sleep or insomnia

Discussion in 'Midnight Owl' started by normaljoe, Sep 20, 2012.

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  1. normaljoe

    normaljoe Well-Known Member

    do you sleep too much or do you tend to not sleep at all when depressed or are triggered?

    I have found it varies from person to person. personally I sleep too much. 16-20 hours if bad. and even though i got all that sleep i would just stay awake for 4-6 eat, and then be able to pass right out and do it all over again. but if i feel "normal", a 2 hour nap fucks my entire sleep schedule and I am up till 4 am. <<<weird or does this happen to you?
  2. ACPhilosopher

    ACPhilosopher Active Member

    I have personally slept through many intolerable chapters of my life and I highly recommend it. At present, though, I can't seem to turn my mind off at night and find it impossible to let go of the day until I am so tired, I am ready to pass out.
  3. NYJmpMaster

    NYJmpMaster Have a question? Message Me Staff Member Forum Owner ADMIN

    I do not sleep - the worse it is the less I sleep ... we all have our own and different reactions to similar stresses or circumstance.
  4. mulberrypie

    mulberrypie Well-Known Member

  5. Moat

    Moat Banned Member

    Depressed or not, insomnia has hit me every night for the last 17 years, so I am damned no matter what.
  6. souncide

    souncide Well-Known Member

    Well, depressed or not, hardly I go to sleep before 2 AM. Only thing that changes is that when I'm depressed, I get tired very easy. No matter what I do - from getting out of bed to go out of my house, everything becomes as near to impossible as it can.
  7. Moat

    Moat Banned Member

    Twenty year insomnia streak.
  8. Butterfly

    Butterfly Resident SF Sims Enthusiast Staff Alumni SF Author SF Supporter

    It depends. Sometimes when I am in the depressed state where I have no motivation and absolutely abhor everything I tend to sleep more. Sometimes if I am in a paranoid depressed state I won't sleep too much. If I am on the opposite spectrum e.g hypomanic or manic I can go without sleep for days.
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