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I Have Problems Waking Up

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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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    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 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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    i think i actually am a morning person seeing

    as how i just feel better when i wake up before, say 11. however me getting out of bed.... soooooo hard to get up. i just hit the snooze button and fall back asleep till i forget to hit the snooze button and dont get up.... which wouldnt be bad, however it causes me to miss...
    jake401 jake401 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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