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Sleep. Or lack thereof.

We get it. Maybe you can’t fall asleep no matter how hard you try. Maybe you fall asleep quickly, only to wake up and toss and turn all night. Or maybe it seems like your body doesn’t know that 4 a.m. is not really morning yet.

Beyond TiredTM? So Are They…

Beyond Tired highlights stories of insomnia sufferers to help inspire and support those dealing with the condition. We’re following six people from across the country to learn more about their struggles and triumphs living with insomnia. Check out each person’s page to learn more. View true Beyond Tired stories >



Cindy

“I have to remind myself it’s a process. There’s no magic solution for insomnia, but if I focus on my sleep routine, it just might make a difference.” Cindy’s page >

Valencia

“It’s frustrating to plan my life around insomnia. I’ve turned down so many social events and activities to catch up on sleep.” Valencia’s page >

Zac

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Zac

“My family, they go right to sleep. And, I’m alone. I’m tired of feeling alone.” Zac’s page >

Jessica

“I have a very tough time staying asleep. I usually wake up once or twice during the night, and it often takes me an hour to two hours to fall back to sleep.” Jessica’s page >

Jana

“Sometimes I’ll toss and turn for hours and then give up. Sometimes I’ll get up and just call it a night and start my day.” Jana’s page >

Julie

“I think there is a lot of help and hope for people with insomnia. It's not anything that we need to feel isolated about.” Julie’s page >

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