Help me reach my mobility goals!

So where do I begin..years of stomach pain led to June 2018 when I fell really poorly. I passed out at home and ended up being rushed into hospital, before I knew it I had been told I had two large perforations in my bowel and I had sepsis. Panic struck, I was sent straight for emergency surgery and my parents were told I might not survive the night. I was in the operating room for hours and was put into a coma as my organs were failing. They said i would be in the coma for 3 weeks. After 5 days I miraculously woke up, however paralysed, with a tracheostomy, on a ventilator and tubes all over the place. Everything was a blur for me, nothing seemed real, I was very confused and couldn’t talk as I had lost my voice. 

Fast forward and I’ve been in 3 different hospitals, for a total of 18 months. I’ve been through so much pain and trauma, had 2 major bowel surgeries, a permanent ileostomy and have now made a full recovery. However I still can’t mobilise. My legs are only just starting to work as before, my health didn’t allow it. I can’t lift my arms or use my fingers or hands very well which makes everyday tasks impossible. I have severe muscle weakness which will improve with an intensive rehab program. This is why I am going to a specialist neurological rehabilitation centre for therapy in Leeds so if anybody would like to help me on my journey any donations would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much

Gemma x

www.instagram.com/crushonlife_ 

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Would love for you all to follow my progress, I will keep posting videos on my Instagram page @crushonlife_

Donations

  • Geraldene White 
    • £50 
    • 2 d
  • Kirsty Marsden 
    • £20 
    • 2 d
  • Adam Dobson 
    • £20 
    • 6 d
  • Sue Brindley  
    • £25 
    • 9 d
  • Caitlin Dixon 
    • £60 
    • 10 d
See all

Organizer

Gemma Stables 
Organizer
Tickhill, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom
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