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Weʼre raising £15,000 to Get Macie & family to Florida to have a holiday to remember.

Cullompton, UK

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Macie‘s Story

Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Tracey, Macie’s mum had first started to notice that Macie’s stomach was swelling in March 2018 and knew something wasn’t right. At first, we thought that there maybe a gluten or dairy intolerance, but Tracey pursued to see a Doctor for Macie who was starting to find the swelling very uncomfortable.

Macie’s Doctor sent her for an ultrasound and an MRI scan the following week at Royal Devon and Exeter hospital and she was then transferred to Bristol’s Royal Infirmary Children’s hospital to have a drain put into her stomach and a Hickman line through her neck. After a short wait Macie finally had her diagnosis, in April 2018, an extremely rare form of cancer in children, Mesothelioma.

Macie’s Journey

Macie has had 4 rounds of chemotherapy since her diagnosis, however the chemotherapy was not working so her consultant decided to stop the course. Macie’s consultant was exploring other options that are available to her, surgery being the main one, but in August 2018 Macie had a laparoscopy to find out that surgery was not an option.

We are not sure what will happen from here but Macie is such a strong, beautiful young lady. She is continuing to make everyone laugh and smile like she usually would. She has already been through enough and is taking the whole situation in her stride, a true inspiration to all.

Holiday, Family and School

Tracey managed to get Macie away to Ladram Bay for a week of relaxation in a caravan, despite having to have her stomach drained each day, she doesn’t let it get to her and still manages to crack a smile!

Macie lives with her twin sister, Madison, 14, her elder sister, Saskia, 17, her mum, Tracey and dad, Nellie. Macie has such a close-knit family and she has so much support and love from everyone around her. Macie can’t wait to get back to school and spend time with her friends.

Macie loves dancing, listening to music, playing the XBOX / PlayStation 4 and watching Netflix.

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  • Macie’s Army2 months ago
    Macie’s Army

    Macie’s Army

    2 months ago

    We have a bit of good news to let you all know. Macie has been on this new trial drug called Ceritnib since the beginning of September, after about a week an half it seemed it was doing something as Macie was feeling so well and her tummy was not swelling from the ascites. Last week she had an MRI scan to see if there was any change from the last one she had. It was confirmed today that amazingly her tumors have shrunk from her last MRI that was taken in July.

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  • Macie’s Army3 months ago
    Macie’s Army

    Macie’s Army

    3 months ago

    Just thought we would do an update 💖 Since we have reached our target people are still donating which is fabulous and can’t thank you enough, so would like to let you all know that what ever is left after booking hotel, flights, park passes, travel insurance! 😐 it will all be given to macie & family to spend over there and have no worries about money. Macie has said she would love to swim with dolphins, have breakfast with the princesses and much much more so this will ensure she can do everything she wishes. Keeping you all updated 💖😍😘

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  • Macie’s Army3 months ago
    Macie’s Army

    Macie’s Army

    3 months ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Thank you so so much everyone who has donated! We did it we hit our target! Macie has chosen to stay in animal kingdom so will be booking it all very soon. We really can not thank you all enough for making this possible. 💖🙏🏻😘🌟

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7 months ago

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Page last updated on: 12/8/2018 9:38 PM

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 8, 2018

    Bravehearts fc

    £2,000.00

  • Steve Orchard and Dave Burt

    Steve Orchard and Dave Burt

    Dec 6, 2018

    Donations from the staff at Uffculme school for our completion of the Great West run. Macie you are such an inspiration! We hope you have the most amazing time.

    £120.00

  • Kelly Edwardes

    Kelly Edwardes

    Dec 2, 2018

    £3.00

  • kate willis

    kate willis

    Dec 2, 2018

    for a brave girl

    £5.00

  • Honiton Acrobatic Gymnastic Club

    Honiton Acrobatic Gymnastic Club

    Nov 30, 2018

    We really hope you have a great time, This money was raised by holding a Cake Auction at the Honiton Acrobatic Gymnastics Clubs' Invitational Competition, We all wish you a great trip Macie :)

    £50.00

  • A JENNER

    A JENNER

    Nov 17, 2018

    Banger sponsorship. £50 - SRD (+£20 from one of his customers) £100 - ‘bovine hoof trimming southwest’)£50 - Seb Burns

    £220.00

  • CHRIS BICKERSTAFF

    CHRIS BICKERSTAFF

    Nov 7, 2018

    “Believe in yourself and you’ll be unstoppable.”

    £30.00

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Cullompton, UK

We’re raising money to get our girl Macie to Disneyland, Florida. Any donations are hugely appreciated. 💖

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