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I Still Take Naps

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    Sunday Ritual

    Yep Sunday is my nap day. I Love it my kids are at church pops is out playing in the Garden and Karie is on the couch Sleeping. Today was alittle different though. I Wrote For 3 days And It caugh up to me I woke up with a serious Migrane headache so I Just went to lay down For a...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F Aug 3, 2008

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    I take naps usually when i habe nothing to do

    at home! But today was by far one of my deepest naps!! I was so relaxed and comfortable! I *********** and fell so fast asleep for the first time..then I woke up and took a cold shower ! :) it was crazy' anyways im trying to keep my naps down cause sometimes its just a total...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Shift Work

    I find shift work tiring and I don't sleep properly during the day, so I find myself having a few naps to make up for the lack of sleep while on shif,. in the lay days after shift. Also, sunday is the day I love to have a nap, getting ready for the week.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 17, 2010

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    Grew Up Taking Naps

          I grew up taking naps. My mom would have us lay down with her. Even if it was for a couple of minutes. The next thing that I knew, I was waking up two hours later. It always felt nice havinga nap on sunday afternoon. Even today, I like to take a...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Aug 26, 2010

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    And It Fuckks Up My Sleeping Pattern Even More

    Yep, the title says it all. Gah! And I always wake up SOOOOOOOO cold from them. I am freezing right now! Also my hand is numb from sleeping on it. And I totally drooled on my brother's pillow because I fell asleep on his bed lol. What a suckka xD But yeah, I take naps. I should...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 58 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    Not Entirely My Fault.

    I blame the new generation of electric blankets. What used to be a futile mess of cord and hard cotton has been converted to soft as fleece near invisible coils and utter bliss. I tend to lose an hour and a half in general, should my will be resistant to denying such certain...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    Yessum

    I do. Only if I have had a looonnng night or went to bed super late.
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Sometimes, today I did.

    I got home from school n I crashed. I woke up 2 hours later.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 Response May 20

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    ZZZzzzzzzzz

    I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, so I do indeed still take naps. They are pretty much what keep me sane, and keep me alive. In China, and Japan it's actually very common to see people asleep at their workspace. They call it a power nap, and it really does work. Drop off for...
    BlueberryMunchkin BlueberryMunchkin 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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