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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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    Today i didnt get up till nearly 5pm the night before i couldnt sleep till 7 am in morning its now 2.03am .
    KentGirl29 KentGirl29 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    168. .
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My Idiot Father Just Couldnt Let Me Be!-I eased the side door open and entered the house through the kitchen,then headed towards the front door to leave my shoes, so it would look...
    SoullessEyes SoullessEyes 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Night nurse, need I say more?
    gingerkitten89 gingerkitten89 26-30, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's getting bad.. Awake until 8 am or later.. Then waking until 4 or 5 pm.... I'm losing it.
    Safetysuit96 Safetysuit96 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Another night to toss n turn in my bed just no comfort at all
    xshilx xshilx 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I work as an industrial electrician in a manufacturing plant. The plant runs 24/7 and we work a tough schedule. I work 3 on and 3 off 12 hour shifts. We rotate between the day...
    jaymic64 jaymic64 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Just last night until 2 am. I need to find a job.
    crispyFlakes crispyFlakes 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm writing this to document and share three of my personal experiences with having overdosed on the antihistamine medication,"Kroger Allergy Tablets", in which the main ingredient...
    SukiPuppy SukiPuppy 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I work 40+ hours, half day followed by overnight shift, all that in 3 days. So I sleep daytime. Then have 4 days off. That's when I sleep nights. I like my job so I can't complain...
    berntoblack berntoblack 46-50, F a week ago

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    I work hard so play hard , but meditation, is a great form of sleep replacement
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M Jul 21

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    woke up this morn at 5, was not tired. did some internet research, got ready to workout ... now tired again, gotta go to sleep.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21

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    Is it really messed up or are we on the wrong side of the world?
    lilacbunny lilacbunny 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Some days I sleep at 10pm and then others I sleep at 4am😊
    butterflylover678 butterflylover678 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I start work Monday... I've been going to sleep at 5am for the whole summer.
    Niicey Niicey 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I have really bad insomnia. I just can't sleep it's abnormal like I'm not suppose to sleep. It's so bad I feel tired but my body doesn't want to sleep and I find myself up for over...
    Shilfer Shilfer 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I can't sleep, I love to sleep and can't fall asleep.
    Mikekayla Mikekayla 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Hi everyone im sofie i have taken female birth control pills about two years ago around halloween irwas a month and a half worth i believe i am stil feeling the effects
    sofie351 sofie351 36-40, T 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I have, until this time, resisted the urge to post a comment that sounds like I am doing so solely to generate sympathy. Not that I have anything against anyone that reaches out in...
    Heartofgold4one Heartofgold4one 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I just had a dream where I was riding in my car through some part of Philadelphia I barely knew and there was like a bunch of guys in white masks and grey hoodies running around...
    Jayzifgatsby Jayzifgatsby 16-17, M Jul 17

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    Ranjan Das, CEO and MD of SAP-Indian subcontinent died after a massive cardiac arrest in Mumbai recently. One of the youngest CEOs, he was only 42. What killed Ranjan Das? He was...
    bvaghela bvaghela 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    The days when I used to do industrial design in school and illustration as a hobby, messed up my sleeping schedule.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    it's become a routine. a very tragic, constant, unfixable routine. goes to bed at 2 am wakes up at 8 am takes nap at 4 pm gets tired at 8 pm takes nap/eats/showers magical...
    lovelylife0 lovelylife0 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Go to bed about 11-12pm Wake up at 2am Wont be able to sleep till 3am Wake back up at 6am Sleep for another hour Get up at 7 and get started with the day Bit weird but doesnt make...
    BantzOnToast BantzOnToast 16-17, M Jul 16

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    I'm usually up at night because of my job. I work third shift and I'm so used to the hours now I've become a night owl. only instead of parting like most, when I'm not at work this...
    unsure24 unsure24 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I slept 3 hours yesterday morning and then stayed up till 12pm only to go work 8 hours then stay up the entire night only to grab a monster and go to the dps/dmv to go home and...
    bodedes bodedes 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Ugh. Not even 4 hours? Sleep, I'm going to have to break up with you if you aren't willing to share more with me
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I am writing this is the hope it may help someone else. I completely forgot I had this account until I received an email which led to me to my first and only post back in 2013...
    rose24785 rose24785 22-25, F Jul 15

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    It's so bad... I can't take it
    Safetysuit96 Safetysuit96 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Ah, so it's 10 am and I'm yet to drift off.
    Zugzwang97 Zugzwang97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm so bored with myself, and I can't even sleep.
    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Insomnia Nothing like demons to keep me up at night. I'm so stressed, where is the light? My brain wishes to shut down but my eyes put up a fight. They're not allowed to close. I...
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M Jul 12

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    My dad died when i was 6 and after his death i guess you could say the crap hit the fan. My mom changed. She was a good mother and i love her but she wasn't always strong for me...
    mari17 mari17 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I would love more sleep . Last night was the best in a few days, around 4.5 to 5 hours , previous nights 3 hours. I'm coping with it but think it will catch up on me soon.
    Wakingup001 Wakingup001 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    my sleep schedule was stuffed from working. when i was a child it was from my upstairs neighbours so that led to me thinking f it i'm not getting any sleep might as well game...
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F Jul 11

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    I game all night till 5 am ^^ need to fix my sleep schedule
    Babymelon Babymelon 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    It's 1 am a lot In my mind to sleep
    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I haven't slept in over two days my body won't let me and it sucks :/
    grem21 grem21 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I usually go to bed about 10. and then fall asleep somewhere around 12 or 1 am. and wake up no later than . >.> I hate mornings.
    SyrkSefhir SyrkSefhir 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 8

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