Thank you for taking the time to learn about Sarah’s story.
Our names are Ariana and Courtney, and our best friend Sarah of 20+ years and mother of three needs our help raising funds to pay for an urgent and extremely necessary breast implant removal surgery.
At the young age of 19, Sarah like so many other young women made a regrettable decision to get breast implant surgery. She was young, had no health problems at the time, was just 110 pounds and had sadly already faced the immense loss at the age of 13 of losing her father tragically to colon cancer. Sarah had a small frame and was passionate in working out. She was very small chested and never developed her own breasts. She simply wanted to raise her self confidence as she entered womanhood. If she had only known then what she knew now she would have never made the decision she made.
Sarah did tons of research prior to surgery and not only entrusted in her surgeon when he told her that saline implants were completely safe, but she trusted the process entirely. She never dreamed in a million years that these “safe” implants would immediately start poisoning her from the inside out. You see, when you place any foreign object in your body, your body rejects it immediately and begins attacking itself. No matter if they are silicone or saline, breast implants are made up of extremely toxic materials which seep out into your body over time. Bii or Breast Implant Illness is now a very known disease affecting millions of other women just like Sarah and is sadly taking the lives of many as well. Worst of all, the implants they put in Sarah’s body have now been recalled world wide due to causing ALCL, also know as Lymphoma, a rare cancer of the immune system. These Implants are ticking time bombs in her body. Both Sarah’s parents have had cancer as well as grandparents, and other family members, and it runs deep in her family. Bottom line, these deadly implants need to come out immediately.
After getting implants, Sarah immediately began struggling with numerous illnesses and ailments, leading to many more surgeries, all without much explanation from the many doctors and specialists she saught out for help. Sarah has been diagnosed with a debilitating Autoimmune disease, know as inflammatory arthritis, which causes inflammation all throughout her body, severe joint and muscle pain and has led her to be permanently disabled. Her other symptoms include severe anxiety, depression, migraines, brain fog, weight gain, reoccurring staph infections, parasitic infections, heart problems, wounds and rashes all over her body, complete hair loss, chills, flu like symptoms, insomnia, noise sensitivity, limited mobility, blurred vision and the list goes on and on. All of these symptoms are symptoms of Breast Implant Illness as well.
In 2018, after the birth of her third beautiful child, a girl named Addison, Sarah went down hill quickly. Her body is suffering so badly from these poisonous bags inside of her that her illnesses took over and became severe and debilitating, to the point it caused her to longer be able to work. Sarah was forced to apply for disability at the young age of 34, just to try to help support her 3 small children.
As her best friends we’ve witnessed Sarah’s decline right before our eyes. That vibrant, outgoing and sparkle she had was now missing. These toxic implants took our best friend away and it was absolutely devastating. We missed her terribly and we just wanted her to be herself again.
Countless days turned into weeks and now years of being ripped from the enjoyment of daily life, due to her crippling pain. It is what ultimately led her to start the fight of her life to figure out what was causing her to be so sick. We’ve never seen someone fight as hard as Sarah has fought and then pick herself up and keep fighting every day. Sarah’s primary doctor brought up to her a few years back that her implants could possibly be the cause of all of her problems and that’s when the light bulb went off. Sarah has since done so much research, is part of many support groups on social media, all leading her to millions of other women who share her same story and pain as hers. These woman all share one common thing, BREAST IMPLANTS.
Through the miracle of support groups and others willing to share their stories of pain, hurt and loss, she finally learned the terrifying truth. Her brand of implants- Allergan Nateral Biocell Textured Saline Implants- cause Breast Implant Illness also known as Autoimmune/Inflammatory diseases and also have been proven to cause cancer, leading to the death of several hundred women. Sarah’s specific implants are now recalled world wide and doctors are now banned from using them. This doesn’t mean they simply remove them and life goes on however. The company doesn’t offer these women anything except a new pair of “safe” implants. Yes, it’s a sick and twisted world we live in.
The links below tell us everything we need to know about this awful disease and finally answers why Sarah has been suffering all these years. I only thank God she is still here to fight and has the chance to get the implant removal surgery she so desperately needs. The good news is that once the implants are removed, women are experiencing instant relief, are beginning to heal and are getting a second chance at life.
Sadly, the surgery is not covered by Sarah’s health insurance, even with all the evidence showing that it is a matter of life and death. Attorney’s can’t fight the Implant company unless Sarah gets cancer, something she doesn’t want to sit back and wait for. This is Unspeakable and something needs to be done not only for Sarah but for all the other women suffering as badly as Sarah suffers to this day.
This surgery will restore Sarah back to health, back to the person we’ve all known and loved. Her 3 beautiful children Anthony, Lukas and Addison need their mommy back. She does not deserve to suffer while the surgeons and makers of these poisonous implants go on with their lives without offering any help.
Sarah does not want to be a burden to anyone, and didn’t want to start this go fund me page for herself, so we as her best friends are stepping in to plead with you all to help in any way you can. Every penny counts and willbe appreciated beyond words. Donations will go directly to the cost of her implant removal surgery which costs well over the amount we are humbly asking for. Sarah has already had numerous consultations for removal and has a surgeon on board who is experienced in performing this complicated, but successful surgery.
Now, she just needs our help.
Sarah is one of the most generous people we know and would literally give her last dollar in order to help someone in need or brighten their day. Helping others simply brings her joy.
At this point, this is truly a matter of life or death. We can’t thank you all enough for taking the time to read Sarah’s story.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
- Christine Cehowski
- Lisa Fick
- Lawrence Gladd
- Yvette Roberts
- Kelly Wolfe
Organizer and beneficiary
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