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I Sleep Either Too Much Or Too Little

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    The point is, in weeknights, I tend to stay up a little too late, sometimes due to over thinking (and I love to read before I go to sleep, or watch tv, or take my laptop with me to bed...bad habits!) and end up not getting enough sleep for the next day, or I stay up late on the...
    Scarlet2 Scarlet2 18-21, F Dec 20, 2010

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    True

    i either sleep too much or not enough.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 13, 2010

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    I Have No Self-Discipline When It Comes To Sleeping.

    Sleep… I've had 20+ years to get it right, yet I still feel that I may just need lessons or something. I've never met anyone with sleep habits more random than my own. Though, I should probably mention that I have a chronic illness. It's not so much an excuse really as it...
    oneandlonely12 oneandlonely12 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I need way too much sleep.

    I can't wake up in the morning because I don't want to. Other nights I can't stop thinking long enough to sleep...
    gingerbetch gingerbetch 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    My...

    ...sleeping patterns are weird. I can sleep for like two hours one day and eight hours the next day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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    Falling Asleep Yet?

    I thought I was gonna fall asleep the other day after 30 hours of being awake, but then after thinking it would happen, I stopped- well, falling asleep. I've read about and watched programs on so many methods on getting to sleep, but when I try them, I either find they prolong...
    DreamWeaver28 DreamWeaver28 16-17, F Sep 26, 2010

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    Can't Find A Happy Medium...

    I do tend to sleep deeply, that much is for sure. However, on weeknights, I tend to stay up a little too late and end up not getting enough sleep for work the next day, OR I stay up late on the weekends and end up sleeping in more than I should and feel groggy and usually have...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    Usually...

    Far, far too little on weekdays. Then... crash and burn on weekends....
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    It's Very Unhealthy :/

    Most nights I'll only get about 4 hours of sleep.  However about once or twice a week I'll get 10-12 hours of sleep.  Regardless of how much sleep I get, I always wake up tired and am tired throughout the day.  However, I can easily stay up until 5 am if I wish...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 19 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    i've noticed when my son is not here with me i

    tend to sleep a lot. i do chores around the apartment but its not a lot but i still take care of what i got to do. When i am depressed i go straight to sleep, just don't want to think about certain things so i just escape through sleep and when i get to see my son, when he goes...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    -_-

    These past three to four months, I've slept like I used to sleep when I was 10. Before that, it used to be 4,5 hours every day.
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Apr 16, 2013

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