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I Think I Have Narcolepsy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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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    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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    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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    I fall asleep at the wheel

    while driving sometimes and wake a few seconds later, I fall asleep on break at work while sitting, if I am bored, I get overly drowsy. I really must study up on this condition better and monitor my condition better as well.
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 1 Response Jun 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    what should I do?? I am feeling lost, and there is no way out. Take this to be productive, take this to sleep. . . I cannot go on living my life based on whether or not I have...
    lrbaker lrbaker 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think that I will continue to be hesitate about PMs even after I have received many PMs from the same person. Keeping a safe distance is always a good policy. Always. I am very...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    Omg my 2 year old is sleeping in his own room, on his own bed for the first time ever!! .. I'm not saying he's gonna last there all night but it's a start!! I'm suppose to be the...
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Did it have to be this way? I saw you the other day, I noticed things I didn't before, It seems I have walked through a different door. I watched your lips move as I fell in to...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I've been reflecting on a lot of things today. My anxiety level felt like it was through the roof. It probably didn't help that I was pretty hungover. If I could describe what...
    pnw21 pnw21 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I am thinking about doing it, I can't see any good in my life that I do or am, so I want to end it
    tonyxdeltorix tonyxdeltorix 22-25, M 57 mins ago

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    To be honest, I never been diagnosed, but I have a very sour idea of what I think I look like. I honestly see myself as the ugliest person. Someone could carry the same features as...
    DevilDollie DevilDollie 18-21, F 47 mins ago

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    I feel really sorry for my fiancé, she has to go through all this sickness, when I don't have to go through any of it, she is 7 weeks pregnant and she feels sick all the time, she...
    tyson2114 tyson2114 16-17, M 32 mins ago

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    always wanted to bang one of my teachers after class on his desk. i think that would be so hot.
    isabelleeee isabelleeee 18-21, F 57 mins ago

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    Sometimes it doesn't bother me to think deeply about things. Other times it just gets too much and makes me feel like I wanna explode. When I walk outside on the streets while...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 26

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    I can not tell anyone what I'm thinking about. but I can tell you I'm thinking about black cat by mayday parade since it's playing. I'm thinking I need a nap and I'm thinking why...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 28

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    I am in my 50's, and I've had questions all my life about my very early childhood. Considering I've had these questions in some form for as long as I can remember, I can't help...
    CatloverDG CatloverDG 56-60, F Nov 29

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    I feel like the human mind is both a beautiful blessing and a chaotic curse. I believe it can be the most dangerous thing in the world. That's why solitary confinement is such a...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 30

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    I think about many things at once. It's like being bombarded by my own thoughts and ideas. Sometimes I think about my outlook in life, food at other times. I think about love, and...
    samsdname samsdname 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Being a Dreamer and a Thinker are both great things to be but you must know how to control it or switch when needed like a light switch because if you think when you should be...
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    im always thinking way to deeply about life. I think about why im here. what my future would be like. what my purpose is. what would happen when I die. I think about the afterlife...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Thinking Out Loud"Ed SheeranWhen your legs don't work like they used to beforeAnd I can't sweep you off of your feetWill your mouth still remember the taste of my love?Will your...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I think I'll be just that,single forever!!! I don't know why I am, because I think I'll be just an amazing girlfriend. I don't think I'll ask for much nor do I want someone to buy...
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 23

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    I think out loud more than I really write on EP. :p I usually cringe a bit when I post something where I've just been thinking out loud. I'm not sure what convinces me that what I...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Nov 23

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    Looked at friend B's blog. I do occasionally. I don't know why. I get bored and she comes to mind at least once a week sometimes, even though that is pathetic. I can go a month...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I have struggled with depression for upwards of 5 years now. It comes and goes, sometimes I can go for weeks without feeling especially down, but once it starts again, it doesn't...
    meandthemoon13 meandthemoon13 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Rambllngs of the night- need to come back to this but I just wanted to get my thoughts out there for the day. If you have any comments feel free to share! Thanks :) I think What...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F Nov 24

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    I just wonder what she's thinking.. Does she really care about my husband as a friend or something more? I will never know. She loves to talk about herself with him, that's how she...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I don't really know why. The only reason I can think of is that we were together for a several years so we shared a big chunk of our lives and therefore it's inevitable that I will...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F Nov 26

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    What you think is what materializes in life. It is a fact. If you are thinking how untrue this is... You will want to shout it down or disprove it...but therein you think you...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 26

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    I think I may have borderline personality disorder. It's a little hard to deal with. I know something is wrong with me and I don't want to live my life thinking that and not doing...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 26

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    on the face i seem really screwed up but once you get to know me i can seem far more normal but in reality i am very unwell. i feel like i should die everyday. i am violent in my...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    This is to you baby, our song: "Worldwide" [James:] Ooh Wait a minute before you tell me anything, how was your day? Cause I've been missing [Kendall:] You by my side, yeah...
    LawrenceGirl16 LawrenceGirl16 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I used to think love was fake and people just used it as an excuse to escape their reality, but now im finding that to be the complete opposite. I'm falling in love.. and I really...
    KittyTittyGang KittyTittyGang 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I’m thinking of doing something stupid and incredibly time wasting. It probably won’t make a huge difference…but you never know right? In fact, I’ll probably get kicked...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    I can't stop thinking about what the future has in store for me. I'm not really good at anything. I think my future is just failure. I want a good job, and a guy who actually likes...
    HarmsCaleb HarmsCaleb 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I had an argument with my dad today. Made me want to kill myself. It it weren't for my brother I would've probably gone through with it. But he got in my car and managed to calm me...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I think my sister is starting to hate me. I don't know what I did wrong and now I want to escape. She has been pointing out things that hurt me and I can't tell if she's just...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F Dec 1

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    how conspiracy theorists think: hi I woke up this morning and noticed my goldfish had died. I think he died because of a conspiracy by Western media and Israel. Do you think this...
    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    "Miss Independent"Kelly ClarksonMiss independentMiss self-sufficientMiss keep your distanceMiss unafraidMiss out of my wayMiss don't let a man interfere, noMiss on her ownMiss...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I think I was around the age of seven when this happened. I remember two instances when I think I might have been molested by my god brother. In one memory I remember him pushing...