What’s Sleep Got to Do With It?

For most of my life, I actively ignored sleep to get the most out of my "life." I ...
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Under Dark Ominous Clouds

After a week of vibrant summer-like weather here in DC, the weekend arrived, and with it, a bubble ...
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Something Worth Fighting For

I must admit that yesterday, for the first time, this experience brought me to tears. I’m usually incredibly ...
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I think I’ll go to Boston…

With 43 days until the marathon, I traveled to Boston this past weekend for the Wake Up Narcolepsy ...
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These Hips Don’t Lie

If you happen to be in the Dupont Circle area this afternoon, you might have seen the REM ...
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As fast as a Kenyan…

Some of you might remember my “rivalry” with the Kenyans for Boston 2010 (I wrote about the rivalry here). Thank ...
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Running into Narcolepsy (Part II)

(Note to reader: This is a continuation of my last blog post. To read Part I, click here.) ...
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Running into Narcolepsy (Part I)

On July 10th, 2007, I entered my school’s health services with "runners' knee" and exited with narcolepsy. This is the ...
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Why Not Today.

I was looking forward to my 3 mile run today, as these shorter runs have become a comforting and ...
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When I decided to move from Boston to Washington DC, one of the first things everyone said was, "Hot summers in ...
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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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