National Sleep Awareness Week

In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, the top 10 things you didn’t know about narcolepsy:  10. It’s not like the moviesRat Race, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and Moulin Rouge feature comical characters with narcolepsy. Falling asleep mid-sentence may happen in real-life, but it’s not the typical everyday experience. Narcolepsy is more than sleepiness, involving other serious […]


In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, join me for the 3rd Annual National Sleep Walk in Washington DC! Celebrating sleep health & sleep disorder awareness When: Sunday March 3, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool Steps,
 National Mall, Washington DC (view google map)
Who: Free for all who register online. (First 100 registrants receive t-shirt!)
What to bring: Walking shoes & […]


When Dreams Come True – SLEEP WALK 2012

by julie on March 12, 2012

    The week of SLEEP WALK 2012, I checked the weather obsessively like a bridezilla awaiting her wedding day.  Hosting a “rain or shine” event outdoors in March is precarious. It could snow; it could be summer. Arriving at the National Mall early Saturday morning – the sun was shining brightly, not a cloud in […]


Grab your glitter glue, bedazzlers, ribbons, and stickers – it’s time to make creative sleep/dream themed signage for the second annual SLEEP WALK (Saturday March 10, 2012 at 9am on the National Mall). My close friend and Nia instructor Sue hosted an informal sign-making party this past Sunday with myself, Sze-Ping and Kerry. It was […]

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Happy Sleep Week!

by julie on March 5, 2012

I’m so excited National Sleep Awareness Week is here (March 4-11th)!  In preparation, I attended two sleep-related events last week on behalf of Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN). NSART:On Thursday, I represented WUN at the National Sleep Awareness Roundtable (NSART). This was my second year attending this meeting.  NSART is a national coalition of government, professional, voluntary, […]

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