10/25/2014 09:32 am ET Updated Oct 25, 2014

What Insomnia Really Feels Like


Sleep has never come easy to me. As a schoolgirl I'd be in tears almost every night, watching the clock strike off another hour as I tried desperately to nod off. Yet despite my lack of rest, as a child I was never tired -- just constantly anxious at bedtime about my inability to sleep.

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