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I Should Be Sleeping But I'm Not

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    Sleep Anxiety

    I have such bad sleep anxiety. I'm actually afraid of sleeping now. Just completely afraid of sleeping. :( I stay up till 2am when I give up and pass out listening to reruns of Whose Line is it Anyway. It sucks.
    Eclectician Eclectician 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    I really should be sleeping,

    but I have a very hard time falling asleep:-(. So why not explore? I love to see what makes other people tic, what they are thinking...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F Nov 7, 2014

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    Couldn't sleep after thinking about how

    tomorrow's my last day with my boyfriend before he leaves for college. We're going to schools that are only two hours or so apart and I'm so excited to see where and how we'll grow both as a couple and as individuals, but the thought of not consistently physically seeing him...
    jycdartmniac jycdartmniac 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    I Could Take Sleeping Pills

    but then I'm drowsy all the next day......go figure.
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F Nov 10, 2011

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    03:30... Everyone is tucked in

    and settled for the night. I have a feeling my 3 hours of sleep are going to be it for me tonight.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2

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    It Is...

    1 AM but here I am on EP, procrastinating, and being an insomniac. 
    reset reset 18-21, F Mar 8, 2010

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    fallensparrow fallensparrow 51-55, F May 6

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    3:57 in the morning,

    and I'm wide awake, why? Because that's what happens after drinking coffee for the first time in two weeks, I suppose.
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 18-21, M Feb 2

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    I, take a while to fall asleep

    because either I have too much to think about, or I just have too many hobbies. you couldn't pick my mind with a fork.
    omss omss 18-21, M May 6

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    No Shut Eye For Me

    New meds. Home complications. More new meds and Ihate my bed.
    thegrey thegrey 26-30, M Apr 5, 2010

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    So ya.. I should have slept last night.

    . But I did not, idk why.. I had some work to finish up.. But after I did I was like "oh 2 more hours its already 7am.. So why not stay up" I'm tired but.. I just haven't slept... I'm such an idiot now I'm tired like **** :c
    BunnyCoral BunnyCoral 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2014

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    Tehehehe I'm sorry body

    but there's this thing called the internet
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Nov 18, 2014

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    Insomnia anyone ? Nothing to do at 5am!

    Wishing I was in Paris. Where is love ?! Lol
    katrinapaytonxo katrinapaytonxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    Like A Child

    I swear I don't get enough sleep...and it's all my own fault...I'm like a little kid who doesn't want to go to sleep because they're afraid they might miss something or they simply don't want to go to sleep even though they do...does that make sense?...I love love love sleeping...
    123vonnie 123vonnie 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2010

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    Sometimes I Can't Sleep

    other times I don't want to sleep.Mainly it is due to my sleep pattern being disturbed and then I think it isn't worth going to sleep as I need to be awake in a couple of hours.  I really should try to sort it out but ....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 11, 2010

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    I should start sleeping early.

    School is just around the corner. I been sleeping what seems to be later and later. I'll be a zombie by the time classes start.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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