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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!

Reporting Back from the International Symposium on Narcolepsy

Reporting Back from the International Symposium on Narcolepsy

This past week, I was honored to represent Project Sleep at the 7th International Symposium on ...

WATCH NOW: Project Sleep’s FB Live Narcolepsy Video with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Watson

WATCH NOW: Project Sleep’s FB Live Narcolepsy Video with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Watson

Last week, I was thrilled to spend the afternoon with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Watson (Dr. ...

Narcolepsy Meets Design Thinking – Join Me for Unique Boston Event

Narcolepsy Meets Design Thinking – Join Me for Unique Boston Event

Please join Project Sleep in Boston for “Innovations in Narcolepsy Awareness” on ...

“Ask Us Anything!” with Dr. Mignot, Julie Flygare and Watson

“Ask Us Anything!” with Dr. Mignot, Julie Flygare and Watson

Friends! I’m super excited to share that on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. ET, Project Sleep ...

Upcoming Webinar: Translating the Patient Story into Action

Upcoming Webinar: Translating the Patient Story into Action

Friends, I’m so honored to be a speaker on an upcoming webinar, “Translating the ...

WATCH NOW: Is it Narcoleptics or People with Narcolepsy?

WATCH NOW: Is it Narcoleptics or People with Narcolepsy?

I’m so excited to release the video above. It’s an important topic I’ve been ...

2018 Exciting Update: Advancing Novel Treatment Options for Narcolepsy

2018 Exciting Update: Advancing Novel Treatment Options for Narcolepsy

One of my biggest takeaways from the APSS 2018 SLEEP Meeting last month was the great ...

An Unforgettable Trip to Sweden to Speak about Narcolepsy

An Unforgettable Trip to Sweden to Speak about Narcolepsy

I recently returned from Sweden, where I was honored to be the keynote speaker at a narcolepsy ...

What Inspired YOU to Start Giving? Featured in #WomenWhoGive Series

What Inspired YOU to Start Giving? Featured in #WomenWhoGive Series

I’m extremely honored to be featured in Giving Tuesday’s #WomenWhoGive campaign ...

The One Person You MUST Get on Your Team

The One Person You MUST Get on Your Team

I wish I had a magic potion to get everyone to understand narcolepsy. In my experience, a few ...

Upcoming Narcolepsy Speaking Engagements: New York, Colorado and via Webcast!

Upcoming Narcolepsy Speaking Engagements: New York, Colorado and via Webcast!

I’m thrilled to share some upcoming opportunities to hear me speak this April! Saturday, ...

You’re Invited! Sharing My Inspiring Narcolepsy Presentation in Colorado

You’re Invited! Sharing My Inspiring Narcolepsy Presentation in Colorado

On Monday, April 9, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (MDT), please join me at Children’s ...

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy 2018 Program is Now Accepting Applications!

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy 2018 Program is Now Accepting Applications!

“There are two ways we can increase the public’s understanding of narcolepsy — ...

Speaking at the Sweet Dreams and Nightmares Sleep Symposium in Tallahassee

Speaking at the Sweet Dreams and Nightmares Sleep Symposium in Tallahassee

Last month, I had the honor of giving two presentations to allied health care professionals ...