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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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    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 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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    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 πŸ˜•. It's...
    samhaha samhaha 22-25, M Jan 18, 2014

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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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    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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    Don't you hate it when u have to wake up early the next day so u go to bed early sleep 2 or 3 hours and u wake up and can't go back to sleepπŸ™ˆ
    versace101 versace101 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's 3:28am and I have to get up in 3 hours for school :P. On a scale of 1-10, 1 being awake 10 being dead tired/asleep, I'm like maaaaaybe a 3. If that. It's just silly, I can...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I heard that sleep paralysis happens at least once in a person's lifetime. I started having SP around 3 years ago and had a few episodes of it. Once, I saw something or should I...
    kkechara kkechara 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I really feel like **** . I'm already skinny and now I'm extra skinny :( . During finals week in early December I was stressed as hell , staying up late , pulling all nighters ,on...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Last night I was having this really vivid dream. It was night time and I was in a garden by a river and it was snowing. I had a hairless cat and it was either a French Bulldog or a...
    Khaleesi92 Khaleesi92 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I have trouble sleeping. I am lucky to get 2-3 hours a night for weeks on end. It's hard to deal with the world when lack of sleep is messing with your brain.
    TheOldMountianMan TheOldMountianMan 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Yeah I literally did nothing but sit on my phone and sleep today. Didn't feel like doing anything. I hate being lazy, but today was just one of those days 😝
    briiiiidgeeeeeet briiiiidgeeeeeet 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    since hes passed, ive gained ambition and lack motivation.. my brain is antsy like lets do this, lets do that..but my body isnt moving.. its stuck.. anyone ever been in this...
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I don't just lack it. I have no self confidence at all. It sucks. It affects me all the time. I wish I was pretty. It's a struggle.
    justthatgirl15 justthatgirl15 13-15, F Jan 17

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    I found the papers my counsellor gave you. I read the one she personally wrote a list on things you could improve on. One was PRIVACY. Respect my privacy. I was about to finish and...
    jiayong jiayong 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I've battled a lack of self confidence for most of my life. It goes up and down. Ever since I was a kid I've always felt not good enough. I would love to be up to have a whole lot...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Last night I experienced something that I hope to be sleep paralysis. I hope it to be sleep paralysis because I would not want to accept the reality that comes with that of it not...
    gabrielle1722 gabrielle1722 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Even though I'm so young, I can't sleep at all but I don't know why. It's not because of stress (okay! Maybe a little,) but I still can't sleep a single minute. Not because I'm...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    i love almost all books of the sleepover series and i am absolutely addicted to it. currently i am reading the 'sleepover club go dancing' i have read the sleepover club bridesmaid...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    So I went in for a sleep Study last night. My doctor wanted me to do a sleep study because I have episodes of waking up due to not breathing. I arrived at the hospital and it Was...
    LadyTShay LadyTShay 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a very light sleeper. I always sleep with my bedroom door closed but I can still hear things all the way down the hall in my parents room. And I can't listen to music or I won...
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I cant sleep next to my snoring husband. This is day three no sleep. He gets mad at me if i nicely ask him to roll over. he gets mad if i sleep in another room. I have explained...
    SweetD03 SweetD03 26-30, F Jan 7

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    I sleep in every single class, even my favorite ones, for about half the period or even more. I sleep pretty early around 11 now, plus the sleep I get from first period and up...
    jennkiminii jennkiminii 16-17, F a week ago

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    My body wishes, each time I sleep, to be asleep for around 12-16 hours. I'll then only be awake for around 12 hours and sleep again. Ideally my body always wants to be asleep...
    JackTheDon JackTheDon 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ahh yes... No better way to sleep then sleeping naked! I love going to sleep whilst I play with myself... And then monotonously pulling up and down throughout the night whilst I...
    Fennerbache Fennerbache 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I started having sleep paralysis when I was a senior in high school. the first time I will never forget, was the most terrifying thing to me. I woke up in that state and felt...
    gnove0865 gnove0865 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I just want to get on a damn normal sleep schedule...that's all I want. Staying up for 27+ hours at a time and then sleeping for 9 hours or so is driving me crazy. If I take any...
    MermaidTripp MermaidTripp 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Separate beds My boyfriend is a super light sleeper and his body also twitches a lot. He tosses & turns, overheats and just can't sleep. So He sleeps in another bed. I respect...
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F Jan 1

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    I want to share a true story with u all. Once my friend and i had planned to visit a nearby village during our school holidays. I must to tell u all that my friend is a very...
    RichardxParker RichardxParker 18-21, M Jan 2

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    I actually love resting or sleeping i sleep more then a regular person probably but dont get me wrong i wake up early to go to school but i sleep after i come back home or...
    thehman731 thehman731 16-17, M Jan 12

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    I am always the first to run to bed, like around 10 to 11 pm , I am already in bed, but since last year it's been hell trying to catch some sleep, I got to bed at 10 or 11 and...
    shuga15 shuga15 22-25, F Jan 18

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    Mostly it takes 2 hours for me to get to sleep. I don't even do anything just laying in bed but the sleep wont come quick. I have had a good nights where less than 5 min i will be...
    mrvr mrvr 18-21, F a week ago

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    Well as you may know I sleep too much. I still sleep too much maybe not up to 14 hours any more yeah! But still much. So I'm going to try to set a goal to decrease my sleep...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    methadone can cause sleep apnea also. i was able to get a new mask, switch the headstrap, make a nose cushion, use a different pillow & have a solid cleaning routine for my face...
    True2myHeart True2myHeart 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    No sleep in days. Literally to scared to fall asleep and not waking up in the morning. Why is it when I close my eyes everything bad that happens I start to see them again. Only...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Just like all other kids, I used to saw scary dreams; some ghost, dog or even a scary cat chasing me and I am running like crazy, sweat. Then it becomes less and eventually my...
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M Dec 27, 2014

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    For X-mas, I got a... Hmmm... Err.. Darn it... How is it called again...??? XD Anyway, it's an animal pillow which you put in the microwave to warm it and you sleep with it...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    i don't think I've had sleep paralysis exactly but one time i did wake up and just couldn't move for like a minute. i was thinking i wonder why i can't move then maybe I'm having...
    Jin777 Jin777 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    So I'm at my Uncle Joe's and my mom and I are sharing a bed. My mom was taking a shower and I had turned in for the night. So I'm in the middle of glorious sleep and my mom wakes...
    Worldsgreatestsmartass Worldsgreatestsmartass 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I have real trouble with my sleeping. Sometimes I will fall asleep at a reasonable time with ease. Other times sleep is as elusive as a garden fairy. I find that irregular sleep...
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M Jan 2

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    Need to get my sleep schedule back in order to Monday. Not sure how tomorrow's gonna go as I'm going to have to sleep late wake up early and go through tomorrow on little sleep so...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F Jan 2

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    i have school tomorrow .. 5 exams .. !! its 12:30 am and i have to wake up 4:30am ... i cant sleep ... am kinda worried .. and thinking about many things .. and having a headache...
    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    I sleep too much! I hate that I'm not a go getter no more. I'm experienced, degreed intelligent but all I want to do is shut out the world because of fear of rejection. I sleep 12...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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