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I Never Feel As If I Got Enough Sleep

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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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    Too Much Sleep

    I used to only get six hours of sleep for years and sometimes less. I was fine with it. I then started working and I was hardly ever sleeping. All I did was work and when I wasn't working someone always wanted to hang out or do something so I would only sleep an hour here and...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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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, F 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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    I just will never be good enough for anyone personality or look wise. It'll always be the same things that will happen... I guess I cam just meant to be forever alone in life...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I've been married for 2 years now, together for 5. We have two boys, luke who is almost 4 and hunter who is just shy of 6 months. When we first were together everything was perfect...
    abjerke abjerke 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Me every night: "I can have exactly 6 hours, 21 minutes and 48 seconds of sleep if I fall asleep right now...."
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F Jan 10

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    i stay up all night with my 9month year old brother and then 6am he's up again i have too attend to him i just wanna take my own life
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Well.. You are :) because I am using all of my data talking to you.
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    How many times do we complain of not having good day just because we miss the train or we could not get enough sleep. We are so lucky that we have money to travel. There's people...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I am a single mom... the kids' dad left us when they were toddlers... for a party life. We have been doing it on our own for 15 yrs. My dad and mom used to help me but they both...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Jan 22

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    I dont know if someone is going to read this or if someone ouf there s feeling the same way..but im just so tired of feeling worthless and being never good enough for everyone..its...
    averageavenue averageavenue 13-15 Jan 8

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    My sleeping hours range from 3-5 hrs during sch periods. The teachers are always talking to is about getting enough sleep, yet they give us so much h/w and so little time to...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I've been feeling this more and more recently, I've become quiet, distant... I cover it well which I guess is what I do, but I can't do it no more. I just don't feel good enough...
    codenamekidnextdoor codenamekidnextdoor 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm absolutely shattered my new pills give me insomnia but they also make me drowsy I don't even know how this works im tired always even when I actually manage to sleep I wake up...
    mellywoo mellywoo 13-15, F a week ago

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    This was the one time I ever remember wetting the bed as a child. It was at my uncles. I don't know why that happened but it did. Only my second aunt knew. She never told anyone...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jan 11

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    I haven't been on here in a really long time. But I'm getting really desperate. I've been in so much physical pain I can't even watch tv anymore. I just wandered around my house...
    Invisibleninja12 Invisibleninja12 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I wish I wouldn't give up so easily. I feel like I always let people down. I don't feel good enough for any one. Not even myself. I'm just a weak, stupid, and pathetic person. I...
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I feel better now. Sleeping is going to fix my mood. It fixes everything. I'll wake up tomorrow not feeling this crappy. I will feel numb. I'll be reset.
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm crying. I hate feeling raped! I'm tired of feeling scared, not sleeping well!!!
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I feel absolutely suffocated I know I asked for this But now I don't feel strong enough I know I'm supposed to lean on God Stubborn as ever! Well Lord THANK YOU for hearing my...
    Hey4yu Hey4yu 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Back in the day the phrase "i love you" was used only when a person meant it, but now it is just thrown around like it's nothing. How can people just throw that phrase around like...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F Jan 12

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    I love to write. It's how I deal with the world around me. Maybe if I feel confident enough, I'll share some of it. Maybe!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 19

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    My 3 year old daughters life was taken.. I will never..ever.. be the same again...... My heart? Shattered to pieces. It will never mend...I will never feel happy because shes gone...
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 9

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    when im watching movies , the characters in it seem so special. they all have there own personality and talents and they have a life. im so boring compared to everyone I have no...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I'm extremely sleep deprived and I think I almost had a psychotic break. I can barely keep my eyes open and yet feel wide awake. I just got so irrationally angry at my boyfriend...
    mermaidlady mermaidlady 31-35 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Last night I experienced something that I hope to be sleep paralysis. I hope it to be sleep paralysis because I would not want to accept the reality that comes with that of it not...
    gabrielle1722 gabrielle1722 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    this explains me pretty good. I never got to do all the stuff most kids did. my parents always worked and so we never took a vacation or anything. my first weekend vacation was on...
    countryguy30 countryguy30 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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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 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    This has happened to me multiple times now. Today was the first time in about 2 years - they don't happen too regularly thank god. So I think this started when I was a child, or...
    kvdm kvdm 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I feel so stuck in my life I just want to scream! I don't even know where to begin. This all hit me this morning. I was tossing and turning in bed and couldn't sleep at all. I...
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My cat died the other night, & I'm heartbroken... I'm also traumatized by the botched euthanasia, he had to endure! Cubby was my best friend! I've never been so bonded to an...
    Katherinespost Katherinespost 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    No I haven't - and while I can never say never. I'm pretty certain that I won't in the future. However I do have a story about a night when I almost did. My friend J and I went...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Beware what the night beholds !I lay down in the comfort of my bed but with fear. Can't close my eyes for fear of the nightmare creeping up on me. I am so tired, so sleepy but I...
    SilverLeviathan SilverLeviathan 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    On November 14, 2014 I got my first DU and LAST dui I. I am 50 and I never even had a moving violation in my entire life. What an expensive and stupid way to end my streak of...
    NotDefined176 NotDefined176 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    UGH, where to begin. I've come to the conclusion that I should probably join an emotions anonymous group the way my emotions roller coaster. Lets see, problem 1. I could possibly...
    moobly1 moobly1 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel as if I haven't accomplished enough...that there is more I could be doing right now to make life better.
    DisasterDad DisasterDad 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 18

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    Can't sleep and have the flu...bad combination.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Unrequited love is like one of the worst things in life for anyone. I knew a guy named Hernan for a year now since January. I remember when I first met him in class, I was afraid...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Today is the aniversery of one of the worst days of my life. And I can't stop thinking about her. This morning I was lying in bed and I saw her lying beside me and she said "I like...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    About two weeks ago now me and my then boyfriend got into and argument. We went to a friend of his birthday and were having a great time. We went over to the dance floor and were...
    chenchanlo chenchanlo 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I can't sleep tonight. Too many memories gone so very bad. I know we needed to end, but why did you have to make it so hard for me to let you down gently. Months have passed, and I...
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    The Death of My Godfather This happened a number of years ago but it feels just as painful now as it did at the time when i got the bad news about my godfather's death.He was not...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M Jan 2