My name is Yaima, my story starts off like most little girls, who's dreams were to find her prince, marry, and start a family. Well I got prince back in 2012. A man who I believe deserves the world. A US soldier to say the least. I was bless because I not only married him but also became a step mother to two of the most amazing teenagers I have ever known. But, it wasn't enough. Thanks to those children I felt what it was to be a mother. But, again they weren't mine. My doctor at the time place me on clomid cycles, 3 to be exact and still nothing.
2013, my husband reenlisted back to the army. Being away from him most of the time due to training and being so far from my family, I suffered from depression, which took me to having food as my company. At my worst I weight 256. My doctor would explain to me that my 1# reason for inferility was my weight. That was enough for me to say my life had to change because I wanted my own family.
Today after gastric bypass I have maintain my weight of 170. I feel great, however, I still have no family of my own. I know there had to be more. After numerous surgeries and testings, my doctors over at IVFMD explained that I have THREE main factors which have prevented me from conceiving. 1. I was born with a defect on my right fallopian tube where the tube is completed sealed (preventing my eggs from reaching the uterus as well as keeping the sperm from reaching the egg) . 2. My "FSH"hormone level were extremely abnormal (which meant I only have 3-4 month window to conceive) 3. As my doctor explained with humor, my husband sperm needed GPS to get around (meaning that his sperms mobility is low, they die before reaching the egg) .
Due to my age, IVF for the first cycle with Preimplantation Genetic Screening, medication, and after a military discount the total cost is estimated at $20000.
Unfortunately we've had no luck with financial insitutions. With rejections after rejections. We've even placed
our boat for sale and have had no takers. We are running out of time and options. I have truly given up hope however the light in my husband's eyes as well as my parents help me get past it. My only fear is time, as the clock ticks, the candle fades. We ask you for help and that you please share my story. Any donations will help. I still have faith. Thank you
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