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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 19 hrs ago

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    I sleep all the time. I go too bed at around 11 and don't wake up until around 10 or 10:30 and sleep throughout the day. What's wrong me with?! Lol
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    'I Don't Sleep Well' -the understatement of the century.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    The monsters that were once under my bed are now in my head. It's like living in a deep dark void that you sink deeper into everyday. I can't sleep because those monsters in my...
    XSimplyXSuicideX XSimplyXSuicideX 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    When I actually do get a chance to sleep
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I would love to stay up and talk to all of you lovely people. But this lady here needs some sleep. lol
    FlyShawtyyy FlyShawtyyy 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    wait. It is more like "I Refuse" I don't know I think it is because I am used at least one person in the house as well when I am sleeping.
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    when i am tired and went to sleep,few minutes later i can hear like 20 people whispering in my room.when i try to wake up i cant move my body.so i force myself to move and when i...
    Lifefreakingless Lifefreakingless 13-15 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I wish I could sleep, maybe I just need to cuddle up with someone :3
    Madi1000 Madi1000 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    Fell asleep,..then just suddenly woke up ( it's 3:36 in the morning) I really need to go back to sleep but I don't want to at the same time
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Long night at work. Hoping I can get more than 4 hours of sleep!!!!
    cjjb55 cjjb55 41-45, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    This was one of those nights. I have not have my usual 6 or 7 hours of sleep in over a week. My thoughts kept me awake. The rest of the week, 2 sick kids made me get up more than 3...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 13 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I'm thinking that Iam not sleeping enough hours???Already awake and a little bet dizzy !!!....
    mabella33 mabella33 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I know a scandinavian girl who was an exchange student in japan. She was very excotic over there, because she was tall and blonde. Nearing the end of her stay, the father of the...
    Tityroi Tityroi 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I am dying with lack of sleep + school starting combo.. help anyone? tips and methods loved and appreciated
    rruser27 rruser27 13-15, M Aug 20

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    Ever since I was a child I have had one of the worst cases of REM disorder (complex sleepwalking) in the history of my family, even worse than my still living grandfather's re...
    Lostsoutherner Lostsoutherner 26-30, F Aug 6

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    Watched a movie. Learned blacks were slaves in brasil. Why??? Why slavery at all?? Why current fiscal slavery??? Haves and have nots why??? Rulers. And owners of...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I was with a band for 3 years and was forced out early this year. I want to be a musician again. Not just my favourite genres but a proper composer working from home. But I lack...
    KA4689 KA4689 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 10

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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 Jul 29

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    I was 13 when I had my first sp experience, it was one of the "normal" ones, you'd fall asleep waking up and your frozen and can't move ,you have weight as if something on top of...
    RNB123 RNB123 13-15 Aug 5

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    My work schedule and my Tourette's keeps messing up my sleep schedule. I have periods where I can't sleep no matter what I try. I'm just too awake. I work as a music school teacher...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 9

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    I am so sick of having this!! It causes so many problems for me. Everyone around me just thinks I'm lazy when I can't help it. I take so many different sleeping medications just to...
    dannyfelis131 dannyfelis131 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Sometimes, I just can't sleep. I can go the whole day without sleeping. I also don't get enough sleep. It don't like this because I feel tired and nervous the whole day. Things are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8

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    I cant sleep at night, like at all. I never get tired at night and when I do go to bed I end up laying there awake until sunrise. I think I have delayed sleep phase syndrome. my...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Alright, more about me besides my fetish. It is almost 4am and I can't sleep. It's not the "I can't turn off my computer therefore I can't sleep," it's "I have been lying in bed...
    Hairaddict67 Hairaddict67 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Last night I didnt sleep so well. I laid down way earlier than normal cause my body said it was tired. But my mind or something wasnt i guess. I laid there for about 30 or 40 mins...
    dekantheeccentriciceman dekantheeccentriciceman 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I got a very bad habit of doing this... and every time i do this i regret it as I wake up feeling crap, groggy and it affects me all day long! But i don't know what it is... the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Every day is a burden. It is really hard to pass each second of this life that I have been needlessly dragged into. I just want it to end, quickly and painlessly. I know how to but...
    Ricky2701 Ricky2701 18-21, M Aug 3

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    Sleeping had always been a problem for me...I have these awful nightmares all the time that makes me jump from my bed in horror...things were getting better he was always holding...
    ffdp84 ffdp84 26-30, F Jul 31

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    Ever since i way 14 i have had spontaneous sleep paralysis as much as 5 times a week. This used to scare the hell out of me as when in SP (Sleep Paralysis) not only am i not able...
    YouAgain YouAgain 26-30, M Aug 7

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    I have a really hard time sleeping before 3 or 4 in the morning or past noon. Like my perfect sleep schedule would be 3am-noon. That's how I function best. Even if I have not had...
    ChattyCathy80 ChattyCathy80 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Over the past couple of years I have had difficulty falling asleep. It seems that I cannot cross the threshold between being awake and being asleep. I lose concentration and as...
    kwestion999 kwestion999 51-55, M Aug 17

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    The past week I have had little or no sleep !!! At first I would get possibly 6 hours but past three nights only sleeping between 3-4 hours ! I feel so exhausted and worn out but I...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    YASSS! I sleep on two! NO! Let's say 4! I sleep in the middle so my head is resting on all 4 pillows :) - I can't sleep on flat pillows! :( they have to be comfy and soft! And I...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Lately I've been getting 4 hours of sleep and I'm losing it mentally... I sleep around midnight and wake up at 3 am. I wake up suddenly and can't go back to sleep no matter what I...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I need sleep. I sleep at 5 or 6 and then wake up at 8 or something. And then I cant sleep. Fml! Every night's the same.
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M Aug 4

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    Help what's wrong with me!? I only got 4 hours of sleep YET MY BRAIN IS NOT TIRED AT ALL!!!! IVE BEEN TRYING TO RELAX BUT I JUST KEEP GOING INTO SOME FREAKIN SLEEP PARALYSIS...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Ugh i cant sleep rn and a lot the time when I do sleep early I wake up a lot in the middle of the night. Who else can't sleep?
    imamascaradeball imamascaradeball 13-15, F Aug 6

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