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I Am Usually Awake In The Middle Of The Night

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    Just watching the blacklist

    and eating some chips and salsa. It's a great tradition to have.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 18-21, F Nov 5, 2014

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    internetrodo internetrodo 13-15, F Sep 4, 2014

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    I usually get home around 11pm

    or midnight, I eat, and go outside with my .38. I go outside to watch what happening in my neighborhood(sometimes walking around the blocks). while outside, I smoke cigarettes and get on my phone(play games, call people, or facebook). I usually go in around 2, take a shower, and...
    jrosas jrosas 31-35, M Dec 18, 2014

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    Well am not usually awake in the middle of the

    night!!! But tonight is happening and it's way past 12 and haven't slept at all !!! I know am going to be so sooo tired in the morning and the entire day!!!! :(
    Divine82 Divine82 31-35, F Dec 18, 2014

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    Story of my life. Maybe I should get a job

    where I can work the graveyard shift. Perhaps sleep would be easier to acquire in the daytime.
    Soleil05 Soleil05 70+, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    The sweet blinking yr half opened eyes

    when you said good morning.. The warm hugs with soft kisses on the forehead when you said goodnight.. The absence of them, that's hell..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Like now.... I come home tired with the

    intention of sleeping well and getting a good rest then fall asleep for 1 1/2 hrs and am now completely recharged while whole house is asleep!!! Aaahhhrrggghhh.....
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I find my thought processes a lot clearer in

    the stillness of the dark. The hustle and bustle of the day tends to leave my mind reeling, searching for an escape route to make sense of the content I've poured into it. I imagine my mind something like that painting of the screaming face during daylight hours. Wanting to...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    4:51 Am

    My sleep schedule is beyond messed up. Awake all night sleep part of the day. Difficult to sleep when your mind is racing near the speed of light or you feel the need to read and look up every single stupid thought that pops into your head at odd hours of the night. So here I am...
    iamgalactic iamgalactic 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    You know when you're supposed to be asleep

    but you stay up and listen to music and dance in your room ?!? That's me...like all the time x)
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    i have a friend here.

    .. i hope shes sleeping.
    Pigmaginny Pigmaginny 22-25, M Dec 21, 2014

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    Baby... I've dreamed of being free

    since my birth... Cursed but the demons I confronted were dispersed...
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M Sep 4, 2014

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    sporty03 sporty03 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    drew725 drew725 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    "Do you know what it's like to wake up in the

    middle of the night scaring the thought of kissing razors."
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    Hey like right now! It's sad

    because it's true...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 22-25, M Sep 27, 2014

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    12 Years Now, Doctors Cant Figure Me Out, Scared With Small Children And No Family

    I dont know what is wrong. It came on suddenly like a feeling of death. Like I was having a stroke but I was only 22. Since then its been scary and lifes been difficult. I have the strangest symptoms like blue feet, lips and fingers, I tingle all over and feel off balance. I see...
    audragem audragem 31-35 1 Response Dec 11, 2012

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    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    Pretty much every night I'm awake

    til the early hours of the morning.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Sep 14, 2014

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    Thinking of everything

    and then some. Unfortunately.
    sarahbear420 sarahbear420 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Like right now.. It's 5:01

    and I just sitting in bed listening to fall out boy
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    Oh yes , emotional torment

    and total exhaustion make very strange bed fellows
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I coated my heart with winter,

    so the coldness could freeze my feelings and I'm numb from everything especially the pain..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 1, 2014

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    Temi2707 Temi2707 16-17, M Aug 12, 2014

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    Like... Right now. Random thought: I miss snow.

    Its so beautiful when you wake up and you see snow flakes slowly falling. Thats a picture of the view I got from my balcony. Picture was taken last winter.
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 22-25, F Sep 27, 2014

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    When I wake up 15 minutes

    before the time I'm supposed to get up... I roll back over and put my freaking fall out boy music on and dance in my room😍😘
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F Sep 3, 2014

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    Can't sleep once again.

    My mind is racing to fast and I can't control it. I just want to ask every question that has ever been asked all at once. Can't say I don't mind being awake though. I usually use this time to really think about life and how it's going. It relaxing and stressful at the same time...
    TheWonderer22 TheWonderer22 16-17, M Aug 18, 2014

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    It always starts off with me having to pee

    and then my mind starts racing! Every single night!
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    Yes I Am And So True

    Okay this happening almost every night ,i wake up, wash my face, go to kitchen get some water, lay down on my couch cause i will never gonna sleep again if i go back to my bed, so i just sit there open window turn on the night light stand and base put the earphone and listen to...
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 4 Responses May 15, 2012

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    i remember when i use to think sleep was a

    waste of time because there was so much to do ! But now i embrace it
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 18, 2014

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    I have a bad habit of staying up too late.

    I'd gotten better for a while - lights out and electronic devices off by 11:00pm was Sir's rule - but I've fallen back into the old routine of staying up, sometimes much later. I finally fall asleep but often awaken around 2-2:30am and can't get back to sleep for a long time. I...
    Looking4More26 Looking4More26 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    Ev1911 Ev1911 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    Always

    This is my almost every day routine..... Drink, check facebook, check EP, watch videos, go to sleep!!!! Let me know!!!!
    kingafrica3 kingafrica3 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    Exhaustion seems to make the brain work harder. The body is tired but the mind chooses to gallop across all the impossible things that could happen. It makes you want impractical...
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    I stay awake at night anyways, but a nap just f's it up even more. Really really awake.
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    Usually I wake up in the middle of the night. My husband is almost always awake too. We will sit and have some great chats. Sometimes we will lay in bed talking as we fall asleep...
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    I sat down to write because you are all I can think about when the sun has gone down and the place grows quiet. I could do a great many other things with this time, but my heart...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Actually, I rarely suffer from nightmares. My dreams are just random things that don't ever make sense. But if they are nightmares, they're usually about sharks. But yesterday, I...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F Feb 21

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    I usually stay awake until about 3:00 in the morning. I spend most of my time at night reading, writing, and watching documentaries. I will occasionally take a walk outside if the...
    GoodNightOwl GoodNightOwl 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Seriously, they're nothing actually.. They came too frequently to a point where i have managed to detach myself from being influenced by them in my daily life (well most of the...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response