I Need My Sleep

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 465 People

    Can'T Sleep ..Again.

    I'm lying awake again.Tick tick my clock is talking to me, counting the seconds. I don't sleep well and never have. As usual I'm watching my dark windows hoping I can have my eyes closed before that sickly glow becomes morning. My eyes ache but they won't stay shut. I have a...
    willknowmore willknowmore
    61-65, M
    Oct 2, 2013

    I Love My Bed

    I couldnt live without my bed, ok so i get up stupidly early but i have to be in bed by like half ten, otherwise id have to bed dragged out by my feet. Theres nothin nicer than a warm cosey bed, i dont think so anyway
    sammy120 sammy120
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    No Vacancy

    So my buddy Vince says, "I can't drive"....That had not occured to me.  We were ready to drive 1200 miles and it still was a piece of cake.  So what if I did my first all-nighter on Wednesday...the second on thursday...This was Friday and we would be in...
    silvrsurfr silvrsurfr
    46-50, M
    Aug 14, 2009

    I Do Try

    I don't intentionaly act grouchy or irritated when I havn' had my sleep. It drives me nuts. a few years ago I could run on just  few hours of sleep and not even think twice about it. Now I need at least 10 hours. I get lazy and grouchy qand depressed if I doon't sleep. My...
    sindayla sindayla
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2009

    Super King

    I am the proud owner of a super king size bed.  It means I can have nearly as much space as I want, yet snuggle up to my beloved when I want too. There's nowhere quite like bed, all I need to find out is how to recreate the feeling when you wake immediately when I go.
    LadyEmma LadyEmma
    31-35, F
    Dec 13, 2008

    Mmhmm

    I have no problem staying up late, but I need my sleep. But apparently, people who sleep less live longer. Oh well. I'll die sooner but I won't have bags under my eyes!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 24, 2008

    Wake Me If You Dare

    I don't know what it is me and sleep. I need to get my 8 hours or God help me, I think I might murder someone. My ex would tip toe around the house and knew how to open doors and take out pots and pans without waking me. At the worst point in my life when I was taking care...
    Avamia Avamia
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2009

    8-9 Hours

    That's what I need in order not to be a complete wreck. However, I have trouble sleeping... not a good combination.
    DancingFox DancingFox
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 7, 2011

    Doesn't Everyone?

    All kinds of important things happen while you are sleeping. I think I read somewhere that cell regeneration and hair growth and that kind of stuff goes on while you sleep.  From personal experience I know that if I don't get proper sleep I am not a pleasant person to be around...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    Jul 12, 2012

    Oh hell yeah I need my sleep.

    Especially on weekdays like today. Since last week I am constantly learning for exams and tests and I am tired of it, literally. I could sleep for days now, but no: I stay up late, till 2 in the morning, learning for another exam... I will sleep a whole day when this phase is...
    CeMi1706 CeMi1706
    18-21, F
    Mar 11, 2015

    Up At 4:00 Am Most Days, Go...

    Up at 4:00 Am most days, gone to work until sometimes 6:30 PM, yep........could use some sleep after that. hehe 
    dmwinchester dmwinchester
    36-40, M
    Dec 5, 2008

    Let Sleeping Dogs Lie....

    Everyone who knows me well (and that's pretty much everyone) knows that you'd better have a damn good reason to wake me up if I'm sleeping. Smoke, fire, blood, tornado. Pretty much the only acceptable excuses for interrupting my "me" time. And sleep is highly critical and under...
    texastomgirl texastomgirl
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2012

    Everyday of the week I sleep early.

    If I'm texting you around 9-10pm I want you to know there's going to be times where you are just texting me and I don't respond. I don't respond is because I need my sleep and my eye close. Same for being on the phone I need myself I would hang up in you. You might think that's...
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    18-21, F
    Mar 22, 2015

    Let Me Sleep!

