Luna Varouhas

$10,575 of $15,000 goal

Raised by 136 people in 34 months
Hello my name is Tavia mother of 25 month old baby Luna, she has just been diagnosed with stage 4 Nuroblastoma  which has now spread from the large tumor in her neck to the the bone marrow, the doctors  are yet to clarify exactly how far it has spread at this stage we have just started her chemotheropy.

The reason I have come to go fund me as you can imagine this has come as a huge shock to our small family being a single parent with little financial support.
We were already struggling financially. Our only form of income is a single parents payment from the govenment.
I have rental commitments on the goldcoast we havent been able to get back to the apartment as baby Luna has to stay in the hospital, the only way to get home is by train and a few buses one way will take over two hours alone. I cant possibly leave Luna here alone for any amount of time, as I feel no child should be left alone in our condition. She is scheduled for another two years of treatment. We have to relocate to brisbane as close as possible to the hospital as starting Chemotherapy she is vulnerable to any sudden illnesses. Treatments that she is yet to undertake can also have a sudden affect causing leukaemia. You can only imagine how monitored our lives have just become.

This has obviously put our life on hold as I was about to start a diploma at the start of 2017 to better the quality of lives in our future,

All the funds raised on here will go to a new family car so we no longer have the stress of public transport, to get Luna's treatments, and make it to her regular appointments at the Lady Cilento Hospital. The funds will also Contribute to relocate us into closer accommodation and the moving costs to get all our belongins up to our New apartment it will also help with medications that Luna will need over the next two years of ongoing treatments. We also have medications to take home at our expense.

All donations would be greatly appreciated, and improve the quality of our lives over the next coming years.
Not to metion be put to great use.
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Hi all lunas been doing so well since the "end" of her treatment around January of this year as you all know we still have regular appointments which are around 2 hours travel time away from us some starting around 6-7 am which means we would have to be up and ready by 4am to start our travels to the hospital destination this happens every weeks sometimes multiply me times a week so we are trying to get some funds up for permanent transport eg (car)
Since I am a single mother this is hard I am not eligible for an affordable loan most loans I am able to get hold 25% interest rate which isn't doable considering everyday expenses also including expenses such as Luna private appointments.
If we could please help by sharing this around we are in the hopes that somebody could offer us better rates in the loan departments as this would make everyday life a lot less stressful ❤️
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Hi all lunas been doing so well since the "end" of her treatment around January of this year as you all know we still have regular appointments which are around 2 hours travel time away from us some starting around 6-7 am which means we would have to be up and ready by 4am to start our travels to the hospital destination this happens every weeks sometimes multiply me times a week so we are trying to get some funds up for permanent transport eg (car)
Since I am a single mother this is hard I am not eligible for an affordable loan most loans I am able to get hold 25% interest rate which isn't doable considering everyday expenses also including expenses such as Luna private appointments.
If we could please help by sharing this around we are in the hopes that somebody could offer us better rates in the loan departments as this would make everyday life a lot less stressful ❤️
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Luna has been suffering from loose stools and stomach pain for about 2weeks now which she was taken to our local hospital for there they collected a stool sample.
The results came back a couple days later indicating negative results
Luna has since then been complaining of sore stomach and sore legs and also has been developing bruising in her legs.
We have now been in touch with her oncologist and have been told to present at lady cilento children's hospital emergency and then will be given a plan from their.
Doctors are hoping she hasn't developed a secondary cancer (lukemia) as we were told before we started chemo this happens in about 70% of kids who undergo such rough treatment as she did

May we keep Luna in our thoughts and prayers as we haven't been getting very pleasant news lately ❤️
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Unfortunately we don't have some very good news.
Lunas had her skin check for her mole she got after tandem transplant as an oncology child she has high risk rates to skin cancers.
They believe her mole is malignant but are going to test it once cut out to make sure.
Please pray we that this is just an unusual mole that has grown oddly.
Please pray miss Luna doesn't need chemo or cancer treatments again. ❤️
It's honestly the worst news any parent could get and I am hoping with everything in me this won't be another cancer journey
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Fran Burgess
29 months ago
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praying for you with all my heart beautiful little Luna ♥

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Jennie Macklin
11 months ago

Oh Tavia I am so sorry to hear this news and hope you can get some help very soon. Poor little thing it wouldn't be nice for her at all. I wish you both peace and love and all the help in the world. I am sending my love and prayers and smiles to fill your day with beautiful things while treatment is going on

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Jennie Macklin
15 months ago

Congratulations to both of you and thank you for the lovely photos. May you both be well and happy xx

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Fran Burgess
20 months ago

Bless her... you are both always in my thoughts... thinking of you big time ♥

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Jennie Macklin
23 months ago

God Bless Luna and get well soon so you are strong for your treatment. Tavia God bless you too and give you strength and comfort for the weeks ahead. Much love to you both xx

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12 months ago
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James Gray
13 months ago
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Tania Cooney
15 months ago
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Monideep Roy
15 months ago
$50
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16 months ago
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Jarrod Gillam
16 months ago
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Brody S
16 months ago
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Chantal Russell
17 months ago

Praying for you, Luna & Tavia. Both of you are always in my thoughts xo

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Sally Kelly
17 months ago
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Carolynne Stone and Family
17 months ago
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Praying for you both. xxxx

Fran Burgess
29 months ago
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praying for you with all my heart beautiful little Luna ♥

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Jennie Macklin
11 months ago

Oh Tavia I am so sorry to hear this news and hope you can get some help very soon. Poor little thing it wouldn't be nice for her at all. I wish you both peace and love and all the help in the world. I am sending my love and prayers and smiles to fill your day with beautiful things while treatment is going on

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Jennie Macklin
15 months ago

Congratulations to both of you and thank you for the lovely photos. May you both be well and happy xx

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Fran Burgess
20 months ago

Bless her... you are both always in my thoughts... thinking of you big time ♥

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Jennie Macklin
23 months ago

God Bless Luna and get well soon so you are strong for your treatment. Tavia God bless you too and give you strength and comfort for the weeks ahead. Much love to you both xx

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