Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy

Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy

by Julie Flygare

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780988314900
Publisher: Mill Pond Swan Publishing
Publication date: 12/13/2012
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 180,361
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Julie Flygare received her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. Diagnosed with narcolepsy in 2007, Julie has become a national narcolepsy spokesperson and advocate. Her dreams are studied in Harvard Medical School's curriculum. Her story has been featured by Marie Claire Magazine, ABC News, NBC News, Sirius XM Radio and Psychology Today.

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Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Bill_Kaulitz More than 1 year ago
I read this because I have a loved one -- my boyfriend -- suffering from narcolepsy. I never expected that I would be unable to put it down the whole time. It gave me so much insight as to the struggles my loved one is experiencing, and just educated me overall about this very misunderstood illness. I feel like I can understand my boyfriend much better now, especially about the mental fog and the confusion when separating dreams and real life. Not to mention that Julie's story is very engaging in and of itself! She's an amazing woman. This is definitely a must read for anyone who has narcolepsy or a family or friend with narcolepsy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is Julie's well-articulated personal account of living with narcolepsy/cataplexy. I highly recommend Wide Awake and Dreaming to those who, like me, have a loved one living and coping with this most frustrating illness.