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I Don't Get Enough Quality Rest

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    What's With This? I Do Get Some Sleep, But I Don't Feel Like It Afterwords

    What's with this? I do get some sleep, but I don't feel like it afterwords. My Days in the last few weeks during all this Holiday Period, I've been Depressed, but no matter how I have tried to get myself out of it, my body doesn't seem to want to overcome it.  I've been...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Jan 1, 2010

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    I Always Feel Tired...

    No matter how much I sleep it doesn't recharge my battery... I always feel worn out... its like I need a mind vacation... I need a vacation where I don't have to do anything, think anything, say anything... I just need time to just be... just veg so I can clear my mind and...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F Jun 16, 2008

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    I'm Addicted to My Favorite Tv Shows and My Laptop :p

    Basically that's why I tend to go to bed around 2-3 am :P. Then my mom decides to wake up and rush me to bed. Which usually makes me angry and makes me stay awake even longer just because I don't feel like going to sleep. During school time I always tend to sleep around 6 hours...
    sw33tgirl sw33tgirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    I Used to Never Get Any

    I used to have a hard time going to sleep at night. I could not keep my eyes closed for nothing. All I want was to sleep pacefully and wake up feeling great. But I never got the sleep I want. I would end up sleeping at school and failing. T started to give up hope that I would...
    SouthsideBalla SouthsideBalla M Nov 29, 2007

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    I Can't Believe That I Can Get Along On So Little Sleep

    I'm starting to worry about the effect it will have on my health. I have heard that people who get less than 6 hours sleep are 50% more likely to have a heart attack, and I don't get nearly that much on quite a lot of nights.  I have gone in to work, so exhausted that it feels...
    BonVie BonVie 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 29, 2011

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    My Legs Cramp At Night

    My legs cramp at night and I can't sleep. I know that R LS (Restless Leg Syndrome) is the cause of many people who experience this. I don't think I have that, but I suppose it could be possible. I know that my lega and feet hurt all the time because I have worked all og my life...
    lonewolf1964 lonewolf1964 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 29, 2012

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    You'd Think I Would. ...

    You'd think I would. I'm so tired you'd think I'd fall right to sleep at night. But somehow, I always end up spending the night awake, staring at what I think is the ceiling and thinking myself into insanity.
    Irishchick Irishchick 16-17, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Not Much Rest At All....

    I don't get much rest at all. Its not often that I sleep  through the whole night, or even sleep more than four hours without waking up in the middle of the night. I am always so restless, and so moody, because I am not getting enough sleep. Even with my sleeping pills...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 1, 2010

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    Sleep

    i get up for work at 3am and start work at 5, average around 12 to 14 hours a day, try to get to sleep by 10 but never really happens, get about 4 hours a night! tired!!!
    littlejon6929 littlejon6929 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    Just Can`t

    i toss,turn and before i know it ,its dawn.my spine kills me,and their is no way to get comfortable enough to rest.eventually i `ll just pass out from being tired.but for the most part i don`t get quallity rest.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 8, 2009

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    Phone Ringing

    my phone rings all night.  my daughter gets so many phone calls i could just screem.  we have started turning the ringer off at night but i don't like that because if i sleep late i may miss phone calls but she is just at that age so it just wakes me up on and off so i...
    saggy saggy 41-45, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Cold

    Especially during the winter, I get freezing, we get minus numbers where I am!! It's why I have so many pillows and duvets. I still get cold and on average get around 5 hours sleep.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Nov 28, 2007

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    Especially When Sick

    I missed work this Monday thanks to a bad ear and sinus problems. I'm NOT a good sick person. I prefer to lay in my dark bedroom, and be left alone. Don't talk to me, don't check up on me, don't ask me how I feel!! If I don't submerge by the next day, if a rotting stink is...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Never!

    I work Mon- Fri 8-5 looking after 1-2 year olds! which is a very stressful job lots of running around and always have to be aware of whats happening! When i get home i just wanna chill but im to shattered to be able to just have me time as i always fall asleep! Even at weekends...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2007

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    Poo

    Work at 7am-3:30pm....study for 2 hrs school from 5:30pm-10:30pm..dont get home until around 11 dont go to sleep until like 11:30...then i have to be up no later than 5:50am...5 days a week mon-fri...its getting old!!!
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Jun 5, 2008

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    QUALITY Rest

    I do get enough rest.. but it sure isn't of best quality. It has to do with my whole mood and wellness. One day I was really very happy some weeks ago and the sleep was the best I had since years, although it was shorter than normally. And as I woke up I felt happy and ready...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 25, 2007

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    Expectations Are Excessive

    Man, everybody expects me to be oh so happy and joyful and cheerful the whole time, and no one can understand if I'm just 'tired'... I sleep 9-10 hours a night so, they think, I must be ok. And especially my dad, who is ok with only a few hours a night, does not get it that I...
    rocker6346 rocker6346 18-21, M Jun 15, 2008

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    Exhausted

    My sleeping habits are all off track and i think its because of the prednesone.im up at night and sleep during the day.so tired!!!
    tasha76 tasha76 31-35 Feb 4, 2012

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    I slept from 2am ( after watching some tv,

    i haven t watched tv for yrs!!) to 5pm today. Then I went to a restaurant to have tea, now I am going to play golf. Nice weekend with a lot of rest. :)
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Apr 12, 2014

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    Im Tryin

    too much to do all the time, mind always ticking, i sleep when i can - when i get the oppertunity
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 14, 2008

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    Sleepy Time

    Never… not with the baby waking up crying and my son wanting milk. Then there are nights like last night when the teen came in and practically sat on me to play on line. And she wonders why she can’t wake up in the morning either. I'm just so tired lately and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Dec 2, 2007

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    Sleep? Whats That?

    I am an insomniac. I do not sleep well at night. Never have. Never will. During the school year, I frequently go to bed at 2 or 2:30 in the morning, only to be back up at 6:30 in the morning. The earliest I go to bed (unless I'm sick or completely exhausted) is midnight, and...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    I Average 5 Hours a Night... If I'm Lucky!

    I can't get more than 5 hours a night of shut eye.  I don't suffer from insomnia, because once I fall asleep, I don't wake up at all til morning, but if i try to go to bed early, I just lay there.  I'm in the bad habit (which I'm trying to break myself of) of using my...
    carlow carlow 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2007

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    Not Nearly Enough. ...

    Not nearly enough.   I only manage 2 to 3 hours a night at most and when awake seldom rest. Having two teenagers makes this an almost impossible task.
    titfortattoo titfortattoo 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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