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

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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

    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
    Dec 27, 2009

    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...
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    1 Response May 21, 2010


    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Dec 28, 2009

    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


    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
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

    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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