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I Have Been In So Much Pain It Prevented Me From Sleeping

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    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F Nov 16, 2014

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    Sciatica type pain after a really heavy shift

    at work :( I think most people will have experienced this at some point in their lives though
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    I Hurt So Much It Feels Like I've Been Cut In Half

    tears   i woke up and the pain is so bad i'mlosing my mind. i was dx w pudendal nerve entrapment. i fell while carrying a too heavy pack on a backpack trip and pain changed my life so much. surgery didn't help and made me worse bc now theres a weird numb feeling besides...
    kerria101 kerria101 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2009

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    Somehow, thankfully, I'm able to sleep.

    I had a hip injection to help relieve pain. I won't have the full pain relief for a few days but I'm so tired from the injection process it's making me sleepy... Have a good nite all!!
    Kelloggs207 Kelloggs207 31-35, F Jul 2, 2014

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    The Night Before

    i am scheduled to get my wisdom teeth out in the AM. i cant sleep now the pain to too much. i dont know what to do with myself. i feel like i want to scream and just rip them out RIGHT NOW!! i am so tired... i just want to sleep.
    MelodyAnn MelodyAnn 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2008

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    Emotional That Felt Physical

    i was so hurt from what a person had done/said to me in the past & present that my torso started to hurt. it had felt like every memory/moment of that equaled one deep cut into my soul (to me) that i felt in my torso. i couldnt stop thinking about all of it...
    gardenbeauty gardenbeauty 22-25, F Sep 13, 2009

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    One time I had a sinus infection

    that was putting pressure on one of my tooth nerves or something. I was staying at my grandma's house and ended up sleeping sitting up on the couch because it helped some. Talk about miserable.
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 15, 2014

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    I Was Born With A Disability And Now I've Had Knee Reconstruction. Sleep Is So Elusive.

    I know my pain is relative. I've never been in a horrific car accident, given birth or lived with something like brittle bones.But it's been 2 months and 3 days since I slept through the night. It is slowly driving me mad.I was born with Cerebral Palsy, but I walk. The downside...
    Dottie90 Dottie90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    Tonight is one of those nights...

    Unfortunately true, a great deal more frequently than I would care to admit.  I have a chronic illness, an ANS disorder, and so I spend much of my time feeling quite sick.  Tonight is one of those nights...  I am lying on bed alone, in too much pain to sleep...
    oneandlonely12 oneandlonely12 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    When I was in secondary school,

    I was 14 at the time. I was standing outside of my class and I was trying to get in and there was a bunch of people on the other side of the door pushing it closed, my thumb on my right hand somehow slipped to grip the door and they a managed to push it **** and totally squash...
    EnglandsAnswer EnglandsAnswer 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    The pain I have been feeling is from stress,

    anxiety and panic attacks. When my wife said she wanted a separation I lost all control. From running in and out of the bathroom, no sleep, hard to breathe, lightheaded, dizzy and lack of concentration. Sometimes I feel like I am going to have a heart attack. Have lost almost 28...
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Cramps, Kidney Infection, M...

    Cramps, Kidney Infection, Muscle Tension It all sucks.
    OldnDaysinSF OldnDaysinSF 22-25, F Sep 12, 2009

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    Let's see...jumped out of a plane.

    Manses wrong. Shortly after an idiot ran a red light and hit me head on. 4 discs are gone and I have pain 24/7. I also messed up both shoulders. Both ankles reconstructed. Did I mention I was 20 at the time? Yeah, shut up about pain, you have no idea!
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    When I was really little,

    like 8 or 9, I sprained my leg in gym class pretty bad. I limped all day and was able to elude most of the pain, but when I went to bed, whenever I'd try to roll over or change my sleeping position (which happens a lot, I tend to move around a lot before I go to sleep) it would...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F Nov 15, 2014

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    Sun Burn

    I go to the tanning salon every other day to treat my vitiligo (because I don't have health insurance and this is the only way to get concentrated UV light) Anyway... on one if my sessions, I guess I was too aggressive and got a really bad sunburn inbewteen and underneath my...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F Sep 12, 2009

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    Last Night and Then Some...

    With 3 nights of 5 hrs of sleep since Monday (fri now) I am getting -really- tired and wish I wasn't alone this early morning. God Damned Endometriosis and Loneliness plus empathetic pain plus nobody to hold on to.... *sad sighs*
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    I'm up thinking right now.

