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I Can't Sleep

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    Understatement of the decade.

    I haven't slept in a year straight and you can clearly see the veins under my eyes and the skins peeling and well I look how I feel.
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I don't have insomnia.

    . Just a wifi connection ;) x
    ManiacPerhaps ManiacPerhaps 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 18

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    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    itsmebtw17 itsmebtw17 16-17, F 3 Responses May 24

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    Hi world! It is now 8am here.

    Please let me sleep for while..pretty please.. >.<
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F Aug 9

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    Yeah, I messed my sleep pattern up

    so anyone up for talking?
    BrookeSandhurst BrookeSandhurst 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    It sucks. Tonight I am just wide awake.

    11pm here and I have to be to work by 3:30am. Someone save me >_<
    nikarikeyo nikarikeyo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    I'm tired, but ugh not enough to go to sleep.

    Anyone wanna talk or somehow gimme a way to freakin sleep? Ughhhhh
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F Aug 8

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    For the record I am 16!

    My account is buggy
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M Aug 13

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    Sleeping while pregnant is

    so freaking annoying and its hot on top of that.
    Evesdaughter Evesdaughter 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    Can anyone help me stay up!

    Join forces ^^!
    everybodyclapyourhands everybodyclapyourhands 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    THIS IS GETTING ANNOYING.

    Up late at night with no one to talk to and bored out of my mind. Fantastic.
    EmiTru EmiTru 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Who wants to be my mommy

    or daddy? Heart this
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M Aug 13

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    I hate that I can't fall asleep

    before five in the morning, and sometimes I don't go to bed at all. The only time I ever go to sleep before five is when I've been drinking. The worst part is the boredom.
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 10

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    It's like every night literally every night I

    can't sleep with absolutely nothing to do. What's worst about this is that all the thoughts and memories that are supposed to be repressed starts creepin up again. It's only the summer nights that does this to me. So who else have these nights???
    AchCailin001 AchCailin001 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Idk why but I just can not sleep.

    :P lucky tomorrow is Friday.
    PeacandOtaku PeacandOtaku 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Be Quiet Brain.

    I turned back my bed, cranked up the electric blanket but I can't sleep.  If I get in I'll just lay there.  I know it.  Too many active thoughts.  Things are left unsaid, undone.  I wish I had a way to switch off my brain sometimes. I am always...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 16 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    fayefaye28 fayefaye28 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    WIDE awake and I know I'll just wake up at 6.

    Does anxiety keep anyone else up at night?
    sweetiebomb sweetiebomb 22-25 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Been up since 7am yesterday

    and I still can't sleep
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Tic toc tic toc.... Again,

    4am...another night with only 4 hours of sleep. Tic toc tic toc.... Waking to the memories of her once again. She's gone. Why must my thoughts torture me so. Tic toc tic toc.... Medication has been no help. Not Ambien nor Desyrel. Still only 4 hours. Tic toc tic toc.... No...
    NoOneImportantNow NoOneImportantNow 46-50, M Aug 15

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    Rough day. Exhausted.

    But can't sleep. Going to feel a long night.
    sfaaikido sfaaikido 26-30, M 20 hrs ago

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    Its four am yet again.

    I need to stop getting so lost in the books I'm reading
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    6:00AM and I still can't sleep.

    wtf is wrong with me, why can't I just turn my brain off for the night? fml
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    When your so tired you can see threw your

    eyelids lol it's not like I can keep my eyes open lol x
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I have no idea what is going on.

