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    Weʼve raised £688 to Cystic Fibrosis Team at Morriston Hospital.

    Port Talbot, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 30th November 2017

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    The triple challenge:

    Swansea 10k - 24th September 2017, Cardiff Half Marathon - 1st October 2017, Richard Burton 10k - 5th November.

    Funds raised will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Specialist Team at Morriston Hospital who look after our 14 month old daughter Hollie who was diagnosed with a life limited condition - cystic fibrosis when she was 1 month old .

    Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition in which the lungs and digestive system can become clogged with thick, sticky mucus. It can cause problems with breathing and digestion from a young age. The lungs become increasingly damaged and may eventually stop working properly. It is estimated 1 in every 2,500 babies born in the UK has cystic fibrosis.

    Daily treatments for Hollie include physiotherapy twice a day, nebuliser once to twice a day, antibiotics twice a day, vitamin supplements daily and Hollie has to have artificial enzymes and salt added to her food at every mealtime so she can absorb the fat from food and grow. There are also monthly visits to Morriston Hospital to check on her well being. If Hollie has a cough associated to a cold then she requires an additional two week course of antibiotics. These additional antiboitics are also prescribed if Hollie grows bugs on her lungs that can be harmful to cystic fibrosis patients. If Hollie catches a chest infection then she may require a two week hospital stay for IV's.

    Unfortunately, average life expectancy is reduced for cystic fibrosis patients.

    Help me fight for a life unlimited not only for Hollie but for all cystic fibrosis patients.

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      43

      • sara Taylor

        sara Taylor

        Nov 18, 2017

        £10.00

      • Rebecca Morgan

        Rebecca Morgan

        Nov 9, 2017

        £5.00

      • Nicki Simpson

        Nicki Simpson

        Nov 7, 2017

        Great work Mel.... The walks to the printer each week is surely helping you on these longer walks. Hollie is lucky to have such a goal driven Mammy :-) x

        £5.00

      • Laura Vickery

        Laura Vickery

        Nov 6, 2017

        Well done on the last of the three runs on Sunday! You’ve done amazingly! 👏🏻🏃🏻‍♀️Go team Hollie!

        £20.00

      • Sian Williams

        Sian Williams

        Nov 6, 2017

        Well done Mel 💜

        £5.00

      • Rachel Thomas

        Rachel Thomas

        Nov 6, 2017

        Well done everyone! Donations from my family: Helen and Eric, Hannah and Dai, and Jean and Jeff xx

        £20.00

      • Ruth Lucas

        Ruth Lucas

        Nov 6, 2017

        Amazing work Rach and team! Well done!

        £10.00

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      Melanie David

      Melanie David

      Port Talbot, United Kingdom

      I'm a mum of a 14 month old girl with cystic fibrosis.

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