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I Can't Sleep Tonight

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    I Can't Ever Seem To Sleep The Night Before Travel

    Tried to read myself to sleep tonight. This usually works. I'm tired but can't seem to get to sleep. I am flying home tomorrow morning and have to be at the airport by 5am. It would be nice if I could sleep a little. I'm always like this on the nights before I travel. The usual...
    firespryte firespryte 41-45, F Aug 31, 2012

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    Bright Eyed!

    Yep... today (or is it yesterday, now?), i was sick. So I slept all day long and my body recovered. NOW, I feel great... and full of energy... the problem is, it's past 1am here now! :-o Ah, well... good thing it's the last day of the week, Friday! I think I will stay up and do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2009

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    I fell asleep early in the afternoon

    and woke up far later than I should have. The hours are stretching in front of me and I don't know how I'm going to spend my time until the morning. I feel lonely, and I want to talk to somebody, and nobody is awake.
    PeteFile PeteFile 18-21 Feb 18

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    Arghhh!!!!

    It is almost six in the morning here in Ireland - and I am STILL awake!!! I feel tired but when i get into bed and lie down I am suddenly very awake...I have taken my meds - so I should be sleeping - but it has been getting worse and worse these last few days - started out going...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F Aug 22, 2008

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    Insomia *** Kicking Night

    Tonight is my insomia is kicking my ***. I didn't sleep last night I probably won't tonight either. :(  I get like this during summer Cause my mind is going 90 to nothing and I just can't sleep.. I usually do alot of writing in this Dry season of my Life... :) Guess I should...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2008

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    The most horrible feeling ever! You have those nights where you got so much things on your mind and as soon as you put your head on the pillow the thoughts keep swimming around...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I do sleep but not very well. It began about a year ago when I lost a lot of weight. I fall asleep in the evening watching TV or reading but when I go to bed I can't sleep for...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I can't sleep, again. After sedatives, and sleeping pills I am tired but cannot sleep. I hate this so much. I know I'll feel like heel tomorrow, too much on my mind, I suppose...
    pieceofmind127 pieceofmind127 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Can't sleep? Can't sleep. If you wanna chat I'll likely be up.
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Yet again... I can't sleep and I don't even have a reason this time. I'm tired but I can't seem to be calm enough to sleep. Ugh
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    OK so it is 2:19 am and I can't sleep without my pills. My mom took them so I don't have an overdose but all I want to do is sleep but I can't!
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    6am and I can't sleep :c hmm I wonder what's going on inside my head because I have no clue
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I took a power nap earlier, and now I can't sleep. Ugh!
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Freakin' exhausted. Can't sleep again. This is getting old.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Well, it's almost 5 am now in Bangkok but i'm still up. :/ a bit tired but can't sleep. Don't know why.
    paramee paramee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    It's 12:25 and I still can't sleep -_-
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F Jul 17

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    Sometimes it's not because I can't sleep, but because I don't want to because I'm so absorbed in my own thoughts...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Its 8:42 AM & I can't sleep - well I've not slept all night :(
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I went into work early this morning because I never went to sleep last night. I was sick of laying there....and being busy is what I do best these days. Now I'm exhausted and...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I couldn't sleep as woke up at 6 am and slept like 4 hours or less as kept waking up and sleeping in these few hours. I hate this as my mood gets so bad and just my mind wander and...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Lately I've been getting 4 hours of sleep and I'm losing it mentally... I sleep around midnight and wake up at 3 am. I wake up suddenly and can't go back to sleep no matter what I...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is the fourth night this is happening. I wake up feeling light headed, can't breathe, and can't feel my heart beat or I can feel it getting weaker. I seriously don't know...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    For years I've had trouble sleeping, from nightmares to waking up five times at night. As of lately, I can't fall asleep for 4-5 hours after laying down in bed. I can't live my...
    TorissaNikole TorissaNikole 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm can never sleep at night. I will be awake all day and still not be a me to sleep until 6am the next day. Are there any other people like this?
    imperffectperffection imperffectperffection 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I don't sleep very well. I'm told its cos I'm underweight for my age. It takes ages to go to sleep when I go to bed. I wake up every two hours and I'm always so wide awake I get up...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 9

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    This is becoming more and more frequent with me... And it's terrible. My sleep schedule it's completely messed up, and I've tried so many times to correct it but it still messes...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I dated a girl all throughout high school. We started dating Freshman year (her sophomore year) and we dated up until she went off to college. I left her after she had been at...
    whoknows2014 whoknows2014 22-25, M Jul 23

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    Had insomnia since the depression started (2005). It's gotten so bad that I use tranquillisers as sleeping pills. I know it is impossible to stop thinking but I wish I could think...
    lntel lntel 18-21 Jul 12

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    WHY ...CAN'T ...I ....SLEEP!!!!
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It sucks... Laying here for hours just trying to fall asleep and I can't. Listening to her sleep.
    JimD911 JimD911 36-40, M Jul 17

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    1:12 am and I still can't fall a sleep -_-
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really need to get to sleep but i can't stop reading EP...damn u EP!!
    feelingeh feelingeh 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Didn't sleep all but maybe 30 mins and its 6 am, leaving at 7 for a busy as day. May as well ******* get up! Today's gonna be fun....
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Its 4:33 am here. I can't fall asleep. So now I am posting about it on EP. Ugh.
    nmoto nmoto 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Ugh I'm so tired but anxiety is taking over I can't even turn off the lights anymore...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I've taken pills, my room is comfy, my lights are out, and I still can't fall asleep. This is bull!
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M Jul 9

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    God...I'm so tired but can't fall back asleep! I have so much on my mind. I wish I had money, it would solve so many problems! Everyone thinks I'm a money tree and keeps asking...
    lostandlonelyone lostandlonelyone 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm having a huge panic attack! So I've Ben feeling weak all day due to the hot weather and me eating not well. I'm afraid if I fall asleep I won't wake up. Also tomorrow I go to...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Come on, brain. Work with me here. You need to shut up so I can lay down and not think for a bit.
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Insomnia, I hate you so. I've begged, pleaded and asked you to go. St. John's Wort, Serotonin and Celestial Season's Sleepytime Herbal Tea. I thought I could beat you - using...
    evhutton evhutton 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    I had 3 energy drinks tonight and now I don't think I will be able to sleep for a while lol 😅
    KittyTittyGang2 KittyTittyGang2 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My isomia as kicked an tonight
    vertffy vertffy 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you ever have a hard time sleeping, relax one hour before going to sleep. Prepare yourself by having a routine, and try listening to really calm and relaxed music. For some...
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Sleeping had always been a problem for me...I have these awful nightmares all the time that makes me jump from my bed in horror...things were getting better he was always holding...
    ffdp84 ffdp84 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I really need to sleep. But I feel like writing so many emotions right now. My mind is tingly with ideas. I am having trouble settling my problems I get OCD when it comes to...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 7

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    As I close my eyes white flashes cross my lids and soon follows the deep, rumbling bass of Thunder. The weather is as tumultuous as my mind and still i try to curl deeper into my...
    ayndostoy ayndostoy 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Oh this is sooo true, last night it was really warm in the bedroom, our poor little air condition can just barley keep the bedrooms cool, i went to bed a little after 10 last night...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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