Tonight, I took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I was excited to participate in this viral awareness and fundraising campaign, as my Uncle Bill died of ALS and his courage inspires me every day as a narcolepsy advocate. I got the idea of taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the scenic Griffith Park, during one […]


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As founder of Project Sleep, I’m thrilled to unveil our beautiful new logo in this introductory video: Thank you for celebrating this exciting step forward with Project Sleep! Our new website is on its way soon along with other announcements and events. A big thank you to Alex Withrow for his amazing photography and video production.  Please […]


Narcolepsy on The Doctors Show

by julie on May 21, 2014

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On Thursday, May 22, 2014, narcolepsy will be featured on The Doctors Show. Please check for local listings here. As a narcolepsy spokesperson and author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy, I’m so thrilled that the Doctors Show will highlight narcolepsy on TV. Thank you to my brave and beautiful friend and co-advocate, […]


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NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE is on the news! I’m thrilled to share that NBC News Channel 3 WRCB in Chattanooga, TN featured the NNA campaign in a terrific segment with my friend and fellow advocate, Valencia Blake. WATCH HERE. The segment beautifully describes the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign as a nationwide effort to reach people with […]


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NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE on the news? It’s true! NBC News Channel 2 KTUU in Alaska recently featured the campaign in a fantastic story about my friend and fellow advocate, Heather. WATCH HERE. Interestingly, the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign helped pave the way for this story. About a month ago, Heather worked hard to coordinate an amazing campaign […]


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 Thank you to everyone who tuned in today for my international narcolepsy broadcast! If you missed it, watch on YouTube or below: Friends all over the US and around the world in Canada, Europe and Australia watched live! Thank you for your incredible support. Happy Suddenly Sleepy Saturday!


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Join me for a FREE international live broadcast, “Celebrating Narcolepsy Awareness” on Suddenly Sleepy Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. (EST). This presentation offers vivid description of the narcolepsy journey from mysterious symptoms to diagnosis and treatment. Highlights my inspiring transformation from hiding narcolepsy to living proud and out loud as a spokesperson. Register below […]


Official NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE T-shirts!

by julie on January 7, 2014

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The official NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE t-shirts are here! Raise awareness about narcolepsy while also supporting a good cause. Proceeds support Project Sleep, my new non-profit raising awareness about sleep health and sleep disorders. Purchase by Jan. 26, 2014. View/Order T-Shirts – Available in three styles: men’s/unisex, women’s fit and youth sizes – ONLY for sale […]


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Five months ago today, I launched the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign. I’m so excited to share this worldwide video update: Creating this video brought tears to my eyes – we had to stop filming momentarily so I could regain my composure. Thank you for standing tall and proud with me – helping to prove that […]


Random Remmie Explains Narcolepsy & Sleep Cycle

by julie on September 19, 2013

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“Narcolepsy explained so simply a caveman could understand it.”   You may remember Random Remmie from this previous post, but recently she’s became a movie star, featured in two amazing educaitonal videos. The purpose of these videos is to explain narcolepsy to classmates of children with narcolepsy so they can better understand. Please take a […]