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I Have To Take Sleeping Pills To Sleep At Night

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    Major Mood Swings

    I used to have major mood swings. i thought i was getting enough sleep, but I always had trouble falling asleep and getting the good nights rest. my grandparents thought i was bi-polar because my father has the bi-polar disorder. The doctor said i wasn't getting enough sleep...
    pottsie pottsie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    One Little Pill

    For years I searched for sleep... I would stay up till 4 every morning in the hopes that maybe if I reached exhaustion I would sleep and feel rested. I tried meditation for those of you that don't know what this is ...it is when you count from 12 to 1 in your mind... seeing the...
    elderwitch47 elderwitch47 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    All out of sleeping pills for tonight. Benadryl and beer I guess. What OTC sleeping pills do you take?
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was attempting to stop taking them but it's 2am... Oh the struggle... To take them or to not take them? Such a predicament.
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F Apr 11

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    I've always wanted to go out and take a jog or walk like 5AM but my sleeping habit change. I sleep between 2-3am because of all the stress I've had between my irresponsible partner...
    chinab3280 chinab3280 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    i used to have perfect sleeping pattern, and then i fell pregnant, and got serve depression, that was sixteen months ago now. ive recent taken up sleeping tablets, and they seem to...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 16-17, F Apr 4

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    Last night I stayed up late finishing a paper. I only got 4 hours asleep and to make matters worse I have to take the train and walk to school in the rain.. Really it's a hurricane...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Those days when I slept 6-8 hours every night are over! About two years ago, my sleep pattern changed drastically. I am still able to go to sleep in a snap of a finger around 10pm...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    No matter what I do or how little sleep I get the night before I'm almost always up until at least 3 am. I always have such a hard time falling asleep, but as soon as I fall asleep...
    xojules xojules 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I've done it many times when I can't sleep. And when I can't sleep it means I think so many things. So many things about the future, the present, my mistakes. And then, I just cry...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    I've seen movies longer than the amount of sleep I've gotten the past three nights.
    ShakeyJake68 ShakeyJake68 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    And I am going to do it again tonight.. Letting it all out.. Hopefully I'll have a good night sleep.. then feel better by morning 😉
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I am working night shift tonight, almost done! My friend I used to text every day at night shift is gone recently :-( I'm super tired here, help me stay awake! ^_^
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I've been working in night shift for 4 years now, I have minor insomnia, sometimes I sleep after 42 hrs, once I was awake for 56 hours at stretch. I wonder if I am a human anymore
    Aazim Aazim 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Accutane.... I feared it before I took it. I started accutane when I was 21 because I had hormonal acne. I'll post a before and after picture to this post. The top pictures are...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'm not sure which is worse: The feeling of having three hours of sleep or the feeling before that, when you know you're only going to get three hours' sleep.
    ShakeyJake68 ShakeyJake68 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Definitely. I'm so tired in school all the time idek why. I just feel so restless & constantly looking at the clock but time seems to be c r a w l i n g ugh I hate it. No matter...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    My grade in Spanish class is the reason I cry myself to sleep... Also my extreme loneliness and awful personality but of course, those don't matter as much.
    Girlinthefloweredskirt Girlinthefloweredskirt 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have to be up in 4 hours, and I'm not tired at all. I haven't slept in 20 hours now. This **** is ****** up.
    Amidala97 Amidala97 16-17, F Apr 7

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    This was originally for an Accutane survivor thread/forum. I took Accutane as a senior in High School. I had acne, it was bad, not terrible, but bad. I disliked having acne, but...
    Anon010101 Anon010101 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I took roxylean and then my ears started burning red and my whole body swelled up and got all red and I had to go to the hospital and get a benydril shot lol it SUCKED!
    picKLe47 picKLe47 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Suddenly everything just doesnt seem right for me….
Suddenly everybody is so annoyed…
Suddenly i feel so damn lonely…
Suddenly all the love songs are meant for you and...
    Lovetobelovedbyyou Lovetobelovedbyyou 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    it only happens on certain days. As corny as it sounds its normally because of a missing my tbdl mom in one way or another or b wanting a real tbdl life not just online. u other...
    jaxianrhyder jaxianrhyder 18-21, T Apr 1

