I didn't know how change things, so I have added the update to the original go fund me story.
I started a go find me page back when illiana was only a month old or so,to help with expenses that were related to my daughter's health and her heart transport. Unfortunately my beautiful daughter didn't get her much deserved heart, and unfortunately I lost my precious daughter on 2/3/2018.
Unfortunately things aren't the best, and as a result I haven't even been able to pay illianas funeral bill let alone get a head stone for her grave site. She doesn't deserve this, so I'm asking for people's help and generosity to
Help with this. Thank you kindly
Hello, I am a 35 year old,first time mum. I was rushed into Flinders medical center at 38 Weeks gestation for an emergency caesarean because my child was found to have fluid in her stomach and an enlarged heart. When my daughter (illiana) was born,my partner and myself were told that our daughter had dilated cardio myopathy. With the news, our world was turned upside down. Our daughter is now 3 months old, and has fought everyday of her life so far,in hospital. Illiana is on a ventilator which helps her breathe. She is such a strong little girl, and is such a fighter.
There is so much I want to say about my campaign for our daughter, but it's extremely hard and emotional for me to get it across, so I do apologize.
As a first time mum,this has been a very mental,physical,emotional and draining time,not only for myself,but for my partner as well. We have stayed at the hospital bedside with our daughter for 3 months so far, and will continue to do so for however long it takes until we can take our beautiful daughter home with us.
Illiana is such a bright eyed,intelligent and very inquisitive little girl,who has fought and will continue to fight, everyday of her life to stay with us, as she wants to be here and have every opportunity to live a full,happy and healthy life,and she deserves that opportunity as well.
Illiana has fought a very tough fight everyday of her life thus far,and that goes to prove just how very strong and determined our beautiful girl is!! As her mum,I am and will try my hardest and do absolutely everything possible, for her to do that!!
Illiana has so much love to give not only her family, but the world. Life isn't fair, and things like this shouldn't happen to anyone,let alone beautiful little innocent children who are only just starting their lives. Illiana is only just starting her life,and deserves to be here,if not more,just like the rest of us!
Illiana has had,and will continue to have extensive tests and examinations,and we have been told that our daughter needs a heart transplant, and as her mum, I am trying everything I possibly can to help raise money to help our daughter get this operation,and any other medical treatment or operations needed that she may need along the way,so that she can have a chance at life, a life that she truely deserves to have.
I understand that getting a heart transplant is a long, and stressing process and procedure, our daughter is strong and determined, and she has proven that, thus far and this fund is to help her dad and I get illiana everything that she needs. At the moment,that includes medical bills,testing,travel costs and expenses (either interstate or even overseas if needed),calls to lawyers, different doctors and surgeons etc.
Any money raised, will also help us,not only to help illiana to get to the goal of having the heart transplant she needs, but anything else she needs along the way.
Her dad and I have been living at the hospital, so not in proper accommodation, as our home is a fair drive away from the hospital, but mainly because we want to be by our daughters side,and don't want to leave her side. Any money raised will also help us with food, parking etc, and any other bills or expenses that are piling up or that come our way. Neither her dad or I are working, as our daughter is our number 1 priority and we cant think or concentrate on anything at the moment except for helping our precious daughter.
The main goal is to get illiana her heart transplant, and this will help greatly with the medical costs and support needed to help illiana to get this surgery that she desperately needs.
Please help us to support and help our gorgeous girl get through this very tough and rough start to life that she has had, to ultimately help her have the life that she deserves.
I am trying everything possible for our daughter, so that she can get this much needed operation that she needs as soon as possible, so that she can get off this ventilator, get her heart transplant and come home and live her life with her mum and dad as soon as possible.
Things are very tough and difficult, but I'm sure that knowing that there are kind and generous people out there,helping to make our daughters goal of getting her heart operation will really make a difference.
John and myself are very thankful for everyone's kindness and support, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts. Also please send your love,strength,thoughts, prayers and well wishes to our strong little princess, illiana.
I am a very dedicated mum,and will do absolutely anything needed to help our beautiful daughter to get her heart transplant, so she can have the beautiful life that she deserves.
Thank you everyone, and i will keep everyone posted on the progress of our beautiful princess xx
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