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£140raised of £37,000 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £140 to help finance treatment for multiple sclerosis

    Location
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Tuesday, 21st February 2017

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    Hi I'm Lorna and welcome to my fundraising page.
    We've managed to raise £1210 before previous page expired. Let me tell you a little about myself and my condition. 2 years ago I was diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and having been researching the revolutionary treatment of hsct its still in clinical trials in the UK, so I'm looking further afield as they strongly advise getting the treatment within the first 10 years. My condition as its stands is that there is a high chance that I will end up in a wheelchair and am currently using a 3 wheeled walker. My condition has affected my life in virtually every way, for instance I changed my career from support work helping people with mental health issues and special needs, to now working a desk job for a bank. Its affected my energy levels that I get exhausted easily. I'm currently using hyperbaric chambers to try and help improve symptoms. The treatment itself involves taking stem cells from my body and then chemotherapy to remove my immune system and then they reintroduce the stem cell transplant to reset my immune system to a time before MS. The treatment could possibly affect my fertility and I will most likely lose my hair during the chemotherapy involved and unfortunately theres around a 1% fatality risk for this treatment. All of that said, I'm still keen to get this treatment as it would be life changing for me and I really hope you can help me raise funds for this treatment. I'm happy to answer any questions you have about the treatment or even if you just want a chat to show your support
    Yours Lorna
    here is a link for this treatment https://youtu.be/A2SwibANX3k

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      7 months ago

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      8

      • Gemma Farren

        Gemma Farren

        Oct 30, 2016

        Sorry to hear that you are not keeping well Lorna. I hope you manage to raise the funds required to help and you get through this bad patch. All the best.

        £20.00

      • Michelle Paterson

        Michelle Paterson

        Oct 30, 2016

        Good luck Lorna, I will try to donate more when I can x

        £10.00

      • Sarah Fletcher

        Sarah Fletcher

        Oct 29, 2016

        £10.00

      • Susan McEwan

        Susan McEwan

        Oct 29, 2016

        £30.00

      • Vanessa Leask

        Vanessa Leask

        Oct 29, 2016

        💜💜💜

        £20.00

      • Ashleigh Atkinson

        Ashleigh Atkinson

        Oct 28, 2016

        Sending hugs. xx

        £20.00

      • melanie price

        melanie price

        Oct 27, 2016

        Good luck. Wishing you all the best x

        £10.00

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      Lorna Bernardi

      Lorna Bernardi

      Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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