I Have a Messed Up Sleep Schedule

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    Ok so my shoulders get in the way of sleep.

    Wish I could remove shoulder before bedtime...
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 18

    I go to bed at 3 a.m

    and wake up at about 1 p. m :) every evening, I'm 100% sure that "I'm starting a new new life" from the next morning but end up as an idiot again and again :D seriously, it feels like I'm moving through magical, cursed circle where there is no escape :D I feel like hypnotized...
    sweetsnake sweetsnake
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 18

    I have severe chronic pain,

    depression, anxiety, and insomnia. all these factors lead to keeping me awake even if I have multiple pain killers or sleeping pills in my system. My new meds are a bit better, but I still feel lucky if I get more than 4hours
    JohnVanderfrahm JohnVanderfrahm
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 15
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 18

    migraine woke me at 4 am.

    still up now at 630 am. hubby is sleeping soundly next to me. it's relaxing to listen to him breathe but it doesn't get me back to sleep
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    Mar 19

    I really need to go to bed.

    I've started to hallucinate. It's worse in the dark and I had to go outside 3 times in a row. I kept seeing intimate objects moving, people who weren't there and weird looking... things. If I didn't know any better I'd think I finally cracked.
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    elysium9527 elysium9527
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 9, 2015
    daniela222 daniela222
    26-30, F
    Mar 21

    My life is so exciting

    that I have a hard time making myself go to bed.. then when I do fall asleep I half way wake up and start thinking about all the cool things I could get up and do... I'm not getting much rest but having a blast :)
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014
    41-45, M
    Mar 16
    hannahB3223 hannahB3223
    22-25, F
    Mar 17

    4am and I still have

    yet to go to sleep. This really sucks.
    Englishrose93 Englishrose93
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 16

    5am went pee.. cant fall back asleep.

    5 hours of sleep. perfect.
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    Falling asleep by 9pm; awake at 2am; asleep

    for a couple of hours; awake by 5am; definitely a hawk, I mean lark...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Mar 30
    tinygirlz tinygirlz
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 19

    Because I used to work @ a bar

    until 4 in the morning my sleep schedule is so messed up. I'm used to going to sleep @ 5am and waking up @ 12pm lol but now that I have a real career it is so hard to go to bed early and wake up @ 6am every morning. I just can not force myself to go to sleep @ 9pm!
    meganlynngreene meganlynngreene
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 6, 2015
    NobodyKnown2000 NobodyKnown2000
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    Am I the only one who's had a backwards sleep

    schedule since birth???? Like really, my body wants to sleep all day and stay up all night..wtf?
    skarlettrose skarlettrose
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5

    After weeks of nightmaires

    and restless broken sleep I finally had the best nights sleep ever last night, It really makes a huge difference. I feel totally energised, refreshed and happy =)
    LJglasgow LJglasgow
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    I don't know why though,

    but I find comfort being awake till late night. I like knowing that everyone else is asleep , no one is watching over me. I feel free , I can do what I want without worrying about what others will think. when it's all dark outside and the silence engulfs me. It's just me, alone...
    booklover200016 booklover200016
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    How i love sleeping late,

    i get to be so creative and dream..
    lc6fm lc6fm
    26-30, F
    Mar 19

    You seriously don't realize how much sleep

    affects you until you are sleep deprived!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    I'm off when everyone's working

    and I'm working when everyone's off.
    kemgeez kemgeez
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Apr 23, 2015
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    Mar 18

    from having three kids

    and working one 12 hour night shift during the week and the two 12 hour day shifts on the weekends and being up with the kids all day, it's easy to say my body would love a normal sleep schedule. been doing this for quite awhile and still haven't adjusted to the lack of sleep...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Jan 7
    ophelia379 ophelia379
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2015

    I can never sleep when I want to,

    I cant just get into bed and go to sleep i always have to watch something or read a book
    SJblue662 SJblue662
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 15

    when your body is to used to your schedule.

