Latest Posts from Brooke Buckley

Connecting With Others in the Narcolepsy Community

Connecting With Others in the Narcolepsy Community

Living with an invisible condition can make you feel like it’s hard to fit in -- or find people you can relate to that make you feel accepted the way you are ....

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Coming to Terms With a Narcolepsy Diagnosis

Coming to Terms With a Narcolepsy Diagnosis

When I heard the doctor say there is no cure for my narcolepsy, I was overcome by an odd combination of relief and shame. At 22 years old, I was going to ...

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Addressing the Stigma of Living with Narcolepsy

Addressing the Stigma of Living with Narcolepsy

I’m waiting patiently in the coffee line, desperate for an afternoon pick-me-up. The mom of three kids behind me says she should be in the front, because ...

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The Importance of Being Educated About Narcolepsy

The Importance of Being Educated About Narcolepsy

Eight to 15 years is a long time, especially when each day feels like you haven’t slept in 48-72 hours. It is a long time when you feel like you have no...

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What I Wish People Knew About Narcolepsy

What I Wish People Knew About Narcolepsy

“How can you sleep all day and STILL be tired?” “So you can just fall asleep?” “Do you ever just pass out?” These questions are all too familiar to someone with narcolepsy...

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How I Talked About My Narcolepsy At Work

How I Talked About My Narcolepsy At Work

I woke up on the first day of my new job with a nervous knot in my stomach but finally ready to get the day started. My night was filled with dreams about ...

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