i'm really sleepy. and i can't wait to go to bed. It seems like i'm lesser tired in the day when i have a little amount of sleep. or wake up earlier. but if i sleep like for 12 hours then I'm really tired the...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F Oct 12

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