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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Restless, is a bit of an understatement. I apparently can have full blown sex while I'm asleep and not remember much about it. It has gotten so bad that I have told my partner that...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    There is too much happening in my life right now. I think that's why I can't sleep. I went to bed last night and tossed and turned for a few hours and then fell asleep, but woke up...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response 52 mins ago

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    She angrily peered at the clock for what felt like the hundredth time. Only two minutes had passed since the last time she checked it. 2:47am it read. 2:47am. At that point she...
    salen01 salen01 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I can't sleep tonight, my mind and body won't let me. I have work tomorrow and I would love to fall asleep soon, so that I'm not a zombie tomorrow!
    Lostneedsfound Lostneedsfound 22-25, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I used to suffer from it badly when I took a lot of drugs a couple of years ago. I only get it very occasionally now as I no longer use, but it's starting to increase again. I've...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M 38 mins ago

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    The rigours of modern life are such that they wane away intimacy in perfectly otherwise happy marriages due to stress levels being high ,,,odd workin hours...long hours in office...
    romell romell 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    The lack of confidence, yes. The stuttering, very little.
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M Oct 10

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    So I am really conceited and lack empathy for my fellow man. I see the world in White, Black, and Grey. But not in the hues of the rainbow everyone else seems to include. . Any...
    GenericoScout GenericoScout 22-25 6 days ago

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    In the present time, women really love to wear silk sleepwear since it looks stunning, wonderful and comfortable to wear. In line with this, silk sleepwear is considered as one of...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Sleepless in Seattle?“Good morning”In the famous words of Dr. Martin Luther King, SPW-BFF, Linda (Saar-rah) quoted “I Have a Dream.” Her sister SPW-BFF Lisa...
    SisterPrisonWivesBFF SisterPrisonWivesBFF 61-65 Oct 9

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    For about a week i havnt slept right my sleep feels like its been broken i have been having trouble drifting off to sleep but once im asleep then im fine i can sleep till morning...
    BennetWitch BennetWitch 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I am a bi male and have been sleeping in girls lingerie for 3 or more years now, mainly i wear a cami and thong and sometimes a pair of sheer hold ups (panthose) It is the only...
    xXSamanthaCDXx xXSamanthaCDXx 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Ughhh. There's just nothing I look forward to quite as much. I don't know if it's depression talking or the fact that I work graveyard shifts... All I know is that SLEEP IS NICE. I...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Why always happens in the SAME place? I had my first episode of sleep paralysis years ago and then never again for years. Since I had my son (now 2 1/2) I have times that he...
    CaseyinFlorida CaseyinFlorida 31-35, F a week ago

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    I wish I had someone to sleep with, and I don't mean sleeping with someone by having sex... I mean just having someone there to lay next to and hold me and comfort me while I fall...
    BrokenSoul88 BrokenSoul88 22-25, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate it when I can't fall asleep when I want too, but then I fall asleep when I don't want too. And even when I do sleep it's a broken sleep or it's a restless sleep. I wish I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    There was this party I went to at a bed and breakfast in NY right by the Hudson River. So beautiful. The food was amazing and the beds oh my god I was sleeping on a cloud. I wish...
    86reality 86reality 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I don't wear a shirt just shorts but my boyfriend sleeps in his underwear but I'm trying to get him to sleep in shirts like me because when he sleeps In his underwear it's the same...
    cbailey301 cbailey301 22-25, M Oct 3

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    i sleep a lot ..i love to take rest and sleep whenever i feel bored or if i am angry that's the best relax i can have. i love sleeping i early morning that's the best sleep fr me...
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M Oct 4

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    It was just raining to day and I was just laying there thinking these 2 things at the same time. Screw you and thank you world. So I just decided to lay there and sleep until noon...
    FabledCity FabledCity 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I can't help it but I really love sleeping. I feel quite rejuvenated when I wake. The time is now 9:50pm and I must get some sleep... Lol, I already missed like 3hrs and 50mins of...
    Lovelielady Lovelielady 31-35 1 Response Sep 20

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    It is believed by some that during sleep paralysis, a person is more receptive to spiritual activity. How someone could definitively know what they saw wasn't only a dream, I am...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Lost night I could not sleep until 12am then I was back up at 1am and could not get back to sleep until 6am then I head to get up at 6:30am! I'av been in bed trying to sleep sin 8...
    Shabz5black Shabz5black 22-25, F Sep 25

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    Hello! I've have been sleeping naked for about a week now and it is amazing! I always wake up more refreshed,fall asleep faster and wake up on time! I've have always been...
    LlMABEAN LlMABEAN 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I always sleep naked,unless I am visiting someone or someone is visiting! I usually can sleep in hot or cold weather naked because I have the best down blanket in the world! And I...
    LlMABEAN LlMABEAN 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    Moonshine is my 4 year old red catahoula. I love her to death! I'm almost 37 weeks pregnant and have been having trouble sleeping at night. The other day my amazing mother brought...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F Sep 29

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    Hello! I've have been sleeping naked for about a week now and it is amazing! I always wake up more refreshed,fall asleep faster and wake up on time! I've have always been...
    LlMABEAN LlMABEAN 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    If stressed I wake up all hours of the night. I do sleep but very fitful.I try to avoid stress or conflict during the evening so I can allow myself quality sleep.I have a medical...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I've tried sleeping in the nude . But I have difficulties getting to sleep. It's supposed to be the best way to get a good nights sleep as your body regulates the heat and cools...
    interlink2 interlink2 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    This weekend my bf was out so I had the apartment to my self and my sis britany 16 y/o So I was in bed and I was a sleep when I heard someone screen so I got up and went to check...
    Shelby1998 Shelby1998 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I can't sleep. I can't sleep. That bell around the cat's neck...The wind outside..The sound of my husband breathing... I can't sleep...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I make sure that every night I have a pacifier close to me before I go to sleep. I need 1 every night or otherwise I don't sleep well. I have 1 at my mom and dad's hour but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8

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    I sleep with a pacifier and I'm 28. I can't sleep without it. I recently told my mom that I wanted to be treated like an adult. I had a pacifier at my mom and dads house and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8

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    I love to sleep naked in my own bedroom, unless there's someone in my room or when i'm on my period. Few times I forgot to lock the door when i'm sleeping naked lol but no one ever...
    Ellanese Ellanese 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've experienced this twice in my life and hopefully never again. The first time I was 18 and broke up with my gf and went to visit my grandmother (just for some grandma love). She...
    Saphic33 Saphic33 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yes I need to go to sleep. Tomorrow I'm going into the hospital to put something in me. I don't think it's surgery but I'm not too sure what exactly the procedure is and what it's...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I think it's like a comfort thing I have to do to be able to sleep at night. Like any child's blanket, I need to hug my pillow. My bed is in queen size and I have like 6 pillows on...
    masmelo masmelo 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I sometimes don't get to sleep until 2am then have to be up and leave the house by 7am. I have 2 hours after class before I need to drive to work where I some days grab a nap but...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just started sleeping with no bottoms on and I love it I don't get hot and I sleep better . really wish I would have done this a long time ago .
    TLC89 TLC89 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 20

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