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I am a narcolepsy spokesperson and the award-winning author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy. Living in Los Angeles and speaking across the country, I love opening people's hearts and minds to the real narcolepsy, a neurological disorder affecting 3 million people worldwide. Thanks for stopping by!

Sleep Advocacy & Narcolepsy Awareness in Washington DC

Sleep Advocacy & Narcolepsy Awareness in Washington DC

“One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began…” — Mary Oliver, The ...

5 Things You Might Not Know About Me – Drinking & Driving with Narcolepsy

5 Things You Might Not Know About Me – Drinking & Driving with Narcolepsy

Warning: you may NOT like this post, but here goes a 5 Things You Might Not Know About Me – ...

Care About Research? Urge New Congress to Support Sleep & Sleep Disorders Today

Care About Research? Urge New Congress to Support Sleep & Sleep Disorders Today

Friends in the U.S., if you care about narcolepsy research (or any other area of sleep and sleep ...

One Year Ago: Living the Fullest Expression of My Dreams

One Year Ago: Living the Fullest Expression of My Dreams

One year ago, I texted my best friend: “I’m going to quit my job now. Please don’t let me ...

The Stories We Share Today Become the World We Live In Tomorrow

The Stories We Share Today Become the World We Live In Tomorrow

I’m thrilled to share Project Sleep’s new narcolepsy awareness video ...

2018: A Groundbreaking Year for Narcolepsy Research & Drug Development

2018: A Groundbreaking Year for Narcolepsy Research & Drug Development

“We are witnessing a revolution of our understanding of narcolepsy.” – Dr. ...

2018: My Year in Review

2018: My Year in Review

2018 was a year unlike any other. I invested in a few new suitcases, which helped me get ...

Representing Narcolepsy in Suffering the Silence Video & Photo Shoot

Representing Narcolepsy in Suffering the Silence Video & Photo Shoot

Hollywood’s portrayals of narcolepsy are notoriously inaccurate. For one day, the script was ...

Words Matter: At The Crossroads Of Innovation And Dignity

Words Matter: At The Crossroads Of Innovation And Dignity

Life Science Leader magazine recently published one of my most honest opinion pieces, “Words ...

WATCH NOW: “Translating the Patient Story into Action”

WATCH NOW: “Translating the Patient Story into Action”

Interested in raising awareness but not sure how to start? This awesome webinar, ...

Speaking in Bronxville, New York this Wednesday

Speaking in Bronxville, New York this Wednesday

I’m home from Australia today, but heading off to New York tomorrow, because I ...

Releasing the Audiobook of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy

Releasing the Audiobook of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy

Hello Audiobook! Today, I’m SO beyond thrilled to release the AUDIOBOOK for Wide Awake and ...

So This is 35…

So This is 35…

September was a whirlwind and somewhere in there, I turned 35. So now it’s been 11 years ...

Join Me in Sydney! Narcolepsy Australia Event

Join Me in Sydney! Narcolepsy Australia Event

Join Us In Sydney! I’m so excited to head to Sydney, Australia for the “Insight” Peer ...