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I Am Always Tired

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    i am tired and i miss you

    and i am tired
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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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 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    I could sleep for 12 hours

    and still be tired. I want so badly to sleep and wake up feeling refreshed. That's how sleep is supposed to work. You go to sleep, get about 9+ hours of sleep, then wake up feeling refreshed and well rested and ready to start your day. For me it's go to sleep, get 7+ hours of...
    ThatGirl0610 ThatGirl0610 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    No matter how much sleep I get,

    I seem to always be tired.
    thatredheadmetal thatredheadmetal 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 24

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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'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, 2014

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    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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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, 2014

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    whenever i try and sleep i end up crying

    for like 6 hours straight
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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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, 2014

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    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    So exhausted all of the time,

    everything I do feels like such a struggle.
    dplastini dplastini 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M Dec 2, 2014

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    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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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, 2014

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    If I slept until I wasn't tired,

    I'd never wake up! I'm always tired even after a goodnights rest or a nap, I feel like I didn't sleep a wink. Idk but yea..
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    I honestly don't know what it is

    but im always tired i get sleepy all the time i can barely focus its so annoying I can't accomplish anything
    DenaRose DenaRose 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 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, 2014

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    I think it's time I visit the sleep doctor.

    Ever since I was about 8, I never slept well. I have a recommendation to see, but twice now it hasn't gone through... Meaning I'm going to have to call up the main line and go through the entire phone tree before I can find out if someone can properly help me. Their medical...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Feb 4

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    sel27 sel27 16-17, M Jan 13

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    sailorantares sailorantares 18-21, F Jan 16

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 swear, I could sleep

    for an entire week, and still wake up and be dead tired.
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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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 can't wait until my schedule changes at work.

    I am so sick and tired of waking up at 230am to be to work by 3. SO DONE. I am emotionally, and mentally drained. My whole body hurts. I need a vacation.
    Kaytisakeeper Kaytisakeeper 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Maybe I'm depressed again.

    Maybe that's why.
    jackk225 jackk225 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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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, 2014

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    I don't want to leave my apartment.

    It's too cold, it's too rainy, and I'm way too tired to even drag myself out of bed. It's been too long since I've had a good 8 hours of sleep. Why is it so incredibly hard?
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    annpharos21 annpharos21 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2014

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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, 2014

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    No matter how little

    or how long of a sleep, i am constantly tired. My eyes seem to randomly hurt ever now and again; i also fall asleep randomly. Tho i enjoy sleep, this isnt benefiting me in anyway..
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M Dec 14, 2014

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