Oh, I never thought I would be bringing this up in this sort of forum but here it goesOriginally Posted by hotlanta babe;2793064;
I have narcolepsy. Most of the time when I have an episode, people around me don't even notice. It is a fallacy to think that having narcolepsy means people appear to "be sleeping" in the way we define sleeping. Usually my eyes are closed for just a few seconds or sometimes my eyes don't even have to close!
Only my husband can tell when it happens and that is because he knows me so well. The casual friend or acquaintance would never know. Intense emotions, stress, alcohol and lack of sleep can contribute but generally if an episode is going to happen it is going to happen and not "cause" it.
In addition, there is a very powerful medicine that narcoleptics can take that keep episodes under control.
I suppose this could be funny in certain circumstances. Especially with Fleiss at the helm. But dramatic? Nope.