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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...
    Eclectician Eclectician 18-21, M Jun 24, 2013

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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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    I'm Doing It Again!!! - i was out of th country for 11 days... and i t hought when i come back i wil have a good chance to fix my sleeping pattern .... i slept early last night...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Darn - I stare at the ceiling thinking...... Wanting to go to sleep....... Im wide awake not tired. Theres too much on my mind. I know that I have school and I will fall asleep in...
    MysteriousShadow MysteriousShadow 18-21, F Mar 5, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 11, 2010

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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...
    123vonnie 123vonnie 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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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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    I Do This Every Night... - especially when i hav work th next day... (light tonight) i must be sleeping becoz i gotta get up early and go to work... but i'm not!! it's th same...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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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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