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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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    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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    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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    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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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...
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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...
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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 4 days ago

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    It's 5 in the morning and I can't sleep man
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F Jun 30

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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 a week ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 6 days 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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 14 hrs ago

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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 6 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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    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...
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    Anxiety paired with the overwhelming feeling that something is inches from my face the second I turn off the light is making sleep impossible. Not even music is helping. I gave...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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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 3 days ago

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    Okay! So EP is not letting me sleep!!! Gah!!! I have almost 2 hrs left to sleep. I'm going to bed now. I'm just so relieved last night, thank you so much Lord Jesus for making my...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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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    I realized after years of living that if I sleep nude I sleep thru the entire night! Smh
    Kyheem Kyheem 36-40, M a week ago

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    Its like having a thousand voices scream in your ear and how can you possibly sleep with that😒... This is like 6 out of 7 days of the week so i guess you can call me the walking...
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't think anyone can sleep with someone snoring in the room except with earphones.
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    It's like 3 am at the morning and i still cant sleep at all... Anyone wanna talk to me?
    klooey klooey 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I don't know y,I'm just not sleep
    Taken101 Taken101 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Well I am having a hard time sleeping and I'm kinda bored. So why not .Message me if you want ^·^
    Raven628 Raven628 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    i just remembered some of the ghost stories i heard at a sleepover..........
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    0_0 i cannot sleep and inside im tired but unable to close my eyes.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M Jul 7

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