This is the most difficult thing I have to say. However out of the desperation to live I must swallow any pride I have and embarrasement in order to plead for help so that I may stay alive for my children. This is my story:
3 years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer stage II-B. I underwent traditional medicine and began chemo 3 months after diagnosis. I had just started a business and having this newly found cancer was going to stop the business completely so I was trying to get the business off of the ground before I started chemo which is why I waited 3 months to begin treatments. I began with 4 months of chemo, then a mastectomy and lymph node removal, followed by radiation. The doctors told me I was offically cancer free. Oddly enough they claimed this without ever performing any scans to ensure this was true.
Throught these past 3 years I have visited the oncologist every 6 months whom only did blood work. No scans have ever been performed within this time. I recently asked my oncologist why they do not do any form of scans on previous cancer patients. His response? That it is not required unless the patient was at a stage IV or has any symptoms. Most of know that you don't have any symptoms associated with cancer until you are at a dangerous level so it baffles me that the doctors wait fora system to take precautionary measures.
Fast forward to today, I requested a CAT scan despite doctors orders. When they did the scan they noticed lymph nodes in my neck and chest were enlarged so the doctor ordered a PET scan which showed the nodes light up with the radiation. This prompted the biopsy of one of the nodes in my neck which came back positive for breast cancer tissue. The doctors have now diagnosed me with metastasized breast cancer.
They are telling me they cannot perform surgery and that all they can do is attempt to control it in order to extend my life, but that they will never be able to get rid of it completely.
As a single mother of 4 precious children ages 10, 9, 8, and 6 I have 4 major reasons to live for. I have been unable to eat or sleep thinking of how my childrens lives will be without be in it. My oldest daughter lost her father just a year ago I am afraid to even attempt to tell her what is now happening to her mother. Father and mother dying before she's even a teenager? I cannot allow that to happen!
Which brings me to this fund. I have been researching alternative medicines in other areas. I found the Gerson Therapy Institute which offers a full liver detox program through nutrition. They provide 13 fresh organic green juices a day, liver detox shots, coffee enemas, and so much more. I will also add IV high potency vitamin C and B17 along with IV ozone therapy. They have a 3 week program in which they admit you into their facility and have constant supplements, classes, detoxing, juicing, among other things every hour from 7 AM - 7 PM.
I do not know if this will cure me but I do know at that I am putting my faith in Him to bring me whatever will. I cannot give up with out trying everything I can to survive for my children who are still just babies. They need me as much as I need them.
Unfortunately, the treatments are a total of $23,670. I am trying to gather $35,000 in order to pay for the 3 week treatments, cover the travel cost, cost of equipment needed at home to continue therapy, cost of shots and supplements, and the living costs I will loose by not working for a month. I know this is a huge amount of money to put together.
Please keep in mind that every penny adds up to a larger sum. If you can donate anything or share I am grateful. Even if you are not able to donate I will be forever grateful if you shared this with friends and family.
I thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to read this, for donating, and/or for sharing. I pray that you are blessed through any form of help you are able to provide.
- Sharon Gerlich
- Arvind Singh
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