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    I haven't slept for two sleeps now,

    I need someone to tell me corny jokes or something, I need to laugh...
    insomniastrikes insomniastrikes 16-17, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Another sleepless night.

    Yay for me! :/ On the plus side, I can always read to pass the time.
    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    P5YCH0K1D P5YCH0K1D 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    defiledentrails defiledentrails 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Nemesis of Worth.

    Fear is my old nemesis. He is always there. Making sure that I never get comfortable. With no comfort, comes no sleep. Ensuring that his reign never ends. I've no arsenal for this worthy foe, as my weapons have been taken from me. The Kings Brew has become a glancing party in...
    EricS EricS 31-35, M 17 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    Its 4am, i cant sleep

    and I'm so sick. Ugh. Dear body. Let me just have a little bit of rest?
    Kattastic3 Kattastic3 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2014

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    It's 2 am. I've been in bed trying to sleep

    since 12. I'm so exhausted and my brain just refuses to shut off... I just want sleep.
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 18 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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    I have insomnia really bad

    and it's to the point where I'm just tired, irritable and plain out exhausted. I wish I could just slide in bed and fall soundly asleep. I'm also in agony. I hurt all over I don't even know where the pain is steaming from to say the least (thanks to AS). I pray for a night of...
    SweetT246 SweetT246 22-25 2 Responses Mar 21

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    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    hug your knees. in fetus position.

    for 10 minutes and wake up hours of deep sleep later!
    carloslara7 carloslara7 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    down2die down2die 26-30, M Mar 22

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    When you wake up In the middle of the nigh,

    you KNOW you can't go back to sleep. Insomnia ******* sucks
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    Slept four hours last night

    and I'm still not sleepy today ! 😭 I just want to sleep . My body is exhausted but my Brian is functioning at a high rate
    mimilsu mimilsu 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    I'm so tired that I'm having trouble walking.

    . I lacked sleep last night and I still can't sleep tonight..
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    So I cannot sleep again

    and again I would like to post one of my pic lol
    richardo789 richardo789 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    jasmin333 jasmin333 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2014

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    16524 peoples joined this community including

    me. it will turn 1am soon. hmm..Should i eat something to fill my empty space of my heart? i don't know.. movie?No..i don't have energy for that. uggrrr..i gave up. that's the best way..
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    down2die down2die 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Urgh... Awake at 4am

    for no reason.. My body just said NOPE! No sleep for you -.- In high school that was sort of acceptable, I could deal with that... But the fact that I have a uni class tomorrow is not acceptable... I need sleep.. And I only went to bed at like 11:30... 5.5hrs of sleep is not...
    catho catho 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So literally the clock is torturing me.

    I used to feel like I was held down to the bed, and if I didn't sleep, I would go insane. But how much more insane could I go? Not much, so I'll just let my mind wander and find myself getting lost in the strangest activities at this time of night.
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 14

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    every night I tell myself

    that we're sleeping early this night and I try to but I just can't ! and the problem is if by any chance I managed to sleep, I can't wake up that easily ! It is now 1:18 AM here
    bwingbwing97 bwingbwing97 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I have insomnia everyday

    since more than months now I'm tired of this because of my depression
    emmadarko emmadarko 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Low Vitamin D Levels Linked To Daytime Sleepiness

    http://www.lef.org/news/LefDailyNews.htm?NewsID=17902&Section=Vitamins Sleepiness correlated to lack of vitamin D United Press International 12-31-12 There is a significant correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness and lack of vitamin D, U.S. researchers suggest. Dr...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    I would give anything

    for a solid nights rest instead of two or three hours. I've tried every pill, every relaxation technique, every herbal remedy. I woke up at 4 am on the 14th. it's been 30 hours and I probably have another nine or ten hours of being awake. then I'll sleep for 4 hours and be up...
    RoyalxNicole RoyalxNicole 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    So I can't sleep and I start school again in

    like 8 hours D: anyone want to talk ? Preferably someone who will bore me to death so I can sleep ( just kidding ) anyone message me :)
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 5

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    You know that feeling

    after a good night of sleep? Because I don't. -.-
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2014

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    Running On Nothing!

