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How Do You Sleep?

What Kind of Sleeper Are You?

The need to have exactly eight hours of sleep a night is a myth, since we all have different sleep needs. Some function perfectly fine on seven, while others have to have at least nine. Whatever amount your body calls for I'm wondering, once it's time to hit the hay . . .

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Allytta Allytta 6 years
i sleep with ear plugs in, as i'm very sensitive to noise and my neighbours and room-mate all get up earlier than me. so the coffee making and walking about noises from upstairs wake me up. rubbish trucks too on their weekly rubbish collection days. even though the windows are double glazed. maybe you can post some tips how to train yourself to be more tolerant to the noise? :)
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 6 years
It can take me some time like 20-30 minutes, but when I do I'm out for the night :-)
bethinabox bethinabox 6 years
During the school year, between classes and work, I'm pooped. I fall asleep within minutes of hitting the sack, and I don't wake up until morning, usually a few minutes before my alarm, but sometimes I do have to let it go off to wake me up. I avoid drinking too much liquid in the few hours before bed so I don't have to get up to go to the bathroom - not that I have a problem falling asleep, I just hate having to climb out of my lofted bed and walking down the hall to the bathroom! I did just drink a cup of tea, though. Oops.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 6 years
I always have a hard time falling asleep, and I frequently wake up around 2:00 or 3:00 am and can't get back to sleep for a couple of hours.
bchicgrl bchicgrl 6 years
depending on my day, it takes me anywhere from 10 - 30 minutes to fall asleep but once I'm asleep nothing can wake me up until morning. Most times I don't even hear my alarm clock.
Run2bfree067 Run2bfree067 6 years
depends on if I got my exercise and what I did that day. half hour fun + errands + reading before I crash= great night. Anything less, and, stay away from me the next morning. I wish I could say goodnight to restlessness!
Run2bfree067 Run2bfree067 6 years
depends on if I got my exercise and what I did that day. half hour fun + errands + reading before I crash= great night. Anything less, and, stay away from me the next morning. I wish I could say goodnight to restlessness!
nikkisoda nikkisoda 6 years
My body loves sleep! My husband is always so amazed at how fast I can fall a sleep. Especially since we got a temper pedic bed. Heaven! Best sleep of my life! If you are a tosser and turner I highly recommend this bed.
Spectra Spectra 6 years
I usually don't have problems falling asleep, but I usually have to get up once at night to pee...then I fall back asleep and I'm out until my alarm goes off.
mek123 mek123 6 years
I don't have problems falling asleep, just staying asleep and with my husband snoring it doesn't help. But then again, he says I sing and talk in my sleep.
adelaidekay adelaidekay 6 years
I can't relax. No matter how tired I am I have trouble sleeping. People used to do all kinds of stuff at night where I live like try & break in catch things on fire, & try & steal stuff so I just got used to not sleeping & now I truely hate to sleep. I kinda always did. I find it so boring & I always have to feel motion to relax. I can get maybe at the most 4 hours a day. Usually 3.
Beaner Beaner 6 years
Lately I've been waking up in the middle of the night with an asthma attack. Boo.
starofsorrow starofsorrow 6 years
Most of the time, I do what I picked, which was fall asleep easily and sleep all night.However, recently, I've been waking up often in the night, starting the night before I lost my dog. I'm thinking it's probably a psychological reaction to losing a family member, since it happened when I lost my stepmother.
starofsorrow starofsorrow 6 years
Most of the time, I do what I picked, which was fall asleep easily and sleep all night. However, recently, I've been waking up often in the night, starting the night before I lost my dog. I'm thinking it's probably a psychological reaction to losing a family member, since it happened when I lost my stepmother.
runningesq runningesq 6 years
I stay asleep all night, but my husband says I toss and turn... I also talk ALL night and sometimes yell .. eeeps.
kclulu kclulu 6 years
I fall asleep easily but wake up pretty frequently to use the bathroom or to just turn over. I actually prefer to wake up several times because I like to look at the clock and see that I have a few more hours to sleep as opposed to waking up once with my alarm clock and havin to get up right away. It makes me feel like I slept longer:)
mandaleebee mandaleebee 6 years
I put that I fall asleep easily and then sleep through the night, because usually that's the case; however, lately, at least a couple days a week I am a mix between options C and D. Last night was one of those nights :(
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 6 years
I fall asleep within 5 minutes of going to bed and I sleep all night. Only time I wake up is to go to the bathroom and then I'm back to sleep.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 6 years
Tosser and turner - last night my hubby woke me up to tell me I kept kicking him. I also have tons of conversations in my sleep. My hubby will ask me in the morning if I remember sitting up and yelling at him about the tv being too loud or talk about something stupid - I never remember any of it.
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