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I Can't Sleep

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    Ugh,.. I hate that I can't fall asleep!

    ! I guess I'll be up all night then// YAY
    EliHudson16 EliHudson16 16-17, M Dec 27, 2014

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    Its like 0033hrs here

    and I'm still wide awake :(
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    For the past 2 months Im having troubles

    sleeping, relaxing, mood swings,and my doctor said that i'm having mood swings dued to this season (seasonal depression). I already take antidepressants, lamictal and clonazepam. He wants me to call him in few days to check how I'm going, because he wants me to take 2x day the...
    marihelena marihelena 22-25, F Mar 6

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    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    it is 10:04pm and im still up thinking about

    someone. I miss him already. its been like 6 hours since we chat. i don't wanna sleep, i cant miss a single thought of him. i got to keep him on my mind 24/7. but the thing is, the more i think of him, the more i miss him. if i keep my mind off of him.................wait that's...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    so it's 10:50pm NT time

    and I'm wide awake and bored
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Mar 5

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    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'm laying here at 5am

    and just can't seem to sleep. I'm anxious, and just can't seem to calm down.
    19goingonfabulous 19goingonfabulous 18-21, M 15 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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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 be ill. It is now 5.53am. Time to start getting ready :) Hopefully I'll feel a bit better soon.
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I can't sleep. I can't sleep.

    That bell around the cat's neck...The wind outside..The sound of my husband breathing... I can't sleep...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Jahbabes Jahbabes 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I woke up and it's an hour

    before my alarm is set to go off.
    stix07 stix07 18-21, M Mar 8

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    SecretiveLady SecretiveLady 18-21, F 2 Responses May 23, 2014

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    No lullabye can put me to sleep; no story,

    no sound nor dream. Tried to close my eyes and concentrate on a single dot, but, the effort is in vain. A hundred sheep only bounced about the clouds and made me wonder about the trajectory. Full of worries, I enveloped my self with two blankets- one to separate me from awake...
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    ahhhh I can't fall asleep.

    .it is driving me crazy
    ramdomgirl02 ramdomgirl02 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I'm in a hotel and I can't sleep :( it's 2am

    and I have to get up at 5:30. What do I do?
    teenagedirtbag99 teenagedirtbag99 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    This night sleep yet eludes me

    once again. The day has settled and I continue to churn. Emotion runs raw this time of day. Pondering I do looking back at my life. Wishing , dreaming of the day when love will re-enter my life. Loneliness seeps at this dark hour. Passing to light may be my only relief. Come oh...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    So.... Um I'm like incredibly hungry,

    but there's no food I can make. :(
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Mar 9

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    There are nights where I find myself scared

    or anxious about going to sleep, typically when I am on my own. Getting to sleep itself is fine, but there are times where I just want to put off sleeping as much as I can. I think it's probably because I'm scared of being "out of touch" and not within my conscious thoughts. Or...
    ChaoticAdvection ChaoticAdvection 22-25, F Mar 7

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    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Headache from thinking all night.

    ...behind my eyes. I haven't had two consecutive nights of decent sleep in I don't know how long.
    mongoheadmonster mongoheadmonster 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    So tired and wide awake at the same time!

    Siiiiigh. My thoughts won't shut up xD
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sleeping while pregnant is

    so freaking annoying and its hot on top of that.
    Evesdaughter Evesdaughter 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    WTF! I'm so sleepy right now

    but i can't sleep!! Aggggh.
    ghelxxx ghelxxx 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    Dear Brain Please stop racing.

    I really would like to go to sleep. Thanks.. Sincerely, The person you're attached to * facepalm*
    luna500 luna500 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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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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    between school assignments

    and my boss expecting me too be perfect I'm just so physically drained....but here I am, my mind wide awake and unable to sleep
    Comeflywithme23 Comeflywithme23 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    On my balcony listening to music

    and looking at the night sky getting lost in my thoughts. Im on the 40th floor and the city looks soo beautifull light up. Makes you think there's so many human in this world and how come some of us are alone ? Maybe it's just me. Sometimes it feels like i got the whole world...
    vinneh22 vinneh22 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    Who else is up? Maybe we can chat a little

    while I catch up on some work.
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 2

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    It been a long day, I have had 8 classes,

    went jogging, and spent 4 hour painting my art homework (plus the thousands of other things that go into a day). I'm utterly exhausted, but I can't fall asleep. I'm so tired that I am crying for the most unreasonable events. I don't know if I should be laughing at my self or not...
    Sunglyph Sunglyph 18-21 17 hrs ago

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    Haha listening to music from LSD Dream Emulator

    did you really think I was going to be able to sleep?
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I really don't know what to say.

    .. It's past 4am here.. I'm totally messed up.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 2 Responses a week 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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    It's 3:13 a.m. I cannot sleep.

    Brain, stop please.
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    i cant sleep because i have school project

    that needs to be done, yet im procrastinating therefore the lack of sleep. meh hehe
    dyxnxh dyxnxh 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Another sleepless night.

    I'm up again with only 2 1/2 hours under my belt. -_-
    OneRose OneRose 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    So I've heard people complain about melatonin

    has stopped working. I take it and I have had the same problem so I did some research. "All this talk of melatonin’s benefits might make you wonder about supplements. However, a 2005 MIT study found that commercial melatonin contained 10 times the effective amount of...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    Damn I work at 8:00 in the morning

    and I still can't sleep...this really sucks it's going to suck for me tomorrow when I fall asleep at work :/
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 14

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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 5 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    Naniebananie Naniebananie 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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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, 2014

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    I don't have insomnia.

    . Just a wifi connection ;) x
    ManiacPerhaps ManiacPerhaps 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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