out_of_orexin

183d

hi! I'm a type 1 narcoleptic
sophomore in college
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to my fellow narcoleptics: whats the craziest place you've ever fallen asleep?

Cataplexy & Narcolepsy

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  • IcecreamMoon

    183d

    The most embarrassing would have to be at dinner literally my head fell into my pasta bc I passed out asleep and I had it all over me. So embarrassing ๐Ÿ˜ณ but funny now ๐Ÿค—

    • out_of_orexin

      183d

      thats the mental image people think of when they hear "narcolepsy" wow!! Mine is probably before in a lab class with tall tables and stools instead of chairs. The stool was backless and tall enough that i had to hop a little to get on it already (im short). I passed out, started fulling falling head first towards the tile, and then the guy next to me at the table literally caught my body midair. I woke up confused why he was hugging me and the entire class was staring in silence ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…

      • IcecreamMoon

        183d

        haha omg thatโ€™s incredible! I love hearing stories it makes me feel less alone with my ridiculous sleep issues

  • kthedragon

    183d

    I fell asleep for about 20 minutes and had sleep paralysis in the doctors office waiting for them to come in with results- results were that I had Type 1 Narcolepsy ๐Ÿ˜‚ it was very ironic

  • LilG

    182d

    I had a catapletic episode while walking in the middle of work before I quit. The room was open, so everyone could see! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

    • out_of_orexin

      7d

      I fell asleep standing up at the register at work my 2nd day, quit later that afternoon. It was awkward lol!

  • WaywornPuppy

    151d

    Middle of history class right in front of the teacher We were watching a video and a combo of the dark room, it being an afternoon class, and the noise of the video all made me conk out for like an hour. I think the teacher saw me but didnt wake me or say anything about it

  • BreBee04

    138d

    I fell asleep while talking to my doctor about my narcolepsy

  • OllieGreen

    132d

    I fell asleep in a library over night, at a party, and during the part of the sleep study you need to stay awake for

    • out_of_orexin

      7d

      definitely fallen asleep at the party hanging out with the host's dog before haha

  • crescentnebula

    119d

    We had to step away at our lab job working with prions because we were a few seconds from absolutely crashing.

  • Libby123

    25d

    I was studying in an empty conference room and fell asleep sort of under the table. When i woke up there was a full on conference going on and i had to apologize and excuse myself, another time i fell asleep on a pool float at a party and my friends couldnโ€™t find me hahah

  • sapphic

    7d

    In the middle of a hockey game at the arena!!

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