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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!

Listen Now: New Interview on Wake Up Narcolepsy’s Narcolepsy 360 Podcast

Listen Now: New Interview on Wake Up Narcolepsy’s Narcolepsy 360 Podcast

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Claire Crisp, Executive Director of ...

Seattle! Speaking Sleep Advocacy and Narcolepsy Awareness

Seattle! Speaking Sleep Advocacy and Narcolepsy Awareness

Seattle: I’m so excited to visit soon for three speaking engagements! 1.) Speaking Advocacy ...

Join Us in Austin for the Central Texas Narcolepsy Forum

Join Us in Austin for the Central Texas Narcolepsy Forum

Friends, I’m thrilled to share the news that Project Sleep is co-hosting a unique one-day ...

Speaking at Narcolepsy UK Conference 2019!

Speaking at Narcolepsy UK Conference 2019!

Honored to share the news that I’ll be a featured speaker at the Narcolepsy ...

Upcoming Movie, Ode to Joy, Featuring Narcolepsy with Cataplexy Portrayal

Upcoming Movie, Ode to Joy, Featuring Narcolepsy with Cataplexy Portrayal

Today, Project Sleep issued the following public statement after receiving many questions from ...

Our Time to Shine! Behind-the-Scenes of Project Sleep’s Recent Advocacy Initiative

Our Time to Shine! Behind-the-Scenes of Project Sleep’s Recent Advocacy Initiative

I was scared. I didn’t know if you’d come with me on this path. We’d JUST finished the ...

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 ...