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I Sleep Too Much

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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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    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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    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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    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'm always tired. I sleep all day

    and all night. How can I stay awake
    lilypad99 lilypad99 18-21 1 Response Sep 21, 2015

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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 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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    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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    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, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I need to stop sleeping in.

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

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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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    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 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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    I mean really. I slept like fourteen hours x.

    x how's that even possible?
    johnng8230 johnng8230 22-25, M Aug 24, 2015

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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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 24, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2015

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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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    I used to give everyone benefit of the doubt but after everything that happened by being betrayed and hurt by others. now, sometimes (if not most times) i'll watch my back with...
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    I wish I could dim it down sometimes :(
    TrapxFuturebass TrapxFuturebass 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Like right now... I cannot sleep, although right now is 3:42 AM . I have things in my mind. My future mostly ... If i will become better. Or if i will be the same loser i am right...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have my pres for maths and English junior certificate tommorow. I have paper 1 for maths and English paper 1. I am awful at maths, there is no way I can survive this when I have...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I cried yesterday. I feel my life is becoming too much for me. I've been in school forever, and I have a Bachelor of Science degree already...but I couldn't get a job with that...
    truth1212 truth1212 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think that I over think things too much. I've tried to meet women and I'm very open from the very beginning and start enjoying chats but on 9 out of every 10 times the women are...
    BigDean1471 BigDean1471 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I aaaaaaaalways think toooooo much!! 😖😑 I think if the tiniest detail especially when I'm with my close friends I always think about what I said and how I reacted , what...
    tachibana12 tachibana12 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Jade although we're best friends I don't see you like that. I see you as that we both know that our bond is brother and sister and I wouldn't have it any other way. we've been...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And this is the problem. I feel so Much and live by My Whole heart. And I think and I am to logical. And this tears me apart when I'm making choises. Two extremely strong sides...
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F 6 days ago

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