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I Don't Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M May 31, 2013

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    I don't quite know How to say How I feel. Those three words Are said too much. They're not enough. I love the cover of this song by Sleeping at Last.
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    Bleh another night where I haven't slept. It's 6:34am and I went to bed at 10pm hoping to sleep. Physically, I'm exhausted. Mentally, my mind won't shut down. Hopefully I'll fall...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Not in years, I even have to sleep with some kind of light on (mostly a lamp), I need to be able see if I wake up and it's dark.
    Libraladyseeking Libraladyseeking 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    It's almost 8 in the morning and I haven't slept at all. I'm honestly so sleep deprived that I can feel the purple bags under my eyes.
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 18-21, F Jan 26

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    Every now and then, I get this overwhelming feeling. I start noticing how most people I meet or know don't talk to me. My family puts me on the bottom of their priority list and...
    Dereth Dereth 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Disrespectful To My "Mom" She Doesn't Even Feel Like A Mom I Mean She's Never Even Really Done Anything For Me , Not For Birthdays Not For Anything , She's The Reason I Had Dayveon...
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    I can't sleep, I don't think I will tonight. I don't know what to do or how to filter my thoughts. I need someone to talk to but I don't want to seem weak to my friends or make...
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    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 16-17, F Jan 24

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    my thoughts never shuts up. they are just whispering and whispering all over my head. it's hard to sleep in all of these sound.
    darklotus00 darklotus00 26-30, T Jan 24

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    I am taking a drug that causes insomnia. I have nights were I don't sleep at all.
    aaronfunn aaronfunn 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    After the thousand years it takes me to actually fall asleep, I often wake up around 2-4 a.m. wide awake. ADespite my restlessness I try to go back to sleep. But even that that...
    FlowerWarrior FlowerWarrior 13-15, T Jan 24

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    I try to fall asleep but I can't. It's probably because YouTube is so addictive. I try not to laugh at those try not to laugh videos, but they always get me. Poor me.
    davidschild37 davidschild37 22-25, M Jan 24

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    yes me to i stay awake all night some nights just thinking.our minds know a lot!
    cieloissky cieloissky 16-17, F Jan 24

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