Pausing to Say I Love You: Guest Post by Michelle Hemingway

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REM Runner’s Note: I met Michelle at my first NN Conference five years ago and we’ve remained dear friends ever since. In this post, Michelle describes participating in the NARCOLEPSY: NOT ALONE campaign.

Michelle’s Guest Post:

I was honored to participate in the Narcolepsy: Not Alone campaign. And that is exactly how my family and friends felt when I asked them to help my friend Julie with her project. At first, I felt a little silly with my request with the group photo. But silly is good! We laughed a lot, and there were even a few tears. Taking the photos reminded us all how meaningful their support and understanding truly is to me. It was an opportunity to pause, appreciate, and say ‘I love you’!

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Thank you to Michelle and her amazing supporters of Sturbridge, MA for joining this campaign! 

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  1. Patricia Higgins on September 18, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Friendships in PWN make you realize that you are not alone, it is a great message.

  2. Mia on August 28, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    I never met Michelle but was in contact with her and lost contact with her. I think that I really want to do this NARCOLEPSY NOT ALONE with my friends and family, because without them I don’t know what I would

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