any other night owls? how do you make yourself go to sleep?

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10 Apr 2008, 2:54 am

it's 3am. i'm not going to be a happy camper at 7, am i? oy.


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10 Apr 2008, 3:00 am

my sleep schedule is crazy.

I have been up since 5:30a.m. yesterday...have been on depressive loop all day...don't know when i will be able to go to sleep...I went to bed tonight and woke up at midnight...when I crept over to the computer, the clock said 12:30a.m....for a second I thought 12:30 p.m....oh good, I thought....I finally got a decent night's rest.....no..i had slept for an hour and a half..

sleeping pills.
herbal ones...
i take calms forte
a supplement called "nerve factors"
sometimes Chamomile....

Reading also often puts me out like a light.



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10 Apr 2008, 3:06 am

Half the week I work over nights and the other I am awake during the day and go to bed around 3-4am....the day in the middle I sleep whenever.It's weird but mostly works.

I think it has gotten better since I got older(43) but I also take effexor and lately Melatonin...that helps a bit to. So does keeping my life simple, (less stressful) as possible.

Sorry about having to wake up in a few hours...I hate having to function when I am tired(I skipped a lot of my basic college classes because of it).


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10 Apr 2008, 3:18 am

Today I did not go to class; I went home to sleep instead; for I've been sleeping less than 4 hours on average a day since Sunday.
I managed to fall asleep around 21:00. . . woke up at 2:00 and that's it, here I am. :(



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10 Apr 2008, 3:42 am

I have been averaging 6 hrs a night - usually waking at 3 for about 3 years now. And so I drag my sorry ass around all day.
Naps help but I can not always get any. I wish I could do a solid nights sleep or 'sleep in' on the weekends. "Lord, I'm so tired"



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10 Apr 2008, 3:46 am

the thing is i dont feel tired at nite but then cant get up in the mornings


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10 Apr 2008, 3:47 am

I close my eyes.



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10 Apr 2008, 3:59 am

so glad that works for you.


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10 Apr 2008, 4:04 am

sleeping pils


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10 Apr 2008, 4:40 am

Danielismyname wrote:
I close my eyes.


I wish it was that easy for me. Falling asleep always takes a long time for me. When I am laying in bed my mind always keeps on going preventing me from falling asleep. I never can shut it off; it sucks sometimes.



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10 Apr 2008, 4:44 am

Melatonin for me. It's magic.


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10 Apr 2008, 4:51 am

Yipes..melatonin, as I recall, did some really crazy stuff for me...creepy lucidish dreams...



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10 Apr 2008, 4:59 am

I'd like to try melatonin .


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10 Apr 2008, 5:04 am

I wake up a few times in one night every so often but I get back to sleep quickly.



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10 Apr 2008, 5:04 am

I have been up now for almost 22 hours.