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I Have Sleep Disorders

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    Sleepies

    hi all, just wanted to share here. have any of you heard of Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrom? well, that's what i have, and sometimes i just hate it! a lot of people give me grief because they claim there is no such thing and that i could change my sleep patterns if i really tried...
    earthdragon earthdragon 31-35, F Jul 25, 2008

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    Mental Or Physical Problem?

    “The colour of my soul is iron-grey and sad bats wheel about the steeple of my dreams.” Claude Debussy quotes (French composer, 1862-1918) Just a awesome quote to start off with. Please feel free to tell me what you think and give me advice because I need it. The...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    Getting Worse Than I Thought

    I'm conscious of my health, I know keeping a good balance is the key, eat healthy, exercise, drink lots of water and sleep 8 hours. The fact I don't sleep during the night is considered as sleeping disorder. But lately my sleeping schedule is messing up the whole thing, I used to...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    Sometimes, I just can't sleep.

    I can go the whole day without sleeping. I also don't get enough sleep. It don't like this because I feel tired and nervous the whole day. Things are worse when I have to work. It is not that I can't sleep like having 'insomnia ' or something. I just don't feel tired or want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8

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    Finally...I'm Not Crazy!!

    I have been plagued with this sleep 'disturbance' ever since I was a child. I used to ask a lot of people if they ever had this happen to them...and had never had one person ever say they had. I started, over the years, to question myself. Was I crazy? Was this some sort of deep...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Sleeping Disorders

    That's why I'm sleepingKelly.  I have an entirely different personality when I'm sleeping.  I suffer from Nocturnal Sleep Related Eating Disorder (NSRED) and REM Behavioral Disorder (RBD).  This means that I eat in my sleep and that I also acted out my dreams. ...
    sleepingKelly sleepingKelly 21-25, F 4 Responses May 10, 2007

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    Not Sure What It's Called But, Yes.

    I have a form of sleep apnea that makes me moan in my sleep. Literally, I orgasmically moan in my sleep. I'm not feeling anything yet, I moan like I am. I've gotten a lot of different reactions from it. It's cute, it's funny, it's annoying, it's sexy. (I like that last one. lol...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2011

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    Found Out I Have Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

    This is where the legs become irritant even when layer down. They become itchy and can have the impression of something crawling on them. It is horrible and stops me from going to sleep straight away. Eventually when I do get to sleep I have been told I fling my arms everywhere...
    caketin8 caketin8 18-21, F Feb 10, 2013

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    Hypersomnolence....

    It has taken 10 years for the doctors to listen to me about my constant fatigue....First it was "You are the mommy of two babies.." ( my boys are 1 year apart) Then it was depression and anxiety.... A few years ago I found out that I have hypothyroidism...almost no thyroid levels...
    liveinlove2 liveinlove2 31-35 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    Getting Help For Sleep Disorders

    There are over 80 different sleep disorders. Sleep apnea  is probably  the most recognized. These disorders can be of Pulmonary ,neurological ,or behavioral in nature, or  a combination of all three. Sleep can effect many body organs and functions.If you think you have a...
    Sleepingsam Sleepingsam 56-60 Apr 1, 2012

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    Simple

    i just wake up every morning between 3 and 4 am not been diagnosed with anything and i must admit I am not tired but it is a pain i just lie there and think of becoming a woman and what I would do
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 2 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    There are times that I and my GFs still have a form of sleepovers and we always have a great time. Because we all have weird schedules, they are usually planned far in advance and...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Last night was a nightmare. I awoke in the middle of the night unable to breathe making horrible noises trying to gasp for air. I was afraid to fall back asleep. It's not the first...
    thisisdave thisisdave 31-35, M Aug 15

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    I have been diagnosed with sleep apnea for a year. Trying to get my CPAP machine.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I've had my CPAP for several years now. I love it! I can't believe how long I slept without it! When I was younger, my sister would plug my nose and I'd turn over. Wasn't mean, I...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I starved myself for a week now, it's an emotional feeling that comes and goes. Today I accidentally ate and I wasn't hungry now I feel guilty and regret doing that.
    HaileyVogue HaileyVogue 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I am writing a journal of my research of fear & what I'm still experiencing of my Depersonalization Disorder Fear Very few people don't understand...
    Joman9 Joman9 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F Aug 6

