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I Lack Sleep

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    So Very Tired

    Sleep, why hath thou forsaken me? I sit here at the keyboard, try to type out something cohesive. I am not hungry I have no headache I am not in any pain I am only moderately tired I have only slept three hours Why can't I sleep? My mind is not bothered My nerves are not...
    Deepressed Deepressed 46-50, M Aug 4, 2011

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    Again

    I didn't sleep AT ALL last night. Once again, I pull an all nighter. Thank goddess for coffee, right?
    illalwaysloveu illalwaysloveu 18-21, F May 17, 2010

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    Sleep... Sleep...

    I wish it could be mine... To sleep at night like the average man.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 2 Responses May 19, 2009

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    It kinda sucks having a night shift cause I

    find myself not sleeping at all! I finally slept yesterday for a few hours after being up for over 24 hours! And it's not that I'm tired, I've actually got a lot of energy! But I notice I've got bags under my eyes, it's not too bad but it makes me feel like I look bad 😕. It's...
    samhaha samhaha 22-25, M Jan 18, 2014

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    Sleepy!

    I don't now when it happened, maybe that week I got sick... I can't remember...but my whole sleep schedule is off! I've been trying to fix for a week now. At first, I was backwards, sleeping all day and awake all night! :-o Now, I've managed to maneuver it around... but not to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 18, 2009

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    I Lack Sleep

     i lack sleep and i am not sure why. i started therapy last week so i am hoping they can figure it out. i am also going thru menapause so that might be part of it. sometimes i take tylenol pm and it helps.  but i still wake up after a couple hours. i would love to be...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F Dec 21, 2008

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    An Insomniac's Dream

    Yeah, its going to be one of those nights. The restless, melancholy, exhausting nights where instead of sleeping I'm trying to perfect a painting or I'm reading or writing or outside, running. They're inevitable, these nights. Genius comes with a tincture of madness, and...
    dollofdust dollofdust 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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    No Sleep For The Wicked?

    It seems like I only sleep every other day, then often only three to four hours. I think sleep deprivation is culmlative because when I get the time I can crash for thirteen or fourteen hours. I've always had trouble getting to sleep, when I was a pre-schooler my folks used to...
    teganmarie teganmarie 51-55, T Jul 14, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    It started back in October 2013. I moved into my apartment and I was looking for a few neat things. I was in the store and I saw this fur comforter. My style all the way! I touched...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    A very For sad day today my family and I.He was suffering It had to be done.We almost called it off. he rallied a few times today like nothing was wrong then the incontinence...
    lisaree13 lisaree13 46-50, T 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I also hate waking up to noises, strong lights or alarm clocks...none of that for me... I need a good nice sleep as I need a good breakfast... I miss it terribly when due to my bf...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    it's difficult to sleep with the lights so everytime I will sleep I need to check and put properly my blanket and extra pillow on my face to cover bcoz my roommate always sleeping...
    gloryglory1984 gloryglory1984 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i cant sleep at the moment and im suck of it. i have so many things racing around inside my mind !!
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I tend to wake up literally every hour or so throughout the night. it sucks it feels like I don't get any sleep at all.
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I wear nothing when I sleep. It's just more comfortable for me to sleep naked. Perhaps, this is due to a lifelong habit. I wore nothing to sleep from my childhood on.
    Allinside Allinside 70+, M 17 hrs ago

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    I sleep in satin lingerie every night I can't sleep unless my body is covered by smooth silky satin I totally love rolling around on my satin sheets when I am wearing my satin...
    satinbitch58 satinbitch58 56-60, M 18 hrs ago

