Life with narcolepsyUpdated 4:04 AM ET, Thu April 27, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Life with narcolepsyAbout one in 2,000 people in the United States lives with narcolepsy. It's rare, but experts say it's probably underdiagnosed.Hide Caption 1 of 6 Photos: Life with narcolepsyJulie Flygare graduated from Boston College Law School in 2009.Hide Caption 2 of 6 Photos: Life with narcolepsyFlygare taking a nap during a softball game. She takes at least one nap break during the day.Hide Caption 3 of 6 Photos: Life with narcolepsyFlygare competed in the 2017 Griffith Park Trail Marathon in Los Angeles March.Hide Caption 4 of 6 Photos: Life with narcolepsyShe took a Camelbak with water and medication in case she experienced cataplexy during the marathon.Hide Caption 5 of 6 Photos: Life with narcolepsyFlygare celebrated after crossing the finish line. She completed the Griffith Park Trail Marathon in 5 hours and 48 minutes.Hide Caption 6 of 6In 2007, Julie Flygare was diagnosed with narcolepsy. To prove this chronic condition doesn't control her life, she recently took on her greatest challenge yet. More from HealthPediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors10-year-old helps deliver baby brotherWhite nationalists see a new enemy in pursuit of 'racial purity': ScienceBetter hearing, less constipation and other surprising benefits of exerciseDoes more sweating mean a more intense workout?