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I Lack Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    Just a baggy shirt, or oversized hoodie....I cannot sleep with pants on, no way.
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I was up late last night and got tipsy then I had to get up at 6:30am so I am trying to get through this day with only a few hours of sleep. I know its my fault but even without...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I haven't slept with a stuffed animal since I was a kid, but yesterday my boyfriend bought me a stuffed animal of my choice; a little giraffe. It's cute and I love him. I named him...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Yes. EVERY SINGLE NIGHT I have to sleep with my stuffed little teddy bear. I got it from Starbucks in 2010. It's a barista bear dressed in a pink butterfly costume. Its so cute and...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Hate Waking Up And Not Being Able To Go Back To Sleep
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    sleep in my pajamas ....................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    i love my sleep! Can never get enough... literally!!
    mizzR91 mizzR91 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I've always been told I'm a good drawer. But I've never been creative and it makes my work look average, i don't know what to do. I've never looked at something and have thought...
    JenKnibs JenKnibs 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Well since I was younger I've always been shy and didn't know how to express what I wanted! So I grew up lacking of confidence and feeling too ugly dumb and inattractive to talk to...
    thatnigga19 thatnigga19 18-21, M Jul 7

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    Am slowly but surely beating no/lack of confidence and going back to trying new thins and being my self as well as being happy again for the 1st time in years
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    The more I talk to people, the more I hear of people who can't sleep. Insomnia seems to constantly sweep the globe and so many people have trouble sleeping, regardless of how many...
    SirCabbage SirCabbage 22-25, M Jul 20

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    sleep is the most peculiar phenomenon in the world. some times you have nothing to do except sleep but it wont come. some times you gonna cry for sleep, you do every possible...
    kirat1990 kirat1990 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I'm usually a great sleeper, going from 10:30, (Sometimes 11:00) at night to 8:00 in the morning. But last night was odd. I had some negative thoughts running through my head, so...
    PopcornLadder PopcornLadder 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What led me to sleeping naked was when I'd go to sleep in pajamas or underwear, only to be naked when I woke up. Because I was still sharing a bedroom with my brother at the time...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    The most horrible feeling ever! You have those nights where you got so much things on your mind and as soon as you put your head on the pillow the thoughts keep swimming around...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    How do you wake up from sleep paralysis tonight? Here are 9 ways to end it when it happens. Some tips will work for you some won't everyone is different. So try the ones you...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 15

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    Another sleepless night for me . It started when my husband passed away . I sleep sometimes obviously but more often than not I cannot sleep at night and sleep for a couple of...
    TexasTam61 TexasTam61 51-55, F Jul 19

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    If you ever have a hard time sleeping, relax one hour before going to sleep. Prepare yourself by having a routine, and try listening to really calm and relaxed music. For some...
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Hello :) I got an interesting story to share... also I have no idea what exactly happened so please help? I guess I went into some kind of combination between lucid dreaming and...
    Annaaa24 Annaaa24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Sleeping is one of my favourite things to do! An escape from reality and problems! Helps your mind and body heal!Also when there's a problem or something is bothering me I tend to...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I'm always running.. Even in my sleep.. Last night I dreamt I had a dog (golden retriever) then he got lost and I found him again.. I was very scared of him but he was mine...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I couldn't sleep as woke up at 6 am and slept like 4 hours or less as kept waking up and sleeping in these few hours. I hate this as my mood gets so bad and just my mind wander and...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    i have always had a sleeping problem, so due to it i never went to sleep overs. i find it kind of embarrassing when everybody else is sleeping and i am awake and i can not go to...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I'm SOO angry. It's 6:30am, and I spent the whole night awake AGAIN. I'm not happy with this. I just want to sleep peacefully and normally and plentifully, but at night I get...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Sometimes I'm so tired and in my head are buzzing a thousands thoughts and although I know I should sleep, I just can't. I want to be told to go to sleep. Preferably to be read...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F Jul 21

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    I have sleep paralysis and it is nothing fun, it's one off the scariest sleeping disorders you could have. I hate it, for those tho don't know what it is, it when you are half...
    DesrayMinqez DesrayMinqez 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    It was another summer holiday, hot and sunny and about 34 degrees Celsius. It was about 7 in the evening when my uncle and aunt came over with my cousin. Was he ever buff! He came...
    CrazyKoala CrazyKoala 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I'm sleeping 10 hours a day BUT i think I'm not really sleeping coz when i wake up i realize that what i dreamed of is not dreams actually its already happened around me in the...
    Wasanmid Wasanmid 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Over the years as we were raising our family. My wife and I would sleep nude. Both of us were not big fans of sleeping with something on. At times, when one of our children would...
    nudistguyny nudistguyny 70+, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just need to vent this out somewhere, cause there isn't really anywhere else I can. I'm currently running of 3-4 hours sleep per night, at best, because I'm really scared of...
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    In the past 72 hours .. I had slept around 8 hours and for the last 40 hours its 0.. but still not feeling like sleepy.. The only issue I am having is, I guess my brain is not...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    sleepy sleepyyy tryna stay awakeeeeeeeeeeee
    miszbrittneyy miszbrittneyy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I used to sleep with a stuffed pink elephant and then I grew out of it.. Then two days ago I got a stuffed turtle.. Now I sleep with it and I can't sleep without it.
    ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 2

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    I only like to sleep when I'm not supposed to. I love to sleep during the day. So I chose to work nights. Unfortunately I'm awake at 2am while my family sleeps on my day off...
    lillyclaire lillyclaire 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I do sleep but not very well. It began about a year ago when I lost a lot of weight. I fall asleep in the evening watching TV or reading but when I go to bed I can't sleep for...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I don't like to sleep. So I'll work different shifts and get 5 hours of sleep and I'm good. There's not that much time and there's so much to do and learn. I'll sleep later when I...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 5

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    I feel like all I do is sleep. I work third shift and I swear I can sleep from the time I get off at 7 am to the time I have to go back in and then I even find myself nodding off...
    KekeLare KekeLare 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Well argh my sleep pattern is all over the place for like a week now I have been going to bed at 6am and sleeping till like 2pm so yesterday I tried to fix it by not sleeping at...
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    during the hot summer months I sleep very badly due to the bedroom being too hot I have tried sleeping outside in a sleeping bag under a tarp and it worked very well. the only...
    robd142 robd142 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 12

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