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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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    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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    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 51-55, 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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    I'm sorry my friends I have not been on here

    very much. Though I stop by here and there I really lack time...and sleep... I'll be back soon, I hope... *giggles* *bring the covers over to my chin, close the light and blows a kiss* Good night Xx Blanche
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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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    2nd night and I still can't sleep :( Its so early in the morning ! Sleep where you at :'( #AGirlsLoudestCryIsHerSilence <3
    PreciousDiamond2 PreciousDiamond2 16-17, F 51 mins ago

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    Does anybody else sleep in two cycles? For three years now I've slept for four hours starting in the evening (like 6-7) and four hours starting in the early morning (like 2-3). I...
    TheDutchmanTriplets TheDutchmanTriplets 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Gtg guys supah sleepy rn c u tom
    Iloveprettypussy Iloveprettypussy 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    This is always at night time, so I stay up all night and end up sleeping during the day. Which in turn means I mess up my internal sleep clock, which means its a never ending cycle...
    RobG326 RobG326 22-25, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    On that night, my selfish friend no longer had 6' of bed space to herself XD I decided to share a bed because I was lazy of bringing a sleeping bag over(many reasons). Even though...
    iTetraZazicII iTetraZazicII 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    sometimes I stay up all night writing things like these and going on youtube and watching videos. I don't know why but I think I might have sleeping problems. well us night owls...
    uhohibrokemytoes uhohibrokemytoes 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I usually get about 4 hours of sleep every day. I sleep 3 at night and 1 after school. I can't sleep well at night and my bed is messed up and messes up my spine but I don't care...
    Manuel1Martinez Manuel1Martinez 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=26U_seo0a1g whenever I lack motivation or stop reaching for my goals in life I watch this motivational video. it's really powerful.
    haleymc haleymc 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As was Noah, a preacher of righteousness, so have I taken up the mantle to teach those that perish for lack of knowledge. I have posted many experiences and teaching that have...
    IowanLocal IowanLocal 22-25 1 day ago

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    I'm trying to work on it. And I must say, I have got so much encouragement from my brain and body. (what?) yes. That's true. I realised, as I was commenting on someone's...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I thought I had it all worked out. Everything seems to go great. Yet I can't sleep at night. I feel so bad. I've dealt with depression before and I thought that I had moved past it...
    canudos canudos 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I go to sleep it needs to be pitch black and there can be no noise at all. If there is, I won't be able to sleep and I'll end up staring at my ceiling until the noise stops...
    TimidGrl58 TimidGrl58 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm so freaking tired and my eyes sting. I yawn and put my head in the pillow and sleep just does not want to come. I rode about 55km today - maybe 30miles? I feel good but sore...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    In my own room I can't sleep unless it's pitch back and silent. But if I'm on my sofa the TV and lights can be on and I'll still sleep, and I love sleeping in moving vehicles as...
    bxcka bxcka 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have sleep apenea and I have to sleep with a sleeping machine or everyone in the house will hear me snoring. I have been told that I stop breathing and a few seconds later, I...
    BiSeniorMale48 BiSeniorMale48 66-70, M Aug 26

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    Here is what happens to me when I try to sleep. We'll get one thing out of the way, my mind just started associating night sleep with death once my mom died. Now with that out of...
    Shamandora Shamandora 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Sleep apnoea occurs when the walls of the throat come together or collapse during sleep, blocking off the upper part of the airway. A person with this disorder might have a sleep...
    topcap2017 topcap2017 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Why can't I get into sleeping naked? I did sleep naked once but I want to sleep naked again but I can't get into it
    Mark350 Mark350 31-35, M Aug 25

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    Had it last night. I've been experiencing it since I was 11. I'm 15 now and have had it a total of 10 times throughout the these four years. I'll tell you about the three most...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Last night i had bad sleep paralysis again just after I woke up from a nightmare. I was half awake which was the scary thing. I kept telling myself that it's ok and It'll be over...
    CrazyMetalPunk CrazyMetalPunk 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Yet, I'm always tired despite the lack of sleep.
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I get around 5-6 hours of sleep but the thing is, I feel refreshed and energised after those few hours of sleep. Strangely enough if I get about 8 hours of sleep my back hurts and...
    Someonequiet17 Someonequiet17 18-21, F Aug 22

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    So.... The weirdest thing just happened... I was in a deep sleep... I don't think I was dreaming.... If I was I don't remember anything. And all of a sudden I felt someone just run...
    Lolalove23 Lolalove23 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    So.... The weirdest thing just happened... I was in a deep sleep... I don't think I was dreaming.... If I was I don't remember anything. And all of a sudden I felt someone just run...
    Lolalove23 Lolalove23 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I am terrified of my sleepwalking. Terrified. I started doing it around 5 years old. My parents were told repeatedly, "She'll grow out of it." I am now nearing my mid 20s and it...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I do love sleeping but only enough for good health. I like to read on line articles on health and came across this neat site that can help you with your sleep. You put in the time...
    MsAnnieMack MsAnnieMack 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    Every morning I wake up with the sensation that my sleep has been too short, and it takes determination to leave the bed. The first five subsequent minutes are often hard. Sleep is...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Every night I try to sleep like a normal person. I toss and turn for a while, then I finally sleep and then I wake up in a hour. The exact same thing happens every hour. I...
    Insanexx Insanexx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I just found out I'm heavy sleeper... I went to bed ALONE and woke up with my cousin sleeping next to me this morning! lol I panicked and hit her because I didn't who was in my bed...
    lizzieloves lizzieloves 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Honestly, I think my body just hates me. Or something is broken with it because no matter how tired I am, if I go to bed before 3-4 am I can't sleep!! I physically can't. I mean, I...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I don't know why, but last night I tossed and turned in bed for hours and just couldn't get to sleep. Sometimes I will have a night like that where I will go to bed and I'm just...
    jillmyers91901 jillmyers91901 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I've had sleep paralysis few times. The first time it happened I was (I think I was) 10-11 years old. And nothing really happened in it. I sort of "woke up", my room door was open...
    SuicidalSam SuicidalSam 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Have you ever experience sleep paralysis? I often experience it. And sometimes when I try to go back to sleep again it comes back so it makes you feel afraid to sleep after. Do you...
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 2 Responses