Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy

Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy by Julie Flygare 0988314908 9780988314900
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Julie Flygare was on an ambitious path to success, entering law school at age 22, when narcolepsy destroyed the neurological boundaries between dreaming and reality in her brain. She faced terrifying hallucinations, paralysis and excruciating sleepiness - aspects of dream sleep taking place while wide awake.

Yet, narcolepsy was a wake-up call for Julie. Her illness propelled her onto a journey she never imagined - from lying paralyzed on her apartment floor to dancing euphorically at a nightclub; from the classrooms of Harvard Medical School to the start line of the Boston Marathon.

Wide Awake and Dreaming is a revealing first-hand account of dreams gone wrong with narcolepsy. Its the brave story of one woman trampling over barriers and finding light in the darkest of circumstances.

Author: Julie Flygare

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 214

Publisher: Mill Pond Swan Publishing

Publication Date: 2012-12-13


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