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I Lack Sleep

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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, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't have a messed up sleep schedule... I have a non-existent one!
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    The best feeling is to sleep without it!
    MarvelousMe MarvelousMe 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I've been awake for about 33 and a half hours now and I'm at the point where the longer I stay awake, the less I want to sleep. This always happens when I've been awake for this...
    Redstar86 Redstar86 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I napped a little today, was tired and sleepy, which is the perfect combination for that damn sleep paralysis. As I started to drown in this delicious sleep, I felt that HUGE air...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Nervous energy: I woke up at 4am today and couldn't keep my eyes shut, I turned over and just decided to give up the fight trying to sleep.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I sleep with not just one, but about 6-10 of them at a time. They placate my loneliness, as pathetic as I might sound. It is expected of me to have left the habit of sleeping with...
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I used to wear a pair of gym shorts when I sleep, but now that I don't have a roommate anymore I've been sleeping naked every night. It much more comfortable and I've been getting...
    Randomness46 Randomness46 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When awake and in reality, I already feel vulnerable and incapable to do the things I feel I want and need to do, but sleep paralysis gives that demeanor a stronger meaning. I feel...
    darniseg98 darniseg98 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I dislike being touched and have a difficult time relaxing enough to sleep when someone is sleeping beside me, so I prefer sleeping in my own bed by myself. The best part? I get...
    SqueezeTheLemon SqueezeTheLemon 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I don't fall asleep till either 5:15am or 7:30am.... I have to leave for school at 6:20.. So basically I get about an hour of sleep or don't go to school and sleep all day... My...
    T0KY0 T0KY0 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    no lie, it's hard for me to sleep. If, and when I am finally able to sleep, I can't stay asleep no more than 2 hrs... so I'd sleep 2-4 hrs a night.
    honeyandmocha honeyandmocha 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sleeping is in my top 10 favourite things in the world. When I don't have to wake up, I can sleep 13h/day :) I love that moment you know you're gonna fall asleep in 10sec and your...
    JuPond JuPond 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate this. I was doing good for a while, then ONE night I stay up will 3 again and I screw myself. Wide awake once again, it might not be as late as it could be but still...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F a week ago

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    I was supposed to go out with a few of my girlfriends tonight, but as I should have expected, those plans fell right through. It's unfortunate because I use "the night life" as my...
    DremeJolie DremeJolie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I remember the scariest episode I had once was in 2011,I remember I went to sleep and my bed was shaking and I think I was floating up then I was put back down? I woke up so scared...
    skyy23 skyy23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    sometimes I am so happy, grateful, and have hope. but sometimes I am just so sad and depressed because of the truths and reality. and I just think about it every night before I...
    darklotus00 darklotus00 26-30, T Jan 29

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    I live alone in a small apartment in Nevada. Last night I had one of the worst experiences I've ever had with sleep paralysis. I've experienced SP before and it's nothing new to me...
    ChloeRivers ChloeRivers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    so for almost 1 year I got used to working nightshift. meaning from 9:30 PM till 6:00 AM... this week they put me on dayshift due to lack of people.... now this week I worked from...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M Jan 29

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    I'm currently trying to study for a Japanese review test I have tomorrow morning and the urge for me to just go to sleep is really egging me right now.
    gabriellathesaint gabriellathesaint 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Most of the time I do. When it is a normal night I mostly close my door before I go to sleep. The only time I keep my door open is I just woke up out of sleep paralysis or a...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm just laying here in bed kinda tired but can't sleep. I haven't been able to sleep lately and I don't know why . I take melatonin which is a natural remedy to help you fall...
    Snowflake107 Snowflake107 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Sleep paralysis is something I seriously suffer with and I don't know why it started. I am 16 years old and was diagnosed with depression and put on medication. Randomly I would...
    StephlyBoz StephlyBoz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I sleep naked when i'm at home cuz my sister does, it's crowded and we share a room with a big bed. if i sleep over at a friend's house I sleep in my panties and a tshirt so she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26

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    Lately I've screwed my sleep schedule up royally. I used to work 12hr shifts on average, 7am to 7pm, yet my sleep schedule was healthy. I got laid off -stupid economy- and have...
    SilentRider SilentRider 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    The SleepSounder by Sleep Comfort Solutions, Inc.Customer satisfaction is our Number 1 priority! And we have thousands of happy customers, worldwide! With our Lifetime Warranty...
    sleepsounder sleepsounder 26-30, F Jan 25

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    I have had this for at least two years. Always had insomnia and higher than average need for sleep, but when I started drinking I began to sleep later to avoid the hangovers. Add...
    tophertime22 tophertime22 18-21, M Jan 25

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    Sleeping in late is the best. The longer I can sleep, the better the experience. One day I hope to be able to just sleep in for an entire day.
    alchavarria alchavarria 46-50, F Jan 24

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    Sleep Laying here as I fall asleep, I notice the pace of your breathing. It's a soothing melody, I can hear with my ears, and feel with my heart. Even on the nights we must be...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I can't sleep. I'm stressed and anxious; worried about finances and the state of my marriage... And then there's my husband, snoring beside me. He's sleeping peacefully because...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    I have been experiencing sleep paralysis since I was 8 years old. Not until I went for sleep studies did I actually understand that paralysis was an actual diagnosed sleep...
    oxjimxo oxjimxo 31-35, M 1 Respon