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I Have Problems Waking Up

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    It's Like..

    so i go to class a small percent of the day! then i come home or whatever and procrastinate until 7 or 8..then i stay up till 1..then i have to get up at 7...and leave the house at 7:30..so im still dog *** tired from the day b4.
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F May 14, 2009

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    pretty much every morning i wake up,

    then lay in bed for at least half and hour just trying to build the modivation to start the stupid day
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M Oct 12, 2014

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    I have these problems too

    but for my boyfriend this is a big.. well, issue. I have to wake him up everyday, even if we wouldn't be going anywhere. (Day like this for example.) I've been awake for over an hour, it's midday here. He's still sleeping, and I know that he can sleep 'till 4pm if I won't wake...
    Pagan7 Pagan7 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    At the Weekends...

    During the week, my partner has to coax me out of bed before he leaves for work, and makes sure that I am out of bed so I do not fall asleep again. At weekends, I just don't get up practically.  I love my bed at the weekends and love my Sunday lie-in more than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2008

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    i stay up so late and just be on my phone

    when i should really be sleeping because i work all day the next day
    xoliviaa xoliviaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    I Often Want to Murder My Alarm Clock.

     Let's just say, I'm definitely not a morning person! I set my ever-annoying alarm clock every night and also make sure that my phone is turned up loud and on my dresser in case I oversleep and a friend calls to see why I'm not in class. What I really hate is when the alarm...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm 18-21, F Jan 25, 2009

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    A Daily Struggle.

    Even before I open my eyes I can feel the tail end of my dream disapearing like a jet trail. During my years of vivid dreaming I have honed my skills as a lucid dreamer. I can lucid dream, but only dreams that I have during rem. sleep, I cant make up dreams as I go. So every...
    LakeShore LakeShore 22-25, F Dec 9, 2008

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    Morning Haters

    When I was still in senior high school, I had to set 2 alarms to wake me up. One next to me and the other in the bathroom. I would always snooze the 1st alarm off from my bed but to snooze the other one, I would have to get up. It worked ok sometimes, but there are times when I...
    Janesiswanto Janesiswanto 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    Chronic Morning Proscrastinator

    I will hit the snooze button over and over and over. I will set it four hours before I have to leave with all intentions of getting up at least two hours before I have to head out the door... but, meh, its never happens... **Sigh**
    EffectsHer EffectsHer 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    It's a Daily Battle

    I prefer my dream world. I have vivid dreams that I always remember. They aren't always happy, but still, I like life there. Sometimes I'll wake up then go back to sleep just to go back to my dream. I get into a bad cycle where I sleep in, then I feel...
    anonyc anonyc 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    Nigh Owl Who Loves Sunrises

    I have had trouble waking up for the longest time. I have tried tons of stuff (3 alarms, putting the alarm far away, having coffee nearby, etc). I usually sleep well (knock on wood) during the night, but waking up is hard! Some months ago I bought an alarm that plays songs from...
    SparkLilly SparkLilly 31-35, F 3 Responses May 26, 2009

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    I Hate My Alarm

    It ruins everything good for me. I'm constantly changing my alarm sound because eventually, I'll get so used to sleeping for just five more minutes that I will start to completely sleep through my alarm. I try to make my alarm a pleasant sound so that I don't hate it so much...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Suffocating

    I have trouble waking up because usually I'm having a dream that turns into a lucid dream(you are awake but still dreaming basically) that I'm suffocating. I try to wake myself up but I can't because in my dream I'm either under water, sticking things in my throat to make sure I...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F Oct 28, 2008

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    What Happened

    I used to always get up at the same time everyday.  Now it seems as though I can't hear an alarm to save my life.  I wake up about 9am at the earliest.  It doesn't matter what time I go to bed I can not get up in the morning.  I look back and realie this shift...
    unbreakablespirit unbreakablespirit 26-30, F Jan 31, 2009

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    Wake Up Or Die!but

     i fell asleep in my class yesterday and i couldn't wake up. i had my eyes open and i could see but i wasn't awake and i couln't talk aloud only to myself in my head. but when i finally woke up i couldn't breath for about 12 seconds. it was so scary. this has happened to me...
    Dr3a Dr3a 18-21 Mar 24, 2009

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    Oh, My

    Yep...  a former "night owl" who had to switch to daytime hours. Even though I sleep early on the weekends, when that alarm clock goes off, I just want to sleep more! Every morning, I have to drag myself out of bed, it's almost painful! :-( I can go to sleep at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 20, 2008

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    Good Morning - Bad Morning?

    I do have problem waking up. I BIG ONE. Mostly on Saturday, when I see no one from my classmates are online, and here I am, at 6:30am on SATURDAY when I should sleep at least till 10am, I must go to tuition which prepares me for college entrance exam. Oh, well. I wish I could...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    This Is Causing a Lot of Problems For Me

    It does not seem to matter when I go to bed I can't get myself up in the morning. I have 3 alarm clocks and sometimes sleep through all of them, other times I press the snooze button way to many times. It has not always been like this, its true I have never been a morning person...
    Mckey Mckey 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2008

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    i woke up a few hours ago,

    i have to leave in like 15 minutes, and im still laying in bed, havent showered, havent eaten, i really hate waking up. i want it to be 12 pm again so i can go back to sleep
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2014

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    Shut Up Annoyence!!

    i hate the loudness of my alarm clock. i press the snooze about 20 times and end up waking up at 1pm or somethin. i will wake up if i have to wake up if it's for the gym or school. it's stupid and i need somethin to shock me awake or somethin.
    gothicromantic gothicromantic 16-17, F Jul 9, 2009

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    Dib: I'm sorry I was late

    for class, I keep getting dark nightmarish visions! Ms. Bitters: That's called life, now sit down. ^ That is how I view life. A dark nightmarish vision.
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Oct 12, 2014

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    *sighs* they keep waking me up at night,i am so tired... :(
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just was suddenly woke up and now I have a very bad headache don't know if it's stress or my pressure but I know it's uncomfortable and painful.
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always just look away after a while and feel insecure.
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    it happened last night. I don't know exactly what it was, or what it looked like. I was lying on my right side, in my bed. my right hand was under my head, and my left arm was...
    Bethy1234321 Bethy1234321 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have a lot of problems. I often think there's a lot that is wrong with me. I always assume the worst. I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop, for things to go from bad to...
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