Do People Want to Hang Out With Progressive Disease Patients? – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

I’m no stranger to this question, but I wasn’t the one who posed it recently.

Ever since I was diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) in childhood, I’ve dealt with its progressively disabling symptoms, including the transition from awkwardness to quitting sports to using a wheelchair — all during puberty.

0/5 stars. Would not recommend.

FA’s trajectory is pretty common in those of us diagnosed with it. After we lose our ability to walk, almost all of our other physical capabilities taper off slowly.

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