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5 Nights In A Row?

by Mickey Johnson

Well it started out as a "I bet I can stay up longer than you!" thing with my friend, Aran, but then after the challenge was completed, I started skipping nights of sleep simply because I don't WANT to sleep.

I love dreaming but then again i would rather be awake and be doing something for my whole life, actually. But obviously I won't last that long. 11 days is the max right? Well I'll probably get that goal many times. I just can't sleep. I mean, of course I could probably pass out right now since its 3:30am and I don't even plan on sleeping tonight.

I didn't sleep yesterday night, either. I just sort of HATE sleep now. I'm only 14, just about 15, in high school. It's also summer which means no school. When school starts again i'm afraid i'm going to keep staying awake and maybe pass out or worse in the middle of class.

I don't know what to do. I mean. I guess I do, I just really don't want that option. I just want to stay awake as long as I can and pass out asleep when I have to. Then do it again. Is that bad? Will I die? I mean, I have mood swings and hallucinations regularly WITH sleep. I wonder if it would just keep getting worse? I have paranoia, too, so the hallucinations usually scare me to death... Well does anyone have advice? Other than "Just go to sleep"? *Sigh*

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Oct 20, 2013
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by: Anonymous

Ok so you are able to actually go to sleep right? Does your parents know you stay awake this long? I don't think you can actually die from not sleeping although it is dangerous bc it causes you to not think clear and when someone is out of it, foggy, then accidents happen. Your body will eventually shut down and go to sleep. When school starts as much as it sucks you need to get 8 hrs at least a night if you don't sleep I don't see how you could even pass and make decent grades. It's responsibility you are responsible for getting the rest you need.... There is want and need, you want to stay up for days but you need to sleep for your health .... I would suggest telling your parents and seeing a doctor about your hallucinations bc that's not normal if you are actually sleeping. It's part of growing up doing what you have to do even though you don't want to... I know it sucks !! So many times I want to stay up to go out with friends ect ect but I have to be responsible and tell myself no go to bed a decent hour bc I have to work in am and it sucks lol .. Hope u find some help bud good luck

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