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I Hate Being Woken Up

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    I Got Woken Up By Thousands Of People

    I live in an old building on a busy street in a downtown area. Usually, when there is a parade or construction, they will inform us of it and ask us to park on the side streets. I manage to prepare with earplugs. Except for when there are running marathons, they won't tell us...
    somuchbetter somuchbetter 22-25, F Feb 6, 2010

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    Unless It Is A Dire Emergency

    I was used to not getting sufficient sleep while I was in medical school.  Emergency room rotations are a bear but you get through it. After a few years in private practice and you start to get into a routine.  I'm not a obstetrician.  Even though I deal in a highly...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    Cant Sleep

    Haha i just saw this in the groups or whatever that i am in, so i guess its just that i cant fall asleep easily so then i end up finally falling asleep and then i have to wake up. so i only get like 4hrs of sleep:/ also i have a lot of lucid dreams so sometimes dreaming is so...
    confused0897 confused0897 13-15, F Apr 6, 2011

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    I'm Starting to Worry

    I can feel panic coming on again. if i don't get 9 hours tonight i could be out of a job by next week :(
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Dec 15, 2007

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    Taking Your Life In Your Hands.

    My family know better than to wake me up anymore - but a few years a go I got a dog called Boadicea. Boadicea sleeps in my room with me and has recently got into the habit of barking in my face when she wants me to get up. Needless to say, it does not bode well for her...
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Don't Do It

    I'm exhausted right now. It seems that almost every time I forget to turn my phone off when I take a nap, someone calls me. Just as I'm about to doze off, that very second I start to drift, my phone rings. I woke up confused. "What time is it?" I wonder, thinking I missed class...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    Not Pleasant..

    Waking me up is dangerous...when I was a kid I used to kick the person that tried to wake me up when I wanted to sleep. And now, although I don't do bodily harm, I'm definitely not fun to be around if I'm woken up! I'm groggy and grumpy and angry....its just not somewhere you...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F May 9, 2008

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    She Just Came In

    my roommate didn't even knock, she said my name and came into my room..as thought it was a public area like the kitchen or living room. She thought id be late for work or something i think i hate being woken up because i hate that she thinks she needs to look out for me. I am a...
    todayatbandcamp todayatbandcamp 22-25, F Jan 29, 2010

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    I just woke up 😁😁😁 took a shower soooo

    that's been my day so far so of to school I go!!!!!!!!
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    Well...

    When I was a kid, I hated to be the last person to wake up, particularly if I wasn't at home (I still don't like it, but I don't do anything about it any more). I felt this need to be the first to wake, so my internal clock woke me up early, I guess. When visiting my great...
    electricmoonshine electricmoonshine 18-21, F Jan 13, 2008

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    I'm going in to work late today

    so I could have slept a few more hours. My husband decided I would rather a hug and kiss goodbye than sleep. Wrong, so wrong. Haha! I'm evil. Now I'm crabby.
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    Mutate!!

    I get really snippy and mutate into a killer crocodile. Only way to soothe me is with the wonderful aroma of hot chocolate. Then I may go back to being, well, me. But I must first taste the heavenly goodness!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 15, 2007

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    I was just in the most peaceful slumber,

    and someone called me causing my phone to ring loudly and wake me up. I answered and the imbecile just hung up. %#&$!!!
    lyxsa lyxsa 16-17, F Jan 9

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    A Shame

    It's a downright shame when you are forced to wake up to an alarm or by someone shaking you. It's such a lovely day when you can wake up naturally, on your own terms.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    What Is So Important

    It takes me forever to fall asleep in the first place, not to mention after i have been woken. I am naturally a grumpy person when I wake up and my family knows that mornings are not the time to mess with me. But you better fear if you wake me up on purpose or by accident for no...
    clainetwin clainetwin 22-25, F Jan 29, 2011

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    A Very "light" Sleeper.

    I find it difficult to fall back to sleep when I get woken up (for example:  when I'm sleeping and my DH comes in to the room and reads).   And then I'm quite in a bad mood too, 'cause I can't get back to sleep!    I can't sleep whilst the bedroom...
    AnotherSecondWife AnotherSecondWife 31-35, F May 15, 2010

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    I Disconnect The Telephone When I'm Taking A Nap

    Once a few years ago I felt sleepy so I laid down on the couch and took a nap. I awakened to the sound of the telephone ringing. I looked at my watch and saw that it was 6:00. Outrageous: someone calling me at 6 in the morning! I answered the phone, and it was a sales call...
    Pyramania Pyramania 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    The schools fire alarm went off at 1:45 AM,

    it woke me up, and now that we've all been sent back to bed, I can't get back to sleep 😩
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Just then! Music switched on dead loud,

    car started bleeping dead loud! SISTER SNORING DEAD LOUD! Ughhhhhhhh
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2014

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    Need Sleep

    Since I don't sleep that well anyway, I really hate to be woken up, especially for no good reason.  My family knows this, yet insists on still waking me to ask stupid questions...my favorite...What time do you have to be up?  To get any peace at all, I have to tell...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    I woke up this morning

    because i was told in my subconsciousness, "get up, we know you're there, get out." It was all scary and whispery and i don't know why
    Steve6492 Steve6492 13-15, M Sep 13, 2014

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    It's 7am and I am grumpy.

    Grumpy because I don't get the luxury of sleeping in on a day off. Grumpy because my significant other thinks that it is okay to wake up at 6am in the morning (on their day off as well mind you) and run through the apartment singing to themselves and slamming doors, cabinets...
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M Jan 20, 2014

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    Our cat woke me up with constant meowing wich

    hurt in my ears, my nose and eyes got filled with cat hair, my ears hurt, I think my dad left his radio on all night (my room is next to his), I feel ill and I feel like dying, but I know that things will only get worse
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2015

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    Jumpy Sleeper

    I guess it comes from getting my a$$ kicked so many times while sleeping or trying to. But I cant sleep when anyone is around. I am definitly a lone sleeper these days. I know when someone enters the room and wake up instantly. Every little noise I hear and have just gotten to...
    WakgUp WakgUp 31-35, F Dec 28, 2011

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    I can't stand being woken up .

    .!!! Every ******* time I visit family for any reason I get woken up while trying to fall asleep - et like 130, 330, 3 to 6 am all night into the day - iHATE IT SOOOOOOO MUCH. I was just woken up again - wtf I hate it here
    ceg333 ceg333 31-35, F Dec 27, 2013

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