Our friend Christine is such an inspiration to us with her positive attitude and resilience despite several health challenges. Some of us have known her for a long time and can attest to her commitment to caring deeply for others, deep compassion and having a sincere desire to use her experience and wisdom to help others heal. Recently, she was hit with really hard news, and she needs your help to get the funds she requires to create the most optimal treatment plan with the greatest chance of success.
Several years ago, Christine discovered the breast cancer that she had healed herself from years ago (with very little medical intervention) had come back. Being strong and focused on getting well, she has been fighting a good fight the last few years integrating alternative therapies and natural healing modalities along with conventional medications (all not covered by insurance, of course). We have been touched by her courage to follow her heart and listen to divine guidance for each step she has taken towards healing completely.
She recently completed ten treatments of radiation to decrease the pain in her right hip from metastasis to the bone. This was successful. However, to Christine's shock and surprise she was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma. And as much as Christine has been avoiding the harsh toxic treatment of chemotherapy, it is now clear that this is what she needs to do in order to survive and heal.
Christine works full time in the mental health field which doesn't bring in enough money to pay for expensive treatments. And now with 3-months of chemotherapy upon her, she's extremely concerned about paying her monthly bills. She doesn't know what side effects she will experience and whether she will be able to continue working. This is such a stressful place for her, to have to worry about covering her basic needs while doing what it takes for her to heal.
We are hopeful for Christine because she refuses to believe the prognosis the medical community is presenting to her, and she realizes that she wants to do complementary healing methods, along with the chemo to help her body deal with the side effects. She is consulting a naturopath which means increased expenses for supplements and treatments.
The treatments are imperative for her survival and the expenses are through the roof!
We're asking you to help us save Christine's life; to give her the best chance of living her life so that she can share all she is learning during this crisis with others who desperately need her wisdom, guidance, and inspiration.
Any contribution is appreciated, small or large. We are most grateful for your willingness to help Christine. Please share far and wide!