    ... ugh hello 3am, go **** yourself.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Oct 31, 2015

    It's doesn't help when I can hear a *******

    CHICKEN! Who the hell has a bloody chicken?? And why is not asleep?!!
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 18
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    I can be ready to pass out all day,

    but as soon as the sun goes down I'm wide awake. The reverse is true as well, with being unable to fall asleep at night but then suddenly getting really sleepy when the sun comes up. Is it the same for anyone else?
    SqueezeTheLemon SqueezeTheLemon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 7

    What little Hell have I dug myself into this

    night? Everyone is quietly situated towards the existential crisis and I am shuddering and not quite purchasing kewpie dolls with a kind of dream currency. I'm a ******* 200 thread count sheet with two eye holes and the capacity to "ooh" and "aah". I'm listening out for rape and...
    FriendsAreFoodNotPeople FriendsAreFoodNotPeople
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 18

    Ever have one of those days

    where you don't go to bed until really really super late, even though you have stuff to do tomorrow morning? Then morning comes and you just don't wake up? Yeah that happened to me today. Missed class. Honestly I can't complain though haha
    J120925 J120925
    26-30, M
    Mar 23
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    13 Responses Mar 19

    Ever since new years,

    I sleep from 8pm - 3 am and wake up. Too much is going on and I just sleep to avoid anything.
    ReemLucis ReemLucis
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 6
    TOUATS TOUATS
    16-17, M
    Apr 10

    I can't sleep properly.

    I keep waking in the middle of the night. I could go to sleep at 11 and I end up waking up at 1, 4, 6 and 7. my boyfriend is worried, thinking its to do with how much I stress but its completely normal for me. it started like 2 years ago so its completely normal for me now..
    bxtchtots bxtchtots
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 11

    Lately my sleeping has been a wreck.

    I can't stay asleep even when I am exhausted. I would love nothing more than to curl up on someones lap who is sitting on a rocking chair and have them rock me to sleep.
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Mar 5
    cooper1023 cooper1023
    16-17, F
    5 Responses May 26, 2015

    Ugh. Not even 4 hours?

    Sleep, I'm going to have to break up with you if you aren't willing to share more with me
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2015
    jasmineleigh328 jasmineleigh328
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 3, 2015

    12:00 PM is my morning,

    9:00pm my afternoon and 5:am my night 💤😴
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 6

    *news caster voice* it's three am

    yet again down here in the lovely state o' Texas, and Kyle yet again, is getting no sleep what so ever. More on that story later after Kyle leaves to go bang his head against a wall for an hour and a half straight.
    darxmane darxmane
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    I think the amount of times I wrote in this

    experience is way too much honestly. Like for today I had a massive headache so u slept at 10 pm and I woke up at 2:30 am and now it's 3:40 am and I can't sleep. Best thing is that I don't have lectures tomorrow but I have an exam on Wednesday 😭😭😭
    ReemLucis ReemLucis
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 21

    My body just feels better at night

    and I'm never tired! During the day it's the opposite! And if I go to bed an hour earlier and wake up an hour earlier (than my norm) I feel horrible all day... Until night time comes around again! Ugh! Why can't I change my sleep cycle?!?
    cytherea7 cytherea7
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    I miss being able to get a full nights rest

    without waking up in the middle of the night.
    thenicholasexperience thenicholasexperience
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 24

    Well up again at 1:26am.

    .. Thinking of how everyone else in the world is doing! 🐏
    Egaip86 Egaip86
    26-30, F
    19 Responses Mar 1, 2015

    Haha my days are always backwards.

    I wake up tired and go to bed wide awake.
    MglMndt MglMndt
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Sep 8, 2015
    shaylii424 shaylii424
    18-21, F
    Mar 20

    Just 2 days of sleep deprivation

    and I have so many random bursts of intense sleepiness. Don't know how I had survived in college when the sleep schedule was worse for months. Right now, all i keep seeing everywhere is the floor lol. I could just sleep right now here, but can't, not atleast for a few hours more...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11

    Another night of not being able to fall asleep.

    I had a nap at 5pm till 7pm. Bad idea!!
    Lotusflower80 Lotusflower80
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2015
    calamitykate calamitykate
    26-30, F
    5 Responses May 18, 2015

    The birds singing to tell you

    that you've stayed up to long...
    Eirin Eirin
    18-21, F
    Mar 21

    It's half 12 here and I have work in the morning

    but I literally can't bring myself to sleep. Same as every other night.
    Alouisexo Alouisexo
    18-21, F
    Mar 19

    So I'm your typical teenage mango

    who sleeps all day and becomes extremely active at night. It's quite common I suppose. My typical day is usually waking up at 5 am for school but throughout the day I'm drowsy. When I arrive home I take a quick nap and finish other duties. At night I stay awake to study or...
    smolmango smolmango
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Apr 9

    I have a problem guys.

    My sleeping pattern is so messed up. For real it's like 6:30 am right now and I'm not tired. Well in all honesty, I woke up at 6 I believe today. Freaking 6 pm ! It's so weird. My days & nights feel like they've switched. I need help. I have sleepy time tea, sleepeeze, & these...
    SarahTeddy SarahTeddy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 17
    StraCat StraCat
    31-35, M
    Mar 17

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