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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!

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 ...

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 ...