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I Can't Sleep Tonight

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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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    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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    For some reason I really can't sleep tonight at all
    oldwise oldwise 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    I'm really struggling right now lol but I'm serious! 1. I'm a night owl and I'm not really tired, I'm just trying to make myself go to sleep because I have an early rise in the am...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Changed meds again and now I'm waking after 6 hrs of sleep. I don't mind it, the house is quiet and I can do as I please...just as long as it's not in bed. What I really want to do...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    The past week I have had little or no sleep !!! At first I would get possibly 6 hours but past three nights only sleeping between 3-4 hours ! I feel so exhausted and worn out but I...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I just can’t sleep right now. I feel sick, a bit sad, and scared. Not really scared, but if I close my laptop and have the lights off, I just dunno, it’s like I want to sleep...
    YoureMyGlowstone YoureMyGlowstone 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Long day tomorrow but can't sleep. I've been tired all day,but now that I'm actually in bed,i can't sleep.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    My head is so filled with sh!t I can't sleep, and the thought of being alone kills me more, and makes me so frustrated I can't sleep. SHOOT ME
    Gemma3sahara Gemma3sahara 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't sleep and I can't stop thinking! All my thoughts are racing and it's preventing me from falling asleep! I can't do anything about it and I don't understand why I am all of...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 8 Responses Sep 13

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    Rough day. Exhausted. But can't sleep. Going to feel a long night.
    Visium13 Visium13 26-30, M Aug 28

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    I am probably going to regret this in the morning but I can't sleep right now. I had such a busy day but my body is still awake. Someone want to chat me up? :)
    KirstenM2002 KirstenM2002 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I can't sleep and I'm really bored.-_-
    nlaJzy nlaJzy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I can't sleep. Does anyone around my age want to talk?
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 9

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    I can't sleep any longer, I have too much on my mind or I have nightmares. I hate it.
    Iwillalwaysbeforgotten Iwillalwaysbeforgotten 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    The worst is when you can't sleep and no one is messaging you
    Unkownplayer36 Unkownplayer36 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's 2:30am, been up all night, have a big exam tomorrow morning and I can't sleep, so I've had a beer and a smoke and now I'm ready for a chat. Anyone else interested?
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't sleep !! I need help ! Any good tips? Because i tried a lot of things and nothing is working ,
    sowhat007 sowhat007 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well looks like it gunna be another long long lonely night. No sleep for Lee! Can't stop thinking. At this rate Im gunna lose the plot very shortly... Had 15ml zopiclone an still...
    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Can anyone sleep under these conditions? I just imagine some person being like "I love sweating in my sleep and when I can't breathe through my nose uuuuugh it's so perfect!" I don...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Not that it's new. I gave myself insomnia while a freshman in college, a short yet oh so long year ago. This summer of 2014 went by too fast. I floated along on Cloud 9 thinking...
    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Didn't sleep again last night. Well, perhaps an hour. Felt horrible. What does a good sleep feel like? I haven't had one in such a long time.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I feel alone... truly alone! Some say that they feel alone yet they often have at least a few people to talk to. I have my girlfriend whom I speak to for 1 hours at best, I have...
    YitzchakWinternitz YitzchakWinternitz 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Hmm......why can't I sleep?
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Just woke up and can't go back to sleep. Have to be up in a couple hours. :/
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Staying up all night sleeping all day all damn summer I still can't get it right. It's okay I'll be a zombie for school.
    CeeAirAHH CeeAirAHH 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I can't get to sleep even though I know I will be tiered in the morning.
    LoverOfKnowlege LoverOfKnowlege 16-17, M Sep 9

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    Wide awake at 4am.... Can't get back to sleep :(
    Itsme909 Itsme909 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    i keep thinking of what i want to do, and what i want to do as an adult. I want to go to college, but for what? the only thing i'm good at and have a deep passion for is drawing...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I went to my room at 8:00 and now it's 11:08 -_- why can't I fall asleep
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Lying here eyes fluttering and hanging on to the way last week played, feeling sad still and desperately wanting to let go... In this moment Heart filling full of how many tears I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I heard screaming about a block away from my house so I ran to it without thinking, what I found was a crying woman who was just the victim of domestic abuse. She did not want to...
    Rune2u Rune2u 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    The worst thing for me is knowing that I need to get up early then checking on the time on the clock every hour on the hour. My head is buzzing with lists of things that I need to...
    Anrymci Anrymci 46-50, F Sep 3

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    Basically the reason i will get next to no sleep this school year :/ i just found out that almost everything you do is presented to everyone :| yeah I'll have some fun weeks...
    EmbraceForever EmbraceForever 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Most definitely need a fan on in order to sleep. I suppose it's the noise that puts me to sleep.
    Simone143 Simone143 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This was one of those nights. I have not have my usual 6 or 7 hours of sleep in over a week. My thoughts kept me awake. The rest of the week, 2 sick kids made me get up more than 3...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 11 Responses Aug 29

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    Here I am. So tired yet not able to sleep. It's not the coffee, the last one was arround 2pm and it's 11h26 now... What can I do to stop thinking and get some well deserved rest?
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    Where I am it's the first week of school. For some reason the week started on a Wednesday but all the same anxiety kept me up all this week. Admittedly last week too. But this week...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Stupid stupid STUPID HEAT WHYYYYYYY πŸ˜–πŸ˜–πŸ˜–πŸ˜– P.s. I chat bubbles when I'm sleepy πŸ˜’πŸ˜–πŸ˜΄πŸ˜‡
    Candycrrrush Candycrrrush 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Night everyone it's 10:56 here and I got school (aka a hell prison) So night and have a great sleep
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I always dance before I sleep:).. how is like me?
    Fatemah97 Fatemah97 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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