    New Rule: you can't message me,respond to my experiences, answer my questions or add me to your circle anywhere outside 7:00am-8:00pm. So only do stuff with my profile and things in that time. Otherwise, leave me alone, because I have work and school and I need those 12 hours of...
    AnajhaeR AnajhaeR
    18-21, F
    Nov 16, 2013

    I Need My Sleep!

    And if I by some reasons can't get it, I will be very (VERY!) angry!
    GinaConvair GinaConvair
    41-45, F
    Feb 13, 2009

    Don't Make Me Tired... You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Tired... ;)

     Sorry, couldn't resist the bad joke. Really though, I'm a bear when I don't get my sleep. I can't function. The worst is having to get up for an early class and then having to sit stationary throughout the class listening to a lecture. It's so hard to stay awake when you...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm
    18-21, F
    Jan 25, 2009

    I shouldn't be online pat my bedtime.

    ..... Well I shouldn't be allowed online at all, at any time.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 21
    AnajhaeR AnajhaeR
    18-21, F
    Jan 2, 2014

    Been staying up till 3am

    or even 4 am which is odd and bad for me normally I only stay up till 2 am at max and try to go to sleep
    Aireagoir94 Aireagoir94
    18-21, M
    Sep 6, 2015

    Yes, I Do!

    I am not my best and I'm overemotional (more so than usual), without proper sleep. I use to be part of a web-group online, many years ago, where I worked for a woman (for free) maintaining her sites. She was a slave driver and I only got 4 hours of sleep. :-o To say the least...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 6, 2008

