REM Runner Julie Flygare Featured in I AM Modern Magazine

I am so honored to be featured in I AM Modern Magazine’s Holiday 2011 Edition.

I AM Modern is a Health, Beauty & Lifestyles Magazine for Modern Woman of the Washington DC area.  It’s a social media fueled magazine and offers great articles about the Washington DC suburbs.

Since moving to the area, I’ve enjoyed reading their profiles of inspiring women.

When the Editor-In-Chief contacted me about possibly featuring my story, I was speechless.

Turns out, my good friend, Gail had nominated me! Gail’s support continues to amaze me. I feel so lucky to have such a loving thoughtful friend. Thank you, Gail!

It took me a few minutes to process, but then I said “Yes – of course!”

Raising awareness about narcolepsy and cataplexy is a joy. 

Best of all, I got to feel like a beauty queen for a day when professional photographer, Michael Vonal came to my house to photograph me for the magazine! Michael Vonal is a leading portrait photographer in the Washington DC area.

I was nervous for my first-ever “photo shoot” but Michael made the process fun and easy.  If you’re looking for a portrait photographer, I highly recommend Michael Vonal Photography.

I hope you enjoy this Profile and the others.  A big thank you to I AM Modern Magazine and Michael Vonal Photography.

It’s a proud day to be a person with narcolepsy!

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  1. Miss Diagnosis on December 1, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Awesome, Julie! Congrats on the feature and thank you for educating people about the condition. If I ever move back to Northern VA, you'll have to be my yoga buddy. 🙂

  2. Melissa on December 2, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Way to go Julie!

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