I Don't Get Enough Sleep

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    I get only 4 hours a night on average.

    It sucks because when I have good intentions and go to bed early my body won't let me sleep. I know that my lack of sleep is one of my main causes of depression and feeling lazy.
    MonkeyBiceps MonkeyBiceps
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2014

    Sleep - It Is Precious to Me.

     Sleep - it is precious to me.  After the hours of midnight, a transformation takes place... the easy-going, sometimes carefree JT ceases to exist, and is possessed by an undead construct of unimaginable power.  If he is awakened, this creature from the ether...
    hotshotjosh hotshotjosh
    22-25, M
    Jul 20, 2009

    Tik Tok Parody

    Wake-up in the morning feeling like a zombie I got my dark eyes and my pale face, I'm gonna scare this city Before I leave splash my eyes with some water to go Did I get enough sleep, they'll never ever know I'm talking 5 hours a night, night Gonna make everyone fright, fright...
    Naliruns Naliruns
    18-21, F
    Feb 5, 2011


    What do you think of that score??   Time mentioned in hours..   From 13/120 I moved to 15/144..   I seem to be just getting better at this game or is it worse?  
    Floydian Floydian
    26-30, M
    35 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    Wow For the Last Few Weeks I've Been Getting More Sleep..

    Its amazing the energy you gain just by getting 7-8 hours of sleep every night for awhile. :)   I don't know how long I can make it last as I really need to see about a part time job for some cash during this internship I got 3 weeks of still. AHH  I'm running out...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2008

    It's almost 4 am here,

    I should probably being going to sleep... But I'm not.
    JadeBell718 JadeBell718
    16-17, F
    Feb 8, 2015

    Zombie Either Way

    Either I cannot sleep or I take something that helps me sleep but makes me feel horrible all day. I will be hypnotized in two hours to correct this. I cannot wait.
    NCConch NCConch
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 23, 2012

    Hardly Enough.

    I have boughts of insomnia where I can go for days without sleeping. It is awful. I lay down but can't get my brain to shut the heck up or I have so much energy that I can't stay still. I have been hospitalized over it getting so bad that it sent me into a panic attack.So I try...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    Never Was An Insomniac Until This Year

    This year has been - good and bad -- to just plain ******. My insomnia actually started when I travelled a lot for work.  This was hard. It followed me home from my travels last year.  I think the animosity, anger and distance with my husband hasn't helped...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    Nov 15, 2008

    I Am Doing A Bit Better

    My trouble with sleeping has been since I was a kid. I am not even sure it could be diagnosed as insomnia because it is not consistent. Sometimes I lose sleep because of the horrific nightmares that plague my sleep intermittently, other times I think I just lay awake think too...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 10, 2011

    I Stay Up Late

    If you've read my story in the experience "I Stay Up Late," you would know why I don't get enough sleep. If you haven't, I will tell you why. The reason I don't get enough sleep is because stay up late. I stay up to about 3 or 4 in the morning watching TV...
    tampabaybucsfan tampabaybucsfan
    22-25, M
    Aug 18, 2009


     i never make it to bed before one ...  then im up from  anywhere between  7 and nine .. and i very rarely get to take a nap  then i clean all day ... and run errands or go and clean my moms house .  im a busy busy bee .
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2007

    Am Tired At the Wrong Parts of the Day

    I never sleep well at night - well, sometimes I do, mostly I don't. The problem with this, is I always am tired - all the time.   It's 6pm here in AZ - and I could go to bed for the rest of the night right now!! Yeah - doesn't work well when...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2008

    If Anyone....

    Has any unused date-rape drugs... Please send them to me so I can get some ******* sleep!!!... Oh please, dear god, help me!
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Dec 29, 2008

    Damnit!! I Just Can't Sleep Again.

    I can't sleep.  I know all the ideas to help you sleep, but none seem to work. My migraine meds were switched, and I don't know if my body doesn't like them, etc., but something isn't working tonight.  I don't take sleeping pills anymore, or herbs...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Dec 1, 2008


    that is all i still remember hearing at 0400 in the morning lol after that it was the countdown which seemed like it would get louder every second that was counted down, bare feet on cold floor not fun to, and it was also cold in San Diego at 4 a.m (0400) and than after that it...
    coolguy3208 coolguy3208
    26-30, M
    Aug 19, 2014

    here 3:44 now...i'm exausted.

    i had a good sleep last night.and i can’t sleep again! i wanna get out of this bad cycle. i have to struggle to sleep forever!? but i think it's good step&timing to quit sleeping pills.
    juryandrews juryandrews
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2014
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