"If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward." -Martin Luther King, Jr. Flashback to January 2017. I knew I wanted to start a blog and I knew that my first post was going to be… Continue reading One Year of curious sparkle dirt
Xyrem Vol. 5
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. 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
“I had a snac(k)cident.”
snac(k)cident: when one eats after starting the two hour xyrem post-meal countdown clock. "I stopped eating at 8 so I had a 10pm xyrem time. But I saw the crackers when I got home and before I knew it I had a snackcident! New xyrem time? 11pm 😭."(Image from http://www.urbantastebud.com.)Xyrem is a drug that people… Continue reading “I had a snac(k)cident.”