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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I didn't have trouble sleeping until I was probably in my late 16th year or when I turned 17. I miss it. All my life until that time sleeping was like breathing. I slept great as...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm tired of sleeping alone. I just wish that I had someone who wanted to be there, wanted to be held and wanted me to be there with them forever. I recall back to relationships...
    DarkestDespair DarkestDespair 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    Thanks seroquel. And makers of seroquel. And all you successful foks. Who let the makers relabel seroquel. Now any who take it. And find it working less over time May...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    All my life i been fascinated by women whom sleep with black guys , so I worked on helping , girls friend, wife and other to meet black men.
    geminix22 geminix22 51-55, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My favourite in my small collection is a long nightie in purple satin with black lace trim and short puff sleeves. I had it made by Superdresses along with a matching robe. It's...
    satinnightie satinnightie 66-70, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Had some major sleep paralysis last night, some witch like thing trying to get me I was sort of conscious trying to shout at her, I managed to move my arms or mumble/ moan just...
    robclark88 robclark88 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    3:13am ...where did my sleepy self go? Uhh I m gonna regret it tomorrow morning.
    headphoneson headphoneson 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I actually don't care if there is a person with me but I can't sleep without 1 or both of my dogs
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I can only sleep when my room is pitch black ! Why is that I wonder ?
    roes55 roes55 56-60, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'd rather have way more sleep with someone else.
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Every night is the same, cannot sleep. I take pills to aid sleep, but they doesn't seem to work anymore. I talk to myself until I catch some sleep. That's usually around 4 am...
    jmanu86 jmanu86 26-30, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Well, hi there, fellow sufferers :D I bet your sleep schedule can't be more f*cked up than mine! I have something called Circadian Rhythm Disorder or Internal Clock Disorder. I...
    sweetsnake sweetsnake 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have seen it, have witnessed it, and been a victim of lack of compassion. Why won't people b compassionate? Compassion does feel good. Try it!
    Uwa201 Uwa201 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    My sleeping schedule is extremely messed up usually I can't sleep because of things on my mind and I'm up till about 12 am and sleep late into the day or when schools in I'm up...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm running on about 2 hours of sleep today. I have had SO much trouble sleeping this past week. Usually I sleep rough or wake too early or whatever but lately I'm just... Not...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    it is happening again. i can not sleep at all. there is only one image in my brain. it keeps me awake. no mater how much i try i can not change it. it makes me overthink and...
    msb2015 msb2015 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sleep monitor says I had 9:02 hrs of sleep, 100% sleep quality! This hasn't happened since January! I feel great! Rested, clear headed, ready to tackle the day! I've been so sleep...
    noniemouse noniemouse 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been having this problem for a while now. While I'm in school I usually don't go to sleep until like 12:00 or 1:00. But since my summer vacation started.... I haven't been...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It really is messed up. Due to insomnia, anxiety, and a physical medical condition ( cervical dystonia ), I'm always up really really late, causing me to sleep until 12-2PM on...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love sleeping naked. How do you like to sleep??
    imhiphop11 imhiphop11 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Its weird how much a sleep like i do it more than the average person . I can go to sleep for hours wake up then go rite back to sleep. For some unknown reason I'm always tired like...
    FlowerChildXOXO FlowerChildXOXO 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I LOVE sleeping with eye mask. It's been 10 years now and I have not slept a day without it. 😀 Even if I go to sleepovers or going on holiday that's the first thing I pack...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Used to have to have the lights on to go to sleep and now need them off to go to sleep. Just the idea of money and energy being wasted would be on my mind keeping me awake. Also...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M a week ago

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    I keep checking every few minutes to make sure any kind of bug isn't in my room because that's gross and creepy if they are, I just don't feel like sleeping, and the Internet keeps...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm 21 years old and I have a actual reason why I can't sleep I have sleep apnea it's minor when I'm on my back and more medium when I'm on my side, it's odd and unsure why but...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 Jun 28

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    Ever since I could remember I've never been able to just fall asleep whenever. I sleep in soooo late, like 12:00 pm and I constantly get yelled at for it by my parents. I literally...
    saide33 saide33 13-15, F Jun 28

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    The first time it happened, I didn't know what to think. I just brushed it off as a really vivid nightmare. That is, until it happened again a week later. That's when I realized...
    SylvieX SylvieX 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I love sleeping but these days I can't sleep without sleeping pills. I just lay awake twisting and turning its so frustrating. I am so tired sleepy but can't sleep. It's 5am...
    Tofi786 Tofi786 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I think in this world lacking people you want is the most difficult thing to solve. I want at least a peer in my field to make efforts to solve research problems together and enter...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I'm looking at getting a sleep sack at the moments so that I can hopefully try it soon. I sometimes sleeps in rubber shorts & vest already. Will be good to push the experience...
    ltxrob ltxrob 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Oh my goodness me. I have never before been able to talk to anyone about this. This will sound crazy I kniw but I really need someones help pleaasee! I was 5 years old and...
    BabyUsagi BabyUsagi 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Society is very moronic. They bash others. And follow moronic trends. Or abusive traditions. And get shocked at columbine. But fail to praise those who stay quiet And...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 24

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    I've been sleeping naked for a few years now. It's the best way to sleep--I can't sleep with anything on.
    icetwin icetwin 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 23

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