WesnSylvie Whitaker is organizing this fundraiser.
I am the oldest of 5 children, 20 years old and currently not living at home. I am now happily married and live in NY while my parents and siblings live in ME. My brother is the second oldest, and then I have 3 younger sisters, my youngest sister Addy is only 10 years old. Ma as we have so lovingly called our dear mother ever since I can remember was diagnosed with breast cancer 6 years ago. We were all very scared at the time and all very young and unprepared to lose her, we all spent hours on our knees begging God to save Ma. The doctors gave her a year to live going the traditional way with Chemo. and Radiation, which she choose not to do. From that moment our lives changed we ate healthier, breathed healthier, and even tried to walk healthier for the sake of Ma, and for years it worked. She kept the worst at bay and kept living out her happiness and focusing on her children and others needs and hurts. Ma has always been the bravest, dearest and strongest of woman and I am not just saying that because I am her daughter, believe me everyone would say such that knows her. All the while Ma has lived "off-grid", that is how i grew up, extra work but I always loved it. So Ma has never had it easy even with her self treatments, she has had to haul water, go to the outhouse, and shower at a truckstop in town. The past year Ma hs been increasingly getting worse.....She suffers from a lot of pain and my brother says sometimes she cannot not even get out of bed or dress herself and she just cries all the time. Which is very heard to hear, because Ma would not be crying unless it was unbareable, she has never been a complainer. Upon hearing her situation and how she felt worse and worse day by day, started doing some research. Since Ma wanted to treat her cancer the natural way and not have a surgery, I had to look around a little but I found the perfect place in Mexico and that is what we are raising money for her treatment there. It is not that expensive compared to some clinics, really it hardly is but we are considered quite poor for the average family, under 20,000 a year is what Pa made when I was growing up and he continues to have mountians of bills to pay. So please if you feel led, give a little, not for my sake, or my family's but for Ma alone. And God be with you!