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I’m so honored to be featured by Women You Should Know in today’s fantastic feature article “You Should Know Someone With Narcolepsy… Her Name Is Julie Flygare”.  The article states: “When Women You Should Know first came to know of Julie, she was described as, ‘a dynamo Rock Star, who accomplishes everything she does with grace, humility, courage, and strength, [...]

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 Thank you to everyone who tuned in today for my international narcolepsy broadcast! If you missed it, watch on YouTube or below: Friends all over the US and around the world in Canada, Europe and Australia watched live! Thank you for your incredible support. Happy Suddenly Sleepy Saturday!

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Narcolepsy Lunch Break Webinar

by julie on January 14, 2014

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Join me this Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 1:30 p.m. ET for a very special free online event – I will be hosting a Lunch Break Educational Webinar with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. Register here. When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET  Debunking the Narcolepsy MythA Presentation by: Julie Flygare, JD [...]

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Wide Awake and Dreaming: Celebrating One Year

by julie on December 16, 2013

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One year ago, I published my memoir. I set out to change perceptions of narcolepsy and I believe my book is accomplishing that goal. There hasn’t been one defining moment when I knew writing this book was worth it. Instead it’s been a collection of quiet moments – emails, hugs, letters, tweets, and heart-felt “thanks [...]

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This holiday season, I’m excited to offer personalized signed copies of “Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy” for a discount rate of $15 a book (plus shipping). Order by Dec. 10 to ensure Christmas delivery Bulk discounts on orders of 10 books or more To place your order, contact me at REMRunner01@gmail.com In [...]

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Free E-Book Weekend Sept. 14-15, 2013

by julie on September 12, 2013

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Recently, the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign soared past our 500 photo goal, with over 725 photos in the gallery now. Thank you for your support, I can’t tell you how much this campaign means to me.  Let’s celebrate with free books! Download the award-winning Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy e-Book for FREE on Sept. 14-15, 2013.   When: Saturday [...]

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Meeting My Hero, Dr. Oliver Sacks

by julie on July 20, 2013

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“Writing is better than morphine.” -Dr. Oliver Sacks This week, I had the opportunity to attend a book event with Dr. Oliver Sacks at Sixth & I in Washington, DC. Dr. Sacks discussed his recent book, Hallucinations – which includes a chapter on narcolepsy’s hypnagogic hallucinations.  Dr. Sacks explained, ”Hallucinations are high-jacking your perceptual system… You [...]

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Happy half birthday to Wide Awake and Dreaming! Six months ago, I published my book with joy and fear. Would people like it? Well, it’s been a whirlwind 6 months. Precious Moments: Reaching over 12,000 Readers First Place in San Francisco Book Festival Biography/Autobiography Award Receiving 146 Amazon Reader Reviews TV Interview on Forward Motion Ranked #1 [...]

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In six months, my book has reached readers all over the world. Here are some highlights. Thank you for sharing your photos. Send more to add to the collection! 

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At SLEEP 2013, I attended many fascinating sessions exploring the frontier of sleep science. I am not a scientist, but as a sleep and narcolepsy advocate, I will provide major takeaways from SLEEP 2013′s scientific program in upcoming blog posts. At the meeting, new data from Finland, France and China further suggested a link between [...]

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