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I Think I Have Narcolepsy

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    Scared to Take the Test

    Too say I have been tired is an understatement.  But I am, all the time.  I have been for years.  It doesn't matter how much sleep I get I am tired.  I finally went to the doc for it.  He did some blood tests and found anemia.  The problem was that...
    sleepymommy sleepymommy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2009

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    Well Folks The Is Verdict In.

    Finally after countless years of denial, bad excuses, 2 Doctors and 2 sleep studies. I was diagnosed this week with Narcolepsy plus cataplexy. Even though i have had textbook symptoms for a long, long time it still came as a wee bit of a stock for lack of better words. On the day...
    joshx joshx 36-40, T Aug 30, 2013

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    Researching Adderall For Weight Loss Made Me Question My Reality.........

    I don't think there's an attractive woman out there, no matter how thin, or how beautiful, who, if she feels she needs to lose a bit of weight or looks in the mirror and thinks "Oh my God, I look disgusting!" will actually admit this to anyone but herself. Admittedly, we all are...
    LifeAwake LifeAwake 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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    Hey all. I am new and just wanted to introduce myself and share a little of my story. I am 39 and have been struggling with unusual sleep all my life. I started as a sleep walker at a very young age, reaccuring night mares and such. Which evenually subsided. In my very early 20...
    joshx joshx 36-40, T Jul 26, 2013

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    Any Advice From Sufferers

    How to start this? Basically, I'm unsure as to how I've never thought of this before but I have had problems with sleeping from the age of 16 and am now 24. I used to suffer hypnagogic hallucations, sleepwalking and paralysis. I have'nt had these symptoms for a long time, however...
    jenwestx jenwestx 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    I CAN'T LIVE LIKE THIS ANYMORE!

    PLEASE PLEASE HELP! I have not been diagnosed with Narcolepsy yet (I can't afford the sleep study yet, because I'm a broke grad student). However, I am a dietitian, which means I eat well and stay active. Thus, my blood work has come out great, and my B12 and iron (among other...
    jenmej jenmej 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Figureing Out If It Is Narcolepsy

    I guess the symptoms started years ago... High school time frame, But i never associated any of these symptoms all together as I've been through many things in the last five years that My health just seems to feel like its falling apart around me... Each day I feel weaker. I...
    stownsend08 stownsend08 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Living a Life With Narcolepsy

    for 3 yrs now i've been trying to figure out wat was wrong with me until one day i finally decided to look it up on the internet when i found out about narcolepsy i knew that was wat i have so i started to write a book about how i felt to reach out to people who felt the same way...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 16-17 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    Sleepie Tells All

    Please do read my story in the "I Have Narcolepsy" group. Under Sleepie Tells All... Thanks, Sleepie
    Sleepie Sleepie 41-45, F May 9, 2012

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    PhoenixM4 PhoenixM4 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Last night I had a dream that felt good when I was having it but now I am awake I find it disturbing. I was with a crowd of people (in my mind, I seemed to associate them with...
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 54 mins ago

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    I lost my father to cancer on February 8, 2014 . I was just shy of turning 16 . He's missed so much in these past 2 1/2 months . I think it gets harder everyday . He should be...
    awkwardprincess98 awkwardprincess98 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Besides getting cheated on ...there's always been this other boy who's always trying to grab my attention He's a football, baseball& basketball player for my school he's very...
    elitedancer14 elitedancer14 13-15, F 53 mins ago

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    Those people who give a **** about what others think will suffer terribly. Don't live your life the way other people want you to, it's your fucken life do what ever the **** you...
    JustMe123468 JustMe123468 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i was exploring experiences and i found something i never thought someone will mention it or at least talk about it ... so it gives me the change to talk about ... be4 4 years from...
    nero1991 nero1991 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    To be completely honest, I denied it for some time. I haven't actually done any kind of official test, but I have a nurse practitioner and a number of knowledgeable individuals who...
    Kavka Kavka 18-21, M 32 mins ago

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    A lot of people (mainly guys) have said my voice is very soothing. I don't really agree but ehh.
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I don't care what people think... I don't even care if people think I care what people think. I don't care if people think I think they think I care what they think. I just don't...
    AlexiaGotAManAtHome AlexiaGotAManAtHome 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Every time I look down, I think of you. Every time I open my eyes, I think of you. Every time I breathe in, I think of you. Every time I close my eyes, I think of you. Every time I...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Apr 6

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    Every time I look down, I think of you. Every time I open my eyes, I think of you. Every time I breathe in, I think of you. Every time I close my eyes, I think of you. Every time I...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Apr 6

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    I keep thinking, About the words I’ll never say, And the things we’ll never do. I keep thinking, that it’s all my fault because we both know that it is. I keep...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F Apr 7

