I searched Twitter for "narcolepsy" and found what has since been the key to my coping process: a community.
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In addition to not knowing -- and, at some points, not caring -- whether she'd live or die, Hammett was left feeling completely isolated by her condition.
I have been struck by how people I know on Facebook (some I haven't seen for years and even decades) are telling stories of their health circumstances, or their caregiving for others in crisis.
If we think of the online space as an extension of in-person health care, not a replacement, we can begin to see the incredible potential and possibilities that exist.
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