WHO I AM: I am an Artist~Photographer/Adventurer ~REIKI Master that loves to travel, explore, work with animals, walk our dog; HIRO
(April 2017 -BEFORE May 2017 accident, good days walking/exploring with HIRO & Spuddy (RIP))!
and help others: including animals. I have an extremely rare condition in my spine called "Arachnoid Web" (article included with link above by MRI image, my Neurologist shared) and it causes severe constant nerve pain; burning pain, numbness, and increased physical dysfunction over time. My hands, feet already affected and eventually bladder/bowels may be affected.
THE HOPE: My Neurologist supports getting Intensive CranialSacral Therapy because it works with the Spine and Cerebrospinal Fluid. Specialists that can do these non-surgical treatments and increase the cerebrospinal flow are at the Upledger Clinic in West Palm Beach, Florida (or somewhere else). This would help the possibilty to stave off spinal surgery for good and/or, help it not get worse, as the Specialized Surgeon (out-of-state) is found, and approval by Insurance is fought for....and received.
WHAT THE FUNDS ARE FOR:I need the funds for transportation, for the stay, the treatments for at least a month; which includes two therapists 4 hours a day, 5 days a week, intensively working with me. The Neurologist thinks this is a great idea, in my rare case.
I need the money to travel, pay for a place to stay, transportation, and food as well as treatment alone which will be at least $20,000 to start.
THE WHY: I need this to get back to the Physical Life I love of hiking, exploring and capturing images as a Photographer, creating ART and being able to take care of and enjoy family, friends, activities~passions, my dog, HIRO....to simply physically function!
TIME SENSITIVE:This need is extremely timely. Each day, less flow of innervation happens and nerves more and more affected and less function with unrelenting nerve pain and more.
Without it, I have no hope. I need help to be able to save my ability to physically function. To save the 'maybe it will work' spinal surgery, which will take months to get approval; if it gets approved, for 'the last resort'. Yet even if that happens, I will be better off with the bathing of Cerebrospinal Fluid through my spine, as I wait.
GRATITUDE:. I am extremely grateful for the support of my Neurologist, PT's, LMT plus, so far.
HELP: I need help meeting the $Goal as soon as possible, and even if anyone knows somewhere safe, peaceful in West Palm Beach Florida (no scents~less chemicals) I might stay for a month plus, that would be really appreciated!
Please Share! Your Circle and Their Circles may all help! This will take a Village of People that care, to save Me! Looking to find my 'Sherpas' that will help me to this Mountain Top!
(a rarity in front of the lens)
Women's March in Washington D.C. January 2017 with Senator Tom Udall from New Mexico
THINGS TO DO....I Need My Spine Working...
TO WALK...MARCH, AGAIN and STILL!
I am REAL...feel free to check out my sites:
THANK YOU SO MUCH! Yvette
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