National Sleep Awareness Week

On Narcolepsy Awareness Day, Saturday March 9, 2013, I hosted the first Sleep Walk in Dallas, TX! I was traveling to Dallas for the Southern Sleep Society Meeting and planned this event last minute. I’d never been to Dallas and picked the Sleep Walk route by googling around my hotel area. Over the past 3.5 years, I’ve […]


On March 10, 2013,  I had the honor of giving a presentation at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Southern Sleep Society in Dallas, TX. This is my second year in a row speaking at the SSS Meeting, a large gathering of sleep clinicians, researchers and technicians. The topic of my presentation was “Legal and […]

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Photography by Tony Wyatt “Knowing that I have the support of such wonderful people gives me strength I never thought I would have.” -Bridgette Snyder REM Runnner’s Note: Aloha! I had the honor of working with Bridgette to start the first Sleep Walk in Waikiki. It’s my dream to host Sleep Walks all over America. I asked Bridgette to […]


Sign White House Sleep Petition Today!

by julie on March 12, 2013

Please join me in signing the Official White House Sleep Disorder and Sleep Health Awareness Petition! The petition poignantly states:”We petition the Obama administration to recognize the serious impact that sleep disorders have on life, help raise awareness of sleep disorders, promote sleep health for all ages, and to encourage naps over harmful energy drinks for […]


Please join me in thanking Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) for his efforts in recognizing National Sleep Awareness Week, March 3rd – 10th, 2013. Congressman Foster submitted statements for the Congressional Record, which called on his fellow colleagues to join him in recognizing National Sleep Awareness Week and to support the Sleep community by raising awareness […]


Hurray for Suddenly Sleepy Saturday March 9, 2013 – Narcolepsy Awareness Day! I’m celebrating with free books and sleep walks across the USA: Share my book for FREE with friends: FREE E-Book Download Day: March 9, 2013 (12:00am -11:59pm PST). Don’t have a Kindle? No problem. Free Kindle apps for various computers, phones & tablets. […]


On the same steps where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech, over 125 participants gathered last Sunday (March 3, 2013) to share their dream for America to get a good night’s sleep. The third annual National Sleep Walk brought together doctors, organization leaders, patients and sleep supporters from as far away as […]


Alright DALLAS, let’s cowboy up and go sleep walking on Saturday March 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m (CT). Meet me in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Dallas Hotel. Together, we will walk from the hotel to Dallas City Hall Plaza and back (about 2 miles total). Please RSVP by sending me a message via my contact […]


Listen here for my SiriusXM Radio’s Broadminded Show interview. This morning, I arrived at the SiriusXM Radio studios at sun-rise. It was great to see the Broads again, Christine and Molly. We talked about my book, love life, National Sleep Awareness Week and the National Sleep Walk! I hope you enjoy the segment. Thank you for […]


Tomorrow morning, 3/4/13, at 7:30 a.m. EST, I will be interviewed LIVE on SiriusXM Radio’s Broadminded Show (Stars Channel 107). It re-airs again at 10:30 a.m. EST. Listen to the recording here. My memoir and National Sleep Awareness Week will be hot topics. I can’t wait to visit the Broadminded Broads again. Hear my previous interview here.