I Have Self-inflicted Insomnia

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    I Fight Sleep

    I have struggled with insomnia since I was very young. What usually happens is I lay down to go to bed with a fear that I will not be able to fall asleep. Even though I'm exhausted and my eyes hurt, I just know I won't be able to fall asleep. It's just this knowledge or urge...
    MissSingle30 MissSingle30
    26-30, F
    Jan 3, 2012

    currently 2:03am, and I'm going to make a

    sandwich on the ceiling and walk to the moon and back before I even consider falling asleep. Sleep is overrated anyways lol
    izzyyxo izzyyxo
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2014

    I Obsess About Sleep

    I obsess about sleep. Especially when i know it is important for me to get sleep, like when I have something coming up where I will be much more functional if I sleep well. I think about all day and all night, and try to come up with tricks to trick myself into sleeping well...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105
    26-30, F
    Nov 9, 2011
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