My Insomniac Life

I figured it was a night for another single dose, so I did that, and still sleep escaped me. Hours had started to pass, and I began to panic that I wouldn’t get enough sleep, it turns out that was the least of my worries. Around 2 am, I decided I had to get some sleep before waking up and did the unthinkable. For the first time in five years, I took a max dosage.

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Sleep Hygiene – Top Ten Sleep Tips

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The Cure for Depression: A Daily Routine

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The Cure for Depression: Zzzzzzz

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I need my Sleep

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Sleep Hygiene – Top Ten Sleep Tips

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Relapse in Mental Illness – Part Two

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