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I Think I Have Narcolepsy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    Sleepie Tells All

    Please do read my story in the "I Have Narcolepsy" group. Under Sleepie Tells All... Thanks, Sleepie
    Sleepie Sleepie 41-45, F May 9, 2012

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    I CAN'T LIVE LIKE THIS ANYMORE!

    PLEASE PLEASE HELP! I have not been diagnosed with Narcolepsy yet (I can't afford the sleep study yet, because I'm a broke grad student). However, I am a dietitian, which means I eat well and stay active. Thus, my blood work has come out great, and my B12 and iron (among other...
    jenmej jenmej 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Scared to Take the Test

    Too say I have been tired is an understatement.  But I am, all the time.  I have been for years.  It doesn't matter how much sleep I get I am tired.  I finally went to the doc for it.  He did some blood tests and found anemia.  The problem was that...
    sleepymommy sleepymommy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2009

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    Figureing Out If It Is Narcolepsy

    I guess the symptoms started years ago... High school time frame, But i never associated any of these symptoms all together as I've been through many things in the last five years that My health just seems to feel like its falling apart around me... Each day I feel weaker. I...
    stownsend08 stownsend08 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Living a Life With Narcolepsy

    for 3 yrs now i've been trying to figure out wat was wrong with me until one day i finally decided to look it up on the internet when i found out about narcolepsy i knew that was wat i have so i started to write a book about how i felt to reach out to people who felt the same way...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    Any Advice From Sufferers

    How to start this? Basically, I'm unsure as to how I've never thought of this before but I have had problems with sleeping from the age of 16 and am now 24. I used to suffer hypnagogic hallucations, sleepwalking and paralysis. I have'nt had these symptoms for a long time, however...
    jenwestx jenwestx 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    Well Folks The Is Verdict In.

    Finally after countless years of denial, bad excuses, 2 Doctors and 2 sleep studies. I was diagnosed this week with Narcolepsy plus cataplexy. Even though i have had textbook symptoms for a long, long time it still came as a wee bit of a stock for lack of better words. On the day...
    joshx joshx 36-40, T Aug 30, 2013

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    Developement

    I have yet to be diagnosed or anything, but starting alittle after this december, I have been showing symptoms of Narcolepsy. During class or any random time it will suddenly just be impossible to keep my eyes open and I just like pass out. Its not any bad and it might be...
    Galaxypower Galaxypower 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Researching Adderall For Weight Loss Made Me Question My Reality.........

    I don't think there's an attractive woman out there, no matter how thin, or how beautiful, who, if she feels she needs to lose a bit of weight or looks in the mirror and thinks "Oh my God, I look disgusting!" will actually admit this to anyone but herself. Admittedly, we all are...
    LifeAwake LifeAwake 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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    New

    Hey all. I am new and just wanted to introduce myself and share a little of my story. I am 39 and have been struggling with unusual sleep all my life. I started as a sleep walker at a very young age, reaccuring night mares and such. Which evenually subsided. In my very early 20...
    joshx joshx 36-40, T 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have Narcolepsy with Cataplexy.I won't go into detail with my story. I actually wanted to post something researchers just found out about people who suffer from Narcolepsy. The...
    sleepysnoopi sleepysnoopi 26-30, F Feb 17

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    i had an episode on my friend today it was embarrassing honestly. my friend told me, "that was terrifying" which was surprising cause it never really occurred to me how it looks to...
    kyuko kyuko 16-17 1 Response Feb 16

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    im sorry i fell asleep on you today i really tried to fight it
    kyuko kyuko 16-17 a week ago

