Name: Dawn Sellers
Where do you call home? Northeast Texas
Education degree(s): I have an associates degree in fine arts.
What is your relationship status? Do you have children? I currently live with my Dad and step-Mom. I am single and have a gorgeous daughter.
How long have you known you are living with FA? I was diagnosed in 1996.
Are there any others with FA in your family? My brother had it, he passed away seven years ago.
Describe your transition from walking to walker/wheelchair. I used a walker for a few years and moved to a scooter.
Do you have any hobbies or special interests? I love watching tv, reading, going to the movies, and eating good food.
When FA gets you down, what do you think/do to feel better? I have to remind myself that things could always be worse.
What is a favorite motivational quote of yours? I don't have a quote but my favorite Bible verse is "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me," Philippians 4:32.
What is piece of advice that someone with FA has given you that encourages and inspires you? Don't Give Up.
What is the best advice YOU could give to a person who has been newly diagnosed with FA? Be patient. You can do it. You just have to learn to do it differently.
What is the first thing you want to do when a cure/treatment to FA is found? Travel and dance
"I have FA but FA doesn't have me." What does this statement mean to you? I don't let FA define me. I have limits but I live a beautiful blessed life. I live every day learning new things and always pushing limits.