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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Aside from sleeping naked, I always need to keep my feet uncovered when sleeping. I can't sleep when they're under the blanket. Strange, but true.
    Sikarno Sikarno 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I suck at sleeping because all I do is stress about big things like a holiday coming up or money or alitlle thing like stopping to bite my nails or what that person said to me...
    ALW1992 ALW1992 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    in fact many sleeping disorders....
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    roughly about 4 years ago ... i used to pull all-nighters and , sometimes not even want sleep, but now a days, i just love to sleep. It's hard for me to stay awake throughout the...
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M May 10

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    How to Really Overcome Insomnia and Pain No Risk? (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4240) Lack of sleep is known to trigger an inflammatory response in your body, and...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M Apr 29

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    I sure do... It's more like I lack a sleep schedule... I periodically will take one nap anywhere from 2-4 hours a day...it can get nerve racking... I find I get a touch jealous...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I lack empathy for people. I have more empathy for dogs and cats than humans. I love when pain befalls beautiful people. I enjoy seeing happy people encounter tragedy. I have a lot...
    socialdis socialdis 41-45, M 1 Response May 6

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    I lack in self-confiedence way way way to much. For example, I am way to afraid to wear makeup and dresses because my mother laughs at me in a silly way. But it affects me alot. I...
    Alec111 Alec111 26-30, F 1 Response May 4

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    Not gonna lie I do lack motivation for alot of things
    spankedteenboy spankedteenboy 18-21, M 1 Response May 5

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    To be more specific, I lack faith in our ability to care for this beautiful planet we live on. 105,000 gallons of oil may have spilled in Santa Barbara County. http://www.latimes...
    therealmeatlast therealmeatlast 46-50, M May 21

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    It should be a basic human trait, but it's often lacking in humans. It really upsets me.
    RealLifePerson RealLifePerson 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Quindecima Quindecima 13-15, F May 17

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    Love sleeping, maybe too much. I spend ~14 hours sleeping. I know it's bad for one's health, but I can't control it! I wake up fresh like a lettuce.. It feels like that's the...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    First time I got SP (Sleep Paralysis) was few months ago. What is Sleep Paralysis? Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening...
    xAnnaa xAnnaa 13-15, F 1 Response May 21

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    When I was a young teenager I started to sleep naked because I was a sleepwalker, and I always undressed during night, and I woke up naked. I sleepwalked several times a week, so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    I use to barely sleep. I had severe insomnia. Id sleep 3hrs at most. Lately I sleep too much. Now im sleeping 12 to 13hrs. Its broken up cause Im woken up. But still its too much...
    PhoenixRising83 PhoenixRising83 31-35, F 2 Responses May 21

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    Yesterday morning Sleep Paralysis struck me again. I haven;t had in in awhile, so it got me by surprise. I took a 4 hour nap before. From 17:00 to 21:00. I stayed up until 5:00...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response May 3

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    I have a really, really, really bad habit of calling ppl in the middle of the night when I can't sleep. I feel so bad afterwards bc it's extremely rude to disturb someone's sleep...
    ConfusedInCollege ConfusedInCollege 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    It's not that I'm not sleeping. I'm sleeping but I'm restless. I use my Fitbit to track my sleep and according to it - I could be in bed for 10 hours and 9 of those hours is me...
    lilabnormal lilabnormal 18-21, F May 20

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    My sleep schedule : Sleep, wake up exhausted, pledge to go to bed earlier tonight, sleepy all day, finally wake up later, wide awake, it's late but who cares? It's time to party...
    TrapQueen19 TrapQueen19 18-21, F a week ago

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    I barely get any sleep. I cry myself to sleep not wanting to face my demons. Its like I'm sleeping and they hold me down. I can't move and I can't talk or scream for help. It...
    Bitxh0x Bitxh0x 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm tired all the time. I don't have an easy time falling asleep or getting a good sleep. I might get 3 or 4 hours of good sleep, if I'm lucky. I have tried a lot of things to fall...
    ComeClarity33 ComeClarity33 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    I love footies, everytime I sleep with them on, I always seem to be in a deep warm sleep and love being cozy while watching or playing video games or anything! I just love them...
    Thankyou1337 Thankyou1337 16-17, M May 10

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    I have just started to properly research sleep paralysis. I have always had trouble with sleeping and over the last two and a bit years I have been experiencing sleep paralysis 2-3...
    SeraLou SeraLou 22-25, F May 11

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    I wish I could sleep forever. I wake up each morning feeling like I have to tolerate the world once more before I can embrace the sweet feeling of REM sleep. Despite the complex...
    BlackSeoul BlackSeoul 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I am a 15 year old male, and I just was conducting research on how to control dreams, and do as you please while you are dreaming.  Through my research I found a symptom...
    DaltonVega DaltonVega 13-15 1 Response May 14

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    Damn. This happens sometimes, like right now. It's almost 11pm where I live, I usually go to bed at 8:30. Tonight I just can't seem to fall asleep. I'm tired, but my brain is all...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T May 14

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    Thanx to my hypothyroidism, I have a real bad sleeping schedule. Tried several (herbal/natural) remedies, breathing excersises, meditation and"fixed schedules". Some days I am so...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 11 Responses May 18

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    Yo On Ondol-As I mention before I grew up in the home of my paternal grandparents, my father's mother and stepfather, originally from the northern provinces of Korea and still very...
    SteppeChild SteppeChild 18-21, F May 19

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    The max hours I sleep is 10 hours if I just sleep through without being woken up. If I sleep for 6-7 hours then I'll be a bit drousy throughout the day.
    reginarose reginarose 26-30, F May 20

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    I want to sleep because I'm lazy to do all things that I have to do but I don't want to sleep because I have to finish them... Just kill me now
    kailand12 kailand12 16-17, F May 21

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    I have not had a "normal" sleep pattern for years. A few years ago I went to a hypnotherapist and she was able to help me a little. Then a year or so later we got a new bed and...
    NCConch NCConch 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I iz sleepy, but I cannot sleep. Gotta love insomnia. :/
    Dino256 Dino256 18-21, M Apr 29

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    finally got to sleep last night at 6:30 am because my body just wouldn't calm down to sleep now i'm sat here is 9am and my stupid body already woke me up and is now telling me that...
    Raz56 Raz56 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 29

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