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I Can Sleep For Hours Yet I'm Always Tired

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    Tired Of Being Tired

    I am a 20 years old girl and since i came into puberty i noticed i have to sleep more than 12 hours or I can't get out of my bed. It frustrates me because there is so much more in my life that i would do. Lucky i have friends now who understands me but that wasn't always like...
    eshteurr eshteurr 18-21, F Oct 18, 2012

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    Living In My Dreams

    I will sleep for hours and sill feel unrested, i question why, why must my slumber have the need to be feed constatly? I question if its my dreams that contol me, louring me in with fastasy and amazment wanting me to with them forever. It makes reality seem so fake nowadays.
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 22-25, F Apr 8, 2011

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    My Bad Combination /:P

    I have bi polar(Making me moody), which explains being depressed for more then 6 years, then I have low iron, and finally I have no esteem..... It's like I'm prepared to be lazy or just to give up....I try yes I do...willpower is what keeps me awake throughout the day and sends...
    NeonGreenRose NeonGreenRose 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    True.

    I have insomnia & a lot of times I can't sleep at all, so I am always tired. Yet, rarely, I will sleep for hours. I once slept for about 17 hours in a row. When I woke up, however, I was still tired. It seems that no matter what, I'm still too tired. Whether I don't sleep at...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Apr 4, 2010

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    I could sleep for England.

    And then Spain.
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F Oct 16

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    Im Always Tired These Days!!

    im always up really late these days, and then i sleep all day, and then when i wake up, i still feel really tired!!! i just dont know why im feeling this way lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    Insomnia

    I have Insomnia so find it very hard to get to sleep, but once I am asleep I can literally sleep for the country. yet even after having a good sleep I wake up feeling sometimes even worse then when I am waking up loads during the night  or only having a couple  of...
    tyco313 tyco313 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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