By Clara Cook
Rothesay, New Brunswick
March 3, 2016 1:39am CST
Honestly, I don't really know why but I have suffered from this since I was a child. Even from an extremely young age I can remember either laying in my room staring at the ceiling or standing in my bedroom window looking down at the dark street. I just couldn't seem to sleep. Now as an adult it's even worse for me. There are nights like tonight when I just can't sleep at all. I hate it because I actually like sleeping! I envy those who do not suffer from his problem! I'm clueless as to why I my have suffered it as a child but these days however I am certain its because of my daily stress and worries that come comes with the responsibilities of being an adult and a single parent. Yet, it bothers me because want to sleep and can't. Then the next day I can barely function. Not everything gets done that needs to be done and thus the cycle continues. Does anyone suffer from this or am I the only one?
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3 Mar 16
@indiandevil Some people can nap and still sleep at night. I think a short nap, early in the day could be a good thing on those days, but once I fall asleep for a nap I sleep too long; wake up groggy and remain groggy until the time I should be going to sleep and then I am awake all night again. So, I avoid naps!
3 Mar 16
In this case, you have to get more supplements, such as iron, and calcium to ease you into sleep. You can take mulitvitamin pill and if you still have sleeping problem, supplement it with iron and calcium pill. I use melantonin whenever i have difficulty in falling asleep.
• United States
3 Mar 16
You have just described my life. I cannot tell you how many times over the years and I'm talking the last 50 years that I could have written your exact post. There are times that I have gone to work and had been up for 48 to 60 hours before I can go back to sleep, though usually not always that bad. And when I am tired I lie down and then all of a sudden my mind starts racing. And then I'm awake again, so on the good days I'm usually getting only about 3 to 4 hours of sleep. It really is no good