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I Should Go to Sleep Now

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    If I Could....I Would!

    Got tired of tossing and turning in my bed.  SO I did what I always do, get up and log onto EP until I get tired and sleepy. How I wish I slept like a normal person.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    Want to Go to Bed, But Can't Stop Looking At This Site!

    Yeah, that about says it all.  I recently discovered this site, and it is downright addictive.  Can't stop surfing and reading all those intimate thoughts, relating to so much, I'm mesmerized.  But I need to go to bed!
    Molly23 Molly23 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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    Diagnosed - Ooh Scary Word!

    speaking as a <b>diagnosed</b> insomniac, i will say that you find a certain thing interesting and yet still choose to sleep when needed. if you NEED to sleep now, your body will make it so unless you are more....erm....f'd up as i am. i have lived many of my 24.5...
    springfieldrocks springfieldrocks 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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    And I Am

    If I fall asleep right now I'll get 7 hours of sleep...
    jessicalynn88 jessicalynn88 26-30, F Nov 23, 2013

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    But i'm such a night owl!

    i love being up at night.
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    REALLY TIRED! Also really hungry

    and I kind of want to read more nosleeps ;-;
    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Gotta get up in 8 houres

    and 40 minutes to get ready for my mom's parents-in-law's 25th wedding day...
    leejoonnieoppa leejoonnieoppa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    Uh Oh

    I've become addicted to this site .. in all henceness I think I should go to sleep now. I love this site. tx Experience for being :)
    wezamuntkee wezamuntkee 36-40, M Aug 29, 2007

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    I totally should go to sleep.

    . Another busy day tomorrow. . This insomnia is killing me. .
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F Jul 23, 2014

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    Insanexx Insanexx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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