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I Only Sleep 4-5 Hrs a Night

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 100 People

    Right Now, Yes- But I Try To Sleep More

    I usually go to bed around 2:00 at midnight and then get up at 6:30.  I have been OK so far, but I would like to sleep more to make me healthier - especially keeping younger.  I have read the moisture content of the skin is 2.5 times higher for an 8...
    newsoul1 newsoul1 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    Yes I Only Sleep Like 4-5 Hrs, And Can Only Get That Much If I Take Unisom

    I would give just about ANYTHING to be one of those ppl who can just sleep and sleep and sleep, I would LITERALLY rather be able to sleep good than to have supermodel good looks, or a million dollars or a host of other things that ppl would love to have....I just want to be one...
    hairtostay hairtostay 31-35, F Dec 15, 2011

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    Sleeping Is Not All That Important to Me.

    Why I don't sleep more than 4-5 hrs and how it affects me.   As long as I can remember I don't sleep very long, I mean 4-5 hrs max and if I do happen to sleep longer than that, I get a headache the size of a mountain. I would much rather be meeting people or having fun...
    chicko chicko 36-40 Jul 19, 2009

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    Sleeping Is Not All That Important to Me.

    As long as I can remember I don't sleep very long, I mean 4-5 hrs max and if I do happen to sleep longer than that, I get a headache the size of a mountain. a lot of people I know have to get a least 8-12 hrs a night and I just find that hard to understand. I mean.... you can...
    chicko chicko 36-40 4 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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