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I Don't Sleep

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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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    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.
    SleepyGamer SleepyGamer 22-25, M May 31, 2013

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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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    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 Fyi

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

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    This is me all the time lol my sleeping schedule Is as spontaneous as I am
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 18-21, F Jan 15

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    my husband is snoring too much and I wake up each 10 mins :/
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    Decided to stay up all night....... to study WORST DECISION I'VE EVER MADE!!! *slaps myself*
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    Me and my boyfriend have been dating for a year. And I know he loves me but I just don't feel it, he does stuff like forget our anniversary, says he can't afford to take me out for...
    douglala20 douglala20 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep without music playing in the background; the volume is always on the same number. But tonight it's just too loud. It's overbearing and making it worse. But why is it...
    thisgirl92 thisgirl92 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's almost 3am and I'm still awake. I should be sleeping at least I don't have to wake up early tomorrow.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    Every night before sleep i think about my life, my mistakes, my friends, my day etc... I employ about 50 minutes before falling asleep. I don't know how to do.
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