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I Don't Sleep

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    Early Appointments

    I hate early appointments,I don't sleep,Often do over-nighters beforehand,If I went to bed,I wouldn't sleep,I'm afraid,I wouldn't wake on-time,You see,When at boarding school,I Once slept through,An accidental fire-alarm activation! 
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Sep 13, 2011

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    Who'S There.

    I don't know. I just can't sleep these days. It feels like someone or something is watching me while I close my eyes. It's unnerving.
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M May 31, 2013

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    Awake Again

    I can't sleep most of the time. I have Ambien but it makes me sleep walk so i stick with the sleepless nights. I used to just drak till i was sleepy but i guess thats not really healthy.
    SAOIRSE4 SAOIRSE4 18-21, F Mar 26, 2011

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    Just Layin' There

      You know what sucks is having to take like, 2 hours to fall asleep, and then waking up in like 2 hours. Anybody unable to sleep more than 2 or 3 hours without waking up? sometimes every half hour or 15 minutes on the dot :P   I have a friend, and an ex...
    Dudde Dudde 22-25 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    They Sleep, I Don't

    It's another of those nights where my body is tired but my mind refuses to rest. I just want to keep on reading and typing, thinking and writing about nothing in particular and everything that catches my interest. Sleep is beginning to feel excessive to me, but I need it. 10...
    freyaluna freyaluna 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Just Fyi

    Insomnia is the worst.
    felinethespian felinethespian 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    I am 13 about to be 14 and I don't have anyone not even my councilor will listen he says that it is just teenage problems and it is stupid. All my friends ditched me at school and...
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    I hate those moments where you're dreaming, and all of a sudden you feel like you're falling, and you can't stop it, and you do this weird seizures thingy.. Idek 😂😂😂
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I honestly don't know what to do.,., I'm so tired but hear noises and stuff.... Idk how to fall asleep in peace, so I won't be scared
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    Alarm going off. Hit snooze. Just another five minutes. Alarm sounds again. Aahhh. I'd love another 4 hrs. It's another day in paradise.
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    Yup up all night cause I was scared out if my mind. Gonna sleep all day
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    I'm lucky if I get 5 hours of good sleep.
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    It's 8AM. I'm kind of tired, but not tired enough where I can just close my eyes and be out like a light. :/
    StarStealingGirl StarStealingGirl 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Haha yep but when I do. You can always tell by the whale sounds I make -.- wooo! Yay! -.-
    kaixin97 kaixin97 18-21, F Jun 29

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    A teacher was teaching her second grade class about the government, so for homework that one day, she told her her students to ask their parents what the government is. When Little...
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    I swear to God I got to bed at 10-ish and now still struggling to sleep. Damn. Maybe I'm enjoying these song resonating from my earphones quite reverently but really these songs...
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F Jun 26

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    It's not so much that I don't understand, I do understand. But it's getting a bit too much and yet it is still not getting through that certain things you say hurt me so bad. And...
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    I haven't slept a whole night without waking up in over a year, the only time I sleep good is when my oldest brother comes to visit like once a year lol Otherwise, no such luck :(
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