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I Would Like, Just Once, to Sleep a Full 8 Hours

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    So...tired...

    I am lucky if I sleep more than 2 hours at a time. It has been like this for so long...go to bed, read or do puzzles until I fall asleep, wake up within 2 hours...up for at least an hour. I try to read again or do more puzzles...I finally fall back to sleep and I'm up in another...
    purpleriz purpleriz 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    Once a Week Would Do the Trick

    It would be something to look forward to every week. It would make me cheerful and able to cope with the crazies. It's a goal to strive for and I would like to do it while I am still in a condition to remember it. It would be in my home, not the nursing home. It would impair...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 5 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    The Land of La La

    I wish i could sleep just one night all night. Instead i have disturbed sleep. I actually cant remember the last time i slept the entire night through. Since i was about 4 years old i have been getting up in the middle of the night, sometimes i know what I'm doing others not. My...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F Apr 21, 2009

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    Beyond Exhaustion!

    The truth is I've spent the last two days, getting carried away by drinking too much and staying out late.  Tonight I tuck my daughter into bed fairly early and fall asleep right next to her.  Two hours later I'm awake.  I roll over and try to go back to sleep but I can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21, 2010

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    Sleep

    My dream and goal in life that may sound pretty sad for some is to get a full eight hours of sleep a night.
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Sleep Deprivation

    I don't have kids running around or anything, but I'm sort of an insomniac... Sometimes I feel like it would be nice just to get into bed at a decent hour, fall right to sleep, and sleep the entire way through the night to the next morning.  It might possibly change my...
    HisONEnOnly HisONEnOnly 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    As Sam Cooke Would Say...

    What a wonderful world this would be. To sleep a full 8 hours. Something I haven't done since... Good god, before I had my homeless stint.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M Jul 17, 2009

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    This Is Becoming My Problem Now

    I used to sleep eight hours, but lately it has been four and four segments...or six at the most?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 28, 2009

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    Ahhh....that Would Be So Nice....

    It would be so nice to sleep a full 8 hours. Even once a Month or something. Without the help of sleeping pills, and without waking up a few times through-out the night. I hate that. I hate waking up through-out the night. I just want once to be able to sleep a full eight hours...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 27, 2009

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