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    I'm doing it right now, seems to be the night for it of sorts. Sitting here alone, played round, got funky, screamed til I was done.......went to the supermarket, got hit by a...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    1. My Friends 2. Duolingo 3. Understanding complex things 4. Making all the lights while driving 5. Yoga 6. Eating Healthy 7. Being organized 8. Being beautiful 9. Thinking...
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm a deep thinker. I can't stop thinking. I'm always questioning everything and wondering about every detail. I'm amazed I haven't gone over a cliff yet haha. I love to think and...
    moonskull moonskull 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    City of angels as it is a Meg Ryan movie. She was a doctor at this movie who an angel of death should take her life. The angel of death fall in love with her and couldn't do it. He...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    A girl posted a natural face picture (no make up) I give her props! Most girls think that you have to wear make up or look a certain way to be considered beautiful. Everyone men...
    VolcanicMermaid VolcanicMermaid 18-21, F 10 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Thinking right now. What do you think Nationalism serves? People say its a good thing. People like me say it isn't. Sure, I get it, people can feel free to love their country I don...
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Ever since my first heart break in 2012 I've been making everyone else suffer for what that idiot has done to me. Pushing everyone away , not trusting , thinking everyone's going...
    timav timav 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    "One friend can save a life" -Five Finger Death Punch It doesn't take an entire ******* army to save someone. However, you cannot fight all your battles alone. Everyone needs...
    C9Poke C9Poke 16-17, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you, for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Even after all this time it messes with my head.I am not good enough,it was my fault,I dont deserve anything good.I know it was him and not me.But even now when I think about it...
    biwhisper biwhisper 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hey, I was in an abusive relationship for 5 years and ill tell you my story. I have two children with this man they are still very young. He physically abused me basically everyday...
    maddzt maddzt 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Its not the most badass thing or i dont think it counts as breaking the law more like trouble with the law.But i was 12 (almost 13) and i was with my brother (10 almost 11) and our...
    HipHopMusic HipHopMusic 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    My last post relating to this was removed so I will keep it brief this time. I really could do with a strong, lasting connection with someone that I am able to talk about anything...
    tmalachi tmalachi 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I had got this research twice in life. Once in my local hospital and second time due to the other complication which was connected to the other suspicious. I think I can recommend...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response 40 mins ago

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    i think all of us have one :) a specific one, several, extreme, vanilla-ish... not wrong right?
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 11 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Mostly I just want to have sex with him and it's all I think about every single day. It's pretty insane. I don't really know why I am into him either... but this is certainly real...
    Shirosan Shirosan 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hello. This is gonna be long so I thank you in advance for taking the time to read it. Since a child I always had issues with one of my older sisters. From verbal confrontations to...
    Liveandlearn88 Liveandlearn88 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    And I know this, and it's cool but-at times most people don't get me , and that kinda makes for a long night, and a lot of explaining and that just does something too me, so I...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    anyone who has dimples feel free to message me....you still can even if you dont have dimples
    hellohowareyoudoing hellohowareyoudoing 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I've been thinking about dying a lot these past few days. but I don't want to kill myself in that sense. I just want to not exist for a while.
    Cosmicmutt Cosmicmutt 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    So, what do we think? Pretty attractive, right?
    TubbsMcBubblegut TubbsMcBubblegut 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Well how about you let me know what you think, the pic is of me a few months back just before winter
    ston3rluk3 ston3rluk3 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't have any real friends (besides my boyfriend). I feel bad because people are always trying to hang out with me, but I just don't want to put forth the effort of maintaining...
    lilymegami lilymegami 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    This is honestly the best console I've owned. It's the perfect system for a guy like me who used to be a more serious gamer. But, a lot of the "serious" games just got old with all...
    Frost119 Frost119 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Really getting tired of getting my heart broken. And just when I get my heart broken you get dived in on by cam girls, african dating scams, liars, etc. It really can make you...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have been with my husband for almost 11 years and we have two beautiful children. He has been cheating on me for the past six months. It's pretty crazy what goes on in your head...
    sunnygirl29 sunnygirl29 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    This is a terrifying and violating experience and sometimes violent. I have been woken to what sounds like voices in my ear and found i could not move, as if someone extremely...
    LadySarahNight LadySarahNight 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I only have my tongue pierced but I'm wanting to get microdermals on my hip.. but I heard they have to cut your skin so now I'm like.. ehhhh ._____.
    CandiceH14 CandiceH14 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    For me piercings get so addictive so far I have had 5 piercings & 2 re-pierced I have also made my nose go from a 16g to a 10g & hopefully soon to a 8g. I'm also getting my...
    BatVein BatVein 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I envy guys is with big penises. I have a 2.5 - 3 in. when hard. you can't see it while soft. I'm bi so. every time I'm with a woman, the relationship is great till we have sex for...
    imreallysmall imreallysmall 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    I only have eyelash trichotillomania, and I'm not having it for such a long time right now. But I really want to stop because every day I'm having less eyelashes. Does someone have...
    jeanine281 jeanine281 13-15, F 48 mins ago

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    Then and now…back in the 70's After a long evening of over indulge meant I determined that riding my motorcycle up the back stairwell of the women's dorm would be a good idea...
    extex59 extex59 51-55, M 20 mins ago

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    And it's these things that I have no regrets about! I'm pretty much done with swearing off of things. Idk who I'll be in the next ten years.
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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