Meet Reetam Mukherjee

Name: Reetam Mukherjee

Age: 23 years and 8 months

Where do you call home? Kolkata, Bengal, India

Education: B. Pharma graduated at 2021

Who do you live with? I live with parents

What’s a typical day for you? I am a gamer.

How long have you known you are living with FA? On 2017, I was diagnosed with some form of ataxia, and on July, 2022, I was diagnosed with FA

Are there any others with FA in your family: No

Do you have any hobbies or special interests: making Videos and Gaming

What is a good trick to make daily life easier: sleeping lol!

When FA gets you down, what do you think/do to feel better: more sleeping maybe, and maybe some exercises LOL!!!

What is one way living with FA has POSITIVELY affected your life: I have a youtube channel now which I wouldn’t have if I hadn’t had FA

What is a favorite motivational quote of yours: “It’s not about who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me”

What is the best advice YOU could give to a person who has been newly diagnosed with FA: “Don’t Overthink, it is not the end of the world. Just Go with the flow. Your anxiety will always remind you of the worst possible outcome and to be very honest 95% of those things won’t be happening to you. So maybe, relax??”

Tell us a little more about you: I am 23, A Pharma Graduate, started a clinic and it looks like it isn’t prospering any time soon. I have a youtube channel and a fb page… I dream of getting rich.

Interviewed by

Dragana Obadić