#HAWMC Day 7 : Say what?

Today’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge prompt is, “Say WHAT!? What’s the most ridiculous thing you’ve heard about health or your condition? Where did you hear it and what did you think?” I’ll never forget the day I decided to tell my employer that I’d been diagnosed with narcolepsy.  I’d thought long and hard about […]

#HAWMC Day 6: Dear (or not so Dear) Narcolepsy

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Today’s prompt is to write a letter to your condition – what do you want to get off your chest? Dear Narcolepsy, I hate that you cause me to not get the restorative sleep necessary to commit things that happen to memory. I cannot remember my daughter’s first word, her first experience with solid food, […]

#HAWMC Day 5: Aspirations

  Source:lovemorefearless.tumblr.com Today’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge is “If I could do anything as a Health Activist…” Think big today! Money/ time/ physical limitations are no longer an issue. What is your biggest goal that is now possible? I’m still working on finding my voice and my own niche in the world of advocacy.  […]

#HAWMC Day 3: Wordless Wednesday

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HAWMC Day 2: Introduction to Narcolepsy

If you’ve ever seen Rat Race, you’ve seen how narcolepsy is mostly portrayed in movies. Here is one of the scenes in the movie where the character is overcome with the urge to sleep: If only narcolepsy were that simple… or that funny… Narcolepsy is much more complicated than falling asleep randomly or falling asleep […]

Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 1: Getting Started

Source: kristanlynn.com via WEGO Health on Pinterest   I’m really excited to join the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge organized by WEGO Health. This is the first time I’ve participated in such challenge. The goal is to post every single day – a loft goal for this girl! I’m not sure I’ll be able to […]