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Weʼre raising £10,000 to Fund Care for Cristina in her Fight Against Cancer

Sydenham, London
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Cristina’s Story

For anyone who has had the pleasure to meet Cristina, upon first glance you wouldn’t have a clue about the challenges she has had to face over the last six years, greeting everyone she meets with her infectious smile and warmth that very few people possess.

She truly is one in a million, living angel, and we hope that after reading this story you might start to understand why she needs us right now more than ever and we endeavour to what we can to support her as she continues with her daily struggle to overcome this life threatening disease.

Cristina was first diagnosed with Metastatic Myxoid Liposarcoma in 2013, after a prolonged period of treatment including radiotherapy and six cycles of chemotherapy, she underwent a surgical resection.

Whilst this treatment was seemingly successful, two years later Cristina started to suffer from excruciating pain in her pelvis from what seemed to be caused by severe sciatica. Upon further investigation it became apparent that the cancer had returned.

In April 2016 Cristina stayed strong and completed a further seven gruelling cycles of chemotherapy and radiotherapy which once again on completion, seemed to produce positive results. Alas in April of last year once again the cancer returned, but this time stronger and more aggressive than ever before.

Having undergone a series of radiotherapy in the past her body would not be able to cope with any more radiation ruling out this form of treatment. Having done everything possible to seek out and trial new and experimental treatments the cancer is unresponsive and continues to grow at an aggressive rate meaning that surgery is no longer a viable option.

Through it all, Cristina maintains a positive outlook and keeps on smiling, her strength is truly something to be admired, to this day she pushes past the pain to continue to work when she is able.

Having worked in hospitality all her life, Cristina loves people! Making people happy is what she lives for and this is what keeps her going. She will not give up, she will fight until she can fight no longer and as you will see from her story, this fight has been a marathon already.

As Cristina battles on in her fight to beat cancer, as her health deteriorates and the options available in terms treatment are increasingly limited and with that ever more expensive.

It is time for her closest friends to join the battle, to show her what we can do for her, to show our strength and love for her by setting challenges of our own with the ambition of raising as much money as possible so that we can make a difference to her quality of life in this continuing battle.

This is not just about one race, one challenge or fundraising effort. We aim to continue to challenge ourselves to raise what we can, however we can and all the while knowing that whatever physical challenges we put ourselves through in pursuit of fundraising, they all pale in comparison to the life this beautiful human being has led for the last six years.

So please, give all you can to support this most deserving of causes. Make a difference to this amazing woman’s life and help us to help her in enjoying the time we have left together.

OUR CHALLENGES

We will be keeping the list below updated with all of the fundraising activity that we are doing in support of Cristina over the coming months. Please see below our list of current challenges, as well as donating, we would love it if you can come along in person to support on the sidelines!

ASICS LONDON 10K 2019

Having never run for more than the bus, Milena, Jack, Kuba & Chris will be setting themselves the challenge of completing the Asics London 10k on July 21st.

IRONMAN AUSTRIA 2019

Chris will be racing Ironman Austria in support of raising funds for Cristina.

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  • Milena Floyd 6 months ago
    Milena Floyd

    Milena Floyd

    6 months ago

    Yesterday the heaven gained the most beautiful angel. After 6 years of fighting, our beautiful Cristina lost the battle... she touched a lot of hearts and we will never forget her. The fundraising run will still happen on Sunday 21st July in her memory. She loved running ... Help us give Cristina the most amazing farewell 💔💔

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  • Milena Floyd 7 months ago
    Milena Floyd

    Milena Floyd

    7 months ago
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Page last updated on: 7/21/2019 08.35

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73

  • Gregory Botelho

    Gregory Botelho

    Jul 21, 2019

    £20.00

  • Maris

    Maris

    Jul 21, 2019

    💗💗💗 x

    £20.00

  • Kiomara Fosaty

    Kiomara Fosaty

    Jul 21, 2019

    There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle. Always... “Sumando Vida!”... Let’s make it happen Boss! All my support! 😍

  • Marc Emmanuel

    Marc Emmanuel

    Jul 16, 2019

    Good luck boss!!!!

  • Kiran Barn

    Kiran Barn

    Jul 15, 2019

    Best of luck both =)

    £20.00

  • Diane and Stephen Hemingbrough

    Diane and Stephen Hemingbrough

    Jul 15, 2019

    Loving thoughts to Cristina, her family and friends at this hard time xx

  • Paco M.

    Paco M.

    Jul 14, 2019

    Good luck guys!

    £40.00

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Milena Floyd

Milena Floyd

Sydenham, London

Having never run for more than the bus, myself, Jack & Kuba will be setting themselves the challenge of completing the Asics London 10k on July 21st. Chris will be racing Ironman Austria in support of raising funds for Cristina.

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