[nabs-l] College schedule and sleep

Derek Manners dmanners at jd16.law.harvard.edu
Tue Jan 20 21:30:22 UTC 2015


I think most states (and even the DOJ is coming around to this) have medical marijuana. I'm sure he wasn't suggesting illegal use  and is only talking about it in conjunction with a doctor's prescription and in compliance with state law.

Best wishes
Derek Manners 

Best wishes
Derek Manners

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> On Jan 20, 2015, at 3:52 PM, Sophie Trist via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> OMG, did you really just say she could use an illegal drug????????
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Carly Mihalakis via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> To: Derek Manners <dmanners at jd16.law.harvard.edu>,National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>,Bridget Walker <bridgetawalker13 at aol.com>,National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> Date sent: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:52:47 -0800
> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] College schedule and sleep
> 
> Morning, Bridget,
> 
>        I was bienucleated at age 2 and experienced non-24 during
> high school. Then, I begin using meletonin supplements to regulate my
> sleep. I am not familiar with the migraines you speak of. Try to
> regulate, though, via meds (preferably natural things such as
> meletonin supplements or marijuana) might help your migraines, too!
> Keep us posted?
> Car
> Sorry to hear about this. I wish I could give you some advice
> specific to the illness. However, this may be obvious but make sure
> your disability services provider on campus knows about this and has
> documentation. You may need it to get extensions or makeups etc. in
> the future.
> 
> Best wishes
> Derek
> 
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Jan 20, 2015, at 11:22 AM, Bridget Walker via nabs-l
> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone,
> This is not my usual kind of thread. I was just diagnosed with a
> very complicated migraine disorder that mimics seizures caused by
> lack of blood flow to parts of my brain due to swelling. Yeah sorry
> it sounds really bad but, I want this to be clear. I had to get an
> EEG to rule out epilepsy. When I got the EEG we found out I had
> very weird sleep patterns. There were some days when I would get no
> sleep at all and others when I would fall asleep at 11:00 in the
> morning without being aware of the time. My neurologist determined
> I had non24 and put me on a supplement I have only been on it sins
> Friday. My body is far from adjusted. When I have a migraine I
> quite literally just crash. I have this seizure like thing then, I
> have to medicate quickly, and then I fall asleep. I can not help
> but sleep with a migraine so powerful.
> Aside from my issues with migraines, I was wondering if anyone
> has dealt with symptoms of non24 while attending college. How did
> you adjust your sleep schedule while completing assignments? Were
> you ever able to train yourself to sleep at the correct time?
> Any advice is appreciated.
> Bridget
> 
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