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Over the past two years, I have been fighting a very rare illness that affects multiple parts of my body. Unfortunately doctors were unable to completely diagnosis the problem, but they were able to treat the symptoms.

In the beginning , my body began to shut down and I had lost the use of my right arm and hand. I constantly passed out, and I had frequent heart complications. There were long periods of not being able to walk and even speak. The muscles in my face would swell and I could barely open my jaw.These past two years, my life has been consumed with multiple hospital visits, doctors, and tests. As you could imagine, I haven't been able to work.

After seeing countless doctors, there is still no logical explanation as to why my body went through these phases of shutting down. Although I have taken every test known to man,they have all come out negative.All they know is that I suffer from a neurological condition that causes certain nerves throughout my body to over fire; send constant messages to my brain to feel pain.Which as a result affects all the muscles throughout my body, including my heart. I have made it through the scary part, but now I need your help.With your assistance I can be in the final stages of my healing process.

Because of all the nerve damage and nerves over firing,certain parts of my body (knees and hips), have suffered immensely. I am currently undergoing physical therapy for the lower half of my body, hoping it will be the final solution to reverse all of the damage,without having to resort to multiple surgeries.

But a major issue arises, my doctor can only address one side of my body at a time, which over time, will allow the other to deteriorate.With your help, you would make it possible for me to have a more aggressive approach to my physical therapy. Which in return will decrease the damage that is being caused to the lower right side of my body.

With my mom passing away last year, having to pay for all her funeral expenses, and now having no family, I'm asking if you could make a difference. Friends can only take off of work so much before it affects their job, so I need a reliable form of transportation to get to and from the hospital. All the money you send will go towards purchasing a car.

For every 10 dollars donated, you will have a chance to win a new iPad2, a PC lap top, and 4 Disneyland Tickets.

So whatever you can donate, would truly be appreciated.

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