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I Have a Sleep Disorder

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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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    orderwithaprefix orderwithaprefix 16-17, F Feb 20, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    There is no better feeling in the world than the feeling I get when I fall asleep wrapped up in his arms and wake up still wrapped up in his arms....that is my safe place. I feel...
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    Never skipped sleep before
    SuspiciousCerealGuy SuspiciousCerealGuy 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    it sucks i usually get PMDD every month. i feel worthless, too emotional, too sensitive, antisocial. sucks to be a girl. The core symptoms of PMDD that are similar to depression...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I just woke up from a good night of sleep and it feels great. Still early here but I will get out of bed soon. Its rather chilly cause the heat must have dropped during the night...
    milkmilklemonadee milkmilklemonadee 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    BrendaB2016 BrendaB2016 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    In my dream last night, one part of it was me reading more about anxiety online. There was a list of anxieties experienced by people who actually had anxiety disorder, and a list...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's so typical. I have a sleep disorder but I take meds..BUT... My fibro is acting up so here I am, about to take some pain meds. I want to chat with some nice people on almost...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's so typical. I have a sleep disorder but I take meds..BUT... My fibro is acting up so here I am, about to take some pain meds. I want to chat with some nice people on almost...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I scream at myself in my head. Living can be so painful and no one in my life understands the pain, they just say they would be crushed if I killed myself. They don't...
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    ArtistJoel ArtistJoel 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I hate it. I hate this ******* machine. Having to wear this headset. Why do I have it!? I'm thin, don't drink or smoke and work out. This sucks.
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    This is something I realized today while walking down the street when I saw a group of small kids hanging out at one of the boys houses. I remember when we were little and didn't...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
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    I didn't develop S.A.D. until moving to Maine three years ago. I barely made it through the winters of 2014 and 2015. I spent hours on the phone with crisis lines. (Don't even get...
    themoodymuse themoodymuse 56-60, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I find a lot of people on EP have misunderstandings about what borderline personality disorder is (like mixing up different disorders). So for anyone coming on this page for...
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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 3 Responses Feb 5

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Stuff it I'm eating a big packet of sugar biscuits
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F Feb 4

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    i have several mental illnesses. i have been hospitalized many times and in rehabs. i take medication every day. i hate stigma and discrimination. it is wrong. i have...
    coffeeonice coffeeonice 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 3

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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 Feb 3

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    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F Feb 3

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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 Feb 3

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    hateraidwontmakemefaid hateraidwontmakemefaid 18-21, F Feb 3

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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 Feb 2

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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 Feb 2

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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 Feb 2

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