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I am a narcolepsy advocate, speaker, and the award-winning author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy. Living in Los Angeles and serving as President & CEO of Project Sleep, I love opening people's hearts and minds to the real narcolepsy, a neurological disorder affecting 3 million people worldwide. Thanks for stopping by!

Live Book Events: Reading Narcolepsy Memoir

Live Book Events: Reading Narcolepsy Memoir

This Thursday! Join me for the FIRST-EVER online live reading of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A ...

What’s the SOCIAL experience of living with narcolepsy?

What’s the SOCIAL experience of living with narcolepsy?

Your social life experiences with narcolepsy matter! I’m excited to share a new survey that ...

Canadian Narcolepsy Research Opportunity

Canadian Narcolepsy Research Opportunity

🇨🇦 Canadian Friends!   There is a very cool research study underway in Montreal led by ...

Narcolepsy Treatments 2021 Update: Drug Development & Clinical Trials

Narcolepsy Treatments 2021 Update: Drug Development & Clinical Trials

Drug development in the narcolepsy space has gained incredible momentum the past few years. I ...

Am I a TYPICAL person with narcolepsy?

Am I a TYPICAL person with narcolepsy?

“Am I a TYPICAL person with narcolepsy?” No, I’m not. Here’s why: The ...

Ready for Awareness? World Narcolepsy Day 2020 is one month away!

Ready for Awareness? World Narcolepsy Day 2020 is one month away!

Less than one month until World Narcolepsy Day on Sept. 22, 2020, and I cannot wait for this ...

Special Online Event: Presenting My Narcolepsy Story & Book Reading

Special Online Event: Presenting My Narcolepsy Story & Book Reading

Join me for a very special FREE ONLINE EVENT! This Sunday, May 10th at 8:00 p.m. EDT, tune in to ...

The Power of Community: Supporting One Young Man with Narcolepsy Lifts Us All

The Power of Community: Supporting One Young Man with Narcolepsy Lifts Us All

These are unprecedented times in the wake of COVID-19. I am sending virtual hugs, healthy vibes ...

“Soooo, you can just, like, fall asleep?!” Spoken Word Poetry on Narcolepsy

“Soooo, you can just, like, fall asleep?!” Spoken Word Poetry on Narcolepsy

“Soooo, you can just, like, fall asleep?!” This video moved me to tears. Please watch ...

A Moment I’ll Cherish Forever: Meeting my Representative Adam Schiff

A Moment I’ll Cherish Forever: Meeting my Representative Adam Schiff

On Tuesday, Feb. 10th, I had the opportunity to meet my Representative, Congressman Adam Schiff ...

#SleepIn2020 Deadline TODAY for T-Shirts

#SleepIn2020 Deadline TODAY for T-Shirts

Project Sleep’s SIXTH annual “Sleep In” will take place on March 13-15, ...

Exciting News! Giving a TEDx Talk in San Diego

Exciting News! Giving a TEDx Talk in San Diego

SO beyond excited to share this news: I’ll speak at TEDxSDSU on March 22, 2020 in San Diego, ...

You’re Invited! Join Me for Project Sleep’s New Year’s Celebration

You’re Invited! Join Me for Project Sleep’s New Year’s Celebration

Tune in this Saturday, Dec. 28th, 2019 at 12:00 noon ET for a very special  New Year’s ...

“I will change how I treat my patients because of your talk.”

“I will change how I treat my patients because of your talk.”

Last month, I gave one of my favorite presentations at the 10th Biennial Pediatric Sleep ...