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I Sleep Too Much

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    Missing Out On Life

    I know I am missing out on life and time with my family. All I want to do is sleep all the time in the winter its so cold out and all I want to do is sleep it away. I need to get out and do my own thing from time to time. I feel so alone, I dont have any friends and life anything...
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    I always feel tired. I'm trying to get on a

    good schedule of sleep. so i count the hour until my bed time lol. i'm tired all day. i'm just looking forward to go to sleep. Lol i know that sounds bad. but i'm bored all day anyway so if i had something good to.look forward to then I would stay up :)
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F Oct 5, 2014

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    It's My Way to Hide From Pain

    I've been resisting sleeping too much for years.  I know it's my unconscious way of avoiding discomfort and pain.  I sleep because my ego thinks it's the most pleasurable thing to do at the moment.  I can afford to-maybe that's my problem. ...
    Echart Echart 31-35 2 Responses Mar 28, 2008

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    I Started to Sleep Too Much Since...

    i started to sleep too much since my Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examination ends.. the first thing that i did when i reached home from my college - sleep! it's like a debt..i have to pay it off.. i had suffered it since i started form 5. now, i will sleep at 3 am, wake up at 6.30...
    reversebiased reversebiased 16-17 Jan 27, 2008

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    Breaking Dawn My Recovery Wish From Sleeping Too Much

    I sleep too much in the daytime...now its back up to noontime before i get up...its peaceful for me sleeping in mornings...and at night i stay up late..its not good dissipline...i missed out on two jobs offers once because of it....crazy huh?? well when you change your sleep...
    ontheedgeofnight ontheedgeofnight 41-45, F May 26, 2012

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    Sleep To Avoid Facing Reality....

    My name is Chantel, I sleep most of the time when I am not working... I have been depressed most of my life, I have good days and bad days. I am not being treated for depression, I dont believe in paying someone for my happiness. I figure if it isnt inside me naturally, I dont...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F Jan 10, 2011

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    Its All In My Mind

    i wondered why i was tired all the time and i can't seem to bring myself to do anything but sleep. but i think i am just using sleep as an excuse or an escape. when i sleep, its the only time i forget about it all. its my chance to escape from my life and things i dont want to...
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    Get Away

    i sleep, and sleep, and sleep. it might be because of my depression but im not really sure what causes it. but i mostly sleep to get away. i sleep to get away from life, from pain, but mostly i sleep so i dont have to think. when i sleep i can just ret in my bed and have my mind...
    cookielove4 cookielove4 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2010

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    But it's such a great escape.

    If the dreams could only stop too as it reminds me too much about reality.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Oct 16, 2014

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    Only 6pm. Counting the minutes

    until I can take too many sleep pills and drift of for 10-12 hours.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Oct 29, 2014

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    Go Away

    i can't help but sleep a good 12 hours when i don't have to be somewhere.  its annoying, though.  i set the alarm, plan on getting up at a certain time, but it never happens.  i shut the alarm off because i'm still so tired and continue sleeping.  it...
    LuLubee27 LuLubee27 26-30, F Mar 8, 2008

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    Im New

    i have idiopathic hypersomnia. if u are not aware of what this is...it is a sleep disorder that no matter how much sleep you get at night 4 hrs, 8 hrs, 12 hrs.. still soo tired all day. it is soo difficult to wake up every day. i want to nap all the time. but even if i do...it...
    jnala jnala 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Sleep's A Drug

    I really struggle with sleeping too much!! It's a pattern i got into over the years, and a very tough cycle to break.  I am also a recovering addict, and i can see soooo many parallels between sleeping too much and escaping with drugs. It's a time when i don't have to...
    savannahkutkat savannahkutkat 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24, 2010

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    Sigh

    For me, sleeping too much is a symptom of a deeper problem. At the risk of sounding spoiled, I'll admit that I am not excited about life and feel like I am sticking it out most of the time. To me it feels like an endless stream of obligations just to maintain a state of...
    Elaria Elaria 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Am I Hiding?

