Kat's Stemcell Therapy for her back

I have have never been public about my story with Chronic back pain until a few years ago. Our store had our holiday meeting and my Store Director challenged her leaders to be fearless and share a part of themselves with their team.  This meant I had to be vulnerable, human, and allow my people see the real me that I hid behind a smile and a jig everyday. The truth is I had discovered at 33 that I had limitations. I discovered that my 13 year old self who believed that you could have whatever your heart desired if you worked hard had belived a lie.  I had a dream of dancing on massive stages in front of huge crowds. A dream of defying what doctors said I could physically achieve by not allowing my scoliosis to cripple my future.  I had created a lie that I told myself for 20 years and now my dreams are simple. I dream of days without crippling pain, of taking my kids to the park and not sitting on the bench. Of days where I don't have to put on brave face for my team becasue I am hiding behind the muscle spasms and nerve pain. I have a chance with Stem cell therapy to go beyond imagining waking up without intense pain and actually living in less pain. I am living with 3 herniated discs that doctors will not operate on due my spinal fusion I had at 13.  That surgery would only do more harm to the few mobile discs I have. Stemcell therapy would regenerate the systems around my broken structure and finally give me the quality of life that a woman in her 30s should live. Instead of living in a body of someone far past their youth, I could enjoy a bike ride with my children, a rollercoaster with my sisters, a long walk through the park wih my love, and a day without depending on pain medications to spark a smile. I'm calling on anyone who lives with chronic pain, who knows someone with chronic pain or who knows my story to help me rewrite my ending! I am turing 36 on January 25th and this treatment would be the best birthday gift that I could ask for!

Donations

  • David Lerner 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Jonathan Gomez  
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Katrina Howard 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Katrina Howard 
    • $10 
    • 26 mos
  • Qiana Harris 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer

Katrina Howard 
Organizer
Houston, TX
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