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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Idk what types of sleep disorders are there in the world, but sometimes, I really feel/do weird things in my sleep that I think I might have some kind of sleep disorder. Apart...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I work the day shift and the night shift as a nurse. When working nights, I barely get by on 4-5 hours of sleep. When night shift is done and it's my day off, I sleep 12-13 hours...
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I was raised with a family bed. I slept with my parents from a very early age. i can't not remember sleeping in the same bed with them. When I hit puberty they offered me the...
    Joel1995 Joel1995 18-21, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep anymore. Life's stresses seem to be getting to me. I feel like I'm starting to lose the grip on my sanity. It's weird but at the same time this new mentality that's...
    supermario1256 supermario1256 22-25, M Nov 29

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    Anyone else stay up all night and sleep all day. At night I'm always thinking about pointless things and my mind is running a mile a minute. I wish I didn't think so much.
    camtilson camtilson 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    2am getting tired but dont want to sleepyet...oh why
    tones714677 tones714677 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    I need a friend to be up at 2 or 3 in the morning... I'm so lonely between 1 and 5 in the morning... All my friends have normal sleep lives... Why can't I?
    darthbeegirl666 darthbeegirl666 31-35, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    laying here,3am cant sleep
    tones714677 tones714677 22-25, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I Should Probably Sleep. But I Can't.. Who Can I Bother?
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Every time I wake up it's so late in the evening that my whole family's asleep and I've got no one to talk to -_- I really need to sort my sleeping pattern out..
    nathans872 nathans872 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Well with a shirt. I can't sleep without a shirt no matter how hot I am. Anyways, it was last weekend and I decided to try it. I woke up at like 7 o'clock from my dog barking and...
    Alfalfaloof Alfalfaloof 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I've been having these issues from a good min. now, & I've tried plenty of sleep meds & meditations! Anybody know a good remedy? I need sleeep!!!
    xyxo xyxo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Lacking motivation to do my marine biology university work. *Puts on the prodigy* ... let's do this ****.
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M Nov 21

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    Basically my entire life I have always lacked self confidence. I grew up as the only kid in a wheelchair that I knew and was pretty much made to feel like an outcast and that...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I’ve always considered myself as atheist. A hardcore atheist, like as hardcore as Mormons for religion. But lately I’ve been reconsidering my faith, or lack thereof. I have...
    notatrustfundbaby notatrustfundbaby 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I have security issues I guess. I can't sleep unless my bedroom door is closed, closed WELL. Then I can't sleep with my back facing the door, even if the door is closed, so I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 2

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    its to the point where i'm not comfortable sleeping fully clothed anymore. whenever i go to sleep i'm always wearing nothing but briefs. I first tried it when i was a teenager. i...
    icanbemyself1 icanbemyself1 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Oh for once how I wish you would turn off and let me sleep in peace and darkness. Always taking control in day and night never letting me rest. The one night I needed it and it was...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F Nov 19

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    For example.. The last six nights: Friday into Saturday: Asleep by 3am, awake at 9:30am briefly and then fully awake at 11:30am. Decent but not great sleep. Saturday: Couldn't...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Is 4:49 I woke up a few minutes earlier :( I'm very tired but can't sleep, the worst is I'm having a bad migraine, everybody is sleeping. I can hear the birds singing already and...
    lizzyWaterbearer lizzyWaterbearer 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I suppose I could call it insomnia. It has been both productive and destructive in my life. I can remember as a child having great difficulty sleeping. When I discovered books I...
    TunnelofTrees TunnelofTrees 36-40, M Nov 28

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    I've been experiencing sleep paralysis for a while now, but it seems to have changed a bit for me. Before if I was going to have a sleep paralysis dream, it would only be a sleep...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I sometimes go 1-3 days without sleep... I don't know what it is.. I'll be lying in bed eyes close thinking of nothing.. Next thing I know it's 5 and I have to start getting ready...
    sharkymaster sharkymaster 13-15, M a week ago

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    I can't sleep when I want too. That's my issue. I keep falling asleep in the middle of the day or really early in the night and I can't stay up. Then when I feel dead tired and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've always had sleep paralysis on random occasions throughout my life and never really knew what was happenening, and just put it down to a 'bad dream'. Recently I've been having...
    fletch92er fletch92er 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    here 3:44 now...i'm exausted.i had a good sleep last night.and i can’t sleep again! i wanna get out of this bad cycle. i have to struggle to sleep forever!? but i think it's good...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Good sleep is the greatest medicine of all. Mental disturbance can be eradicated by a solid sleep of 6-7 hours a day. In fact, all problems in life can be solved with the clear...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Ugh, every since we got wifi I've been messed up! Id spend most nights on the internet just being a twitter freak, got over that eventually but it was too late, my sleeping...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Because my bf shakes at night. It almost feels like he's jacking off but I can see both of his hand are on top if the covers and he's snoring so I know he's not doing that. I have...
    Butterflywings1987 Butterflywings1987 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I am a late sleeper.. Seriously.. Sometimes I sleep when it's already 6am or 5am and blah blah.. I just love staying up all night.. I'm just like a vampire though.. I am wide awake...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F Nov 22

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    I don't matter what I do I just can't sleep anymore i don't know what the hell is wrong. My wife gets upset because I'm not laying next to her but I just can't help it, I don't...
    clnj clnj 26-30, M Nov 25

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    I can spend 15 hours sleeping and get out of bed just to get something to drink and go back to bed to sleep again. Sleeping is my life.
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Nov 26

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    So. I was here. Thinking of posting my experience about Sleep Paralysis. I look to see if they have a category for that and I end up being overwhelmed by the stories people have...
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I faked sick to stay home from school yesterday to sleep in. I ended up doing so and didn't wake up until 1 pm. I didn't sleep at all when nighttime came along, and now I'm sitting...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Dec 3

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    I'm having troubles sleeping, I always wake up go to sleep,wake up go to sleep etc this has been going on for a week now. I don't know what to do, can anyone help? I'm so tired...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I want to god I want to sleep but.I keep thinking what if what if she who means so much to me is.sick of me what if the only person who ever made me feel valued and actually good...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I need sleep. I keep trying to sleep but then my mind wonders. Plus Christmas is right around the corner so I have to buy a bunch of stuff so all I do is online shopping. Its...
    brooklbrooklynetienne brooklbrooklynetienne 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I really miss sleeping next to someone. It makes me feel safe and secure laying next to someone. I tend to sleep all night when I'm next to someone. I've got really used to...
    candacej1983 candacej1983 31-35, F Dec 7

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