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    It never gets me anywhere good. Sometimes i think about random things, or normal things, then I start thinking about past things and such. From grades, to my family, ex boyfriends...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    And I think my profile and stories are starting to get the bipolar look. Well I just write what I think and feel at the moment. Like right now, the Q&A section has been talking...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Last night I asked my mum."ma what do you think of ppl who are gay?" She replied "I think tht there is nothing wrong with it cos it's a life choice but it's a choice I will not...
    batsygurl2109 batsygurl2109 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Most times if you were to come across me in person, I would be thinking rather than making conversation due to the fact that I am a heavy thinker. I am always thinking about things...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I watched a rerun episode of an old-time favorite TV series yesterday. In it, a radical animal-loving vegan had gone to stay with a family who happily eats meat, because she couldn...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    It is not the process of thought that must be changed; the problem is not inherent to the fact in which one should think differently... nor it is intrinsic to the possibility to...
    bobsaber bobsaber 31-35, M Mar 21

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    Alright guys this is my experience from earlier chatting. I'm tired sick of people who judge others for not sharing the same opinions and calling them bad names. Thinking you are...
    HarmBlackstar HarmBlackstar 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    But it's not about the right things. Why do I need to think so much about what others think? With all the things going on in life, there's no way they're going to always think...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    The check-up... A four year old was at the pediatrician for a check up. As the doctor looked down her ears with an otoscope, he asked, "Do you think I'll find Big Bird in here...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I think life is too short to worry about all of the things that scare you. I think you should be spontaneous and adventurous so that when you look back on your past twenty years...
    maleyhiller maleyhiller 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I think teachers need a raise, definitely. I think it'd be great if they made it where schools (starting in middle school) hired teachers who made a 21 or higher only on their ACT...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I've been forced to walk and bus it rather than drive and oddly I like walking. It helps me think. It drives me. I think that it provides, it brings clarity to my thoughts. I think...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M Mar 28

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    I always look at body language. Analyze tones. Think about the next thing someone will say. "Hey, are you okay?" Me: "I'm fine..." _____ "Why are you asking?" Taking too long to...
    DecemberSky1 DecemberSky1 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I look in the mirror and I see someone other than how I picture myself . I see a weird face and ugly everything . I hate my hair . I feel fat . I don't look good in anything . I...
    lilmisslouhoo lilmisslouhoo 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I don't think this would be a good idea since obesity bring a lot of side effect health problems... But I think it would be good if we just accept them and motivate them in a nice...
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    What I'm Thinking, Is about the flowers that I see. My favorite shirt, or pollen in the air, And the wonderful Dogwood trees. What I'm Thinking, Is about the baby that made me...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    So I think way to much. My girlfriend will tell things and my minds to bad thoughts. I try not to think of them much so stones I can't help it. I really hope these thoughts go away...
    CDraven CDraven 18-21, T 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I think he's hates me now, or feels like he's sick of me... I just wondering that i already doin something wrong?? When i say i miss you, he said he miss me, but now it feels like...
    Sk203 Sk203 18-21, F Apr 5

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    A friend here pointed out that I seem to think that if all women were "un-fenced" or didn't have marriage vows to worry about they would think like me. He's right, I do think that...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 11 Responses Apr 5

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    What I feel comes from a different place than my thoughts . . .. from my body and my heart my feelings evolve and change My mind is not a place of feeling. I dont 'think' my...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am a over thinker. I constantly am thinking about how to fix my life. How to become financially independent. How to stop being depressed. Beating my self up for decisions I make...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES! I really am… I don't think quickly and I do think carefully! Some of you would notice this! When I help people and give advice sometimes you find that I...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Thinking 'bout life Thinking 'bout you Thinking 'bout everything Idek.
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F a week ago

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    I always think about my death, my friends death, and of course my families death, I'm not suicidal, I'm not crazy i just can't seem to stop i don't wish for no ones death but i...
    cycloneok cycloneok 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I'm a Christian girl, and I don't believe in pre-marital sex at all, but I love thinking about it so much! Not sex with just anybody though. I only like imagining sex with my...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't stop thinking about a guy I barely know- He works with my mum and I've seen him in the pub a few times too. Since my uncle is dating his mum, I was quite keen on knowing...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think i'm a werewolf. My eyes turn ice blue And they're a really dark brown normally so that's super wierd. I've been having super bad headaches that come on the side of my head...
    TheRealWerewolfGirl TheRealWerewolfGirl 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Although I'm still young, I think about it too. If I'm talking to a guy that's older than me, my mind goes straight to thinking about sex and his ****. I wonder what it would...
    vanmaury vanmaury 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well at least I think my nipps are. I've got inverted nipps. I don't know what to think of them or what anyone else will think. I'm meeting up with someone soon and I'm scared that...