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I Battle Fatigue Every Day

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    Rheumatoid Arthritis - i have RA and it gives me fatigue like crazy. i drink coffee all day and could still sleep easily. my bed and i are best friends. i had surgery on both of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 26, 2011

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    Eyes Wide Shut - I am sitting at work right now and I cannot keep my eyes open if I had toothpicks stuck in them. Yesterday I fell asleep while sitting upright with my head cupped...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    It Is Manageable - For now at least.  Mostly it means I need about 10 hours sleep, instead of 8.  8 or less and I'm just very weary and lethargic.  My knees/ankles are achy and...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Too Tired To Type This But... - I have been dealing with a level of fatigue I have never seen anyone else have before. At one point I was sleeping 14 hours a day. I found out about...
    putrjnky putrjnky 41-45, F Jun 18, 2012

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    I Can Sleep Forever - I'm so sleepy at random times. It is so annoying. I get sleepy reading, and listening to people... it is so weird...   Sometimes it just disappears...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 16, 2010

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    Going On 2 Years - this has been a problem for me for about two years and has been gradually getting worse and worse to the point where, now, i am resorting to pinching myself...
    jiyuunatori jiyuunatori 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2010

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    Last year in march I was diagnosed with glandular fever. It was the start of my last year of school and today I still suffer the symptoms, basically just being so fatigue - it's a...
    zoemay1 zoemay1 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I Believe I Do - i believe i have fatigue . what is fatigue ? i am almost always sore , tired , iritable sometimes of the month or highly stressed . ????
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 13, 2010

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    Tired Of Being Tired... - I really wish they could figure out what is wrong with me by now.  I miss my life.  I feel like it's passing me by.  I used to...
    lexxij lexxij 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    I hate this… I wish I could just run away sometimes and just live by myself. The minute I start to care and open my heart up and try to be normal, I realize how hurtful and awful...
    SECgirl SECgirl 26-30, F Apr 2

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    Since I returned to the area I’ve been going to the gym every day. I hadn’t really intended to go every single day, at first, but I went on the last day of March and it just...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F Apr 9

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    Here's yours........... a couple lived near the ocean and used to walk the beach a lot. One summer they noticed a girl who was at the beach almost every day.. She wasn't unusual...
    staleywise staleywise 56-60, F Mar 25

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    4 Years ago I met a beautiful woman that captured my heart. She had just been diagnosed with the illness that she had been battling for years...Lupus. She didn't quite fully...
    pafm99 pafm99 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    At the end of our lives we'd all like to look back and see some meaning; something that we are proud of. But I have been in a rut that just won't allow meaning anymore. I suffer...
    Barefoot4Life Barefoot4Life 22-25, M Mar 25

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    I smoke weed because I'm super sensitive when I haven't smoked in a few days. I had a pretty intense week experiencing my mother's death. It was beautiful. While I've been...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Once in a while, amidst all your day days, you'll have a good day. A great day even. Make sure you remember those days. Keep them safely in the pockets of your coat or in a jar on...
    carissamae carissamae 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Wearing white briefs feels so comfortable especially every single day and night I like sleeping in it
    Eddy0925 Eddy0925 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Same here 😘 drinking 6 large cups a day !! Going for 8-9 a day ☺️
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    imagen someone going through their worst day of thier life they are just about to break and fall apart so they walk in the streets and look around.... nobody cares... but if the...
    butterflies1212 butterflies1212 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I love my children that God could have only given to me! Two bright young men. Both so different but special to me. Jr and Jay is what we will call them today! I have so many...
    Ttbaby23 Ttbaby23 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I can drink 8Ltrs a day..I'm a water person ever since.. Never drink cola's
    projecteudoxiee projecteudoxiee 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I live only 1/2 mile from the ocean and am very fortunate to have a number of beaches within easy reach to me. I can walk to the closest one in about 20 mins. or so. Even better...
    Thorstormbringer Thorstormbringer 51-55, M Mar 20

