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When Sleep Disorders Go Unnoticed

An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans chronically suffer from a sleep or circadian-related condition (Project-Sleep). And it turns out I am one of those people. However many sleep disorders go undiagnosed or unnoticed simply because people don’t realize they have them. I was one of those people for so many years of my life.… Continue reading When Sleep Disorders Go Unnoticed

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Things I’m Good At, Thanks To My Chronic Headaches & Narcolepsy

  I’m really good at: Sleeping. My spirit animal is sloth. Making plans and then backing out last minute. Just because I hate doing it, doesn’t change the fact that I’m awesome at it. Collecting. I collect prescriptions, vitamins, test results, and doctor business cards Talking. About anything–doesn’t have to be health related. I’m just… Continue reading Things I’m Good At, Thanks To My Chronic Headaches & Narcolepsy

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Thursday’s Tips & Tricks: Happy Napping 

   I know that I need to start taking my own advice, especially when it comes to how long I nap. Because even though I know it’s not good for me to nap a long time, I just can’t betray my bed like that 😁 But if you find yourself wanting to treat your body… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips & Tricks: Happy Napping 

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Tips and Tricks: Resource Pages 

   Recently I’ve added three new pages to my blog: resources pages for headaches/migraines, narcolepsy, and food allergies. I went through all the resources as I was choosing which were most beneficial to share (there’s a lot, because there’s so much helpful info out there!) and realized that I wasn’t even aware of half of… Continue reading Tips and Tricks: Resource Pages 

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Beautiful Irony: A Spoonie Takes on the Town 

    Finding it ironic (but ironically beautiful) that I felt well enough and excited to go out on #NarcolepsyAwarenessDay 😌👍🏼 My lifestyle now is so different than the lifestyle I was able to lead a year ago in college. Not being able to adventure out every weekend anymore due to health shenanigans sometimes makes me… Continue reading Beautiful Irony: A Spoonie Takes on the Town