    I have gone the last two days without  sleep I do everything that is recommended and yet I cant seem to fall asleep. (It is just another proof that my body is trying to kill me.  If I don't some sleep soon I will lose my frigging mind. HELP ME!
    JohnnyBoy01 JohnnyBoy01 16-17 38 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    I've had insomnia since I was about 5,

    doctors have no idea how to help me. It takes 4 benadryl to knock me out. Otherwise nothing else works. I don't get a lot of sleep haha and I've gotten used to it now, and the times I do sleep are actually really nice
    sfausett33 sfausett33 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Monday - 4 hours of sleep Tuesday - 0 hours of

    sleep Wednesday - 4 hours of sleep Thursday - Still not asleep... (2:20 AM) I'm so ******* tired... Please let me sleep one full night... Just one... :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I'm always up until the wee hours of the

    morning!i hate it, everyone else is sleeping and I get bored.
    lzgroupie96 lzgroupie96 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2014

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    desculpa desculpa 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    All Nighters : No Fun

    For as long as I can remember, I was a night owl by nature.  I felt completely nocturnal, begging to stay up all night from a very young age. Through school years, it only progressed.  Each year I would suffer when the new school year started, needing to conform to the...
    suzanneontheriver suzanneontheriver 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 12, 2006

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    Tips for insomniacs, hope it helps.

    . DONT No sugar / alcholic drinks after dinner No phone / tablet / computer since one hour before sleep. DO ~1h before sleep: tisane without sugar with a blend of herbs for sleeping aid (e.g. chamomile, melissa, passionflower, ..) At evening, adjust the lights. They should be...
    heronD heronD 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    Oh my gosh....i desparately want to eat this

    now....Ouch!!!!So painful..:/
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Sleeping Beauty

    I never thought I will have insomnia. My mother had it, and she was terribly crazy when she can't sleep. I had a notion that insomnia is the disease of the flipped. Of course, not until I had it. No matter how I physically tire myself, still I can't sleep on the hour I should be...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    I sleep technically 3-4 hours

    if I am lucky. Last night and today after a conversation, I kept falling asleep, I world have terrible dreams abt people whom I truly love and cherish and terrible weird things happening. After each person I would wake up, another would start. Different person different...
    orchidspetals orchidspetals 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've had insomnia for a few years now.

    Usually would get to bed anywhere around midnight - 3am. But the past several months it's been worse then usual. I'm now up till 6-10 am sometimes.. I do have other things that keep up most nights. Like medical conditions and what not. But even on nights where I'm not in much...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wish people would stop confusing "My body

    doesn't have the chemical ability to make myself feel tired" and "I can't get off my phone so I must be an insomniac, right?".
    RawrrItsAlexa RawrrItsAlexa 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I haven't slept well

    since early childhood, plagued with nightmares... I do not know if it's from past sexual abuse or from something else entirely. I've slept the best next to my soon to be husband, but lately I find myself tossing and turning. I didn't sleep at all last night... I'm keeping him...
    NotSoAngelic NotSoAngelic 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I keep having nightmares.

    I know they're related to my childhood sexual abuse or present marital problems somehow. But I don't remember them. I just wake up feel unsettled or anxious. When night comes, I don't want to sleep. :( This comes and goes in waves. I keep waiting for it to go or build up so...
    reclaiminglife reclaiminglife 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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    wide awake. Can't sleep.

    grandma is snoring! Anyone awake
    maemae208 maemae208 26-30, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's freakin 4:49 am.

    Who else is awake in the United States?
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    6:12 AM and I'm still not sleeping.

    ... I'm ******* sick of this ****... :(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Nov 26, 2014

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    Went to bed super early out of tiredness.

    Slept for only about an hour or less. Continuously kept waking out of short bursts of sleep. Gave up trying about 6 hours later. Feel like rubbish. I never have uninterrupted or full sleep. I want to try again but what point is that...my mother is already angry at me over it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Mar 13

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