How many hours of sleep do you get each night?

Multiple medical studies and organizations recommend getting at least 8 hours of sleep each night. I heard just recently that an extra hour of sleep each night for a year can actually help you lose about 15lbs of weight a year. Sleep somehow helps regulate your hunger hormones.

I wish I could get that much sleep a night but sadly my kids and insomnia are plotting against me. I get 6 hours of sleep if I am luck, some nights it is closer to 3 hours.

How many hours of sleep do you get each night?

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4Katie
    06/17/14
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      06/17/14
      Amanda Muir
      I get probably about 7 on a week night and 9 on a weekend so it probably balances out ;)
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        06/17/14
        Jessica
        On week nights I get 8 on weekends I probably get 8 to 12 because I have an awesome husband who know I get cranky lol
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          06/17/14
          Roughly 6 hours or more, it depends.
          1
            06/17/14
            I'm a major insomniac...if I get 5 hours a night I'm lucky. And even those hours are not in a row.
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              06/17/14
              Man, I am in the same boat with insomnia. I would love to sleep some pounds away! Right now, I get about 6 hours, but sometimes I wake up in the twilight hours whether I want to or not!
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                06/17/14
                4dana Johnson
                I get any where from 6-7 on normal nights baby girl just started sleeping thru the night but sometimes I can't sleep right away.
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                  06/17/14
                  diane
                  The baby living below me finally sleeps during the night so my baby can finally sleep through the night. My girls get up with the sun so right now I'm getting about 6hrs a night. I'm trying to keep a milk supply so I stay up until midnight or 1am to pump then go to bed.
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                    06/17/14
                    Tonya
                    I get around 5 to 8 a night.
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                      06/19/14
                      Danielle Keltner
                      Depends on homework, closer to 4.
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                        06/19/14
                        Maybe 5
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                        08/13/14
                        Melissa Middleton
                        Did you have your little girl yet? :)
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                          08/13/14
                          Melissa Middleton
                          I get six hours, if I am lucky, but it is not straight hours so it round off to five hours or less. Mostly, it is four hours of sleep. My kids fight sleep and the oldest makes a million and one excuses to get out of bed. Sleep has become a stranger to me.

                          Not only that, I am constantly up and down throughout the night checking on my kids. Why? It's a mommy thing, I suppose.
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                            10/20/14
                            3-6 depending on the circumstances. My husband and I work opposite shifts so we see each other for about one hour a day for three days a week, and on the other four, we can see each other for a bit longer if we stay up late (our days off are not the same). We moved to Florida not long ago and between allergies (which are really bad here) and sicknesses (which also seem to be bad in my area of town) SOMEONE is usually sick with something and needs caring for. I seem to be more capable than my husband of pushing my own sicknesses aside to get something done, so the person up with whoever is ill is almost always me.
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