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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Happens All The Time

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

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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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    I Can't

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

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    Of course I wake up 2 hours

    before my alarm goes off and can't fall back asleep...
    kendall1718 kendall1718 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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 to 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just went on about how I use tampons and how pads are gross and how I use super plus tampons and they don't hurt me anymore so you shouldn't be scared to used them or whatever. I...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 7

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    Actually, it's not weird acting. I let go more easily of my thoughts without really wanting to rather than when I'm fully alert of what I'm doing. When tired I get irritable...
    Suxa90 Suxa90 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My pals learn fast. Me calls it the goofies. Pals ask. We decide me should sleep. Or they should. Lol.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 12

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    10 hour day at work . . . Check Picked up dinner for my babysitter . . . Check Read to Jackson and smiled for most likely the first time today. He likes my voice. It makes me...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Jul 8

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    I hate when I can't sleep. Its 5:34am right now and I haven't went to sleep yet. No I'm not even tired yet. I know I should be sleeping because I got things ill need to do during...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well, it's almost 5 am now in Bangkok but i'm still up. :/ a bit tired but can't sleep. Don't know why.
    paramee paramee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    This is the fourth night this is happening. I wake up feeling light headed, can't breathe, and can't feel my heart beat or I can feel it getting weaker. I seriously don't know...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Yet again... I can't sleep and I don't even have a reason this time. I'm tired but I can't seem to be calm enough to sleep. Ugh
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Actually I am just haven't found the I'm Tired topic but anyways. Good Night! Sleep Tight! BYYYYYYYEEEEEEEE :3
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 8

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    My sleep time is my quality time with my angel (my mother who is in Heaven) so I HATE IT when I can't sleep because then I can't see her. I could never spend enough time with her...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I do sleep but not very well. It began about a year ago when I lost a lot of weight. I fall asleep in the evening watching TV or reading but when I go to bed I can't sleep for...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 4

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    Can't sleep? Can't sleep. If you wanna chat I'll likely be up.
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Sometimes it's not because I can't sleep, but because I don't want to because I'm so absorbed in my own thoughts...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I cant write a speech without getting an anxiety attack. Or dye my hair draw, write speak or create. Whenever I do any of these things my mom always says, "be more creative, add...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 18-21, F Jun 25

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    It's 5 in the morning and I can't sleep man
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F Jun 30

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    It's 12:25 and I still can't sleep -_-
    ItsKimmy ItsKimmy 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    6am and I can't sleep :c hmm I wonder what's going on inside my head because I have no clue
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I took a power nap earlier, and now I can't sleep. Ugh!
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 7

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    I hate this so much about myself. I am usually very outgoing and bubbly. Well that's not true but that's what I act when I'm not being me which is most of the time. The problem is...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Saying I'm okay when I'm not has became a habit for me. I refuse to show people my weak side. I have become a pro at hiding how I really feel and it's to the point that I don't...
    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've been told that when I'm drunk i like to ***** and sing love songs. I don't ever remember doing it =p
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm a 21 years old girl and though I'm okay only when I'm drunk. So I pour alcohol in my throat every night, alone. Wine most of the time, but also vodka and beer, depending on my...
    Payinghug Payinghug 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Where's the perfect place to hide? In the middle of a crowded room. I can be in a sea of people and yet I'll still feel lonely. Sometimes, even though I'm surrounded by friends- I...
    cecimaldonado cecimaldonado 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Ugh I'm so tired but anxiety is taking over I can't even turn off the lights anymore...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jul 4

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    This is becoming more and more frequent with me... And it's terrible. My sleep schedule it's completely messed up, and I've tried so many times to correct it but it still messes...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I couldn't sleep as woke up at 6 am and slept like 4 hours or less as kept waking up and sleeping in these few hours. I hate this as my mood gets so bad and just my mind wander and...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Like today i do t know why i have so much on my mind that i cant sleep even though i am tired i cant
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so tired I cant stop thinking of food and calories, I can't stop weighing all the food before I eat. I'm so tired of counting calories, so damn tired of being me. Tired of...
    madeofbones madeofbones 22-25, M Jul 9

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    Right now it's just me, my little brother, and my dog in the house. We hear footsteps coming from the basement. I tell my brother it's just people running on the sidewalk, because...
    MyNameIsDeath MyNameIsDeath 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm can never sleep at night. I will be awake all day and still not be a me to sleep until 6am the next day. Are there any other people like this?
    imperffectperffection imperffectperffection 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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