Kaity 2Name: Kaity Ratcliff

Age: 17

Where do you call home? Prairieville, Louisiana

What is your current goal you have with education? I plan to graduate college to become an engineer.

Who do you live with? My parents and my older sister.

What's a typical day for you? I go to school, watch YouTube, listen to music, and do homework.

How long have you known you are living with FA? I was diagnosed 2 years ago.

Describe an adaption you have had to take due to living with FA? I currently am still walking but sometimes have to use the wall for support when I am extra tired.

Kaity collageWhat do you like to do to stay active? I like to walk and ride my trike.

Do you have hobbies or special interests? I like to draw and watch baseball.

What is a good trick to get make daily life easier? Get a good night's rest

When FA gets you down what do you think or do to feel better? I usually listen to music by Witt Lowry or Ryan Caraveo.

What is one way that living with FA has positively affected your life? I have so many new friends all around the world that knows exactly what I am going through.

What is the best advice you could give someone who has recently been diagnosed with FA? Make FA friends and find something that makes you happy no matter how you feel.

"I have FA but FA doesn't have me." What does this statement mean to you? I may have physical limitations but that doesn't mean my creativity or way of thinking is limited.

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