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I Don't Sleep Enough

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    3 Hours If I'm Lucky

    All I sleep is MAYBE 3 hours. I am working 3 jobs to keep everything up and running here alone at my house and sometimes I don't even get that. Like when I get off work at 4am and have to be to work at 630. It kills me, but it's what I have to do to survive.
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    Sleep is for the WEAK!

    Sleep is obsolete in such a fast world! Sleep is out of reach for an insomniac.
    DrStrychnine DrStrychnine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2014

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    notsosecretparade notsosecretparade 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Never Enough...

    There are never enough hours in the week. I feel like I'm sleepwalking through life sometimes.
    edgeinslampshade edgeinslampshade 18-21, M Aug 16, 2008

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    I just don't want to- that's

    that hallmark stubbornness of mine. I get to accomplish more this way.
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Aug 15, 2014

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    I Wish I Didnt Wake Up

    everytime I fall asleep is a blessing. I just wish I didnt wake up. Because the sleep..is less painful than the real.
    xxwatchherdiexx xxwatchherdiexx 16-17, F Apr 10, 2011

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    Because I'm An Idiot

    I've thought about this good and hard and I've decided that's the only valid reason. I'm such an idiot that I stay up late doing nothing even though I know I'm tired and will have plenty of time to do nothing the next day. Many nights, I tell myself,  "Just...
    golddust2009 golddust2009 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    Never Do....

    I never sleep enough. I am always so damn sleepy, and feel like, if my head could just hit that pillow, I ciould sleep for a few weeks straight. Even if I do get some sleep, it never seems like it is enough. I am so behind on sleep, that I'll never get the feeling of not being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 28, 2010

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    Not Nearly Enough

    Perhaps 5 hours top on weekdays.
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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    Me Too

    I am not a morning person. I prefer to start in the afternoon and work through the night, into the early hours of the following morning. Even then, I sometimes end up burning the candle at both ends.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 3, 2012

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    5 Hours

    It's most I can sleep, no matter how drunk or tried I am. I can not sleep in. I bounce out of bed at 8:30 am every morning. This has cused problems when vacationing with other people. It bothers me to sleep past 9 for some reason.
    saintweezer saintweezer 26-30, M Oct 3, 2010

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    Specially on internet. I mean, I don't even know you. I may have sympathy or empathy for you for sharing same experiencies or just because I find you a really nice person. And it...
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    Don't need or want one. Public transport here is good, I prefer to sit back and read a book. Driving would just stress me out.
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    I don't really know if this is something stupid and shouldn't be worried, but anyways a while ago I've noticed I only slept for about 5 hours which is normal I guess, but recently...
    hateitwhenyoucry hateitwhenyoucry 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am gloriously 40 next month, genuinely looking forward to it. I also have a 23 year old daughter from a previous (read, teenage fling) relationship. I love my daughter...
    milotank milotank 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I asked my heart ," why I can't sleep at night ? Heart replied ," cause U slept in afternoon, don't act like your are in love "
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    I want to start with a disclaimer: I am not being hateful and am trying my best not to be judgmental, so please don't attack me for my lack of understanding. I don't understand...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    ihavenoimaginationatall ihavenoimaginationatall 22-25, M Jul 15

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    So here I am, another sleepless night with too much on my brain. Am I right where I belong? Do I deserve more? Better? Less? Worse? What is waiting for me if I leave the only life...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Vents: My mom... Where do I start with my mom. She is the most caring lovable person you will ever meet. The one that will get out of way to make you happy. The one that will cook...
    TonyThach TonyThach 18-21, M Jul 14

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    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F Jul 13

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    emeraldangel523 emeraldangel523 18-21, F Jul 11

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