How sleepy are you?

Did you know that ADD/ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia are common misdiagnoses for sleep disorders like narcolepsy?  Sleep disorders are a lot more subtle than a person falling asleep in the middle of a conversation, despite what we see in pop culture.  People with sleep disorders, like myself, learn to adapt to our bodies… Continue reading How sleepy are you?

Sewing, style, and sleep: interviewed by “The Daily Sew”

I met Mary in the Style School alum group but I KNEW of Mary and her inspiring Daily Sew blog long before that.  Mary's post about Stasia's Style School is actually one of the things that led me to pull the trigger and sign up for Style School after years of internet stalking Stasia and sinking into… Continue reading Sewing, style, and sleep: interviewed by “The Daily Sew”

Xyrem Vol. 4

Welcome to the Xyrem diaries where I share my experience taking the narcolepsy wonder drug Xyrem and subsequently waking up to life for the first time.  These posts are a bit more technical and not necessarily meant for people unfamiliar with the medication, unless you've been specifically following my Xyrem journey (From AIP Paleo to… Continue reading Xyrem Vol. 4

Food and Narcolepsy

Julie Flygare is my #womancrushwednesday! Check out her episode on the @arinuplifted podcast where she talks all about...NARCOLEPSY...here! (Photo via @remrunner.) Trigger warning: eating disorders. With a heaping side of bitterness. It took me a while to process this interview because it's heavy on the food and exercise talk. You see, food and I have… Continue reading Food and Narcolepsy