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I am a narcolepsy spokesperson and the award-winning author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy. Living in Los Angeles and speaking across the country, I love opening people's hearts and minds to the real narcolepsy, a neurological disorder affecting 3 million people worldwide. Thanks for stopping by!

Sleep Health & Safety, Congressional Briefing April 10, 2014

On Thursday April 10, 2014 at 12 noon, the Sleep Research Society (SRS) and the American Academy ...

Top 13 Inspirational Quotes of 2014 – #1 No Expiration Date

“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date.Take a deep breath and try ...

“Women You Should Know” Features Narcolepsy Speaker/Author Julie Flygare

I’m so honored to be featured by Women You Should Know in today’s fantastic feature ...

Sleep Walk Jacksonville Shines Light on Sleep Health & Sleep Disorders – Guest Post by Dietra Mohrman

Over 40 people gathered to raise awareness about sleep health and sleep disorders in sunny ...

School Accommodations for Narcolepsy

I compiled this list directly quoting people with narcolepsy and their family members who reported ...

Narcolepsy 504 Plans for High School Students – Tips for Parents by Diana Brooks

REM Runner’s Note: Diana is the mother of Danielle Brooks – an amazing, artistic and ...

Top 13 Inspirational Quotes of 2014 – #2 No Hope

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept ...

Top 13 Inspirational Quotes #3 – No Feeling is Final

“Let everything happen to you.Beauty and terror.Just keep going.No feeling is ...

My Time Makeover Begins

Living with narcolepsy, prioritizing my time is essential for success. Lately, I’ve been ...

Top 13 Inspirational Quotes of 2014 – #4 NOT Our Failures

“We are NOT our failures.”  A simple but important mantra!  Inspirational Quote ...

Julie Flygare Narcolepsy Speaker & Author Wins WEGO Health Activist Award 2014

Today, I won the WEGO Health’s Geek Health Activist Award 2014. Wow, what a huge honor! My ...

NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE Hits 1,000!

Today, the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign surpassed 1,000 photos. This stunning photo series ...

Watch Now: International Narcolepsy Broadcast

 Thank you to everyone who tuned in today for my international narcolepsy broadcast! If you ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Narcolepsy

In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, the top 10 things you didn’t know about ...