A Hectic Week and a Time Out

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The stars aligned, and I have the house to myself this morning. Well, I should correct myself. The dog and I have the house to ourselves. But she’s a napping sort of dog, the perfect companion for a napping sort of person. At any rate, when my husband told me that he and his dad […]

Trudging Through the Narcolepsy Brain Fog

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One of the most frustrating symptoms of narcolepsy for me is brain fog – that heavy feeling on my skull that clouds my ability to think and react.  Brain fog is like trying to drive through heavy fog.  Since the view is obscured, you slow down.  You must try to pay extra attention to your […]

Wednesday Words of Wisdom for the Weary: HH, Dream, or Real?

This week, I am the one that needs some words of wisdom. Last night, hubby came to bed at around 1:00am. It woke me up when he got in bed. Since it had been about 2.5 hours since the first dose of Xyrem, it was still in my system. I tried to wake up to […]

Renovations Galore

You may have noticed I’ve been a little quiet the last couple of weeks. Lots has been happening in my little corner of this great planet. I’m in the midst of several renovation projects – in my house, in my diet, in my medicine cabinet – you name it, it’s probably being renovated. Hubby’s parents […]

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. To find others who can […]