Healthy Eating with Narcolepsy

Last week, I was thrilled to spend the afternoon with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Watson (Dr. Mignot’s chihuahua living with narcolepsy with cataplexy). Together, we recorded Project Sleep’s first Facebook Live video at Stanford Medical School. In this “Ask Us Anything” FB Live video, we fielded a wide variety of questions from the future of […]


Up/Lifted Podcast Featuring Narcolepsy

by julie on July 9, 2017

I’m honored to be the first female guest on the Up/Lifted Podcast this week! Up/Lifted is a cool new podcast hosted by Arin Gragossian about “personal history, pivotal moments, & honest stories. And sometimes lifting massive amounts of weight.” On this show, Arin and I did NOT lift weights, but talked living with invisible chronic health conditions, narcolepsy, Project […]


One of the best parts of the Griffith Park Trial Marathon took place about 10 days BEFORE the race. Arriving home from work one night around 8:00 p.m., I was totally drained and wanted to call it a night, but I had to go running. Ugh. I’d run over 270 miles in four months, and only had […]

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As Orange As An Oompa Loompa

by julie on February 29, 2012

IF I turn as orange as an Oompa Loompa, blame it on sweet potatoes! It’s official, I’m in love with this vegetable. Sweet potatoes are one of the most nutritious AND delicious vegetables. The high levels of Vitamin A and beta-carotene are great for your skin.  You can skip the super-expensive skin products at the pharmacy […]


Surviving Heatmaggeddon

by julie on July 28, 2011

    The District is hotter than hot. Walking outside this morning, I started sweating before breathing.  Although I notoriously complain about being “too cold,” I’ve changed my tune – Help! I’m melting.  In yoga class the other day, our teacher said this heat wave serves as a reminder of the eternal shifting nature of […]

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