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Love In the Time of Talk Therapy

By: Autumn M. “But Daddy, I can’t live without them. You have to understand!” Dad put his hands on my frustration-laden shoulders and looked into my eyes- heavy, puffy and only partially opened. “It’s for your own good, Tanya.” I … Continue reading

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Granddad and Sleep Apnea

By Tyra M. My grandfather is brave and courageous; he’s adventurous and wise. For as long as I can remember, he’s had trouble sleeping. I remember as a child walking into the living room late at night, seeing him hooked … Continue reading

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Battle for Airway Pressure

By: Abigail M Within a week, my Dad was transformed from a Rip Van Winkle Wanna-Be to Secretariat in the Triple Crown of life. The reason? He became an elephant at night – and yes, this was a good thing. … Continue reading

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Land of Dreams

By Karen S, Once upon a time in the land of dreams lived a young red head girl named Karen. Karen loved to sleep and dream about all the exciting things she had coming up the following day. Karen often … Continue reading

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By Meagan A My name is Liv and I was recently diagnosed with sleep apnea. It all began a couple weeks ago when I was sleeping over at a friend’s house after a birthday party. We had just watched the … Continue reading

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Again

By Moriah G, I wake; touching my hair I find it drenched with sweat, claw marks on my body, and my breathing heavy—another night terror. This is the third one this week, my efforts to fight the terrors yet again … Continue reading

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By Gary/Kori R Dad what’s the deal with your Cpap machine? This is what he said: “I was driving down the street, everything was fine until I couldn’t breathe. Not that I couldn’t, I just forgot how. How do I … Continue reading

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By Shruti V It’s not easy being a CPAP mask. Every night, I help Jane sleep through the night by applying a small amount of air pressure into her airway, but it’s not always an easy job; too little and … Continue reading

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