Stem Cells to Cure Mindy Delfiner

... and I have been married to Mindy for the past 33 years. 
    Let me begin by explaining what Mindy has been severely suffering from for the last 4 years, which has
rapidly progressed to a very debilitating state.  
    You all have an idea what Multiple Sclerosis is (a severe autoimmune disease that attacks ones own muscles).  What Mindy is suffering from is called Lichen Sclerosis, in her case her body is attacking her own tissues, especially in her female anatomy areas. 
      Let me give you a quick summary of how severe this disease has affected Mindy. In the last 12 months the Lichen Sclerosis (LS) has progressed to a very deblitating state! Her symtoms include: Severe pain that lasts most of the day, disturbing her sleep and the simplest of activities. LS has caused her skin to become paper thin, making her skin tear, fissure, blister and bleed almost continuously. I'm sorry to be so graffic but when she goes to the bathroom she says it feels like razor blades cutting her skin. LS has caused all the skin around her female anatomy areas to severly scar and become fused together. Most of her female anatomy has literally disapeared!!!!
        Through the years Mindy has been treated by top
specialists. We have followed their directions but the LS
has only gotten worse to the point where it is just about unbearable for her. You can't imagine how awful she feels.
          For thoses of you that may know Mindy personally,
she has become an expert at hiding her condition.
          Now let me explain about Stem Cell Treatment: To date all the doctors are telling her their is no cure.  All she can do is continue use of the strongest steroid creams & a daily week by week program of medicines she has been on for a very long time. This has not worked for her , in fact the LS has become much worse. At this point her quality of life is almost 
non existent and she has become very very desperate.
     Through exahaustive research on my part I have uncovered one doctor located in California that is using cutting edge Stem Cell Treatment with which he is producing a 90% complete remission rate for people suffering from LS. We have not just taken the doctors word that this Stem Cell Treatment works as he described, Mindy and I have literally talked to over 50 of his patients  & some in depth. They explained they have their life back and are beyond gratefull!!!! Talking to these women has given Mindy so much hope.
     As Mindy's husband it breaks my heart daily to see her cry and suffer in so much pain and anguish. 
    Now that we have uncovered a solution our hearts have been lifted and I see in Mindy's eyes, hope in her future. She can live life as a "normal " person.
    As most of you can guess these new Stem Cell procedures are not covered by any kind of health insurance. If you know Mindy and I then you know it is very hard for the both of us to ask for help. 
     What some of you don't know is that we owned a successful business for 35 years in the Philadelphia area. During the recession of 2008 we were forced to declare bankrupcy. The bank took everything from us. Our business, house, everything. They left us with two old cars, some old furniture and clothes. We are not complaining, we count the blessings we have. I'm
just trying to explain why we have no money to pay for Mindy to have the Stem Cell Treatments she so desperately needs.
      I just want to mention here that someone with LS does have a higher chance of it turning into Cancer.
I am not going to allow myself to even think about that happening.
   Mindy will need a series of three Stem Cell Treatments
over the next 12 month period. We have added up all the costs involved. The costs include fees for: the three Stem Cell Treatsments, plane fair costs for the both of us to go back a forth to California 3 times, 12 nights or more of hotel rooms, food, transportation while we are there, we also have to pay seperatly for an anesthesiologist to put Mindy under general anesthesia, also the website "GOFUNDME" takes a modest fee of 5% plus 2.9% and 30 cents per credit card transaction (so about 8% total fees) we have come up with a figure of $19,500
to cover all costs. We wish it could be less expensive
somehow but unfortutately it is not.
      To end, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts
that you have even read this and any contribution you may be able to make, regardless of the amount, will be so appreciated by us!! I must somehow get the money so my wife can have these treatments. 
          Thank You very much,
          Lonnie & Mindy Delfiner

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Mindy Snyder Delfiner 
Fairfield, IA
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