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    I left town because I had something to do. I had been planning for maybe two weeks off and on not committed to doing anything. Then the day I had planned for was here. It seemed...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I have BPD and I'm totally my own worst enemy, I've learned over the years that when things are calm and peaceful I sabotage my own life because I'm more comfortable in chaotic...
    BeautifulBorderlineJunkie BeautifulBorderlineJunkie 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I will go till my body shuts down. I have removed all caffeine from my diet, I exercise, and eat a well balanced diet. I have been on every sleeping aid under the sun but they...
    Punkrocky Punkrocky 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Pop a pill and feel better right? Wrong. I take at least a dozen pills a day. I take whatever I can get my hands on. Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Oxycodon, anything. It's gotten so bad...
    sarah81199 sarah81199 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm feeling restless again rather take no pills at all if I'm going to feel restless. I'd rather go to sleep and never wake up again. I'm trying that in a few seconds or maybe I'll...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I'll go from never sleeping to sleeping to much, either way I'm always tired and have terrible bags under my eyes and I hate it
    Prettyplussizedprincess Prettyplussizedprincess 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's bad, I'm usually a nice person but since I haven't got much sleep , I get cranky seems like everything ****** me off. I just lay in bed for hours sometimes I'll pass out and...
    sbases sbases 22-25, M Mar 25

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    I fell asleep without taking anything, which is great, but it means I don't stay asleep. Which sucks. About an hour ago, I was in the in between "do I take it now" phase. Now, it...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I have iron and b12 deficiencies... It is crazy how some days I'll forget my pills and be fine, while others I'm dragging until I take my pills and they absorb into my blood stream...
    nephthalim nephthalim 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    For the last... I don't know... 6 months or more... I haven't been able to sleep. I have been, if lucky, getting 6 1/2 hours of sleep almost every night EVEN on the weekends. Only...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I am so sleepy in the daytime it feels like I haven't slept any at night. sometimes I take a nap and it helps a little bit. by noon sometimes I recover from being sleepy. I...
    chimoco chimoco 61-65, M Apr 6

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    I have a feeling it's going to be another sleepless night. My minds constantly running and there's no one to talk too. I just want to scream into my pillow or cry. I feel tired...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I'll toss and turn all night, ugh I can already feel the warm seasons approaching along with the coming sleepless nights! D:
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response Apr 8

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    Another sleepless night, I just feel like crying, it's so frustrating. I waited for sleep for almost 8 hours and after I finally fell asleep for 10 minutes a bird started making...
    AmnesiacAlien AmnesiacAlien 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I haven't gotten a good night's sleep in a while now. I've just been feeling so restless and tense lately. No matter how tired I am or how late it is, the anxiety in my head just...
    lesliemonster lesliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'll do whatever i can get my hands on be it weed, pills and have taken liquor to school to avoid withdrawal
    thegijster thegijster 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Another sleepless night My mind is on overdrive I struggle to find calm I can't seem to reconcile my thoughts I wish I could relax and let things unfold But how do I do that...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F Mar 23

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    Another sleepless night, this is just great.
    itzayana itzayana 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Well another sleepless night for this lady ugh...
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    And we welcome another sleepless night :/
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    These sleepless nights... -_-
    BarbieH BarbieH 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i KNOW i can help. I have had Vestibular Migraines for 4 years now and I have a step by step way to take back control of your life and go back to living. Now before i go any...
    SOPHDOG SOPHDOG 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Restless.. Its the nature of my spirit, sometimes I feel like there's so much of me its difficult to keep it bottled up in this physical form, sometimes it feels as if part of me...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    My kids are my life! I have two beautiful daughters aged 12 and 17. God was good to me. I'm so lucky to have them and I will cherish them forever! They are going up so fast! Gone...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    i am feeling broken.. just can anybody help me out on concentrating on my life & not think what my ex is doing? i am always thinking what she is doing, she might be messging that...
    raoudupi raoudupi 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to sleep with you. i dont mean have sex. i mean sleep. together. under my blankets. in my bed. with my hand on your chest. and your arm around me. with the window cracked...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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