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I Lack Sleep

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I m also tired of being in this world with lack of confidence. I feel tired of people telling me I can't see confidence in you, build up ur confidence. BT my question is how, how...
    pujapande321 pujapande321 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    It's weird? to want to sleep without having a dream. Once I wake up in the middle of the night, I can't go back to sleep because the dream I just have.
    Enoshimasan Enoshimasan 18-21 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've been married almost fourteen years. We have three children all on the autism spectrum. While I can't say that my wife is unwilling, we don't have the level of intimacy that I...
    rm4678 rm4678 36-40, M Feb 1

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    I am so tired!!! AND I have PMDD! So here is the low down my husband is not the gem I would love to brag about. He thinks that because he is an adult and is currently laid off for...
    Anghope72 Anghope72 41-45, F Feb 10

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    I can't sleep. And I have to get up in a few hours >.< :( boooooo.
    Dearrobynn Dearrobynn 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    At a sleepover now. Any ideas what to do?
    xboredbitchxx xboredbitchxx 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Lying here feeling so tired, but I just can't sleep. I am restless and can't seem to relax and switch my mind off.
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 11 mins ago

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    Ah the world record for someone who have not slept for long is 11 days and for till date experts say humans cant live beyond that without sleeping. Sleeping is important because...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Are we awake or asleep?? I have SP about once a month or a couple times a week. It ALWAYS starts out with a very high pitched noise(most annoying sound in the world). My body...
    moomoo1992 moomoo1992 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I lack confidence in myself when i play my violin, I'm trying to fix it so much but sometimes its hard to.... I always feel as if I'm being judged. Unless I'm in the zone, then i...
    HeartfeltMusic HeartfeltMusic 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I can never sleep well. I always wake up randomly during the night. I also can't sleep unless i'm really cold, but i still have to have a blanket or two on me. I also have to be...
    white701 white701 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    This so called sleep paralysis, is what the doctors and scientists say because they them selfs don't know what it is. And they say its all got to do with so called rem sleep? And...
    ashleymendes55 ashleymendes55 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    There are many things I love in this world. One of them has to be sleeping. Sleeping is an action that takes me into another world. A world that can often be devoid of real...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 Feb 3

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    technically, we all get sleep paralysis as aoon as we cycle back to stage 1 sleep (REM sleep). we cycle through all the stages of sleep in no specific order, numerous times...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 7

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    Does anyone have sleep apnea software to monitor their sleep data through their PC at home? I am using a vpap and am having a really hard time adjusting from auto vpap to vpap...
    True2myHeart True2myHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    So I started out never being able to sleep from when I was 12 until I was about 16. Then now I can't sleep at night, I'm not tired at night, then I fall asleep at early morning and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Ehh. I wouldn't say it's messed up, but more like a scattered sleep schedule... I never get to sleep around the same times, or get the same hours of sleep every night, simply...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Feb 12

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      Study- sleep -study- sleep- study-sleep -study-sleep -sleep - well I decided to sleep :)
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Feb 13

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    I don't own one pair of sleep wear. It's always been sleeping naked for me. You sleep much better without clothes, it makes you feel free and comfortable against the sheets. My mum...
    Milkytitsmum Milkytitsmum 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 31

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    I Initiate Sex In My Sleep - I've been doing this for a while. I sleep walk and sleep eat as well. last night we drank a lot and stayed up late as usual, like we do on the weekends...
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've had a really scary and supernatural experience with Sleep Paralysis. I was in a very deep sleep and when I woke I realised that I couldn't move. I've had Sleep Paralysis a few...
    Alouisexo Alouisexo 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    At long last I have I have a name and description for my inability to fall asleep till the wee small hours and I have made an appointment with a Sleep Disorder Doctor to confirm my...
    midnitemind midnitemind 70+ Feb 1

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    I first started to sleep naked as a teen after hearing some of my classmates talking about it. I was very nervous at the start. my bedroom growing up was very drafty and cold in...
    Dean6736 Dean6736 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    I just don't sleep. Sleep is something nonexistent in my world. I get tired and feel exhausted but I can't ever sleep. I've tried everything to help me sleep but nothing works.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I always stay up late to avoid sleeping. Sleeping gives me bad dreams that I constantly wake up from. I hate waking up at 3 am afraid and alone. I go back to sleep and it's just...
    acorn288 acorn288 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Creepy Warning My name is Chris. I have had sleep paralysis recently. It is not my first time dealing with sleep paralysis, i have it rather frequently like 1-3 times a month, it...
    Footedeal Footedeal 70+, M Feb 6

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    It has to be completely dark when I want to sleep, I even cover my eyes with a black shirt or so when I want to take a nap during the day. My sleeping habit sucks, I wake up too...
    rainygirl1992 rainygirl1992 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    So I was getting these crazy dreams lately, people appearing in my room. Really clear dreams where i can follow the story. dreams help me process a lot of stuff. The only problem i...
    makaakje makaakje 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I feel like i want to sleep for a thousand years. i often sleep from 12 to 16 hours a day! i feel like i just wanna lay down with my pillow and blanket and go to sleep. sleep is...
    neyah20 neyah20 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    I don't remember what grade I was in but I remember me and my cousin went to go stay the night at my grandmas I don't think I ate anything bad so me and my cousin went to my...
    Bubbles3333 Bubbles3333 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm writing this the night before my university test at 8 a.m. I havn't studied at all but am not nervous about it, i usually ace my tests without study. I'm just too much of a...
    rocketman55 rocketman55 18-21 Jan 29

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    So sleepy now .. Need to Get up early tomorrow . If i will be given a chance to wish . One of my wish will be "sleep" dont exist anymore that people can work can live without...
    anafo anafo 31-35, F Feb 4

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    I didn't sleep at all Monday night through Tuesday morning, and I felt so nauseous afterwards that I couldn't attend classes without feeling like I was going to be sick. But now I...
    Cephaloria Cephaloria 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Have you ever thought about how weird sleeping is? Like.. You dress in special sleeping clothes, lay on a special sleeping mat, spend the next few hours in total comatose, and...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 10 Responses Feb 5

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    I don't get why people are so big on sleeping in the same bed. A lot of little compromises must always be made in a relationship, but why compromise on a good night's sleep in your...
    oneawkwardcactus oneawkwardcactus 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Stuffed dog, actually! I do have a few teddy bears, but it's my dog that I can't sleep without. My parents bought it for me when I was little kid because I was upset that I couldn...
    LittleLadyChels LittleLadyChels 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Since the age of 3 I have had my share of nightmares but nothing scares me the most than when I'm having a Sleep Paralysis episode. Imagine being awake but you can't talk, you...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Feb 8

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