A writer with narcolepsy says 45.5 hours is used up each week dealing with the physical reality of her disabilities, reports Yahoo!Life.

Me: “OK, help me math really quick. On average, I sleep between what, 10 and 14 hours a day?”

Him: “Yes.”

Me: “We’ll pick the average and say that I sleep four extra hours of sleep each day, and times seven, that is?”

Him: “28.”

Me: “So because of my narcolepsy, I use 28 hours a week just to sleep so that I can function, is that right?”

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