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Dear Dish-it: I'm Sleep Deprived

Sleepy asks: I have gotten into the habit of watching Youtube on my iPad or a movie on my portable DVD player in bed. It started when I had a few nightmares and my mom said I could watch a movie in bed. But now I can’t sleep without it! I can’t fall asleep until midnight and in the morning I am so tired. How can I overcome this addiction? Back to Article

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Sammy2001
Sammy2001 wrote:
2013-01-15 13:30:27 -0800

That same thing happens to me, I stay on youtube on my phone till midnight then i hake up at 5:30 in the morning Frown

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demonspawn0828
demonspawn0828 wrote:
2013-01-15 11:21:36 -0800

me 2 i never want to sleep

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iMuffin
iMuffin wrote:
2013-01-14 17:06:20 -0800

I have the exact same problem.

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kararox101
kararox101 wrote:
2013-01-14 17:06:00 -0800

same here im always playin on my ipod and watching movie CANT STOP!!!! Frown

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harley001
harley001 wrote:
2013-01-14 14:59:04 -0800

I haven't slept for almost three days straight but I'm doing fine - patty

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ice cream girl
ice cream girl wrote:
2013-01-14 14:38:39 -0800

my grandmas house smells like crap so i cant sleep til midnight Tongue Out

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princess rabee
princess rabee wrote:
2013-01-14 03:37:30 -0800

smile

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princess rabee
princess rabee wrote:
2013-01-14 03:37:24 -0800

i love sleep

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lou6777
lou6777 wrote:
2013-01-13 23:51:37 -0800

i cant sleep until midnight or later some times.

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Prophey
Prophey wrote:
2013-01-13 20:13:42 -0800

i dont sleep until 2

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izzy09
izzy09 wrote:
2013-01-13 16:40:07 -0800

oh

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Rickiluvscookeez
Rickiluvscookeez wrote:
2013-01-12 19:34:08 -0800

I used to be like you- I could never sleep because I was always watching a movie and listening to music- and it caused my immune system and I was absent from school over 139 times LAST YEAR! I'm lucky I was able to pass last year. I felt so sick, and mopey and icky and I couldn't function at ALL. But.. close your eyes with some calming night sounds (mp3 or your ipod) listen to music you can barely hear, because it looks like you only fall asleep to sound...

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Mckalee
Mckalee wrote:
2013-01-12 16:50:40 -0800

i have this same problem but i never told anyone until now. When i try to stop i would just lay in bed and not sleep. i surch on goggle and it says i got a sleeping dis order do i????

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goodtaz8
goodtaz8 wrote:
2013-01-12 15:20:48 -0800

Whatch tv

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DreamChild
DreamChild wrote:
2013-01-12 14:41:22 -0800

I cant sleep period. maybe 4 hours on school nights.

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brunostar
brunostar wrote:
2013-01-12 14:25:46 -0800

honour your so weird .-.

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-Sαυℓιsм♥
-Sαυℓιsм♥ wrote:
2013-01-12 14:25:02 -0800

I be working all night -.-

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CornRows!
CornRows! wrote:
2013-01-12 14:23:56 -0800

I just stay on the phone .

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Honour
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Honour wrote:
2013-01-12 14:23:54 -0800

I cant sleep either Frown

WHY IS LIFE SO HARD

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VFING
VFING wrote:
2013-01-12 14:20:34 -0800

when i got a headache i can't sleep i was up all night long!!!

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hugebear
hugebear posted in Family Issues:
Im sorry for saying this but your Dads the adult. He knows what hes doing. Hopefully he will get through this phase fast.  Talk to him if you can and tell him how its upsetting you. But its not that serious unless he smokes for the long period of time and then theres the chance of getting cancer. 
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laura562
laura562 posted in Family Issues:
You should tell an adult you trust. This is very important and you should not keep it to yourself
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jordand08
Just ask your dad about it...
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