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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Most definitely need a fan on in order to sleep. I suppose it's the noise that puts me to sleep.
    Simone143 Simone143 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Lol you guys are funny but im about to k.o I'm not having sex tonight so I had to find something else to make me sleepy mwuah Toodles till nxt time
    Stonerchick23 Stonerchick23 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    my paci helps me go to sleep easyer
    00panda 00panda 13-15, M 1 Response 7 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 Aug 27

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    Over the course of the last few years I have opened my eyes to how this world works and how it doesn't work. I have had my fair share of.struggles to overcome and that kept me...
    njflyer njflyer 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I started experiencing sleep paralysis since I was 7years old. I could still remember that day, I was lying on my bed and my mom is sister are chatting. The next thing I know I can...
    wisdomdelight wisdomdelight 22-25 1 Response Sep 8

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    http://www.blogthings.com/whatdoesyoursleepingstylesayaboutyouquiz/ You're a Sensitive Sleeper Sleep doesn't always come easily to you, but when the conditions are right, you...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    DSPS probably began for me in my teenage years. I didn't know what it was and had no name for it. Like many other people's experience with DSPS, it was assumed that I was lazy or...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I can't sleep properly For the past few months I can't sleep well. Even if I'm really tired, I only have a few hours sleep (about 4-5) and constantly keep waking. I wake up tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Sep 4

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    I used to have sleep paralysis a lot when I was younger, around 14 or 15, but it hasn't happened much since I got married. Sometimes I started to wonder if it ever happened, or if...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F Sep 6

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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 Aug 26

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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 Aug 27

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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 Aug 28

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    I'm really struggling right now lol but I'm serious! 1. I'm a night owl and I'm not really tired, I'm just trying to make myself go to sleep because I have an early rise in the am...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I can't sleep I found out so horrible stuff and I can't sleep :,( . And I haven't eaten since Wednesday night which is bad for a pregnant lady I'm not hungry I'm not sleep I'm just...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Wake Up. SLEEP. Head Shot. SLEEP. Sit Down. SLEEP. Stand Up. SLEEP. xD
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I haven't really been able to sleep properly since about March e.g. Going to need about 11 not being able to sleep till 3/4 then waking up at 5 ... But yesterday I went to the...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    sleepy right now but can't really sleep but hoaahhmmm~ mmmmmmmm~ >,< too tired to actually sleep i guess
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    If I can't get any sleep the night before I will definitely sleep in. I used to sleep for 12+ hours on a daily basis. I would go down for a nap and not wake up until the next...
    strawberry99 strawberry99 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Sleeping naked is the only way I can sleep. That's it. I just don't understand those who can wear pj's or underwear for sleeping. Do you know how it feel to touch your partner's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 24

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    Changed meds again and now I'm waking after 6 hrs of sleep. I don't mind it, the house is quiet and I can do as I please...just as long as it's not in bed. What I really want to do...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Alright, I don't mean I want to actually die tonight when I sleep. Even though I do have a lot of depressed days but I try to think of the good times and how I actually want to...
    iAteYourCrayon iAteYourCrayon 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28

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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 Aug 29

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    My sleep schedule is a week with around 1-2 hours of sleep, a day where a get a good amount if sleep and repeat.
    EmbraceForever EmbraceForever 13-15, F Aug 30

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    http://www.blogthings.com/doyougetenoughsleepquiz/ You Get Enough Sleep Although sometimes it make not feel like it on Monday morning... You are getting enough sleep. Want to...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 31

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    But it comes with more sleepiness and a feeling of detachment with reality. It started when I would sleep every time I was upset and so when I became depressed and stressed I did...
    madlola madlola 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    it was just once but I was at a summer camp and I was sleeping in the dark corner and I went to sleep I woke up and I couldn't move but I saw a couple of my friends just jumping on...
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Doesn't matter. If I go to sleep and only get four hours I feel bad, but it's the same even if I get ten+ hours of sleep from an early hour to a late hour or a late hour to a late...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    No sleep=bad mood. bad mood= bad attitude. bad attitude=grouchy grouchy=bad day. Seriously I need some sleep but obviously I can't go to sleep :/
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I love to sleep in feminine soft nightdresses. My favourite nighty is my long length satin dress with a wide skirt. The dress is Draped around my smooth legs when I get into bed...
    stefaniesixx stefaniesixx 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I wish I could change my sleeping pattern. First, I sleep usually after 3 am. That makes my lips and skin dry. Second, I can't sleep before 12pm. I don't know why..
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Im not sure why is it that everytime i want to sleep at night i cant, but then at situations like when im with somebody or im at somebodys house, driving, at university, studying...
    mcalderon89 mcalderon89 22-25, M Sep 8

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    Sleep is what I do best and I'm a heavy sleeper so nothing can bother me in my sleep.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 11

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    I Suffer From Sleep Apnoea and sleep with a cpap machine with a full mask. I had Sleep Apnoea for 4 year now.
    blackcat055 blackcat055 41-45, M Sep 11

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    Seriously, sleeping is the best thing ever. I'd give up food, sex, everyting for the ability to sleep forever, periodically wake up to see what time it is, then go back to sleep
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've worked 26 hours in the past 36 hours and I sleep. Even with getting only four hours of sleep last night. I always feel accomplished after killing long days like this. I'd say...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response 2 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 14 hrs ago

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    *Groan* I can't get any sleep, to worried and stress and I think I am starting to get sick :( I have bags under my eyes and to be 100% honest if stress docent kill me then sleep...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Been sleeping every night in shirt and panties. So much more comfortable then with pants at night. You can really feel wrapped in your blanket. Love it <3 which reminds me, need...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    I love to sleep but never will, Troubles come when I lie still, My mind awakes ready to kill. Alone with my thoughts i lay awake, "You fail and fail when much is at stake," "Run...
    FeelinFine FeelinFine 16-17, F Aug 23