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I Should Get More Sleep

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    Maybe I should be going to sleep about now.

    .. 6 am comes early. But Im not going to but I'll regret it in the morning. 😴😐
    maddielovesyou maddielovesyou 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2014

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    I sleep late , even on school nights.

    I'm usually drowsy during the school day, but not too much. I have slept in class many times haha!
    chr1s16 chr1s16 16-17, M Nov 18, 2014

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    Tips-I was not able to follow,may be it could be of help to some one out here.

    Eat right and get regular exercise Your daytime eating and exercise habits play a role in how well you sleep. It’s particularly important to watch what you put in your body in the hours leading up to your bedtime. Stay away from big meals at night. Try to make dinnertime...
    traveller139 traveller139 22-25, M 4 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Now that I'm on vacation,

    I can barely get any sleep. I go to sleep ridiculously late and sleep 13 hrs one day and 5 hrs the next day. It's gotten crazy. I have n e v e r had dark circles under my eyes, and for the first time they've appeared. I've always kind of been an insomniac, having trouble finding...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2014

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    meli347 meli347 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    TheBigKahuna1983 TheBigKahuna1983 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    meokeju meokeju 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    I can't sleep right now.

    I already had tons of sleep and rest during the weekend. I just can't sleep. So if anyone is bored I'm here.
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M Jan 11

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    Sleepless Nights

    sometimes I don't sleep for weeks at a time and when I do I stay asleep
    Gabgirl15 Gabgirl15 13-15, F Jan 6, 2013

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    The title is pretty accurate,

    and some reasons are because it's not good to sleep at crazy hours and barely get any sleep when I do sometimes. Another is because I've been seeing dark appear under my eyes. So not enough sleep is effecting my psychical a little, ugh. I know. I don't have a sleeping schedule...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2014

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    I'm up right now, trying to force myself to

    stay awake even though I have work tomorrow and a **** ton of things to do!! The reason I'm trying to keep myself up right now is absolutely mad....I think sometimes I just let my mind get the better of me. And when that happens I end up like this, annoyed and awake at 1:19am...
    meshbegin meshbegin 22-25, F Sep 29, 2014

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    Sleep? Nah, that's not

    for me. πŸ‘Œ
    zbubbly603 zbubbly603 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    Can't seem to sleep. Heartburn sure doesn't

    help. But when your mind wanders just enough so that you don't lie still and welcome sleep. Well that doesn't help either lol. Alas sleep evades a restless mind. Chamomile tea anyone? Think I'll have a cup.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yesterday I went to sleep at 5:30

    and had to get up at 6:30. I don't do this on purpose
    areyoujoking202 areyoujoking202 13-15, F Mar 27, 2014

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    I know I should be sleeping right now

    but playing on my phone is a lot more fun than nightmares and waking up to more anxiety and lack of messages..
    justbreath7 justbreath7 22-25, F Jan 30, 2014

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    Sleep

    Let me just say I really need a good rest, I haven't gotten one in a long time. Ever since I gave up drugs I can't really sleep, but usually beer helps me get rest but of course I can't drink everyday. Maybe I'll start taking sleeping pills to help me get a good rest.The End
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Jan 27, 2013

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    I must sleep. Since afternoon ive been trying

    but did not fell into sleep instead went to the zoo in this cold weather afternoon. At 8pm i was having some pains in my head, neck and shoulders and took panadol but still unable to sleep, slight convulsions occur and tolerable. Now, midnight, im still awake and febrile. I wish...
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F Dec 18, 2013

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    This is my first "experience" (not my first

    time sleeping okay, jus to clear that out) so yeah I mean I am a new user; started today at night, found it by accident, a good accident. Anyways it's 1am so I think I should sleep but anyhow I'd like to share my experience in this new world of "people". It's been an amazing 1hr...
    lifetime201 lifetime201 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2014

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    Its 1 am and I'm listening to Issues (Ruxpin

    Remix) by Escape the Fate and its keeping me up. Can't stop though its just beautiful *~* And I have to wake up at 6:30-7:30 AM. fml
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Jul 11, 2014

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    My 9 to 5 starts at 5am

    and ends at 11pm. I can sleep when I die.
    N8tehgr8 N8tehgr8 26-30, M May 14, 2014

