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£600raised of £200 target by 45 supporters

    Weʼve raised £600 to adapt Jessica McMillan’s home for wheelchair access. To help raise funds I’m running Glasgow’s Half Marathon on 30 Sept 18.

    Glasgow, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 30th December 2018

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    Two weeks before her 1st birthday wee Jessica was diagnosed with MPS 1 – Hurler Syndrome; a rare life limiting genetic disease which affects on average only 1 newborn baby in Scotland per year. Without a bone marrow transplant Jessica would not have survived the age of 2. In December 2016 Jessica underwent grueling chemotherapy and her family watched as doctors slowly shut off parts of her body in order to give her the life saving transplant. This was followed by almost a year living in Glasgow Children’s Hospital, turning family life upside down. Thankfully the transplant so far seems to have been a success although the effects of various medications and Jessica’s Hurler Syndrome has meant she has needed many hospital stays with countless trips to theatre and some time in intensive care. Sadly this might always be the case. Just now Jessica is doing well at home and her family are managing her many medications and hospital appointments. It’s not yet clear what the future holds for Jessica although it is certain she will need a level of care for the rest of her life. Despite everything Jessica is the happiest wee girl on the planet and her Mum, Dad and big brother wouldn’t change her for the world.

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      45

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 30, 2018

        Well done Christine we are so proud of you xx

        £25.00

      • M-A McGinley

        M-A McGinley

        Sep 30, 2018

        Good luck Christine! A great effort for a great cause x

        £5.00

      • Samantha Connolly-Boles

        Samantha Connolly-Boles

        Sep 30, 2018

        Good Luck Christine! Love, Sam and Billy xxx

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 30, 2018

      • jan paterson

        jan paterson

        Sep 30, 2018

        Wee smiler xxxxx

        £10.00

      • Amy Donaldson

        Amy Donaldson

        Sep 29, 2018

        Good luck Christine 💕💕

        £10.00

      • Ross Meechan

        Ross Meechan

        Sep 28, 2018

        Good luck Christine!!

        £10.00

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      Christine  Meechan

      Christine Meechan

      Glasgow, UK

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