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    Its 8:54 Am here, I didn't sleep yet. And i feel like if i slept, there lots of things i would miss while i am sleeping. Idk if i should sleep or stay awake, damn!
    psstisst psstisst 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    11 Surprising Signs You Are Really Lack of Sleep #SleepAid , (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4405) Lack of sleep is unhealthy and can leave you unable to concentrate and...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I love sleeping. When I don't get at least 10 hrs of sleep, I'm cranky! As a matter of fact, just talking about it made me sleepy! Goodnight!(:
    mommyofeight mommyofeight 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    well, that's not entirely correct, I can't sleep to normal hours. my whole sleep patterns are all over the shop, I don't mind so much at least I do get sleep but sometimes it...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I can feel myself getting sleepy, but my body, my mind won't let me drift off into the sweet bliss of nothingness. I can feel it in my bones the sleepiness is trying to lull me to...
    FadeIntoTheDarkness FadeIntoTheDarkness 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My lady and I always sleep naked, When we first got together, I was delighted when she told me that she always sleeps naked, as I have done for many years. Every night we cuddle...
    Caljoe Caljoe 61-65, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So tonight I tried to sleep naked for the first time. It didn't feel right so now I'm sleeping in a tee shirt and underwear. Maybe if I slowly wean into it I'll feel more...
    pepsie106 pepsie106 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't even remember what it's like to sleep a full night. most the time I sleep an hour or two and then I'm up again wandering the apartment wondering where the Sandman is and...
    moonstar312 moonstar312 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have never understood how I seem to function on so little sleep(5-6 hrs). I always hear what the 'experts' recommend for sleep duration but my body isn't very attentive when it...
    DidISayThat69 DidISayThat69 56-60, M Jul 22

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    I haven't been able to sleep for a couple of days now. There's not too much stress in my life (which is usually what keeps me up) , but lately it seems like it's almost as if I'm...
    underwaterlilly underwaterlilly 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm having this horrible habit of sleeping 10-13 hours a day. I'll try to get to bed at 10 p.m. and set my alarm for 7 a.m. but when I wake up even after those 9 hours of sleep, I...
    mattheadplus mattheadplus 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm 23 years old and I still have sleepovers. I'm not ashamed to say it because I still have sleepovers for a good reason. If my mom is gonna be out for the whole night or the...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I can't sleep. It is 4am in the morning, but I can't close my eyes and sleep. Today is my Monday & I have to go back to work, which woulf be fine, if i didnt have to see John and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I've always had trouble sleeping; usually, I only get a little bit of sleep each night (around 3-5 hours), and I end up waking up, staring at the ceiling, and then just doing...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Being an empath makes it hard to wrap your brain around what lack of empathy looks like. We always assume people feel like we do. We reverse project our feelings and empathy onto...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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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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    Every night. Every single stinking night. I stay up until I physically can not hold my eyes open. I pass out only to awaken 2 hours later. I'm awake for 30 minutes before...
    Yoohoolibbylou Yoohoolibbylou 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I started to sleep shirtless this year. In this hemisphere (south), summer finished on March. It made me sad, because I knew that I would have to sleep with shirts. But, now, I...
    gianmarzzellino97 gianmarzzellino97 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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    Last night there was a storm. It wasn’t huge nor did it last long. However, one thing it did do was cut power to our house. We called it into the power company and waited. And...
    EyeYamLiterally EyeYamLiterally 41-45, M Jul 15

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    So here I am, another sleepless night with too much on my brain. Am I right where I belong? Do I deserve more? Better? Less? Worse? What is waiting for me if I leave the only life...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I feel like it's always wasted time. Why would I want to sleep when I can do something else or get something else done? It's nice to have a goal or something that keeps you wanting...
    IntoxicatedFairy IntoxicatedFairy 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Nowadays I don't care for sleepovers although I've been to a million growing up. It's uncomfortable sleeping in a bed that's not mine. The last time I stayed over, mine felt like a...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response Jul 11

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    I don't sleep. If I'm not sleeping then I can't dream, and not dreaming is not dealing...with life. I stay up at night, worried about my life, unable to see past all this...
    SilverCrystalHeart SilverCrystalHeart 26-30, M Jul 10

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    I can't seem to sleep at a regular hour because I feel like there is so many other things that I can be doing.. But I can't do them because everything is closed or everyone is...
    nycgirl19 nycgirl19 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    i thought i wouldn't like sleeping alone after sleeping with someone every night for 3 years but...i really like sleeping alone.i was almost 100% sure i wouldn't be able to sleep...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8

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