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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by PUMPKIN ESCOBAR, Oct 19, 2004.


    PUMPKIN ESCOBAR Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2004 Messages: 2,443 Likes Received: 34
    Every night I lie down at 11:00 pm and stare at my ceiling and count the number of times the heater goes on and off until 4:15 am when I finally fall asleep. I get up three and a half hours later and I'm pissed off until about 11:00 when I finally wake up. I've been taking over the counter sleeping pills but they aren't doing shit and I'm this close to going back on presciption pills. You guys got any tips or methods to fall asleep without them?
  2. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,506 Likes Received: 450
    2 or 3 beers by myself while watching tv gets me tired.
  3. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    it's all in your head
  4. ThroughTheColdMoorsOfSvarttjern

    ThroughTheColdMoorsOfSvarttjern New Jack

    Joined: Oct 16, 2004 Messages: 24 Likes Received: 0
  5. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,989 Likes Received: 313
    we all dont sleep, i try not to, its kinda unoriginal, oh, knightbats, but im not one, nightbat is what i am i guess, awake all the time

    FIST2CUFFS Member

    Joined: Sep 18, 2002 Messages: 454 Likes Received: 0
    man, i had really bad sleeping problems for over a month. one week i think i only got 6 hours total. best thing to do is lift weights and drink beer. make yourself tired or watch tv until you wanna kill someone. either way you will fall asleep sooner or later.
  7. T=E=A=S=E

    T=E=A=S=E Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2004 Messages: 3,271 Likes Received: 0
    double up on your wacking off right before bed...

    always puts me to sleep. :D
  8. rubbish heap

    rubbish heap Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2003 Messages: 1,563 Likes Received: 2
    Yeah, I had your problem all through the summer. Get off the OTC sleeping pills right now, they're all the same and they're all fucking useless after a couple days.

    You can try the herb Valerian, that helps alot of people. Didn't help me though, I ended up taking 10 at a time and still wouldn't be able to sleep.

    Prescription wise, there's Ambien but you shouldn't take it long term. It works, though.

    I'm off the Amb now, I'm taking a supplement called 5-HTP and it's been working better than anything else. It's not really a sedative, what it does is it puts serotonin in your brain which is the chemical that regulates sleep. More serotonin, easier time falling asleep on your own. You take it a couple hours before bed on an empty stomach, I highly recommend trying it out. No side effects for me.

    Anyways, if you smoke weed, get a nice indica strain and smoke it an hour or two before bed and you should fall asleep immediately. The downside of this is that you usually don't dream when you go to bed blunted, which I miss. It can also get expensive.

    Beer will help you fall asleep, as we all know, but you get low quality rest and wake up feeling like shit...

    Sometimes I like to drink coffee up to the time I go to bed, and than my dreams go past me like race cars on the Indy 500...Zoom..Zoom.. Just kidding on that one, place the movie quote on that one and you can have a cookie....

    Anyways I'm feeling pretty wired and productive and all that shit, it's probably time for me to end this post.

  9. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,989 Likes Received: 313
    velarian is just supposed to help with restful sleep, not gettin you to sleep.

    all the otc are just benadryl, so he is right

    what you want to do is hit yourself with a bat
  10. seven.13

    seven.13 Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 5, 2000 Messages: 3,572 Likes Received: 19
  11. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    i've had chronic insomnia since this one day when the girl i fell in love with told me that her and my best friend had fucked. that was probably one of the most fucked up days. anyway, i don't think about her too much anymore. atleast, i try not to. but i still have the insomnia.
  12. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    valerian helps relax 'you'. ambien is the ill pill form illaville. mexican ambien is it's awesome cousin 'ricoh'

    ricoh ambien. you heard me. go to sleep, fool
  13. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2002 Messages: 4,703 Likes Received: 0
    so how many times does your heater go on and off until you fall asleep?
  14. Casual T.

    Casual T. Member

    Joined: Sep 19, 2004 Messages: 269 Likes Received: 0

    Buy this movie and watch it every night. You should have no problems falling asleep after that.
  15. T=E=A=S=E

    T=E=A=S=E Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2004 Messages: 3,271 Likes Received: 0