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Narcolepsy Twitter Chat Saturday 11/3 at 5pm Eastern!

Get ready for another Twitter chat THIS Saturday at 5pm Eastern! Use hashtag #Nchat. Do you have question/topic ideas? Comment below or send them to stridesagainstnarcolepsy@gmail.com To learn more about making the most of a Twitter chat, check out this… 10 more words

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The road is long, but I think I'm moving forward

As I looked around the waiting room of the sleep specialist’s office, anxiously awaiting to hear the results of my sleep studies, I couldn’t help but notice an elderly couple sitting on an adjacent side of the room.  1,573 more words

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Two Days Until the Virtual Run/Walk for Narcolepsy Research!

Virtual Run/Walk for Narcolepsy Research July 14th

Inspired by Makenna’s story, which you can read about here, I thought it was time that I did something besides donate a little money to the cause.  246 more words

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom for the Weary: Workplace Accommodations

Despite a perfect medication regimen, ideal consumption of the proper foods, and good sleep hygiene, it may still be necessary to take scheduled naps during the day or to request a schedule change.  495 more words

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Virtual Run/Walk for Narcolepsy Research July 14th

Inspired by Makenna’s story, which you can read about here, I thought it was time that I did something besides donate a little money to the cause.  247 more words

Narcolepsy

Wednesday Words of Wisdom for the Weary: Symptom Variation

Dear Strides Against Narcolepsy,

My friend told me that she has narcolepsy, but I’ve never seen her fall asleep. I thought narcolepsy means you fall asleep all the time.

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom for the Weary: Support

With only a fraction of the population – about 0.04% – being diagnosed with narcolepsy, it can seem difficult to find support. While I have a loving husband who provides a source of strength for me, it is sometimes necessary for me to find other people fighting the same fight. 374 more words

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