Weʼve raised £420 to help Lyra. She's a happy, bright girl who has Cerebral Palsy. New treatments are not on the NHS - our fundraising is to make sure 'Lyra Can'
- Cannock, United Kingdom
- Funded on Wednesday, 4th January 2017
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My name is Lyra and I’m 2 in February, and I love to laugh, roll like crazy on the floor and play with my big brother, Joseph.
As I grew older, my Mummy and Daddy noticed I wasn’t doing things I should. We saw lots and lots of Doctors who say I may have Cerebral Palsy, but I am still having tests.
It means that I can’t walk or talk, and really struggle to sit on my own. I have to do lots of physio everyday – even if I don’t want to – I also have muscle spasms which means my little body can’t move and locks up. BUT I started to crawl in September, and now Mummy has put up special gates, but they smile and say they ‘love it’.
Mummy and Daddy want to take me to have intensive Oxygen Therapy in Slovakia which helps children with neurological problems. It will be hard work because I will have to do about 5 hour’s physio a day and I’ll miss my Daddy and Brother.
I’ll also need to find someone to help me do my extra physio in between my sessions with the nice ladies at the hospital.
Mummy and Daddy are planning lots of events and you can find them on my Facebook page ‘Lyra Can’... and my brother is even going to do a sponsored silence!?!
He really wants me to shout his name and chase him, as much as I want to chase him!
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Dec 19, 2016
She looks a fighter and we should always support a fighter!
Nov 20, 2016
Hope you get to your goal! Such a gorgeous little lady!
Nov 12, 2016
Sending all our love.X
Nov 12, 2016
With love to Lyra from Ellie, John & Albie.
Nov 11, 2016
Thinking of you all and good luck with the fund raising xxx
Oct 8, 2016
good luck with the fundraising for beautiful Lyra.
Oct 7, 2016
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Cannock, United Kingdom
My name is Mark and I'm the proud Daddy of Lyra who is nearly 2 years old and Joseph who is 7. Lyra has Cerebral Palsy, currently she can't sit on her own, walk, stand or talk... or babble really.
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