I Don't Sleep Much

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    It's Catching Up To Me...

    Well, as the group name suggests, I don't sleep much and never have. All my life I've had trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. So, after going to bed at 11:30 pm last night, I am now fully awake and have been since 4:45am. So to have something to do and at the same time...
    ScatteredGrapes ScatteredGrapes
    41-45, F
    Sep 1, 2012

    I Guess I Don't Mind

    I used to be ever more concerned about sleeping an average of 4-5 hours of sleep a day. I am not talking once in a while 4-5 hours and calling that insomnia, I am talking going to bed at whatever time, exhausted, and waking up wide awake just hours later every day for the last 1...
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    1 Response Apr 14, 2011

    its really stressful not being able to sleep

    because i know my mother wants me to and that its healthy but i cant
    clairewillard clairewillard
    16-17, F
    Jun 27, 2014

    At All...

    ...Especially when things are weighing on my mind and in my heart.Some nights aren't so bad, and I actually feel as tho I got a decent sleep.Some nights are just plain horrible.And, some nights I wake up actually looking forward to the day ahead.  ( I wish ALL days could be like...
    BooBooBunny BooBooBunny
    46-50, F
    May 16, 2012

    I really do want to sleep,

    and I don't even read or think anything, but I just can not and it annoys me a lot.
    PrinceofBreath PrinceofBreath
    16-17, F
    Jun 27, 2014


    Sleep? Whats sleep? I guess I stopped sleeping ever since I felt the need to protect my family.
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    Jan 2, 2010

    My Mind Is Always So Active

    If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep. Dale Carnegie
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Jun 25, 2013

    Lying in bed wishing I could sleep .

    I have severe insomnia. Tried a lot of things but nothing is really working. Afraid I'm doomed to be an insomniac for the rest of my life
    Jungle46 Jungle46
    46-50, F
    Jun 27, 2014

    I don't sleep much at all lately.

    I just stay awake. Part of it is because I can't shut my mind up long enough to fall asleep, and even when I can I have nightmares. It's not healthy at all, I know, but I just don't know what to do.
    rlm7296 rlm7296
    Dec 5, 2013
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