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Backwards Sleeping Habits

by Claire

I'm 13, and am totally backwards, sleep wise. I used to sleep like a normal person, with 8 hours of sleep a night. Then, BOOM! I got addicted to the computer. Now, I wake up at 2:00 am, after going to bed at 9:00 pm. I have at least 1 hour of sports a day, and am always dead in the mornings. I know it's not healthy, but I can't stop. I am hyper at 2:00 am, and dead around 10:00am. I slowly get more energy until the next morning, and I don't know how to break this cycle. I just know my doctor's gonna kill me when she finds out, but it's literally an addiction. I am also hungry more often, but don't eat when I am, because it will eventually go away. I know this is gonna come back to bite me, and I want to stop! Help!

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Jun 19, 2012
try this NEW
by: Anonymous

I suggest you stop using the computer at 9pm (the light from the screen can wake you up)and do some boring activity like reading your science textbook (or whatever you find boring) until you are sleepy. Wait til you are sleepy to try going to sleep, even if it is 1030 or 11pm. Doing this, you probably won't wake up at 2am, but if you do, read or do something boring again, do not go on the computer, as the light from the screen will fool your body into thinking it is daytime. As for eating, can you get some easy to carry snacks (granola bars, nuts, cheese sticks) so you can have a snack whenever you are hungry. What you eat during the day does effect sleep. Good Luck.

Aug 31, 2013
Nothing but a fan NEW
by: Anonymous

I suggest you turn every thing off when you sleep but have a fan on medium facing you it always helps me I go to sleep around 10 pm and wake up at 11 am

Dec 21, 2014
Libido NEW
by: Anonymous

Simple, stop busting over your computer you horny bugger

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