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28 Things People Who Can't Sleep Will Totally Understand

At night you can't sleep but in the morning you can't wake up. Normal hours are just not for you.

1. You basically have the sleeping patterns of a vampire.

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2. And when you finally lay down you can never get comfortable.

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3. In college any class before 11am was just way too early.

4. And you definitely envy people who can fall asleep anywhere.

5. You're always tired.

6. The late night 4th meal binge is a very real thing.


7. You sometimes find yourself getting drowsy at the wheel.

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8. And you hate it when your days start to blur together.

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9. While most people are getting up for the day you've barely gotten any sleep.

10. But the rest of the world runs on regular time so you have to as well.

11. Besides, when the sun's out you can't sleep anyway.

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12. You've tripped out hardcore when the sleep meds don't knock you out.

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13. You are always hurting for more sleep...

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14. ...yet to a certain extent you kind of pride yourself on requiring very little sleep.

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15. When you attempt a daytime nap you either can't fall asleep or end up crashing out for 4 hours.

16. If you do get any sleep it involves a lot of tossing and turning.

17. You've come to rely on places open 24 hours for eating and shopping.

18. You can stay up all night partying or loafing around, but you somehow are sleepy when you have to study or work late.

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19. You are all too familiar with terrible infomercials.


It's 4:17 am, and you're watching your third Sham Wow infomercial in a row.

20. You've become that person who tweets, posts, or has email time stamps after 3am.

21. You math skills have sharpened because you spend all night calculating how much sleep you'll get if you fall asleep right now.

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22. You can't help but to be honest when people ask you if you haven't slept.

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23. You've seen your share of sunrises, not from waking up but from staying all night.

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24. Sometimes it seems as if you just passed out and suddenly your alarm is already going off.

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25. You've even tried counting sheep and it doesn't work.

26. You think your lack of sleep is making you crazy.

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27. You're never really asleep and never really awake.

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28. The struggle is real.

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