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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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    It's not necessarily sleepless nights more like late night sleeping and I'm talking 5/6am with college the next day, any tips on how I can get to sleep earlier? No stupid answers...
    immyn123 immyn123 18-21, M Jan 11

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    I seriously have a messed up sleeping schedule. I think I have insomnia :/ I can go days without sleeping & it gets me so frustrated haha
    ashleeyj5 ashleeyj5 13-15, F Jan 5

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    No I haven't - and while I can never say never. I'm pretty certain that I won't in the future. However I do have a story about a night when I almost did. My friend J and I went...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have never had a one night stand. I haven't had much experience at all really but the what I have had have all been relationships and no one night stands
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 7

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    I have been very lucky through the years and have taken a number of my gfs for fully clothed swims. my fiance and I love to swim and have done so many times. the first time was...
    kerrmit84 kerrmit84 31-35, M Jan 12

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    I had already filled my diaper before I went to sleep that night but if you wore a diaper when out on a hike you were not allowed to change your diaper. I fell asleep first and...
    Jackindiaper Jackindiaper 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    This was the one time I ever remember wetting the bed as a child. It was at my uncles. I don't know why that happened but it did. Only my second aunt knew. She never told anyone...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jan 11

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    Recently, sleeping has been nonexistent for me. I'm not sure what is going on with my body, but my spring semester starts Thursday and I completely screwed if this insomnia is not...
    sumerlin sumerlin 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I have to get back into sleeping routine now that I'm back to work and the kids are in school.
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Fell asleep around 4:00am and woke up at 1:00pm. Yeah not exactly the greatest sleeping schedule especially since I've got projects due! Wish me luck!
    Maicat1 Maicat1 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    It's 2:06 am... Whoops? I'm so bad at sleeping ..
    Justaghost127 Justaghost127 13-15, F Jan 16

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    For the last 2 months ive been averaging 5-6 hours of sleep a night.. staying up way too late watching videos and writing. Slowly but surely my mood has gone downhill, my health...
    R0GUE R0GUE 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    No matter what time I fall asleep, I ALWAYS wake up at 1:30 AM and can't sleep anymore. I went to sleep at midnight last night and woke up at 1:30. I nap during the days so much...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I finally slept! I had one of the greatest nights of sleep. Totally amazing! I got more than 3or 5 hrs sleep. YAY! lol Thank u trazadone! lol lets just hope it continues to work!
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F Jan 21

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    Boy do I ever. It was really bad a few years ago, transitioning from teen years to being an adult lol. I've always been a night owl. I mean, I LOVE the sunshine and nature but I've...
    aMuse4ever aMuse4ever 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Doesn't help that my backs a bit sore.. Probably another long night
    dogsgowoof dogsgowoof 36-40, M Jan 4

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    It is 4am right now and here I am watching crappy late night television and playing sims on my tablet - point 1 to insomnia ^?^
    TealTails TealTails 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I blame it on this weather. It's midnight right now and I procrastinated on my homework (gasp!) But I keep looking out the window seeing all of this snow pour down and think 'Maybe...
    fadingintoexistance fadingintoexistance 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Knowing you work nights but have to go in the morning is not good... Real world problems.
    cmontemayor0517 cmontemayor0517 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think one night stands are cheap thrills. I would not want to take part in anything, like a one night stand.
    Owaisis Owaisis 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    At the moment I can not think of a single way to fall asleep so instead I'm sitting her posting and experience and if you are reading this it's probably a complete waste of your...
    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Today I just found out that if you sleep less than 8 hours a day than you're more likely to acquire heart problems and die prematurely from a heart attack but if you sleep any more...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    What's a sleep schedule. I get up at random times and go to sleep at random times.
    BronieE BronieE 13-15, M Jan 6

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    I go to bed now between 2:00pm. and 6:00 pm. I take up between 1:00am. and 5:00 am.
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Anytime my schedule changes my sleep suffers. It's difficult recalibrating once the changes have been made. And to know my schedule will change,as it frequently does, doesn't give...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I work the overnight shift on weekends which means that I have to work 17 hours in a row without sleep, nap for a few hours, then do another 16 hours before my work week is over...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 Jan 16

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    The only time I had a short-term relationship it was a friends with benefits relationship, and I don't think that counts as a series of one night stands in succession with the same...
    YetAnotherStoic YetAnotherStoic 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I think they should have hammocks at college. I can't live like this but I love being nocturnal damn!
    JackH19 JackH19 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I may have have skipped college to break my new bed in......
    JackH19 JackH19 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I stay up late regardless of when I have to wake up, and it never fails to make me miserable though I'm simply horrid at falling asleep...
    justdreadfull justdreadfull 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Last summer my girlfriend and I went down to Weymouth for the afternoon having spent the morning working. We had wandered along and played crazy golf for a bit of fun but things...
    kerrmit84 kerrmit84 31-35, M Jan 19

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    Especially Zzzquil there's not a day where i don't think about them. i love the feeling!!!!!!!
    DalaKumono DalaKumono 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    more than once is an understatement. I can't count them all
    charkzilla20 charkzilla20 16-17, M 14 hrs ago

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    Is there a way i can unmess up my schedule? -_-. I want to be normal again lol.
    NoPityForaCoward1 NoPityForaCoward1 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I stay awake till 7am and wake up at 3pm tomorrow is the first day of school since winter break and it is currently 4:54 I never hear my alarms CX I'm so screwed!!
    LilahWolf LilahWolf 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Not 'I' My cousins! Woke me up a 6:45 ;-; I'm normal up at 9:30-10:00 FML!!
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F Jan 5

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    will wait for the right moment.
    ifaizanm ifaizanm 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I don't see the point. For me, if something is gonna lead to sex, there needs to be some sort of connection. I'd even **** my friends if I were attracted to them. But not a random...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    it was at the end of October and i realized my period hadn't come so i got first response i took it and a few minutes later it came up positive
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Hi everyone, I am new to this site. Well, I wasn't before, but this is a new account because I deleted my old one. So I guess I want to share my story. Sort of to connect with...
    brokengirlx brokengirlx 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I can never sleep well. I always wake up randomly during the night. I also can't sleep unless i'm really cold, but i still have to have a blanket or two on me. I also have to be...
    white701 white701 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Or rather I had, now I have pectus bars. But here is my story and experience with it.. Some might call it silly. There are not that many physical effects of having it, I even...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jan 17

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