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Viral Narcolepsy with Cataplexy Video

by julie on October 22, 2014

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A video of a young woman with narcolepsy and cataplexy has gone viral. Watch below or on YouTube. This is a powerful video and I am grateful to Sarah Elizabeth for bravely sharing her experience! Sarah Elizabeth is primarily experiencing a narcolepsy symptom called cataplexy here. Cataplexy is a sudden loss of muscle tone, resulting in […]

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Thank you to everyone who submitted new NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE photos during the First Birthday Giveaway Contest! I finally just drew the winners: Rayanne in the UK Kellie in Florida Suzy in Australia Congratulations! I will mail your prize-packs this week with over $60 worth of narcolepsy awareness gear including: 2 new infographic posters (one for you and […]

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Narcolepsy Keynote Speaker in Australia!

by julie on August 11, 2014

Narcolepsy Support Australia Patient Conference 2015 Julie Flygare Keynote Speaker

Australia, here I come! I’m beyond honored and thrilled to announce that I will be a keynote speaker for the First Patient Conference hosted by Narcolepsy Support Australia on the Gold Coast in Queensland on May 1-3, 2015. Narcolepsy Expert Extraordinaire, Dr. Emmanuel Mignot is the other confirmed keynote speaker! In addition, I will present sessions on […]

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“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not […]

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EXCITING UPDATE: Honda will create a 30-second Narcolepsy Awareness Public Service Announcement (PSA). I am beyond honored to serve as the spokesperson/talent in PSA and I’m currently working with Honda’s ad agency to develop the content.  This is an incredible turn-of-events in our inspiring community initiative thanks to each and every person who signed the petition and raised your voice. Big thanks to […]

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New York City, here I come! Please join me for a special Book Signing Event in NYC’s Central Park with the New York Narcoleptics Meetup Group on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 12noon – 5pm! RSVP here. I will read a passage from Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy and answer any questions […]

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Narcolepsy Mobile App

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder of the sleep/wake cycle affecting 1 in every 2,000 people. As a person with narcolepsy, it can be overwhelming to explain the symptoms and affects on life. Typical Questions about Narcolepsy and Simple Answers: Provided by Julie Flygare’s Narcolepsy Mobile App – FREE download today! Q: What is narcolepsy?A: Narcolepsy is a neurological […]

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My book got it’s first one-star review on Amazon and I sort of LOVE it. Read below: I won’t use this forum to defend Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy or bash this reviewer. Every reader is entitled to his or her opinion. It doesn’t interest me to persuade him/her/you differently.   But […]

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There are many comedic portrayals of narcolepsy in the media – “Mr. Bean”, “Deuce Bigalow Male Gigolo” and “Moulin Rouge” – these films feature characters with narcolepsy who fall asleep while standing and the audience gets a quick laugh. Yet as a law student diagnosed with narcolepsy at age 24, I’d never fallen asleep while standing. […]

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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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