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    I do it at least 5 times a day hoping the number will go down and I can't not do it. I feel weird if I can't do it :(
    iflipppppp iflipppppp 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Okay every saterday I have karate and I wear white briefs and my waistband is always showing even all week I wear them especially without pants or a shirt on and a window wide open...
    Eddy0925 Eddy0925 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    My bladder reminded me the other day that I don't drink enough . Once I drank some my sides stopped hurting.
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I am trying to drink more water. I am a milk addict and its not good. Water just gets so boring after a while but i always get terrible headaches and my friend asked me if i drink...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    On your marks, get set, drink water!💧 is the best thing you can do to your body! At least 3 glasses a day! And try this: when you wake up, drink a glass of water! You'll feel up...
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    A teenager battling with an over-analysing mind and depression is so tiring. I've been through phases and levels in my life I thought I wouldn't be able to go through. I thought I...
    gxbriellejade gxbriellejade 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    We have been married for 23 years. She knows everything about me and somehow still loves me. In fact I was sharing EP with her and she pointed out that I need to STOP OBSESSING...
    danyual danyual 51-55, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Night after night, I open my eyes to a new day and find a small nugget of truth, a blessing, shining up from the stirred up gravel of my consciousness... My personal inventory is...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    It has become a little ritual to randomly seek a poem to read, to fill one of my quotidian needs over coffee or beer, while lying in bed, or waiting in a parking lot. It is my...
    LittleLilly7 LittleLilly7 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    It's hard to want to live when your mom is telling you your going to die for liking guys. Plus I have to deal with a lying partner, sometimes I just want to lay on a train track...
    lostsoul9011 lostsoul9011 22-25, M Mar 25

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    I'm battling with the thought of wanting to die. I don't want to relapse but I'm coming so close to cutting and burning again and I probably will relapse cause I'm not strong...
    ashleymac96 ashleymac96 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I talked someone out of committing suicide.
    julia212 julia212 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I drove to this boy's house at 1am in the morning with my mum to stop him from killing himself
    cautionlost cautionlost 13-15, F Mar 31

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    A boy at my school hung himself this morning, such awful news. All the school was in tears so tragic R.I.P heavens gained another angel💕
    Margretbumblebee Margretbumblebee 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Umm, hi there! Im a dprk. I dont know what tp share about this topic. But i love my mood helpers. It helps e cope and no sexual side effects, yay!
    ppamelalala ppamelalala 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    ...and again. Please give it a click? It only costs a moment of your time to make a difference http://theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/ars/home
    BigMtnMnds BigMtnMnds 31-35, M Mar 19

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    About to go load a fatty. 😎✌️😚💨💨
    cutechick420 cutechick420 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    So I have been wearing my Njoy large plug for just about 12 hours now. I have to agree with all the reviews it is by far one of the best toys I have used.
    markpap markpap 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Weed is LIFE. It literally helps me do my homework, helps me study, helps me calm down whenever I'm stressed out with my work load. (P.S. I'm studying to be a pharmacist) Pot, doja...
    libking0104 libking0104 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I've always wanted to do this to my special someone XD Give them a flower I find on a jog or if I went hiking or buy a flower occasionally. I'd always want them To feel special to...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F Mar 22

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    If you can't change today, change how tomorrow will go. If you can't change what people think about you, change how they FEEL about you.
    DeAundreVP DeAundreVP 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I defiantly know I'm bisexual but i think that i might be wanting a girl more because when i ha a boyfriend he always wanted to kiss which we did a lot but when we did i felt...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Drink more water is helping with my weight loss also add cucumber lemon and mint leaves to water is great detox 😊
    Isadora19 Isadora19 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Going to try and test out of six credits worth of classes.-.
    MyMonstersHideUnderMySkin MyMonstersHideUnderMySkin 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I thought it was nothing out of the ordinary to see trails left by aircraft hi up in the sky. Anyone i would mention this to would jump on the opportunity to correct and teach me...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I know that it takes about a month for it to really kick in but I don't know if it would work or not. I don't expect a happy pill but I do expect control of my anxiety.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    i love COLD water! i can live without other beverages
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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