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I Have a Sleep Disorder

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    orderwithaprefix orderwithaprefix 16-17, F Feb 20, 2014

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    I'm always tired. All I ever want to do is

    sleep. I don't know what is wrong with me. I can't get any work done lately and I crashed my car yesterday because I fell asleep at the wheel........I can't stop crying since....
    firecancatchme firecancatchme 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    Not Sure Yet....

    So far, I have had 3 sleep studies and next up is the nap test. They still don't know what I have. My sleep apnea is so mild, it is barely detectable and the CPAP does nothing for me. My doc still believes I have narcolepsy or hypersomnia. I am sleepy all day even after a...
    AlwaysHavingIssues AlwaysHavingIssues 22-25, F Dec 27, 2009

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    IM WIDE AWAKE.... Yeah like almost 1:30 in the

    morning. This is an everyday thing for me.
    jordins22 jordins22 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    I Just Sleep Terribly

    im a very light sleeper. i wake up many times during the night. and on top of that i have an overactive mind that keeps me from falling asleep til late in the first place. i would kill to get some decent sleep.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    So I'm usually awake late at night,

    thats nothing new but then I can't wake up in the mornings. I mean I get up but then as soon as I sit down and blink a few times, I'm out. I will wake up and have no idea how long I have been asleep and it is terrifying! I have tried taking sleep medication to sleep at night in...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    I take meds to help me sleep.

    Without them I am awake for like 2 or 3 days at night...and I get really moody. I have really bad insomnia.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    Medically Proven....

    A few months ago I was surfing Wikipedia's list of mental disorders, in this were included various sleep disorders. Curious, I clicked on them, and read the different pages. I was reading the symptoms of 'Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome' and quickly realized it was what I had. I...
    Artaith Artaith 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    Imyourqueen Imyourqueen 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Im weird. I wake up whenever someone is walking around the house, but I sleep through 2 extremely loud alarms :/
    JynxScream JynxScream 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ugh. Starting to feel low but " the Show must go on"...I have a music gig I have been paid for already last month. It's what all performers have to do...you act , pull it together...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I think I may have dermatillomania (skin picking disorder). I have already been diagnosed with eczema, back when I was a kid, but I pick scabs constantly, as a habitual form of...
    skeletoncliquetop skeletoncliquetop 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I've had a toy mouse called Molly since I was six. I have no shame about sleeping with her and around seven other toys. They are comforting and I love them as if they were real.
    Harryp0tter Harryp0tter 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    my sleep schedule is so screwed up! just about every night Im awake between 1 am- 5am unable to stay asleep. then in the wee hours of morning, I go back to sleep for a couple of...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 7 hrs ago

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    I hate feeling so empty. My anxiety was getting so much better when I came to university, I made good friends who took my mind off everything. Then this guy came along and made his...
    CangyCane CangyCane 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    And it is awful. I don't practice good sleep hygiene as it is called, but sometimes in life things happen. And while I am not worrying about them, I am so full of emotion that...
    YokoOnosVision YokoOnosVision 36-40, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I always do things as if there are people watching me. Like any activity or action. I can imagine my friends sitting down in front of the screen watching me. For example, when I...
    brendanrwee brendanrwee 16-17, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I'm thinking of deleting my account since I get no actual help from anybody on here. Besides tons of people would be better off without me. I don't think I'll do it yet, but I see...
    TheAutomaticMan TheAutomaticMan 16-17, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I got a huuuuuuge pillow like almost as big as me hahaha. Its like the best to sleep on Coz it's so big! Is that weird? Lolz I can't sleep w/o it
    lilgymgirl222 lilgymgirl222 13-15, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I live alone and I have to wake up at approximately 4 AM to prepare my food and other necessary things before going to school. It's difficult because sleeping at around 8 PM is...
    eleaaaanor eleaaaanor 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I love it when my massage therapist thinks I'm a sleep and has his way with me. He spreads my legs wide and massages his way up to my ***** and ***. Such a hot experience! I get so...
    Patyladybug Patyladybug 41-45, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Dreams are basically your subconscious mind testing your reaction to an environment. It enables you to learn new things even when your sleeping. Bacall dreams are to give you...
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    I hate the way I look. I'm to fat I should stop eating why can't I be pretty like other girls
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    All this week I have been dreaming with different family members . I live far away from them ( thank god) and I have been dealing with bad dynamics for a while. It seems my...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Yup! I'm awake and it's unlikely that I'll sleep so why not answer some questions?
    F4lling2tar F4lling2tar 16-17, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Hi there. My name is Bulim-- wait nope. My name is Larkin and I was diagnosed with Bulimia halfway through my sophomore year of high school. I bet you're wondering about the second...
    larkrobb larkrobb 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Stuff it I'm eating a big packet of sugar biscuits
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    i have several mental illnesses. i have been hospitalized many times and in rehabs. i take medication every day. i do not wish to talk about it with anyone but girls though...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If you have this disorder can you please message me? I have some questions and I am wondering if I , myself might be.! thanks
    LunaDove LunaDove 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    A few days ago I posted how my head hurts and how I have to let ago of a relationship. Also to use it as an opportunity to reflect on my issues. So here goes. The thing that sucks...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Feeling Fleeting To my embarrassment, it was only recently that I discovered depersonalization-derealization is classified as its own disorder. I've spent many years falling into...
    SourPennies SourPennies 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am and 18 year old female. I guess my depersonalization set in after I smoked weed this one time. It was pretty "loud" you could say but anyways I smoked and felt fine and ever...
    kgb5432111 kgb5432111 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Yes, I'm still struggling with this disordered eating things but here is something I don't understand. As I try to pull myself up from this I check what "normal" people eat a day...
    Dreamingoflife01 Dreamingoflife01 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    yes in deed!!! I still have sleepovers. I had one last weekend with 6 friends over. it was awesome!!!!! we had so much fun. and we stayed up until like 3am it was so cool. maybe...
    bdawn36502 bdawn36502 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old and I have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I feel like I shouldn't even talk about it because I haven't been in combat or went too war like...
    Vulcanan Vulcanan 22-25, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish that I had been properly warned about the worst possible side effects of an RX drug that ruined my nervous system. I have found other people on this site who have developed...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I did not realize my childhood was ****** up until.. I experienced loads of therapy. As an 8 year old child, I thought I liked cleaning, if you can believe it. "What 8 year old...
    katysailinghome katysailinghome 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Now more than ever. How could it have gotten so bad? Why so hard just to maintain my sense of self and reality, its like every day is a fight just to find who i really am, and yet...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M Jan 28

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    I have an eating disorder but no one knows. No one will care. My eating disorder is my slow suicide because it's less painful than a bullet to the head. I'm alone and even if I...
    Deeplyflawed89 Deeplyflawed89 26-30, F Jan 28

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