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Weʼre raising £500 to raise money for 2 charities - 50% will go to Crohns & Colitis UK and the other 50% to the Ileostomy association.

Carlisle, UK

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My name is Jade and I'm organising a fun day at Yewdale community centre on Sunday 9th September 2pm-4pm. There will be local business stalls there, there will a raffle taking place, face painting & nail painting, a burger van, tea and coffee, candy floss and cupcakes and special guests Peppa pig and Carl the minion. I am doing this event to raise money and awareness for 2 Charities very close to my heart and these are - Crohn's & Colitis UK & The Ileostomy Association. I have set this page up for those who can't make the event and wish to donate still.

A little bit about me - Back in May 2013 I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis after 6 months of being in horrendous pain and having bloody diarrhoea. I was started on medication for this straight away however it failed, my body just rejected it. I was never out of remission for any longer than 3 months, the pain got worse and I became anaemic with the amount of blood I was losing, I had numberous of hospital admission and tests done on me over the next 3 years however even with strong infusion medication they couldn't keep the ulcers at bay. I was admitted into hospital in Friday 19th Feb 2016 and was given 48 hours to improve on a high dose of steroids however Sunday 21st came along and at 9am I was rushed to theatre after I said good bye to my family. 9 hours later I woke up in a recovery room with my family around me knowing I had just had my large bowel removed and a permanent stoma was in place. I felt my world had ended! However 2 years later I can say I love my stoma and the life it has given me and want to spread the awareness of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis and what life is like with a stoma. My battle however didn't just end there I have another major decision to make about surgery and I'm at risk of developing bowel cancer and have to be tested for this regular. I want to try and raise a lot of money for these 2 amazing charities who aren't funded a great deal or have a lot of awareness around them.

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    12

    • Corrine Riley

      Corrine Riley

      Aug 14, 2018

      Hope you have a fabulous day . Sorry I can’t attend but I’m away xxx

      £10.00

    • Natalie Piercy

      Natalie Piercy

      Aug 13, 2018

      Looking forward to the fun day and all for a great cause xx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 10, 2018

    • Helen Kirkbride

      Helen Kirkbride

      Aug 10, 2018

      To help an amazing cause. So brave jade xxxx

      £10.00

    • Jodie loryman

      Jodie loryman

      Aug 9, 2018

      💖

      £10.00

    • Lucy Jack

      Lucy Jack

      Aug 9, 2018

      Ticket money from the Jack’s...best of luck on the day, sorry we can’t be there xxx

      £5.00

    • Becci Miller

      Becci Miller

      Aug 8, 2018

      Fabulous cause! Great effort, hope lots of pennies are raised xx

      £10.00

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    Jade Desborough

    Jade Desborough

    Carlisle, UK

    I'm Jade and I'm 30 years old. I live in Carlisle with my fiance Tony and 2 sons Luke - 3 and Conor - 1. I have lived with Ulcerative colitis for 5 years now and 2 years ago I had major surgery. I am now living with a permanent stoma.

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