A while ago I wrote about being sleepy. I now have an answer, a reason for all that sleepiness: sleep apnea. It's not sexy, but it's also not conversion disorder, which was my big fear. So there's something actually wrong that the data supports, and you cannot imagine how exciting that is to someone who … Continue reading Wakeful


For more than a year I have suggested to my healthcare providers that I'm depressed because I sleep so much, not--as had been presumed--that I sleep because I'm depressed. The doctors have listened. But the wheels of healthcare churn slowly through a miasma of mucky insurance and murky interdepartmental harangues. It is four days shy … Continue reading Sleepy