    Related Experiences

    It's a coping mechanism. Not a good one, but one I've kind of become addicted to. It started when I would come home from work and not have the emotional energy to put up with my...
    Sarebear396 Sarebear396
    18-21, F
    Apr 21
    Well with EP closing i feel the need to finally post something. I Have been a member for about a year or two, and in those years i have not posted a single thing. I never felt like...
    ARandomNerd ARandomNerd
    16-17, M
    Apr 20
    What do I do? Please help me :( So I'm currently am sitting on my bed. I recently moved out of my boyfriends and his parents in with my best friend so I can be safer because of my...
    unbound97 unbound97
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    Can't sleep cause my f**king baby keeps me up all night :(
    BadMomKira BadMomKira
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    My sleepy but I can't sleep!!!!!!!!! Someone talk to me I'm a nice person
    Ilovepigs089 Ilovepigs089
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    My sleepy but I can't sleep!!!!!!!!! Someone talk to me I'm a nice person
    Ilovepigs089 Ilovepigs089
    13-15, F
    Apr 18
    I wish that there was one day a week where I could just sleep all day, and not be bothered by people. That would be great!
    LukeEmerson LukeEmerson
    16-17, M
    Apr 17
    When I sleep naked I wake up comfortable when I sleep with shorts on I wake up restless wonder why
    ArrowFan ArrowFan
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I can't sleep. My mind just never stops. Its like a cycle...
    chipconyurson chipconyurson
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Last night I hardly got any sleep because my girl kept me awake all night. I am pregnant and tired as is and now today is going to be really hard...
    BadMomKira BadMomKira
    22-25, F
    Apr 16
    I need to feel loved I need to be touched I need to get my life back I need to get lots of... Wow, so much of I need to get something for myself. How about us changing this to...
    Kabous45 Kabous45
    41-45, M
    Apr 16
    I am scary to go to bed my cousin went to the ER for her son and my door bell is loud I jump up when that door bell rings when I am in a deep sleep mood lol I am try to sleep its...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I really need to go to bed. I've started to hallucinate. It's worse in the dark and I had to go outside 3 times in a row. I kept seeing intimate objects moving, people who weren't...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    Wakes up and checks phone. Its really early! Goes back to bed. I literally live in front of the University. I'm going back to sleep.
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I already got a sleep disorder I can't be without sleep now for hours because some one is snoring **** me off because I had a family member sleep Over on my room omg I couldn't...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    Apr 14
    I have been married four years this July and it seems like our relationship gets worse and worse every year... he is home long enough to drop the kid off after school then he's...
    scarsofrelief scarsofrelief
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    This isn't the first time it's happened to me, but I get in the state of mind of where I'm right to fall asleep & still able to be conscious. Before this, I was having a dream of...
    stacyflowers stacyflowers
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I'm so angry both my dad, I always see pretty much everyone having a good relationship with their parents so why couldn't it be the same for mine? My parents used to be together...
    grimmjowguy grimmjowguy
    22-25, M
    Apr 13
    I slept naked for the first time when I was 9. If you read my stories, will know that I had to spent a whole week completely naked. After that, I continued to get naked during the...
    lf26 lf26
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    My ex-boyfriend is incredibly depressed and doesn't want to acknowledge he needs help. Rather, he gets high and drunk almost daily. When we were dating I knew he was having an...
    iamhannahh iamhannahh
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Without sleep. We are all dead! I'm going to sleep now. Goodbye! (:
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 13
    i cant sleep tonight its so hot in my room even with two fans running
    choppers2244 choppers2244
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    Goodnight all of you. I need to sleep
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 12
    It happened to me more when I take a nap , I try not to take naps last time this happens was a few weeks I couldn't speak tell or move my head vibrates I couldn't stop it I'll see...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    Apr 12
    I've already picked me a new bed and I'm almost done paying it off but what worries me is that it may be a little feminine. If I ever get a boyfriend that moves in with me I worry...
    GabbyWoodBerry GabbyWoodBerry
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    I need a break from life, from my depression and anxiety.. I need a break from myself. Sometimes I just want to leave my body and wander around the woods or be on some deserted...
    Marie107 Marie107
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    For the first time in weeks... I slept okay last night. I still got less than 8 hours, but at 6 hours, it's a definite improvement over the 3 - 4 hours I've been getting. So what...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    it depends...some nights don't even sleep..maybe 7 at max...it's bad tbh
    coffeestorm1998 coffeestorm1998
    18-21, M
    Apr 12
    but its no longer fabric and foam. it becomes the sweetest and warmest woman on earth. not enough to be honest. nothing can ever compare...nothing. i wish it was your soft body...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    It's Monday, of course. I'm already kinda beaten for the week, just tired of the same routine where I'm still doing so much for school. It's senior year. I really thought I wouldn...
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Long-sleeve PJ Top, dark colored knee-high socks & my underwear is all I need to wear to bed.
    JamieLynnCarlin45 JamieLynnCarlin45
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
    I usually sleep only 4 Hours since most of the stuff I do at night are related to America's time zones and not Italian ones... (If it doesn't make much sense I'm Italian).
    Meduchan Meduchan
    13-15, M
    Apr 11
    I get about 3-4 hours a night and I regret it every day. Too many thoughts running through my head and I can't sleep. Been like this for a couple years now.
    Noah8264 Noah8264
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I can't sleep properly. I keep waking in the middle of the night. I could go to sleep at 11 and I end up waking up at 1, 4, 6 and 7. my boyfriend is worried, thinking its to do...
    bxtchtots bxtchtots
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    Just 2 days of sleep deprivation and I have so many random bursts of intense sleepiness. Don't know how I had survived in college when the sleep schedule was worse for months...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I've been dealing with this situation since 2011. I've only ever told my husband about it because frankly I don't want others to think I'm crazy or mental. I don't experience it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11
    This is because I don't sleep during day time, as I'm busy with some or the things of my routine. During night I'm always available online and keep browsing the internet Addicted...
    likePheonix likePheonix
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    I have trouble sleeping. Sometimes it's because I have something weighing down on my mind. Sometimes it's because I've had caffeine too late. Sometimes it's because it's too...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I don't understand. how can a belly button ring come out when you're in bed sleeping??
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Thanks to my depression, bpd and other stuff i have found myself crying myself to sleep. It's even worse since my parents, and sister don't know about it when i try to tell them i...
    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
More Stories