A Snowy Beach Walk and Other Tools to Battle the Winter Blues

You know that feeling when you've been in the house for two weeks hibernating from a frozen bomb cyclone tundra and you haven't had the sun on your skin and you start feeling off but you don't know why? ¬†And then your BFFLS come to visit and you go on a fabulous snowy beach walk… Continue reading A Snowy Beach Walk and Other Tools to Battle the Winter Blues

Half Birthday

SLEEP&SPARKLE is my life right now. I'm trying to build my brand and grow my company into something fabulous. I've cut down on writing over here because I worry that posts about work will be perceived as all self-promotion-y. Where do these voices come from? Who says that? It finally occurred to me (I can… Continue reading Half Birthday

How sleepy are you?

Did you know that ADD/ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, "laziness", and just general excessive daytime sleepiness are common misdiagnoses for sleep disorders like narcolepsy, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and so many more? ¬†Sleep disorders are a lot more subtle than a person falling asleep in the middle of a conversation, despite what we see… Continue reading How sleepy are you?

Xyrem Vol. 2

There are so many narcolepsy blogs and vlogs where people track their Xyrem experience and I'm starting to understand why they all start out with such vim and vigor and trail off after a few months: it's because the person is waking up and living life! Instead of sleeping all day and blogging/vlogging in between,… Continue reading Xyrem Vol. 2