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I Don't Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Another long night. I get to be up a bit late tomorrow, don't need to get up till about 6 which is nice. But can't sleep again. Husband's already in a deep coma from Nyquil and I'm...
    TenderMercies TenderMercies 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    TenderMercies TenderMercies 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    TiredDaddy TiredDaddy 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't understand why I can't sleep at night. How can I make myself sleep?
    Becky555 Becky555 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Outline Outline 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Peasimo Peasimo 36-40, F Aug 14

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    afromexichick afromexichick 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    I disagree with this statement. I don't think it's possible to live life without judging people. How do you know who to trust and who not to? How do you choose how you'll...
    Henrykay Henrykay 31-35, M Aug 12

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    How to you speak to a person who constantly contradicts you? No matter how small or minor the topic of conversation is, my spouse automatically contradicts me. Then he wonders why...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 Aug 12

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    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    littlestars littlestars 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Blah9055 Blah9055 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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