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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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    Up four times last night. Almost over dosed on sleeping pills trying to fall asleep for more than 3 hours at a time. And the eye bag game is on point.
    lolloverlln lolloverlln 13-15, F Sep 8

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    I don't even know when I'm supposed to sleep anymore. I work 7 pm-7am three to four times a week. It sucks because I miss out on so much and then when I get a day off I can't do...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Ever try sleeping knowing the person you love most doesn't love you and never has? And then you have to suck it the eff up and act like everything is effing fine because you can't...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Aug 20

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    Basically, I just knock out whenever my eyes can't stay open anymore. Usually if I'm not doing anything it's between midnight & 1am. Then I sleep for 11-12 hours -____- half my...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I take prescription pills for my chronic back pain and for anxiety. I don't always have a prescription though or I can't get a refill because, like many Americans, I have no...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F Aug 30

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    I wish I could change my sleeping pattern. First, I sleep usually after 3 am. That makes my lips and skin dry. Second, I can't sleep before 12pm. I don't know why..
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    It was mostly normal then i ended sleeping until 4pm today :P now it's really ******.
    SilenceInBlackAndWhite SilenceInBlackAndWhite 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I really wanna change my sleeping pattern!
    Adamaali Adamaali 22-25, M Aug 30

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    August 29, 2014 Friday It has been 17 days since you left me. I woke up at 3am today and wasn't able to get a good sleep again. I really miss you and right now I am really...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 28

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    A few times..... A few years ago my best friend lost her mother; she was in such emotional pain that it affected me too.... I hate friends feeling hurt....it hurts me too...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    My sleep schedule is a week with around 1-2 hours of sleep, a day where a get a good amount if sleep and repeat.
    SilenceInBlackAndWhite SilenceInBlackAndWhite 13-15, F Aug 30

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    I go to sleep usually about 5:30 pm and then wake up at like 2am everyday even if I do go to sleep later on I still wake up at 2
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Won't be getting much sleep tonight, pretty sure I pulled my lower back muscles at work tonight and I can barely move, it's hurts so bad even if I'm just breathing:( never been in...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Because I had two night-stands, and the other one exploded in the middle of the night. People who live with glass tables should not throw stones. Not that I did or anything, but it...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    If I have to be up at say 8:30 I'll still torture myself and go to bed at around 1:30 knowing I'll still be tired
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I need a man's arms around me at nights.I am a CD looking to please a man as often as he needs.Can you help me?
    louisestjohn1 louisestjohn1 61-65, M Sep 8

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    I wanna have a one night stand so badly. I think I would enjoy it cause I would get to have sex with a hot as chick hopefully
    goonteam goonteam 16-17, M Sep 9

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    Why am I up at 4:30 am?! I have to wake up at 6 for work and I can't fall back asleep :( oh well at least it's only a 4 hr shift today and off tomorrow
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Went to bed at 11:00, woke up at 2:00 then woke up at 3:00am and haven't been to bed since so I'm doing my homework that's due later today😑
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    actually, it was the other way around.... when a group of international friends were over to visit me in the Netherlands (where I lived until 2003) my ex GF joined us for a day out...
    Rudeboy1967 Rudeboy1967 41-45, M Aug 28

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    no, i haven't.. not looking for one either. :p
    BIackyChan BIackyChan 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    http://www.blogthings.com/aseashelltest/ You Are Well Rounded t's hard for you to stay focused in your life. There's just so much to be excited about. You never get too obsessed...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 28

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    http://www.quibblo.com/quiz/dKne-Su/100-questions-WOOO yo joe your pretty normal. but that's ok. because ur not gonna grow up to like, go to jail or something like that.. haha...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 30

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    http://www.blogthings.com/areyouapmsdisasterquiz/ Your PMS Disaster Level: Low You have a little PMS every now and then, but it's not bad at all. No one probably notices except...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    http://www.blogthings.com/thesandwichtest/ You Are Reasonable You're the type of person who makes sound and logical decisions. You are very down to earth. You're a bastion of...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    http://www.blogthings.com/theicecreamconetest/ You Are a Genius You tend to let others have their way. You know that it's best not to put up a fight. In the end, you get what you...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    I have made some gnarly mistakes, behaved in egregious fashion, hurt people, hurt myself, but I manage somehow to return to the narrow path that assures I do no further damage...
    Greybeard544 Greybeard544 51-55, M Sep 6

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    August 24, 2014 Sunday I hate waking up crying.
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F Aug 23

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    School...you are tooooooooo early....
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    It's funny how this generation shows most criticism Towards the man who holds a plan to rise above his egoism. They say to be a player just to simply catch a feel. I say that...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M Sep 12

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    So I've had sex with three different guys without making them use protection. I guess in the moment I get excited about the risk. I know it's dumb since I'm only 15. Anyway I was a...
    ambermayxx ambermayxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    You Are Green Tea You believe that each person is on his or her own path. It's not your place to interfere in someone else's life. It's not up to you to tell others how to live...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 28

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    ISTJ right here. As I expected.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I stay awake as long as possible in the night usually before school because I know that the sooner I go to sleep I'll have to go to school, then wait 6 hours and then have free...
    GeorgioMac GeorgioMac 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    i hate taking pills and i take about 6 i can not swallow big pills so i have cut them in half anyway i take 6 pills 1 in the morning for polycystic ovaries, 2 at lunch which is...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I sometimes have nightmares that are extremely vivid. I try to go to bed earlier but I can't sleep at all. I have to take zzzquil for sleep, I used to take melatonin, and when I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I sometimes have nightmares that are extremely vivid. I try to go to bed earlier but I can't sleep at all. I have to take zzzquil for sleep, I used to take melatonin, and when I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    My husband lets me use sleeping pills he was prescribed for PTSD nightmares. He says he thinks I have it too. Every time I see my father I get so anxious. When we get home, I often...
    PirateM PirateM 26-30 Sep 1

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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.
    Lapochka Lapochka 70+ Sep 2

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    I feel really, really bad... I keep having these dreams about how my parents treated me before they put me in a mental hospital, then about the year I spent in the mental hospital...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Its 7 am and i cant bloody sleep! I have work later too. **** my life!!! I think i need to get some sleeping pills. My job is so tiring that when i get home my body is aching and i...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F Aug 29

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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 Sep 2

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    Ever. Sleeping pills help for 3 days. Then my body defeats them. Just like meds. Why.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Didn't sleep last night and it's hard getting out of bed...need to eat something and take my pills. I need a boast of any kind.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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