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My name is Justin Gunnip. Christine Gunnip is my wife. My wife, Christine age 28, gave birth to our 2nd daughter 5 months early. This caused a rare side effect of birth called HELPP syndrome. This disease destroys the liver. Christine has stage 4 syrosis. She cannot have a transplant because she also has a unidentified auto immune disorder. This auto immune disorder causes all of the organs to swell up. Causing internal bleeding and broken ribs. Recently we received the news she now has brain cancer. The tumor is inoperable and she cannot do radiation or chemo because her body could not handle it due to the auto immune disorder. The brain cancer has caused her to loose all vision in her left eye. And the vision in her right eye is going in and out. Her hearing is also being affected by the brain tumor.
Christine under goes 3 treatments a week. A small team of nurses come to the house and treat what they can. She has to have the pockets of blood in her abdominal region drained. They use a very long needle to do this. She also receives medicine through IVs. She will be working with a occupational therapist for site and possibly dealing with deafness. They will be setting up hospice in our home when the time comes. They just recently took measurements in the room they will be setting up all the equipment.
Our 2nd daughter, Josephine that was born prematurely, is doing great. She is healthy and very happy. Our 4 year old daughter, Isabelle, was just recently diagnosed with autism. She is very smart but has a speech delay and some hyper sensitivity issues. I had to quit work to take care of Christine and our girls. I'm Christines legal care giver. We have spent all of our savings to pay rent, bills, and everyday expenses. I will not be able to pay for rent, utilities, or anything . I will use this money for rent, utilities and for the needs of our family. Please help save our family.
I have a very, very hard time asking for help with anything, especially money. Things in our life right now have been so challenging and taxing. Mentally, emotionally, and physically. Any help would be beyond appreciated. It would mean so much to us.
I love my wife more than I ever thought someone could love. She is my best friend. She is a wonderful Mother. She is a beautiful person.
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