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Debs' Final Countdown!

Aiming to raise £10,000 in the 2nd half of 2017 for Myeloma UK because I want to reach my £125k target!

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Myeloma UK

We fund medical research to make myeloma history

Charity Registration No. SC026116

Story

As many of you know, my journey with myeloma started in 2009 when it turned our life upside down. However, after high dose chemo and a stem cell transplant in 2011, I have been lucky enough to see nearly 5 years of remission so far. And I hope to see a number more before a relapse - I have too much left to do in my life and with my lovely family.

I am very conscious of how lucky I am. I have seen many friends pass away from this terrible and incurable cancer and it is crucial that research is undertaken so that this cancer at the very least becomes a chronic condition rather than an incurable condition.

So many people have supported me over the past 5 years and helped me to raise over £115,000. But in 2017 I want to do one final push to reach £125,000...I am so close! I would love people to sponsor me....even just £1 makes a difference so please, please and thank you, thank you!

So far my plans have included:-

1. 2016 - Giving up crisps, sweets, chocolate, nuts and alcohol for Lent. My kids also did this and raised over £440! Amazing! 

2. Doing the Windsor Colour Obstacle run in May. I haven't run for ages and have retwisted my foot so this will be a big challenge for me! UPDATE: Sadly I had to pull out if this as I broke my foot in February and was still out of action in May :-(. I hope to do another run later in the year.

3. Coffee Morning at Belbroughton Church Hall - Friday 18th November 9am - 12pm. Usborne books, Forever Living and a secondhand book and toy sale - everybody welcome. - Raised nearly £1,000

4. The Perfect Pair - A large cheese and wine evening held at the Hogarths Stone Manor in conjunction with Nickolls and Perks.  This raised over £9,300!

Keep following this page to find out what my decisions are....or follow my blog at www.debsjourneywithmyeloma.wordpress.com. 

If anyone fancies helping me by doing an event/ challenge on behalf of Myeloma UK, you can set up your own page, and link it to my team page at www.justgiving.com/teams/finalcountdown. I'm working on the basis that if I can persuade people to do events for the charity, who normally wouldn't, that can count towards my challenge!

Thanks tonnes! And don't forget to donate!

Deb  xxx

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