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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!

NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE Runs Great Ocean Road Marathon in Australia

NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE Runs Great Ocean Road Marathon in Australia

Just 9 days until my marathon and I’m super inspired by Louise, Jacob and their crew of 20 ...

Raising Narcolepsy Awareness at Nova Southeastern University

Raising Narcolepsy Awareness at Nova Southeastern University

Grand Rounds is the important educational tradition of doctors and healthcare professionals ...

DALLAS, will you SLEEP WALK with me?

DALLAS, will you SLEEP WALK with me?

I’m sooo excited to announce that I’ll be visiting Texas for SLEEP WALK DALLAS FORT ...

Narcolepsy Podcasts on SleepHub

Narcolepsy Podcasts on SleepHub

During my recent visit to Australia, I got to meet Dr. David Cunnington, a sleep doctor in ...

Visiting Australia for the Narcolepsy Support Australia Conference

Visiting Australia for the Narcolepsy Support Australia Conference

“What could I say that they don’t already know?” This question haunted me in the months, ...

Narcolepsy Grand Rounds Speaker and CE Event Keynote at Nova Southeastern University

Narcolepsy Grand Rounds Speaker and CE Event Keynote at Nova Southeastern University

I leave for Australia in a few days, where I’ll be a keynote speaker at the Inaugural ...

Why I am Running a Marathon

Why I am Running a Marathon

Recently, I was featured as a Boston College “Soaring Eagle“   – for writing ...

Speaking at Patients as Partners Conference

Speaking at Patients as Partners Conference

On Monday, March 16, 2015, I was honored to speak at Patients as Partners, a conference dedicated ...

Celebrate Sleep Week with Project Sleep’s SLEEP IN!

Celebrate Sleep Week with Project Sleep’s SLEEP IN!

Happy Sleep Week, friends! This National Sleep Awareness Week, I can’t wait for Project ...

Cataplexy Caught on Camera – Guest Post by Sally Abboud

Cataplexy Caught on Camera – Guest Post by Sally Abboud

Four lovely ladies walk into a photo booth, one has narcolepsy with cataplexy, her name is Sally. ...

The Doctors Show Features My Story with Narcolepsy

The Doctors Show Features My Story with Narcolepsy

Tune in to the Doctors TV Show this Monday Feb. 9, I’ll be sharing my journey with ...

NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE Reaches Everest Base Camp

NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE Reaches Everest Base Camp

Please welcome GRACE to the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign, who took this photo at the Everest ...

Running a Marathon for Narcolepsy Scholarship

Running a Marathon for Narcolepsy Scholarship

It’s official! I’m training to run the San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon on May ...

Meet Collin and Conner – An Amazing Friendship

Meet Collin and Conner – An Amazing Friendship

Meet Collin and Conner, two friends in the 5th grade in Columbus, Mississippi. I’ve always ...