“Soooo, you can just, like, fall asleep?!” Spoken Word Poetry on Narcolepsy

"Soooo, you can just, like, fall asleep?!" This video moved me to tears. Please watch and share Kara ...
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A Moment I’ll Cherish Forever: Meeting my Representative Adam Schiff

On Tuesday, Feb. 10th, I had the opportunity to meet my Representative, Congressman Adam Schiff and thank him ...
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#SleepIn2020 Deadline TODAY for T-Shirts

Project Sleep's SIXTH annual "Sleep In" will take place on March 13-15, 2020, but today, Feb. 18th is the ...
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Exciting News! Giving a TEDx Talk in San Diego

SO beyond excited to share this news: I’ll speak at TEDxSDSU on March 22, 2020 in San Diego, ...
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You’re Invited! Join Me for Project Sleep’s New Year’s Celebration

Tune in this Saturday, Dec. 28th, 2019 at 12:00 noon ET for a very special  New Year's Facebook ...
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“I will change how I treat my patients because of your talk.”

Last month, I gave one of my favorite presentations at the 10th Biennial Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference hosted by ...
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Celebrating 10 years of the REM Runner Blog!

Ten years ago today, I came out as a person with narcolepsy. On November 10, 2009, I started ...
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Listen Now: Social Experience of Narcolepsy on Sleep Junkies Podcast

"I remember keeping [my narcolepsy] private and always feeling like it was this thing sitting at the back of ...
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New and Upcoming Treatments for Narcolepsy 2019! Part II Update from World Sleep

Did you know the FDA has approved 27 novel drugs so far in 2019, and two of those are for ...
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Orexin/Hypocretin Agonists are Coming! Part I: Reporting Back from World Sleep 2019

Room 116: A Glimpse of the Future It was a basic, boring conference room, but there was nothing ...
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Photo taken for my VIA Award in Excellence at City of Hope

I am a narcolepsy advocate, speaker, and the award-winning author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy. Living in Los Angeles and serving as President & CEO of Project Sleep, I love opening people's hearts and minds to the real narcolepsy, a neurological disorder affecting 3 million people worldwide. Thanks for stopping by!

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