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I Hate When I'm Tired and Can't Sleep

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    Wake up several times a night.

    ..cant get comfortable..tried a soft bed ...a hard one and even the floor. Only thing that works is alcohol or other muscle relaxers..lol
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jul 29

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    Seriously -.- I can yawning

    and feel drained as hell but as soon as I try and sleep it eludes me like the roadrunner alludes the coyote
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Oct 14

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    Wish I could sleep...

    ......so tired yet I can't sleep wtf πŸ˜΄πŸ˜¨πŸ˜¨πŸ˜”πŸ˜”
    mysticangel40 mysticangel40 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Here I am again after telling myself

    for the 2849502818 night in a row I'm going to be early. But I can't. Since something has to set me off during the day. Even if my mind wants rest, the stress has invaded my DNA just enough to make me exhausted but can't sleep. This will last for days after a tumultuous...
    zendx zendx 31-35, F Feb 21

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    I Can't

        i hate  when i tired and i can't sleep .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 5, 2009

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    The Worst Feeling

    I hate being wide awake when everyone else is sleeping and dreaming. I have major depression, so its either I can't sleep at all or I'm asleep all day. Since I've started a new medication buspirone, one of the side effects is insomnia. It drives me crazy and when I do get some...
    theSweetestSin theSweetestSin 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    The most horrible feeling ever!

    You have those nights where you got so much things on your mind and as soon as you put your head on the pillow the thoughts keep swimming around and around in your mind it's never ending and then you just can't sleep! The other times are when you're so tired over exhausted and...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I've had a long day at University,

    The lecture was very long lasted 2hours and a half the seminar itself was draining so much reading to do in a literature degree. Not to mention the long journey I had to make to go back home and being stuck during rush hour. Its 6am I am tired but I can't sleep.
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Dear God, im sorry if i lose hope today.

    I've tried my best but it seems my best doesn't good enough so please can you tell me that your plans is better than my dreams? your daughter :'(
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Oct 13

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    Hate It!!

    im usually very good when it comes to sleeping, but on nights when i cant sleep, i really do hate it, you know all the tossing and turning all night long!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    WIDE Awake

    It's driving me crazy.  I'm tired.  I feel tired.  I fuc.king look tired, and I cannot get to sleep.  Tried 3 times and gave up.  Now I'm just trolling EP looking for someone to talk to.  I just want to sleep.
    orchid6 orchid6 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    This Is Insomnia -- It Really Isn't Fun

    Here I am again ... I think all of us should throw a party when w can't sleep.   Want to join me?? 
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    I'm so tired, I was so tired all day

    that I couldn't do any work, and now that I'm in bed, I can't sleep. This is the worst.
    autumnH autumnH 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    Of course I wake up 2 hours

    before my alarm goes off and can't fall back asleep...
    kendall1718 kendall1718 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    What Is Sleep

    I average about 2 hours of sleep a night.  I am beyond the point of exhaustion, my body aches to sleep my mind is beyond frustration and craves sleep but everytime I relax and lay down in my brand new comfy bed with the windows open slightly for fresh air, I ...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 3 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    Happens All The Time

    Being sleepy all day and then when it comes time to sleep... WIDE AWAKE 😲
    santiagoG santiagoG 22-25, M Nov 1, 2013

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    Last Night; August 14, 2012 Ad/ Ce

    Last night, I was tired but could not sleep. That is not a rare experience for me but also it is not a daily thing. My mind wandered. It is rare for my mind to not wander. My thoughts came around toΒ something about spanking, which also is far from a rare occurance for me. It...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M Aug 15, 2012

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    Daily

    Feels like I forgot how to sleep. Then I just try to keep my eyes close and pray for sleep.
    idreamdaily idreamdaily 18-21, F Jun 17, 2012

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    I cannot seem to go to sleep

    and I had no coffee today. I just have a lot on mind I guess. I'm so stressed out and my mind keeps on running so many thoughts and "what if's" through my head ugh
    ColdDayMemory ColdDayMemory 22-25, F Mar 6

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 14

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    I Am Tired And Can't Sleep

    I am heading out on a cross country trip tomorrow. I'm going up into the north country. I've lost my mind but I'm ready and excited about it. I just need some sleep right now and can't seem to close my eyes.
    letmeusethisname letmeusethisname 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    Insomnia Maybe

    I don't know maybe is insomnia perhaps, I work as a bartender from monday to friday, and when I finish I go to my house tired as hell itself. But I can't sleep maybe is because I'm afraid what will happen to me, like back when was an innocent 17 year old girl and father gave me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3, 2012

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    kwolf16 kwolf16 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    Sick And Tired

    My work stressed me out so much I could not sleep at night. It was harder and harder to sleep unti I was not able to bear it any longer and it broke out. I was so tired at work that I had to go to the doctor. I'm now on sick leave...
    Gulliverdude Gulliverdude 26-30, M Feb 14, 2012

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    Like right now... It's 3:44am

    for me. Been in bed for 4 hours and still can't manage to drift off to sleep -.-
    EnvyStar EnvyStar 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    this seriously sucks. the last few nights I've been passing out at like 8 or 9 No problem. its been dark and boring and an easy thing to do. its still dark and boring but now I can...
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I always find it hard to sleep. I'm really tired but I just can't sleep.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Even w the the time adjusting back one hour, I'm still not sleepy as usual.. I'm so used to falling asleep at 6 am everyday because I have too many things going through my head...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    BrokenCx BrokenCx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Can't sleep any one out there want to chat about random ****?
    poohbug poohbug 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Nothing to do and I can't sleep >.<
    Itsmarline Itsmarline 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 29

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    ilfyst ilfyst 13-15, F Nov 10

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    Gosh I can't sleep and I work 7 am - 9:45 pm tomorrow :O
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ashbomb ashbomb 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I spent all morning preparing on what I'm going to say, put on my finest clothes and shoes made sure my makeup was done and that everything was perfect, for that perfect moment...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    lonelyavenger lonelyavenger 26-30, F Nov 12

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