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I Can't Sleep Tonight

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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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    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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    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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    Sleeping at parents. I think they have furnace

    at 80. Dang like a boiler room.
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    This sucks. It's 11:48pm and my room is way too hot and stuffy. I just can't get to sleep. I tried watching a tv show to pass the time and make me 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.
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I can't sleep anymore. Life's stresses seem to be getting to me. I feel like I'm starting to lose the grip on my sanity. It's weird but at the same time this new mentality that's...
    supermario1256 supermario1256 22-25, M Nov 29

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    I can't sleep til 3am+ and on the weekends when I wake up around 2'o'clock I'm exhausted. I've had a history with self harm, anxiety and depression so could these be related? This...
    xcircusfreak xcircusfreak 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 Nov 22

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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 Nov 24

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    Another night where I can't sleep...gets old.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    Bored, exhausted, but can't sleep. Sigh.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's 3:30am and I can't sleep. I'm watching the movie Veronica Guerin. It's a great movie.
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    It's now 4am, and I'm not even remotely tired, even after taking sleeping pills and trying to sleep for 3 hours. In 5 hours I have to bring my car to the mechanic and I have loads...
    LillithMeiwes LillithMeiwes 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    latlely I have been having troubles sleeping or staying asleep. no matter how tired I am I just can't do it. I have been having family troubles since my aunt past away Feb 14, 2...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    It's 3:30 am and i can't fall asleep cuz of the damn depression. It bites having to wait till my body is too tired to get through it and sleep.
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    When something is on my mind, consciously or unconsciously, I just start moving to try to solve it. One thing leads to another and I can't get myself to go to bed. A lot of my...
    NorthernWanderer NorthernWanderer 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I need a friend to be up at 2 or 3 in the morning... I'm so lonely between 1 and 5 in the morning... All my friends have normal sleep lives... Why can't I?
    darthbeegirl666 darthbeegirl666 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sundays are the worst. Can't stop tossing and turning
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    So I'm just up thinking and writing away everything I'm feeling. I'm gonna have to get up and a few hours because I'm going to the mountains. I can't wait.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Well this is getting just a little bit out of hand now 😒mi havnt slept during the night for weeks! I will normally fall asleep about 6 in the morning n wake up about 12! Can't...
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    So I woke up today at 2.36am and I've just been having cup after cup of tea all morning. It's because I'm sick but I have something important going on today and I can't afford to...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The wind tonight is so loud, and the pine cones on the metal roof are making it so impossible to sleep. And I so badly want to.
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 12

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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 2 Responses Nov 27

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    today I'm tired af, its only 5:41 pm on s Friday night and I'm dog tired ... anyone wanna talk to me tonight?
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 5

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    I'm having troubles sleeping, I always wake up go to sleep,wake up go to sleep etc this has been going on for a week now. I don't know what to do, can anyone help? I'm so tired...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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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 Nov 23

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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 Nov 24

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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 2 Responses Nov 25

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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 Nov 25

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    On my mind before I sleep. Still on my mind when I awake yet when I eventually escaped to sleep. Was nowhere to be found. I hate not dreaming XD hahahahaha
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F Dec 2

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    Damn! I have too many things going through my mind right now. I want to sleep, but I keep thinking....I hope I fall back to sleep soon.
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 Nov 20

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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 Nov 26

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    I hate when she Snore because I cant sleep
    World4me World4me 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Doctors say its stress, anxiety bla bla bla... I really do tend to over think everything especially at night when am in bed trying to sleep. Every day I spend at least about 2-3...
    MK25 MK25 22-25, M Nov 29

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    therefore I never ever sleep.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I cant sleep when I have an erector set I need to build.
    LongNeckJoe LongNeckJoe 16-17, M Nov 30