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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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    I get up at 7 am...sleep at 5 pm..wake up at 10pm...sleep at 3 am and repeat the process...come to think of it.....maybe it's not a messed up sleeping schedule...looks pretty set...
    lickalollipop lickalollipop 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Oh for once how I wish you would turn off and let me sleep in peace and darkness. Always taking control in day and night never letting me rest. The one night I needed it and it was...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F Nov 19

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    It's been months since i've had a fixed sleeping schedule. It really sucks and causes mood instability. If you're starting to do the same, please stop. Your life will get 1000...
    coloroutofspace coloroutofspace 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    For example.. The last six nights: Friday into Saturday: Asleep by 3am, awake at 9:30am briefly and then fully awake at 11:30am. Decent but not great sleep. Saturday: Couldn't...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I work the day shift and the night shift as a nurse. When working nights, I barely get by on 4-5 hours of sleep. When night shift is done and it's my day off, I sleep 12-13 hours...
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So for over two years now it's like I can't stay asleep at night it never fails i always wake up around 3 am and it takes me til 7am before im tired and then i feel awful bc it's...
    Tayylorr Tayylorr 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've not had a proper nights sleep in weeks. I have to get up for work in an hour, and I haven't slept at all.
    Northlame Northlame 18-21, M Nov 16

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    Back on the supplements yesterday..had a better nights sleep..no bad dreams and only woke up once💤
    wagongirl wagongirl 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    One night I go to bed at 12am the next I go to bed at 5am and then it might be 2am and basically my sleep schedule is really messed up oops
    Jasminxo Jasminxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I am always tired and sleepy. Not once in my life have I felt refreshed upon waking up.
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 17

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    I sleep less nowadays. idk y. I wish I can sleep better as I used to. I value my sleep more than anything.
    kabibal kabibal 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 17

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    Crying myself to sleep is the only way for me to sleep lately. It's just so hard and tiring that I then get more tearful.
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Which often means means I don't go to sleep until just before 5 or 6am. And I always feel so lazy when I wake up around midday, even though I've only had five to seven hours sleep...
    IdleFox IdleFox 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure what it is. Maybe it's my meds. Maybe my mind is rotting. I'm not sure. All I know is I can't sleep more than 3 or 4 hours at a time, and I'm always tired. It's my own...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Lately I sleep from about 1:00 AM - 5:00 AM and then from 10:00 AM - noon. Possibly with naps throughout the day. It's rough.
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    If I sleep 8hrs I'll stay awake and fresh for the next 20hrs. If I do 5hrs, I can keep a 24hrs day schedule but then I'm feeling tired throughout the day. I don't seem to belong to...
    oxioxi oxioxi 31-35, M a week ago

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    I'm up once again, I wonder what time tonight I will be falling sleep. School in the morning... Just a bad day for me
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had mine taken at a psychologists office per referral of my school. My intelligence quotient was 157. Why can't I be like everyone else?
    atchetson atchetson 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I took one in 4th grade and scored 127 overall. 3 points from gifted/genius. A girl in my class got 136 and I overheard the tester say it was the highest she ever saw someone...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M Nov 3

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    With the Pirate being absent for so long, the crew has been getting restless and the ladies are proving to be too much for the guards to handle. With the Queen's blessing, the...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 15 Responses Nov 17

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    I don't mean to brag or anything... But I have the same IQ score as Einstein.. So..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I keep having the same bad dreams over and over. First i am driving my car at speed..but i cant get into the drivers seat.im either in the passenger seat or often leaning iver and...
    wagongirl wagongirl 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I hate waking up to nothing just makes me Wana die looking around for a smiling face to greet you and you only wake up to find a dark empty place inside yourself
    sohigh710 sohigh710 18-21, M Nov 5

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    Ok so no this isn't about that. I just needed something to post under. I've never been able to finish during "the dirty deed" the first time we were going literally for a little...
    TheCreatorOfAll TheCreatorOfAll 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    My IQ is 150 :D assuming that's smart? Right? Haha
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    My mother has the papers, I don't, but I believe my IQ is 141 or 142
    xXalternativegirlXx xXalternativegirlXx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Just ordered some online lol
    Brudy6 Brudy6 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I haven't been able to sleep in a long while now. It's becoming frustrating and I've sought treatment options. None of it worked. My doctor pointed out it could be linked to...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    At first he happen to be caught in her glance, she had not noticed him her eyes were only focused on a friend as they whispered. Then slowly his existence started to grow, her eyes...
    Moonlight94 Moonlight94 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I've had insomnia since I was a teenager. It comes and goes, but it's very rare that I actually sleep through the night. On average, while I'm in bed for the full 8 hours, I'll...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Is 4:49 I woke up a few minutes earlier :( I'm very tired but can't sleep, the worst is I'm having a bad migraine, everybody is sleeping. I can hear the birds singing already and...
    lizzyWaterbearer lizzyWaterbearer 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    here 3:44 now...i'm exausted.i had a good sleep last night.and i can’t sleep again! i wanna get out of this bad cycle. i have to struggle to sleep forever!? but i think it's good...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I seriously can't sleep wtf. It's impossible at night what the hell is keeping me up?I've tried everything and, nothing works. I have a couple of sleeping pills but I don't wanna...
    Jaywaa Jaywaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Spent the evening scrubbing my entire house hoping to distract me from the worst case of a breaking heart and now that I'm done and sitting down the pain is still there along with...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    Loaded up on sleeping pills... Hopefully I can sleep tonight..... :'( I hope it wasn't overdose... 2 melatonin and my prescribed sleeping pill...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 2

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    Before I tell you my dream there a few things you should know. I am a lucid dreamer. I practice lucid dreaming every night and have gained a fair amount of control over my dreams...
    yourblacknight yourblacknight 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I guess I should begin at the beginning, right? Seems like it should be a no brainer, but I'm not sure which beginning to use. Once upon a time, a Scottish coke smuggler met a...
    HayleyBuggy HayleyBuggy 18-21, T 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Actually About A Hour And A Half~ My booty is dragging today. Still trying to wind down from the little one being here. Her mama came got her. So going to eat and then take my...
    Restlessmama Restlessmama 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Depression. Wake up, eat something if you can bear it, go back to bed and wait for the day to end. Repeat. Until you pluck up enough courage to finish the bottle of sleeping pills...
    Nikkinikki250 Nikkinikki250 18-21, F Nov 14

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    I crashed the other day, slept for 24 hours straight, and the cycle have started again. I really cannot get to sleep. Even the sleeping pills don't help. It's driving me nuts. With...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I was diagnosed with ADD when I was in 2nd or 3rd grade. Grew up knowing my life was not going to be easy. I took my meds everyday that soon made it that I couldn't sleep. causing...
    kaylavene2016 kaylavene2016 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Only 6pm. Counting the minutes until I can take too many sleep pills and drift of for 10-12 hours.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Oct 29

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    Me And My ShadowShadow, a little sheltie, came to me by way of extended family who went on vacation and left her in the care of my (ex)wife and me. She was three (the dog, not my...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 10

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