     I keep messing up my sleep cycle.  It's partly because I'm unemployed and there's not that much I really need to do.  But looking online for work is starting to seem like drudgery; there's hardly been anything to apply for in the last two weeks.  My...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 18, 2008

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    I have about 8 hours of sleep a night

    and I have a 2 hour nap when I get home from school. I've slept for 19 hours straight once, and I wasn't even tired.
    Destroya182 Destroya182 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Not True

    There was a time that it may have been true that i slept too much. I long for this to be true again! I barely sleep these days. im up all night, sometimes until sunrise, then up in mid morning. this is my routine, It is killing me. The horrible thing is i am not being forced to...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Jul 7, 2008

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    I Chase Sunday Dreams As I Sleep.

         Sunday mornings are for sleeping. Esp. yesterday with our time change. I rose and had a cup of coffee at the usual time. Then I said heck with this and back to bed until 10:30, as the weather was 36 degrees outside. Nature can chase the morning frost and...
    moonwalker moonwalker 46-50, F Mar 10, 2008

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    Well as you may know I sleep too much.

    I still sleep too much maybe not up to 14 hours any more yeah! But still much. So I'm going to try to set a goal to decrease my sleep because I will start to work again. The goal is to get down to a normal 8-9 hours a day. Right now I'm at 11hrs. Still a lot. The reason...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Far Too Much...

    I can easily sleep 10-12 hours in one night.  I could probably sleep longer too, but I force myself to get up.   To be fair, I am getting better.  I discovered that the primary cause of my tiredness is an iron deficiency.  I can now force myself to wake up...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F Dec 16, 2008

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    Others might sleep a good 8 hours

    and feel refreshed, I on the other hand need 12+ hours just to function for the next day.
    Thorbulous Thorbulous 18-21, F Apr 8, 2014

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    The Weekends Are A Problem...

    I don't work, really, so the weekends don't mean all that much. And yet, somehow, I manage to sleep way more during Saturday and Sunday than on the other days. I often go to sleep even earlier on the weekends than normal. I freak myself out that way. I will go to sleep at 9-ish...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 28, 2010

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    I fall asleep too much.

    I just get so tired most of the time. I fall asleep at Math class, resulting in a gap between my knowledge...well, that's only occasional. I take naps over the weekend, and I just lie around in my bed sometimes, or couch, because they're so comfy I don't want to get up. Soon I...
    IdoChromes IdoChromes 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2014

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    Sometimes An Escape, Sometimes a Necessity

    The title of my entry pretty much sums it all up.  Sometimes extra sleep is a necessity.  I have a young daughter who causes me to sometimes loose sleep.  Sometimes, extra sleep is just a way to not have to deal with the things that need to be dealt with. ...
    constantlyme constantlyme 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2007

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    I dont know wtf is that !

    i sleep all the time everyday for more than a month *yawns*
    sam1992really1 sam1992really1 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Me Sleepz

    a slept 17 hrs 2 day an gana slep agen in 4 hrs... sumet rong wiv meh????
    yiffingyiff yiffingyiff 18-21 2 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    I sleep too much! I hate

    that I'm not a go getter no more. I'm experienced, degreed intelligent but all I want to do is shut out the world because of fear of rejection. I sleep 12-14 hours a day. This has been my routine for the past month. Any sleepers out there? I know this is pretty extreme
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I need to stop sleeping in.

    ..... Lol just kidding!!
    glamgirl18 glamgirl18 18-21, F Mar 17, 2014

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    Way too much that sometimes i get confused if something really happened in real life or it's just something that i fantasized or imagined. I guess it's also the reason why i get...
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    I think it's not normal... Whenever I have a problem with someone, instead of talking to him/her for solving the problem, I keep arguing in my own head... Even after talking to the...
    Mikala88 Mikala88 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Really wish I could just go to sleep and stop thinking about everything all the time. :(.....
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    After much consideration based on the people I've met recently I guess that I really do expect too much. Honesty, openness, acceptance, trust, communication, mutual understanding...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Is it bad that I care too much about people who are in my life, or have been in my life?
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I was yours and you were mine I lost you to something that I couldn't fight Suppose that I was there that night Suppose I ripped my heart out and gave it all to you Would you...
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    I can't stop my head at night from arguing over and over issues I'm dealing with when I should be getting sleep... which is such a waste of time, I'm already on my side.. why do I...
    m3shelly m3shelly 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I think to much when I don't do anything.... so I do as much as I can do so that I don't think much
    OGeee OGeee 22-25, M Jul 21

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    Today I woke up at 6. Went for a run. Had a light breakfast then go to work. I started working from 9:30. Didn't have lunch only had soy milk. Then I resumed my work and had long...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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