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I Never Feel As If I Got Enough Sleep

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    Same Story Every Day Of My Life...

    I go to bed too late, and get up too early... one time last month, I spent 27 hours straight on EP After a few weeks, I was sleeping in 4 hour shifts... One thought I won't have on my death bed is: I wish I had slept more ;)
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Last Night

    Last night, I got no sleep.My thoughts kept me up.I hate that. Being confused sucks.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 Feb 6, 2011

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    Never Enough

      I got up early for many years of my life. For the last few years I have slept odd hours, and sometimes get 10 hours, sometimes 5, sometimes 7, but it never feels like enough after I get up. I always want to curl back up on my warm pillows when I make the bed, and not...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Im Always Tired

    For some reason I cant sleep alone very well, an empty bed is not my friend. My bf and the love of my life works 3rd shift now so I cant sleep unless Im totally wore out, even at that I usually only get 2-4 hrs of sleep a day so Im always draging my feet. Its really hard to get...
    angelzevil angelzevil 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2010

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    I was blindsided one day when my husband called me out of the blue crying and told me that he had messed around and got another woman pregnant. He was away from me training in...
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    well off to sleep at 5am as usual ok world see you at 8am ;)
    DaveGamer17 DaveGamer17 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I hate it. I hate that people can't be decent to each other. I hate that people don't think before they talk or how it might affect their feelings. I hate how my friends suck, that...
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    I'm a 34 years old nerd who has married a bit too early due to having a bad religious background in my life. Had kids too early ( now I have three ) and didn't get to really see...
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    chanelroe chanelroe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I never knew that who I cared about so much was really just a sad sack of ****. We became friends, and then we were both at a point in our lives to begin to date. I had kept my...
    heyashree heyashree 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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