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I Sleep Too Much

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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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    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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    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 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

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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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    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 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 16-18 Jan 27, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I need to stop sleeping in.

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

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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 16-17, F Apr 8

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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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    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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    But it's such a great escape.

    If the dreams could only stop too as it reminds me too much about reality.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Oct 16

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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

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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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    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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    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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    There is too much happening in my life right now. I think that's why I can't sleep. I went to bed last night and tossed and turned for a few hours and then fell asleep, but woke up...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is my problem. Thinking too much and caring too much so I am always the one who suffer. When I have friends, especially best friend, I would love her too much that I will give...
    Seeree123 Seeree123 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    What do you get when you combine an unhinged and unstoppable ego with fierce compassion? Me. When I was 16, a teacher sat me down after school to have a word with me. I was being...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The memories of my childhood are so special to me. Thanks to my father, he chose me to be his daughter. He could of had a son. He could of picked a girl with blonde hair...but he...
    Eyedontgiveahoot Eyedontgiveahoot 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I care too much.. I forgive too much.. The more I care, the more I got hurt but they don't realize that.. I'm being too nice. Eventhough I know they hurt me, I care too much to...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F Oct 13

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    I have been told that I think way too much and also I feel that I care too much for those who don't care about not only themselves but anyone else....I need to learn to not carry...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    What I like about drinking is that after a few drinks I don't care about the critics. They say I drink too much, I eat too much, beer has too many calories, I shouldn't wear this...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Sometimes I need to chill the hell out at work. I'm always tensed out and serious . Sometimes even stressed! The bosses or superiors that overlook everyone are people too. I...
    sbomber25 sbomber25 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think about thinking of not caring that I care too much when I think about thinking. You see ?
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Acceptance and encouragement by my family and close friends. Most of them don't approve of my relationship. Or they don't like the actions I took to get into it. Or they don't...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I blame myself for a lot of things whether they had anything to do with me or not. I'm used to always being in the middle or the cause of some type of drama in my family and in...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Comando in tracksuits. It always shows off a little too much if your not careful lol. But its too cold for shorts to go the gym so its unavoidable. This could well be why no one...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Oct 6

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    I want too lose weight but I keep eating too much I go to the gym like 3 times a week and I up gaining back weight I lose I was counting calories but I stopped doing it and it...
    ALCLASSOF2014 ALCLASSOF2014 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 8

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    It's too much and it is kind on sinking my heart with it. I don't know whom to speak to because the relevant people do not tend to understand me. I have discussed with them again...
    Tommtomy Tommtomy 31-35, M Oct 11

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    I just want to say that when I find myself crying too much, according to my standards, it is a mostly chemical imbalance. Sometimes hormones cause this to happen more frequently...
    crazycatlady79 crazycatlady79 31-35, F Oct 12

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    I definitely ate too much. I had a foot long sub at 8. Then around 8:45 I ate 6 inches of pizza roll about 3 inches thick. Then I ate a bag of chips. Now my jeans are too tight...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't always say a lot of things about how I care too much about people who have been around me and I probably do the same thing when I realize they had already hurt me. This is...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Sep 27

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    I care too much about others i go out my way for people and most don't even appreciate it.
    RoughLife88 RoughLife88 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    I think I trust too much actually. I use to, if I just met you, give you my complete trust. Until you broke it, you had it. A lot of people break things when they didn't have to...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    More than I should and I know it. It is not healthy and wish I would stop. I need to start exercising more in order to relieve some of it, but still haven't gotten around to it. I...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Oct 2

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    I been hurt way too much . People like to take my kindness and step on me ! And I let it!!
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Yeah, it's exactly that simple: I eat too much! I can't explain why, it's just the way I do it...
    dr3513 dr3513 26-30, M Oct 8

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    I don't trust too much cause I get burned every time
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F Oct 11

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    I stop myself from saying too much to new people so I don't really make many friends and people wonder why I am so quiet.
    raraggl raraggl 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Is it too much to ask your bff to delete your ex from all her social media & chat apps (WA, FB, IG, etc)?
    youbrokeme youbrokeme 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everybody caring and curing and planet hopping not life erasing. Why is that too much????
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes i seek advices and ask for helps from my help and sometimes i ask them to do something for me, they always says they glad they could help me but sometimes they make me...
    flamedoll flamedoll 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago