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I Have To Take Sleeping Pills To Sleep At Night

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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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    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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    I have cried myself to sleep more than once. And tonight, i think its going to be another night....I just know its happening, I can't stop the tears now, and I haven't even laid...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 13 mins ago

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    I have not just thought about taking an overdose of tablets. I have tried to kill myself, by taking a bunch of medication three times. The 1st time, I didn't take enough meds, and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Sleep monitor says I had 9:02 hrs of sleep, 100% sleep quality! This hasn't happened since January! I feel great! Rested, clear headed, ready to tackle the day! I've been so sleep...
    noniemouse noniemouse 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I Refer To My Depression As If It Were An Intimate Friend She, (because it must be a "she," for who else could hold such a constant draw on me for the last thirty years,) is a...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been having this problem for a while now. While I'm in school I usually don't go to sleep until like 12:00 or 1:00. But since my summer vacation started.... I haven't been...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    It really is messed up. Due to insomnia, anxiety, and a physical medical condition ( cervical dystonia ), I'm always up really really late, causing me to sleep until 12-2PM on...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    A while ago i gave away my dog to a friend. Its been months now and i still haven't gotten over it i don't like to talk about him or even mention his name. I went to go see him...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I work 11-7 & I have tonight and the next two nights off so needless to say I am laying in bed wide awake 😑
    jnrn jnrn 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    restless days sleepless nights a squeak becomes a sound a trumpet a battle cry. a touch becomes a grasp a hold a tightened hand wrapped around the flesh. restless days and...
    Polis195 Polis195 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    4:13 in the morning. Have to wake up at 8. Need I say more? x)
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Its weird how much a sleep like i do it more than the average person . I can go to sleep for hours wake up then go rite back to sleep. For some unknown reason I'm always tired like...
    FlowerChildXOXO FlowerChildXOXO 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Some days I go to bed early, sometimes not until 3 a.m., occasionally I'll end up with an all-nighter, but most of the time I wake up at 6 a.m. without reason and can't get back to...
    UUUUGGGHHHHcoffee UUUUGGGHHHHcoffee 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Great so first i cant sleep until 4-4:30 in the morning then i wake up at 7.......😩
    ptvpiercetheturtle ptvpiercetheturtle 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Nothing better than crying yourself to sleep unintentionally while having insomnia... There's a cure!
    chanelroe chanelroe 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I never had a one night stand. I'm to young but when I have one, I'm going to hope he calls me again for round. I don't like seeing one night stands on tv because the dude doesn't...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love sleeping but these days I can't sleep without sleeping pills. I just lay awake twisting and turning its so frustrating. I am so tired sleepy but can't sleep. It's 5am...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i dont know what to say. im brainfried and droused and confusion. im like mr. from the color purple taking sleeping pills. like ashyla catching a fish on a hook. like hilda eating...
    zanityone zanityone 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Over the last month I've been having strong stomach pains as well as feeling like I'm being kicked. I was pretty sure I wasn't pregnant as I have a coil in place but on the advice...
    alihoyle40 alihoyle40 41-45, F a week ago

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    All nighters consisting of diphenhydramine, food, reading & YouTube videos.
    marianajohnson marianajohnson 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really need to figure this out before my kids are back in school
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Sleep- I would be such a good friend to you if you'd just let me
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F Jun 26

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    I usually start to feel tired around 5 in the morning. It's completely reversed itself
    NewNonsense NewNonsense 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    every day for a straight week. till they moved the heavy bullying to someone else.
    wolfsparadise wolfsparadise 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I abuse sleeping pills like nobody's business haha. For real lol. I love the feeling I get from it
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24

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    It's a total mess. I hardly sleep well.
    Hellsinger Hellsinger 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Just a struggle life drama...and it got me every, almost, night.
    Quaenie Quaenie 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I wonder why things are always bad for me around this exact time of year. The reason is similar too. I really shouldn't even care much about this person but I do and I can't help...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I get bored. I don't have the opportunity to go out and meet people. Texting is something I can do from anywhere. I hope there is someone who just wants to chat back and forth...
    baprel26 baprel26 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have always been better sleeping with someone. I have slept alone for quite some time now. Even in the last few years of my last relationship it felt like I was sleeping alone...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M Jun 22

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    So I've gotten into a somewhat serious relationship, someone who I would say that is more then everything I've ever wanted in a guy, but I was diagnosed with type 2 herpes over ten...
    heylochlo heylochlo 18-21 2 Responses Jun 21

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    All my life my mom has called me the worrier of the family. I have always worried about every little bad thing that has happened. I've had a lot happen in my family the last couple...
    Kkephart Kkephart 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Wide awake after 4 hours of sleep. Oh I'm so going to crash - HARD. I miss sleeping through the night. 3rd Trimester Blues.. Bleh!
    JM2014 JM2014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I hate waking up 2/3 times during the night.. I am very sleepy now and i can't seem to fall asleep. When i finally do fall asleep, i can't stay sleep for long. Sucks even more...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F Jun 18

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    Jack and coke with the gun crew till three in the morning then 0530 wake up for PT. Got to love it.
    dfish762 dfish762 22-25, M Jun 16

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    So 70% of nights I have to sneak out to work then I have to go to school during the day so there's no time to sleep. It sucks and I hate the taste of coffee so my grades dropped...
    ShatteredGlasses ShatteredGlasses 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    My body just feels better at night and I'm never tired! During the day it's the opposite! And if I go to bed an hour earlier and wake up an hour earlier (than my norm) I feel...
    cytherea7 cytherea7 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    I have taken headache pills once or twice when I was around the age of 7-12 though. (And some pink medicine that was for antibiotics or something, I think.) I've also taken one...
    YukiSohma YukiSohma 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    A very realistic painful vivid dream seems very rare to come by. I mean, one that actually leaves you a lot of emotions and also leaves you thinking "why does this dream have to...
    Biscut49 Biscut49 18-21, M Jun 13

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    I am writing in hopes of keeping what happened in my husbands family and between my husband and my self from happening to any one else, Yesterday morning after my husband went to...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F Jun 11

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