Weʼve raised £2,076 to Raising money for the Chartwell Unit at PRUH who helped my mum before she passed and other cancer patients: ands at risk of closure.
- Funded on Thursday, 9th February 2017
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Mid 2015 my mum, Mandy Bonello was diognosed with grade 4 breast cancer. This meant that she had to go through many batches of the painful chemotherapy then followed by an operation to remove her lump. After all that she had radiotherapy and after the extremely painful, long and tedious process she was cleared. The recovery wasn't quick and wasn't easy but we beat this cancer.
Then early September 2016 my mum was submitted in hospital urgently with head pains, we later came to know that she had a substantial size tumour on her brain which couldn't be removed; this caused her excrutiating pain and had to be put on to drips and lots of morphine causing her to lose an sense or normality. She was then hit by strokes in her sleep causing her face to droop and couldn't see or hear properly. Things such as swallowing became extremely hard. The doctors didn't know what to do so they did more tests to find a secondary pain in her body which turns out to be a secondary bone cancer. I saw my mum for the last time on Thursday the 6th October at 2:30pm and sadly she peacefully passed away in her sleep on the 6th October 10:10pm.
I want to give back to doctors and nurses who made her more comfortable. And as the Chartwell Unit is at risk of closure as it does amazing work for cancer patients.
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Nov 27, 2016
Sorry for your loss from Jan at Dorothy Perkins. I worked with your Mum for many years. Jan
Nov 13, 2016
So sorry for your loss our thoughts are with you and your family. Well done for raising money for the Chartwell Unit I know first hand that it is a fantastic facility with amazing supportive staff. xx
Nov 12, 2016
I see my sister Danielle Goldsbrough share your post. I think its a great that you're try to raise money for a good cause. I have donated £30 from my company to go towards your target.
Nov 11, 2016
I had to get the total to £2,000 <3
Nov 11, 2016
Nov 6, 2016
Julia Porritt & family
Nov 2, 2016
Well done Megan, your Mum would be very proud of you xxx
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