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    AyeTheGoodLife AyeTheGoodLife 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every night I tell myself I'm going to bed early

    but then next thing i know, its 3am.
    xJordyn xJordyn 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    Sleep /:

    I usually dont get enough sleep, so im really tired at school
    TheFunnyGirl TheFunnyGirl 16-17, F Feb 3, 2013

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    I took a four hour sleep this afternoon

    and my eyes are hurting due to lack of sleep and crying maybe. It hurts. Should i sleep more? And now its 2am and im not sleeping again.
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F Jan 25, 2014

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    It's true. Yesterday I slept at 1:00 am

    and woke up at about 3:30 am... But I woke up from a horrifying dream that left me in tears. In my dream I was crying and begging. So I didn't sleep back because I'm paranoid my dream would continue so I didn't sleep at all.
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm so disappointed with myself.

    ..I just stopped crying and now it's past 1 am I'm not sleeping tonight I've been getting like 4 hours of sleep every night it's f***ing me up I just want to relax πŸ˜–πŸ˜­πŸ˜žπŸ˜«
    SecludedSeaTurtle SecludedSeaTurtle 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2014

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    I haven't been sleeping well lately.

    But I'm so energize throughout the day I just don't know I can't rest my body. What's wrong with me? Do I have too much stuff in my mind that I can't fall asleep or my body isn't letting me sleep? I'm sleepy and tired but my brain won't stop thinking. I've only been getting 6...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2014

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    We will never sleep,

    because sleep is for the weak, and we will never rest , till were all f***king dead.
    iSkateboard iSkateboard 18-21 Jan 12, 2014

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    Ever since I was a a small child,

    I've never been able to sleep well. My mind could never relax. I worry about a lot if things. My mind would never slow down. I have a very hard time falling and staying asleep. I sleep so lightly that I am actually in a partial state of consciousness. To this day It is very...
    mywhol3world mywhol3world 13-15, F Mar 4, 2014

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    I did it. After two days of hardly sleeping

    because of the rain and my irritable patient, i manage to sleep. At first i talked to my friend that i will be taking a nap but ended up sleeping straight for 14 hours. I woke up the next day. Ive never done it in almost two years. Im so glad i could still sleep straight, i...
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2014

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    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    If I could just turn off my iPod lol.

    Can't stand to not hear all time low and mayday parade. But the problem is I can't sleep when they are playing I just love them too much.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 18, 2014

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    beesknees12 beesknees12 41-45, F 14 mins ago

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    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F Jan 1

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    I want to share a true story with u all. Once my friend and i had planned to visit a nearby village during our school holidays. I must to tell u all that my friend is a very...
    RichardxParker RichardxParker 18-21, M Jan 2

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    So I went in for a sleep Study last night. My doctor wanted me to do a sleep study because I have episodes of waking up due to not breathing. I arrived at the hospital and it Was...
    LadyTShay LadyTShay 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I cant sleep next to my snoring husband. This is day three no sleep. He gets mad at me if i nicely ask him to roll over. he gets mad if i sleep in another room. I have explained...
    SweetD03 SweetD03 26-30, F Jan 7

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    I think sleeping unclothed allows your body to control its own temperature and moderate itself in a way that even just underwear or pyjamas prohibit. I always seem to wake up more...
    YuEvans YuEvans 18-21, F 14 Responses Jan 15

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    I sleep in every single class, even my favorite ones, for about half the period or even more. I sleep pretty early around 11 now, plus the sleep I get from first period and up...
    jennkiminii jennkiminii 16-17, F Jan 19

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    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    My dog had me assed out. Literally! He is a little 3 1/2 year old Yorkie that I adore. He loves to be near me. He sleeps in my bed and often likes to snuggle close or just lie...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I started having sleep paralysis when I was a senior in high school. the first time I will never forget, was the most terrifying thing to me. I woke up in that state and felt...
    gnove0865 gnove0865 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have trouble sleeping. Mostly because I think too much. When I do get tired and sleep, I wish to sleep more than the normal hours. When my eyes open, signaling that I'm alive, I...
    feint30 feint30 26-30, M 1 day ago

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