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I Never Feel As If I Got Enough Sleep

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    I sleep 8+ hours every day,

    unless I have to get up super early. And I have never felt rested as long as I can remember. I don't think it's an iron deficiency. Does anyone else find that waking up is almost a painful experience?
    Abcdefghijessy Abcdefghijessy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    ive only been getting around 5 hours of sleep

    and keep waking up through the night!!!!!!!!
    thehippielife thehippielife 13-15, F Aug 11

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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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    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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    Last Night

    Last night, I got no sleep.My thoughts kept me up.I hate that. Being confused sucks.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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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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