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I ADORE my cousins cuz theyre like sisters to me<3 i love them and NOTHING can bring us apart! We do EVERYTHING together<3 we go to the same hotels, and we have sleep overs...
    ayanak ayanak 13-15, F Aug 2

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    The subsequent prices will not be included Except or else specified: GST, gratuities, alcoholic beverages, foods, room company or other resort incidentals, objects of a private...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have pica and I have done for as long as I can remember. Unlike most people who have the syndrome/disorder I have had cravings for a WIDE variety of things throughout my...
    Pandasaurusrex Pandasaurusrex 18-21 1 hr ago

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    Hello, I’m Dr. Horace S. Browntrout, and I’ve just written a hilarious spoof of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM). It’s called Mental...
    DocBrowntrout DocBrowntrout 26-30, M Aug 24

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    But, I'll probably have to get used to it. I have a new job that will require me to do a lot of travelling. Right now, I'm in big hotel room with two big beds and one little ole...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 2 Responses 36 mins ago

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    I guess something's are just hard wired, seriously it's my final days of my summer vacation. All I ask for is relaxation, nothing more. But no, my mother who promised to help me...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Am very tired at the moment. So you can imagine how else I feel ;) oh well. Suppose I must go to bed unsatisfied tonight :( Sleep well everyone.
    dragonballsdeep2 dragonballsdeep2 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    Another sleepless night tonight, anyone got time for a chat?
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 18-21, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Seems like the perfect choice to me, I am just going to overdose on sleeping pills anyway. I always wish that because my dreams are always better than reality.
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Used to take sleeping pills to induce zzz. Did this for days on end, non-stop. Might've been awake just long enough to use the bathroom and eat a bit. I don't do it anymore.
    Unitato Unitato 70+ 6 hrs ago

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    It's midnight, I can't sleep, My sisters snoring and to make things worse i got school tomorrow. Should I just stay awake all night or lay in bed and stare at the ceiling like an...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I always head to bed early but no matter how tired I get I can never sleep, it's not that I can't I just don't.
    jennalaursen21 jennalaursen21 16-17, F 36 mins ago

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    I love my boyfriend, and recently, I had an experience with him that I've never had before. He makes me feel things I've never felt, and I wish everyone in the world could...
    savakora savakora 16-17 11 hrs ago

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    I don't know how I did it but I somehow managed to not write any stories over the summer. It was hard to fight the urge because I'm a bit of writer and when ideas come I just want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Dear Replacement, There are a few things I think you should know, as you are now the object of his affection. Don’t let it surprise you, how quickly you fall for him, and don...
    kmart52492 kmart52492 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid-term. **"Is Hell exothermic or endothermic? Support your answer with a proof." ** The...
    JoeGogg JoeGogg 36-40, M 10 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I no longer wish to have love anymore nor do I wish or want nor crave affection I do not need anyone to know I'm here I KNOW IM HERE as long as I remember myself and as long as I...
    karlakashes karlakashes 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    And I was a lone On the fifth day since you've gone This broken glass; this early morn I rub my eyes in the haze I'm not sleeping anyway I watch the sun rise up In the city where I...
    Santi0924 Santi0924 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Our 20 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and was recently diagnosed as bipolar 1. I knew right away, at his birth that he was different. Instinctively, I started full...
    debbiedee623 debbiedee623 51-55, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes, when I go to sleep, I'm scared my legs won't be there anymore when I wake up.
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Im not actually sure that i am an aspie, but i have a LOT of the symptoms and i just took an online test that put me at borderline for having it. It was one of those short online...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    So, so many different kinds. I've run across bigots of every flavor. Raging racists, homophobes, those who condemn people of different faiths, sexists, transphobes, and the kind...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    A variety of resorts allow it to be easy so that you can watch the magic of your Maldives in quite possibly the most incredible technique for all - over a seaplane or helicopter...
    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Danny has LOTS going on. He has a few disorders, OCD, ADHD and depression and he has some other weird things going on from doing bad drugs. The ocd he doesnt like clean everything...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Ever have a best friend that walks of all fours? Well, ever had to get rid of that best friend? This is my experience... I have an amazing, crazy, fun, loving, sweet best friend...
    MacinNoelle MacinNoelle 18-21, F Aug 25

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    So, I know nothing yet. But I've been diagnosed with Chronic Depression, OCD, Bipolar 2 and BPD. I have lived with these diagnoses for over ten years now..... After "hitting a...
    MonaO78 MonaO78 36-40 2 days ago

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