    When your out of options, and you can't take anymore. Just give JESUS one chance. Let him carry your burden. I was sooo stressed out over school. I was sad and upset about it. I prayed to GOD so hard and I trusted him. I went to school the next day and my teacher ended up...
    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    When I broke two of my toes,

    when I almost fractured my foot and when I had a jaw problem called TMJ which made my jaw pop and crack every time I opened my mouth.
    n1amh n1amh 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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    No Comfortable Position

    I've been in so much pain that I was unable to sleep, all I could do was toss and turn and groan because there was no spot that felt okay.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    Missing My Airman

    When my boyfriend left for boot camp, I felt so alone....like I was left with nothing. The lack of communication caused me so much pain. I started wondering if I'd ever see him again or if the military would change him so much that he wouldn't want me in his future anymore. I...
    usafsweetheart usafsweetheart 18-21 3 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    Thanks, Fibromyalgia.

    I can't sleep most nights, to be perfectly honest. I stay sore, and it seems to get worse when I lie down in my bed. Thanks to fibromyalgia, every pressure point on my body aches when I lie on a bed. I toss and turn restlessly for hours because no matter how I lie, some part of...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Emotional and Physical

    Emotional happens all the time.  It doesn't always have to be pain to prevent sleep though, confusion, questioning can do it too.   But on the physical pain factor yep I've been awake all night in pain before with a toothache.  I did everything took asprin...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F 2 Responses May 23, 2009

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    I see so much pain on here. So many people wishing to die or to have never been born and I wonder how someone can think a lifetime of pain is better than never being born...
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    I have been married 14 years to a man who is like a ticking time bomb.In those years he had been arrested 3 times for domestic battery and every time I forgave him. First time he...
    cruisebaby53 cruisebaby53 61-65, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    i started getting better at working out my body and it feels awsome but, so much pain!!!! today in class it was hard to go up the stairs, and i have to go up to the 4th floor, the...
    NoraCipirano NoraCipirano 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    i started getting better at working out my body and it feels awsome but, so much pain!!!! today in class it was hard to go up the stairs, and i have to go up to the 4th floor, the...
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    I have been married to my husband for ten years, he was diagnosed about five years ago as bipolar but refuses to get help. He is very verbally abusive and I cannot take it any...
    greengeenie greengeenie 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I am father to two young children and married to a woman who has been abusing pain medication for three years that I know of. For the last year or more I have turned a blind eye...
    XVIFlaviaFirma XVIFlaviaFirma 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm warning you now that my experience is a book... I'm sharing because I want those who may be going through this right now to know that only one thing will make the relationship...
    DaylightDancer DaylightDancer 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was fourteen my mom told me something so I wouldn't have to hear it from her ex boyfriend. My mom went into an illegal abortion clinic while she was in her third term...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I've been through so much in my life and I've been hurt so many times. I've been used, taken advantage of, cheated on played and lied to repeatedly by the ones I love so dearly. I...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I just got a call from my mom. My aunt will not be making it out of the hospital. She could pass away tomorrow...They are taking all the tubes and stuff out of her so her 7 year...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    I found love, but out of fear that he was too good for me-- I let him go and hurt him. He came back, but then I felt I wasn't worth it. Now he's with another, and I can see that...
    SheWasLikeTheMoon SheWasLikeTheMoon 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 15

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    Ok, so maybe i've been single for pretty much all of my life. I've been on dates of course, and I'm not a virgin either if that's what you're thinking, lol. There are a couple of...
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    This world is really starting to get to me...I have not been on here much because I have been so busy with other people who think I am some kind of angel...which I am not an angel...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Wow! Violated doesn't even begin to describe how I feel right now!! I was catfished by a girl by the name of "plunkedd" on okcupid! She was using pictures of a Russian model and I...
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    Nope. Not a mental hospital. That's what they told me. It's not a mental hospital. I was 15 years old. They told me (2 psychologists in a room with me, and I think maybe my parents...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 10

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    I have been hiding out for a couple of days. Some friends came to visit. Actually I will call them acquaintances not friends, because I don't like them at all. I know hate is a...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    all I ever wanted to do was to help other people. Honestly I wish I didn't, because I have been used, cheated on, and rejected because of it; as a result I have been depressed for...
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    He told me yesterday that he cheated on me a few days ago. It was at a friend's birthday party and he was drunk. He is genuinely remorseful and sorry that he did it, and he said...
    SkyeDreams SkyeDreams 22-25, F 28 Responses Jan 10

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    I've been prescribed 40mg of propranolol for public speaking - to be taken an hour or so before the presentation. However, I have a presentation at any point within a 2.5 hour gap...
    peanutbutterjellytimelol peanutbutterjellytimelol 18-21, F Jan 14

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    There is one time in particular that I still wonder about, did I do the right thing? I lied to my father at age 16 or so. My mom was there too. He asked me: "Tom (not my real...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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      I have been with my boyfriend a year (every single day) Recently I was ready to move out and he freaked out we were perfect and then all of a sudden we started to fight as...
    laurenadl laurenadl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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