narcolepsy

Challenge your perspective.

I love growing in intimacy with others. I love learning about the people in my life and discovering all their quirks, dreams, and desires. One of the most beautiful and unexpected things about intimacy is that it allows individuals to see with entirely different eyes. Everyone is wired differently, and intimacy with someone incredibly different …

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Entering into your pain.

I had a sleep attack just now. It can happen throughout all hours of the day, but it happens to me the most after I eat lunch. I probably should nap and not try to write right now, but I already napped this morning, and I am sick of sleeping […]

Works of God displayed.

Writing is hard for me. I am tempted to write and erase every other line, but I know that I can’t enjoy writing when I am trying to be perfect. My writing will never be above reproach, and that is okay. At least, that is what I am trying to convince myself of at the …

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Hello. I have narcolepsy.

I have tried to talk to a lot of different people about living with narcolepsy, but it usually doesn’t go very well. Trying to communicate with people about narcolepsy has been an ongoing challenge for me, but I know that I need to, and that is part of the reason that I decided to create …

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Only you are steadfast

My jaw hurts. My jaw hurts. My jaw hurts. Dealing with chronic pain for the past year and four months has been extremely challenging for me, but I am not without hope. I am so grateful that Christ is steadfast. My sister and brother-in-law gave me Sandra McCracken’s album God’s Highway as an early Christmas …

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One year misdiagnosed

During my first year of suffering from narcolepsy, I was misdiagnosed with mono. Thankfully, it only took one year from my first narcolepsy symptoms for my mom and I to figure it out.  I was sixteen years old when I first started developing narcolepsy symptoms. It was the late fall of my sophomore year of …

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