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Share the Journey

Thank you for being willing to share your personal journey with the world.  We want to hear from people with hypersomnia and supporters alike!  Everyone has a story to tell that will resonate with someone else.  Here are some personal journey topic ideas to get you started.  Feel free to select one of these, or to use one of your own.

  • The path to a proper diagnosis
  • The bravest moment of your life
  • What makes your supporters special?
  • Why you can succeed in life
  • The experience of being lifted up by a supporter
  • A surprising turn of events you experienced
  • If you could change someone’s hypersomnia experience
  • If you could have a do-over
  • Words that prompted hope
  • Your favorite time with family
  • An awkward social moment
  • A brain fog story
  • The journey as a supporter

 Your story should be approximately 500 words in length.

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I grant to The Hypersomnia Foundation, the right to use, reproduce, and/or publish photographs and/or video and/or writings that may pertain to me—including my personal journey written story, image, likeness and/or voice without compensation in connection with the Sharing My Journey response. I authorize The Hypersomnia Foundation to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that The Hypersomnia Foundation may use such writings, photographs and/or video of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, SomnusNooze, and Web Page content. This authorization is continuous and may only be withdrawn by my specific rescission of this authorization. Consequently, The Hypersomnia Foundation may publish materials, use my initials and city/state and/or country of my location, photograph and/or video, and/or make reference to me in any manner that The Hypersomnia Foundation deems appropriate.

If you prefer to write your story in a document, you may upload your document here. Accepted file types include .doc, .docx, .pages, and .txt. Max file size 5MB.

In 500 words or less, please share your personal story in the box below. Or, write your story in a document and upload it above.

If you have a photo of yourself that you would like us to share with your story, please upload it here. Please make sure that you own all the rights to any image before uploading. Max file size is 5MB.