    I have trouble falling asleep or when I do sleep I often wake up and have trouble falling asleep.
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    there is so much I need to do today

    but my head is floating with barely 3 hours sleep and to be able to be productive I have to be on top of my game! maybe an hour more of zzzzs will help. the world won't stop if I'm late for another hour. phone on silent!
    ScarletSilk ScarletSilk 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 22-25, M 2 Responses May 24

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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 can't sleep !!!!!! I hope this is a phase and it passes quickly as it is I am already aware I am irritable and cranky at times...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Let's Partyyyyyy

    Let's party or do something loud until I fall asleep. It sucks, I have been awake all night as usual. I don't know if it's some kind of a habit or if it's actually insomnia. I just can't seem to fall asleep. I try closing my eyes trying to sleep but nothing happens so I...
    meme30 meme30 18-21, F 13 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    Dear Mind Shut the **** off

    and give me one night of peaceful sleep. Sincerely Pissed Off Insomniac
    SecretiveLady SecretiveLady 18-21, F May 24

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    I lost my favorite teddy bear

    and now I'm just laying here with every thought in the world running through my head I just wanna close my eyes it's been 3 days
    Alisa54 Alisa54 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    "good Night..." ...silence...

    It is 11:45 pm. The house is quiet and dark and all I can hear is the hum of my laptop and the whirr of the electric fan. Work doesn't start up again until next week, and so I am allowing myself to be naughty and stay up later than my usual 9:30 sleepy time. I have exhausted FB...
    kayje kayje 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    SecretiveLady SecretiveLady 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23

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    Oh my god, this cold is going to be the death

    of me. I haven't been this sick in a while, but it's making my head hurt, and I've been sneezing all day. The fact that they have my immune system suppressed isn't helping anything. :D
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I could lay here all night

    and cry But I understand that it won't do me any good in the morning When I open my eyes again To see the very same surroundings that broke me Months have past and I have hit a plateau of slow dying confidence The old one step forward and two steps back But the twisted thoughts...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Can't sleep. So many bad thoughts in mind.

    Blah. I try to relax and I'm tired as hell, but I'm still awake.
    Cutterkarma Cutterkarma 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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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 is hold my wife in my arms and fall back asleep. Unfortunately it's an inconvenience for her because (insert random...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Oh if I could only have a good nights sleep

    again. Sleeping in this big bed alone is so excruciating. Having him beside me for ten years...and then to wake up with an empty spot beside me. How is anyone suppose to get use to that? I find myself reaching out for him through the night only to find a bare space :( I know...
    andimann andimann 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 16

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    I can't sleep. And what's worse is

    that i keep checking my phone to see if I've received a message. But sadly i haven't. Another night of tossing and turning is about to begin. :(
    Saram1985 Saram1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Just had "sex"with my husband.

    He's passed out and I am wide awake. FYI faked it till I made it :p
    anievel anievel 22-25, F 2 Responses May 18

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    the moment when you know your body needs rest

    but your mind keeps you awake.
    LoveHate22 LoveHate22 22-25, F 1 Response May 22

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    Never could. I find it

    so damn hard to FALL asleep and then even harder to STAY asleep, dammit!! About the only sure fire way I have found is to be physically exhausted. Totally whooped! Either that or drink too many beers, lol. Between the two, I get by. And went grey at 25 so there's a price to pay...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M Aug 14

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    I hate not being able to sleep

    when I should get up early..
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Yep. Pulled an all nighter.

    Haven't done that in a while. This past week my sleep routine has gotten worse than it has been in a while. Been getting two hours max a day.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Libbs036 Libbs036 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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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 Jul 28

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    I can't sleep when my mind is heavy.

    My mind always wakes me up out of my sleep for a reason. So.. I'm just up... Releasing a whole lot of things from my mind... I said "my mind" a lot haha
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    Night three of no sleep by the looks.

    Betting the hallucinations will start probably by the end of day 4... I miss dreaming...
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    This is becoming a common occurrence,

    and i don't like it. :(
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 12 Responses Jul 27

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    Every Night I Fall Asleep At 1 A.M

    I really don't know why, I can go to bed at 8 and literally stare at a wall for the next 3 hours. I'm too young for sleep medications and am not allowed to do anything else. I usually spend this time plotting (not evil villain plotting just plans for the future). I don't know...
    TheSleeplessWizard TheSleeplessWizard 13-15 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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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 life would always work out. Joey and I, the new ultimate duo, always finding a way to see each other and make it work, and we made it work...
    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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