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I Am Exhausted

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    Ugh......

    I have been up for OVER 56 hours, with maybe 3 or 4 hours of sleep. I just can't sleep. I am exhausted, but I can't sleep....... I really hate this =/
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 11, 2009

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    I had to run some errands

    for my other organization, which involved commuting back and forth to this crowded marketplace/shopping area to get corporate giveaways in bulk and at a cheap price. The commute's bad, but nothing compared to the actual shopping experience there. I did that lots of times for the...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Nov 22, 2014

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    I am so exhausted from trying to hold my

    marriage together. Everything we've been through.. I just don't have any more fight. I'm done.
    ThatConfusedGirl ThatConfusedGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I'm sick of having all of these questions in my

    head. I'm sick of thinking. I'm sick of existing. If only we could all take vacations from ourselves.
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 18-21 Apr 28, 2014

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    Down Hill

    everything has seemed to be going down hill since new years eve when i ened up in hospital.i never got to say happy new year.from now on every year i will make sure i say those 3 words.to live a happy year after this disaster of a year is over.i will live with a smile on my face...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    I took on 2 jobs but regardless I am going to

    work my *** off even if I pass out trying :P
    emiri77 emiri77 18-21, F Dec 14, 2014

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    Climbed a 2,500ft mountain feel

    so drained. I just want to sleep for a week so achey.
    StandardlyTom StandardlyTom 18-21, M May 29, 2014

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    I climbed a 2,500ft mountain,

    it has killed me I just want to slip into a week long coma.
    StandardlyTom StandardlyTom 18-21, M 1 Response May 29, 2014

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    I've been on my feets all day long,

    non stop work and sweat. Would luv a nice foot massage! 😌
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    Every single day this week has been horrible.

    I get up at 6:30, drive to university with two hours of traffic. When I finally get there, I have so much work and lectures that I forget to eat or drink. I have to practically babysit my group for this task we are set because they aren't doing their work. I'm stressing over...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    But I can't ******* sleep!

    It's not helping my temper at all. And it's only the afternoon.
    trappedgirl17 trappedgirl17 16-17, F Feb 20

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    Sleepless In Construction

    I live onsite at my job and right now we're undergoing a major renovation. I work the night shift and am up till about 3am on average. Every morning for the last few weeks I've been getting woken up at 9 or 10 am by the construction noise, which I can deal with...6 or 7 hours...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 7 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    I Am Exhausted....

    I am Exhausted, I am tired, I haven't really slept in a few days. I am so tired, I wish I could sleep, but I can't, no matter how many sleep pills I take I still can't get enough sleep anymore. I am always tired, wanting to sleep all day, everyday. I am just so damn tired all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    I cant sleep through stress

    and arguments and stuff that just haunts me! Im worried about so much - work, coursework, 'family', everything! :( *Sigh* I just feel like giving up. All i do is cry and cry. im so broken lately, if someone raises their voice to me its like waterworks!!!! I wanna argue and shout...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    I have nothing more to give.

    I cannot find enough energy within me to take care of myself...and yet there's so many external demands on me too. I just can't. I woke up today - finally the weekend! - exhausted. And i want to get up and "start my day" (it's 1pm already!!!) but i just can't. I keep bursting...
    maunder maunder 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Suddenly really tired it 8:17 pm

    now suddenly really tired for some reason a bit odd
    Aireagoir94 Aireagoir94 18-21, M Feb 26

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    You know that little dutch boy

    who kept back the sea by plugging the holes with his fingers. That's me right now! Working all hours possible, nightmare situations in the lives of people close to me left and right and to top it off half my ribs bruised to hell after the jack slowly collapsed while under the...
    notext notext 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    oy vey, I joined this place to have

    conversation with people and I feel more like a councilor.
    Richardwc Richardwc 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    Ok so we're under a tornado warning

    and I still have to go to class today. Darnnnn, at least I only have one class today. I slept awful last night and feel miserable this morning. Happy freaking Tuesday to me!
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Oct 14, 2014

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    Mentally Stressed

    The other day while I was sitting at the computer, I was half awake and half asleep at the same time and I began to dream. It was weird too because my eyes were still open. I heard voices and realized what was happening. I shook my head and then I was fully awake again. I...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 3 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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    Anyone ever stay up waaay too late and been

    like [profanity here] I'm kinda screwed? lol totally mee xD night all
    chowgarartist chowgarartist 22-25, M Nov 21, 2014

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    My Son Is Almost 2

    he is very active and im just soooo tired so my favorite times are nap time and bedtime. i love him but he is very hard to take care of, i didnt know 2 year olds had so much energy.
    LilMama06 LilMama06 22-25, F Jul 16, 2008

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    I'm exhausted but can't sleep.

