Weʼre raising £15,000 to raise funds for a second private prosthetic hand and vital equipment needed for the rest of my life!
- Milton Keynes, UK
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I’m fundraising second private prosthetic hand and raising money to buy much need vital equipment needed for the rest of my life, the fundraising we‘ve done so far has enabaled me to buy my first bionic hand and its truly amazing! I became unwell whilst in Spain, on the 29th November 2017 i was admitted to hospital and put straight into an induced coma
I spent 9 weeks in total in a coma, 6 in Spain and then 3 back in the UK, i was woken to be told all 4 limbs needed to be removed to save my life, i had already seen they were black and knew so told them yes just get them off, im so very grateful to the NHS for saving my life
can you imagine how frustrating it is when youve always been very hard working and independant, well without hands i am reliant on others with help to do everything, so i need hands desperately, im wanting private ones as they have far more function than the NHS so i will be able to do so much more
i used to be a hairdresser so not being able to do my hair like i used to is very frustrating, i often break down and cry because of my hair, but loosing my limbs hasnt really bothered me, i just get on with life, you only have one life i intend to live it not mope around, i cant wait to be able to cook again and do lots of other things we take for granted with hands !
i appreciate every single penny that has been donated so far which has enabled me to buy my very first hero arm, you can follow my progress and see my arm here: https://m.facebook.com/Kims-Chance-1506708116112720/
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Jul 16, 2019
Just watched your video about sepsis. Truly amazing that you want to help raise awareness. Well done. You are an inspiration to us all. Xx
Jun 15, 2019
Good luck Kim x
Jun 13, 2019
Here’s hoping you get your target Kim
Jun 13, 2019
You continue to be an inspiration to me and so many others. You are amazing
Jun 3, 2019
Really hope you get to your total soon good luck brave lady xxx
May 31, 2019
Read your story on the Open Bionics webpage - best of luck and keep pushing!
May 30, 2019
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Milton Keynes, UK
I’m a quadruple amputee because of Sepsis please be aware of Sepsis symptoms so this doesn’t happen to you or a loved one or worse you could die because once an infection turns to Sepsis you need medication attention rapidly as your life is in danger !