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I Can't Sleep Tonight

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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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    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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    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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    All these memories that won't go away.

    I just wish I could forgot them and fall asleep.
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F Aug 4

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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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    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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    Dear body, you are going to hate me in about

    four hours. Please tell the brain to lighten up and think of billowy marshmallow clouds instead of what you should be doing for fun this weekend. Ack
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Reasons I cannot sleep tonight in order from

    greatest effect to least: A. I took a six hour nap (depression is a b!tch). B. I drank some questionable juice earlier and feel nauseous. C. My boyfriend starts his first day of school tomorrow and I am worried he might see girls better than me and I have low self-esteem when...
    PeaceSign69 PeaceSign69 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I hope that I can shut my mind off ,

    forget every damn happened to me and have some sleep , but I can't Memories never die.
    hopeless220 hopeless220 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I've been out and mixed my drinks

    and feel sick. I didn't get drunk but I had beer, a cocktail and some wine. I must be getting old, my body's like What are you doing to me?! :)
    IsleofSophia IsleofSophia 26-30, F Sep 16

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    I can't sleep. Its one of those nights ware everything I have been thinking about for the past month is coming to me now. Why tonight??
    ilfyst ilfyst 13-15, F Nov 10

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    I have so much on my mind. Im constantly thinking. I have a messy sleeping schedule and I barely sleep anyways. I hate sleeping. It makes the next day come faster. So I don't sleep...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I always find it hard to sleep. I'm really tired but I just can't sleep.
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    I can't sleep and all I want is to sleep and never wake up.
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    I'm can't sleep and horny... Feel free to chat me up! I need to get to sleep! Ahhh
    Tormentabuey Tormentabuey 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I'm can't sleep and horny... Feel free to chat me up! I need to get to sleep! Ahhh
    Tormentabuey Tormentabuey 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Nothing to do and I can't sleep >.<
    Itsmarline Itsmarline 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 29

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    I can't sleep if I'm thinking too much. In my earlier story I said that this wasn't an issue really anymore.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Nov 2

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    Can't sleep any one out there want to chat about random ****?
    poohbug poohbug 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Gosh I can't sleep and I work 7 am - 9:45 pm tomorrow :O
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    this seriously sucks. the last few nights I've been passing out at like 8 or 9 No problem. its been dark and boring and an easy thing to do. its still dark and boring but now I can...
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Even w the the time adjusting back one hour, I'm still not sleepy as usual.. I'm so used to falling asleep at 6 am everyday because I have too many things going through my head...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Why can't I sleep when I have class the next day? Just why? :((
    CM04 CM04 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I was sleeping amazing .. Now I'm awake feeling awful and can't fall back asleep ... Why must you visit every night insomnia ...?
    Tayylorr Tayylorr 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Seems to be the case of no matter how hard I try to get to sleep I just can't manage it. Its really annoying me now.
    lilmorsie lilmorsie 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    lately, i can't fall asleep. I spend more time awake than asleep. this sucks.
    unsociablex unsociablex 18-21, F Oct 31

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    Sundays are the worst. Can't stop tossing and turning
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Not sure how I feel. Numb? Crushed? In disbelief of what just happened? Proud? Perhaps all of the above. . . I walked away from a bad situation tonight. I was faced with something...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    And tonight is one of those nights. Arrived at my final destination and things went as planned. It also was everything I didn't want it to be. Now my brain is racing, playing the...
    WistfulPrincess WistfulPrincess 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I sit here on my makeshift 'bed' staring up at the ceiling, awoken from the slumber I thought I yearned so badly for. Just an hour or two ago I was oh so sure that my body wanted...
    Aldmeri Aldmeri 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I only had between 4ish to 6ish hours of sleep.... It nearly took me forever to just fall asleep. Now I'm up early and my friends are still sleeping.
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I need help. It hard for me to go to sleep, and then it makes it hard for me to wake up in the morning. I go to bed really late and end up sleeping in or not getting enough rest...
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I still am having problems sleeping at night. I want to find a natural way to help me sleep. I don't want to rely on a pill to do so. Anyone have any tips?
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ugh I always sleep with my window open. Summer, winter, rain or shine I need the fresh air. If I sleep with the window closed I have a headache in the morning:(
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When I don't see a way out of a situation,or see all the outcomes are bad...I keep thinking and thinking on it like a puzzle to see if I find a way out,a better outcome...and that...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I'm having a hard time sleeping these past few days. -.-
    CM04 CM04 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Sleep now, fight the world tomorrow....from Trengo thanks Don't let pain steal your dreams from you
    liberty2 liberty2 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I have a technical interview tomorrow for this part time software dev job at my college, and I haven't had any time to prepare. On top of that, I have to wake up in 5 hours to work...
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I think the switch needs rewiring or something. It's tough trying to stay asleep. I need a witch, like Sleeping Beauty!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I really need to sleep.
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Yay no sleep for me!! 4:26am
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Another sleepless night. I'm up again with only 2 1/2 hours under my belt. -_-
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    when I have a bad day. all the negative thoughts come lurking in and won't let me sleep
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Another one of those nights. Sleep is coming in fits and starts. My mind is racing, worrying about someone 3000 miles away. I'm not one to pray, but I keep positive thoughts until...
    WistfulPrincess WistfulPrincess 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    One of those nights....So many thoughts that the minutes seem like hours and it's still too early to sleep.
    AirleasAyres AirleasAyres 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    So it's half 2 in the morning and I'm sat watching 'one born every minute' and to be honest it's ok, some bits are quite funny 😄 never seen anything like it before, don't think...
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M Nov 13

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