    .. I'm totally gonna regret staying up this late tomorrow morning...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2014

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    Im mentally emotionally

    and physically exhausted Ive never been much of a quitter I suppose I will never be but I feel like I just cant bring myself to get up off the floor this time.
    Kitten222489 Kitten222489 26-30, F 3 Responses May 31, 2014

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    im really tired, but im almost there.

    so thank you for the strength.
    redpassion91 redpassion91 22-25, F Jan 22

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    I worked 10 hrs today with only about 5 hrs of

    sleep and I even had to mow in between shifts! And I have to do it all again tomorrow
    ryanjoseph ryanjoseph 18-21, M Aug 11, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 22, 2014

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    I am emtionally, mentally,

    socially exhausted. I try to tell people things like wear plugs around loud equipment, do not jump from 5-10 off ground, check part numbers, be careful you have people in the back of this vehicle. Then they get mad at me or refuse to take responsibility. So just exhausted.
    QuietlyQuesting QuietlyQuesting 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    Exhausted

    I don't do anything, I feel exhausted / drained.  I do things, I feel the same.  When I wake up in the morning, most time, I feel even worse then when I went to bed from the exhaustion.  When is this going to end?
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 15, 2011

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    Hi

    i feel like im just a robot thats keeps going and going i hate it
    LilMama06 LilMama06 22-25, F Apr 3, 2007

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    A Week of Nightmares Will Do That.........

    I guess. With everything I've been writing & talking about I kinda knew they'd be coming. I was hoping to get a day or two off but they don't seem to be slowin' it down any. I am so tired that I've had to take the naps in the afternoon, although they aren't really helping...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    After being married15 years of try

    and try again, I don't think I have anything left
    QuietlyQuesting QuietlyQuesting 31-35, F Jun 26, 2014

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    It's always been cathartic

    for me to cry knowing some benevolent higher power could here me. It's becoming more & more apparent that nobody is listening.
    Dreambrother Dreambrother 18-21, F Aug 1, 2014

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    Our organization just finished hosting a

    two-day national event for chemical engineering students. I feel so washed up and weak after all the work, and I still have a lot of exams to go. Where can I buy extra time? Just to get some well-deserved rest.
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Sep 14, 2014

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    I have a lot of deadlines

    and big life changes ahead of me and I am stressed and exhausted all the time. Even on days that my schedule is a bit looser I just can't seem to relax. I want this month to be over, although what's coming after is going to be even worse... Sometimes I wonder about how nice it...
    SaraJn SaraJn 26-30, F Jun 10, 2014

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    I'm so tired.. I'm tired of being alone.

    Tired of being backstabbed. Tired of being thrown. Tired of being a nobody. Tired of living! I'm physically, emotionally and mentally tired about everything!
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    Anyone Else Feel Burned Out?

    Does anyone else around here feel as though he or she is just exhausted and that there are not enough hours in the day?  Let's talk about it here. 
    Heavenly79 Heavenly79 26-30, F Apr 3, 2007

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    I Am Exhausted

    I am just so exhausted Why? Work a full time job Go to school on Saturday Need to do homework for school Have OCD Have doctors appointments Have to clean the house......................Oh and make all the meals too! Oh yes and the landry Feed the animals Lets not forget all...
    Supagloo Supagloo 41-45, F Sep 8, 2011

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    I am exhausted. I haven't slept in two days,

    I feel sick and therefore I haven't eaten in three days. I think I'm falling down the rabbit hole.
    Canadianwithirish Canadianwithirish 18-21, F Jan 13

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    Just Can'T

    My country is going to hell at an accelerated rate. The police state has arrived ,people are clamoring for their rights to be taken away...The world is on fire
    RocketBastard RocketBastard 18-21, M Feb 12, 2013

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    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Piano.

    I've been busy the whole week. I haven't had a chance to properly practise on the piano, so I finally got to do so today. I went at 1pm to work on stuff for my lesson tomorrow, and I came back at 3pm. Then I decided to go back to practise at around 6:30pm to work on chamber music...
    lntel lntel 22-25 Mar 18, 2012

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    i think my life is going wrong

    and more wrong and more hard than first i don't know why that happen with me . i hope my life change soon or i think i will get lost or trying doing bad things
    poker7777 poker7777 18-21, M Sep 18, 2014

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    I'm in middle school,

    and i literally have no life out side of homework, studying, and sleeping. When school gets out at 4:00, I go home and do some chores then I do homework and study and sometimes I end up staying up until 11 pm stressing about memorizing stuff and I have really bad insomnia (also...
    ravenzewolf ravenzewolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Uhhg

    I'm just so lethargic these days. I have never slept well and take pills every night with more in the morning to wake up. I just feel like my body could stop and drop at any moment. I'm not sure if I'm sleepy deprived tired or mentally dead or perhaps all of the above. It's like...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    My one day bathroom remodel is on its fourth

    day... 9am till 2:30am this many days in a row is too much.
    Christinamarie3095 Christinamarie3095 41-45, T Nov 2, 2014

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