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I Hate Trying to Get to Sleep

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    Takes Me Soooo Long

    My dad can fall asleep easily. As soon as he sets his head onto his pillow, you could hear his snoring. Meanwhile, in  room I could be up for 3 hours before finally falling asleep. You'd find me staring at ceiling for awhile with my hands behind my head. The only time when I...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jul 15, 2009

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    My daughter finally goes to sleep

    and I'm wide awake -__- help me Jesus
    dollybella dollybella 22-25, F Jun 29, 2014

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    Day After Day

    I go 3 - 4 days at a time not able to sleep.  Lately it has only been about every four months but now I cant get to sleep until after I lay there foe 3 hr or so.  Some of that is because my subconscious is listing for my grandson, waiting to hear him start crying...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2009

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    It Sucks..staring At The Ceiling

    I know i have trouble falling asleep. My mind turn and turns and won't frooking shut off! So whenever i know I'm going to be up all night i try to do something to occupy my mind.
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F Apr 6, 2011

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    I sleep in my mom's room with her

    and my brother.they usually sleep earlier than me.2 nights ago my brother's comp turned on by itself and it started to play all of the videos open on Firefox.the lights were closed and I was the only one awake....I couldn't get up because I was too scared too and I shortly fell...
    redroseofgrace redroseofgrace 18-21, F Jun 29, 2014

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    Hardley Ever Sleep

    i hate it. i get really bad headakes and cant even just sleep through them i have them most days and nights of the week i have been to the doctor but he didnt give me anything to help just set me up for a mri sence the cat scan i had a week befor showed that i had something...
    snowbunny1432Nshaun snowbunny1432Nshaun 22-25 Sep 15, 2009

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    How Many Hours Will It Take Me Tonight?

    It takes me on average two to three hours to fall asleep.It isn't so much that I hate the time I have to think,I usually am thinking about something pleasant anyway,it's that I'm not dreaming and it means I will probably wake up still tired the next day.I like to dream,I sleep to...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    I Think Too Much

    i have to be laying in bed til i am literally starting to doze off. otherwise i lay there thinking too much. thinking about things i may have missed out on and thinking about how lonely i am.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M Apr 7, 2011

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    I get a full 9 hours of sleep everyday,

    I sleep from 4 or 5am till 1 or 2pm weird schedule I know, I don't eat dinner till 10pm sometimes even midnight. Am I ****** or what?
    coltman88 coltman88 26-30, M Jun 29, 2014

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    Yawnworthy

    Trying to sleep is the most boring pastime I know of, and I watched paint dry yesterday so I know what I'm talking about. There is nothing worse than laying in bed, tossing about (oi, no funny stuff) trying to get to sleep when your brain won't switch off. I hate waking up in the...
    newmurderer newmurderer 66-70 4 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Never Can

    I can't do it. SO might as well not try. I stay up into the midmorning quite often. It;s 5am at the moment and Iknow I still have hours to go until I get to rest.
    relleaine relleaine 16-17, F Aug 7, 2010

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    Almost Everyday Now!

    I just ******* lie there thinking, thinking about everything! Happy,sad, fun enjoyable things, always suicide without fail, the good sides about it for me the bad sides about it for my family, my mum and sisters... Every ******* night now! I hate it!
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 4 Responses May 23, 2009

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    I Hate Trying To Get To Sleep. Had This Problem For 10 Years Now!!!!!

    I absolutely DESPISE trying to fall asleep. My mind is running at 200 mph but my body is saying you have to!!! It won't work. I've tried exercising and whatnot. The only thing that knocks me out is sleep tea, which I can't find anywhere! And even that doesn't feel good. It...
    michelleindsm michelleindsm 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    I Dread It Every Day

    Sleeping has always been a huge struggle for me. It boggles my mind as to how anyone can just fall asleep so easily, simply by resting their head on the pillow. Usually I'm laying in bed anywhere from an hour to five hours. Sometimes I won't be able to fall asleep at all. The...
    delirium delirium 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    It is not easy for me to sleep in general. I get entirely too many random thoughts racing through my mind and its difficult for me to "chill out" and fall asleep. I take medication...
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