Weʼve raised £0 to buy a stairlift to enable me to stay in my own home.
- Closed on Tuesday, 14th May 2019
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Due to a motorcycle accident in 1996 I have had to have many, many surgeries over the last 22 years on my legs, back and wrists, and I am now no longer able to go up and downstairs safely and have had many falls.
I am due to have a total knee replacement on my right knee next month which will be followed by a possible lower limb amputation to my left leg once the knee has healed. This is due to the ankle replacement I currently have becoming unviable, it has become loose and has growths on it which means it has to come out.
I cannot afford to buy myself a stairlift which is why I am asking for help to raise the money to buy one. This will make my life so much easier and enable me to keep my independence for a lot longer.
I have a wicked sense of humour, I don't do sympathy and I try to remain as upbeat and independent as I can.
Any help would be most gratefully received, If more than the £750 asked for is raised, I will donate it to a local charity.
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Hi, My name is Amanda but everyone knows me as Mandi. I have just turned 60 and I live in Leeds, West Yorkshire. I have many hobbies, my favourite being sewing. I have a very loving family including identical twin grandsons who I love to bits and who are so good to me.