I Am Tired But Cannot Sleep, As Usual

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    This has been my life story now

    for at least four years. It seems like no matter what time I go to bed at night, I have this stupid need to wake up at somewhere between 2:30 and 4:00. It's like this even on the weekends. Initially, this all started as a result of job stress. I know longer have that job nor...
    bobrido bobrido
    46-50, M
    Jul 4, 2015

    another night, the clock goes round,

    pm, pm, am, am, early am, really early am, here the rooster crow..ahhh another sleepless night..
    raggedeagle raggedeagle
    31-35, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    Can't sleep, I'm tired

    but anxiety keeping me up.
    Kelloggs207 Kelloggs207
    36-40, F
    Jun 22, 2014

    I am sleepy but cannot sleep.

    I am not sure how to describe it. My body and mind is tired but my brain is alert...
    hellsvien hellsvien
    22-25, M
    Nov 27, 2013

    I want to sleep away all the sadness from the

    day but I don't want to fall asleep and wake up to another disappointing tomorrow
    huntersveil248 huntersveil248
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 14

    Isn't it just a horrible feeling being unable

    to sleep? I'm a hypochondriac so I worry about my health constantly, especially at night. And I don't sleep. Which makes me tired. Which is horrible for my health, and so I worry. About everything. But at night it magnifies and nothing makes sense and you feel extremely hopeless...
    whitecrayons whitecrayons
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    It's ten to six in the morning

    and I'm still not asleep
    Alienbassdrum Alienbassdrum
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    I just seem to be unable to sleep anymore.

    I am up early and in bed late....yet I just can't seem to sleep. Anyone out there suffering like this also.
    puzgrl puzgrl
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2014

    Forgot to take melatonin tonight.

    ..mind is going from bananas to minions to my cousins to my dad to my mom to chocolate to yum to food to God to my boyfriend to my roommate to my college quiz on creation science to my quiz in beginning typing to my energy to my suitemate with the bad attitude to her 3 roommates...
    Sunshineeap Sunshineeap
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 2, 2015

    So tired ... I have made a lot of calculations

    at work today.and looked through many boring documents. I m supposed to sleep now but i feel too sad to fall asleep peacefully
    thousandcuts thousandcuts
    26-30, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    My sleep schedule is all messed up.

    i am not at home and have been sleeping in a reclining chair for almost two weeks. i cant wait to get out of here.
    xkmb xkmb
    56-60
    Jul 2, 2015

    My mind...during the day,

    busy and controlled. At night a whirling static mess of anxiety. I cannot get peace within my life. Loss has ravaged my heart lately and the ones I love are too far away for any type of comforting or warmth. So I think... I think of uncertainties in relationships, friendships...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2015

    I got a test tomorrow at school

    and its worth 50% of my grade!! I hate math!
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318
    16-17, F
    Feb 26, 2014

    Hah, this is me all the time!

    I force myself Awake. I feel as if I can be doing much more productive things rather than sleeping
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jul 3, 2015

    And so I find myself sitting here,

    listening to melancholic songs; reliving old hurts and ironically: fond memories, Is that normal? That I associate so much of the good in my life with hurt? Regardless, it is so. Perhaps I can change that? Perhaps we, can change that. I must admit, it feels good to do this after...
    drawingbreath drawingbreath
    18-21
    Nov 12, 2014

    Rambling After Midnight

    Nights are so calm in this house that I sometimes quite enjoy not sleeping. Tonight I crept from my bed and quickly discovered that Salem the cat was very cheery to have my midnight company. I made a big pot of coffee and poured far too much sugary vanilla cream in it and brought...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Mar 16, 2012
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