Hi, My name is Ruth. I have 3 boys and have been diagnosed for about 17 years with Extreme Daytime Sleepiness. It wasn’t until the last 6 years that I became acutely aware that I have Narcolepsy. Upon diagnosis, it was mentioned that I had a form of Narcolepsy, however, the assumption of my illness was that I would just be tired during the daytime. Read more.