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£205
raised of £5,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £205 to help make wonderful memories with my children

    Wales, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 9th February 2018

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    So many kind people have been asking if they can support my family and donate, however, my friend's page has now expired. So after careful consideration, I have decided to start my own. I am truly honoured and moved by your kindness.

    So here is my story...

    I married my childhood sweetheart at 21 & had two beautiful daughters. Sadly at 26 my husband was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease. Knowing that my daughters would lose their father at a young age, I tried to make as many wonderful memories as I could. However life became increasingly difficult for all the family and after trying to save my marriage it broke down. As many people do, I picked myself up & worked incredibly hard as a fulltime teacher & single Mum.
    In Nov 2014 my world fell apart as I was diagnosed with grade 3 triple negative breast cancer with spreading to lymph nodes. With no known breast cancer in the family, the diagnosis came as a massive shock to everyone and it just got worse... I was then told I had the BRCA1 breast cancer gene & was told both girls had a 50/50 chance that they'd have the Huntingtons gene and the same odds of BRCA1. Heartbroken. So a double mastectomy, hysterectomy, chemo & radiotherapy followed & I was finally given the all clear in August 2015. During this horrendous time, I found happiness with my new partner Steve. He was amazing! He was an incredible support throughout my treatment & proposed soon after I was given the all clear. We got married in May & began to live our happily ever after together. But it was short lived. March 25th 2017 I found a new lump. After scans & tests the oncologist confirmed that my cancer had returned, this time the cancer is incurable. Steve being the Angel he is has promised to take care of my girls. I now have weekly chemo and every day is a fight. But I'm trying hard to give my children the most wonderful memories and this page can help do just that. So thank you X

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      11

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Dec 27, 2017

        What a marvellous thing that there are good people like Steve and your friends !Hopefully your gruelling treatment will give you some remission time with your girls and Steve.

        £10.00

      • Joanna Richards

        Joanna Richards

        Dec 26, 2017

        Make some more lovely memories with your beautiful family 💗

        £30.00

      • Cathryn Jones

        Cathryn Jones

        Dec 26, 2017

        Just a little amount to help make memories with your beautiful daughters. I work in Lewis Girls.and have had the pleasure of meeting Imogen. She is a credit to.you xxxxx

        £10.00

      • Amy Mitchell

        Amy Mitchell

        Nov 7, 2017

        Xxxx

        £20.00

      • Lucy Goodwin

        Lucy Goodwin

        Nov 7, 2017

        Lots of love! X

        £20.00

      • emma talbot

        emma talbot

        Oct 27, 2017

        With lots of love. Xx

        £20.00

      • Faline Shears

        Faline Shears

        Oct 25, 2017

        £5.00

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      Dawn Wilson

      Dawn Wilson

      Wales, United Kingdom

      35 year old mum of 2 wonderful daughter's and an incredible step daughter, just wanting to live the short time I have left...to the full

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