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Sierra’s Foot Amputation

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Hello there! My name is Sierra, and I'd like to share my story with you. It all began in 2006 when my fourth-grade teacher noticed something was off—I was limping. Little did I know that this seemingly small observation would set the course for a challenging journey ahead.

In the years that followed, my family and I embarked on a relentless pursuit of answers. We consulted with countless doctors, hoping to find someone who could offer a solution to my debilitating condition. Despite our efforts, the pain persisted, and hope seemed to slip through our fingers.

In April 2008, I underwent my first foot surgery with high hopes of regaining my mobility and freedom from pain. Sadly, the surgery proved to be unsuccessful. The following year, in 2009, I tried foot injections as an alternative, but they too failed to provide the relief I so desperately needed.

As time went on, I continued to search for answers, enduring the physical and emotional toll of my condition. Many years passed with no solution in sight, but I remained determined to find a way to live a life free from pain and limitations.

In 2021, I underwent two rounds of injections, each filled with hope that this time it would work. Unfortunately, both attempts were unsuccessful, leaving me with a heavy heart and aching limbs.

In 2022, I summoned the courage to undergo yet another foot surgery, but like those before it, it ended in disappointment and further physical setbacks.

Now, as I stand on the cusp of December 2023, I face a daunting decision—amputation. It's a choice I never thought I'd have to make, and it weighs heavily on my heart. But I believe it's a step toward a new beginning—a chance to reclaim my life, mobility, and the freedom I've longed for.

Throughout this journey, I've had the unwavering support of my loved ones and the kindness of strangers. Your support and understanding mean the world to me as I take this next, uncertain step.

I humbly ask for your support in this challenging time. Your generosity will help cover the costs of my upcoming amputation, as well as the rehabilitation and prosthetic care needed to rebuild my life. Together, we can turn this painful chapter into a story of hope, resilience, and triumph.

Thank you for joining me on this journey, and for helping me take a bold step towards a brighter, pain-free future. Your kindness and compassion make all the difference.


  • Jennifer Ebner
    • $25 
    • 5 mos
  • Marisa Oste
    • $10 
    • 5 mos
  • Susan Thompson
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 5 mos
  • Brandon Ticer
    • $25 
    • 5 mos

Organizer and beneficiary

Gabrielle Suhr
O'Fallon, IL
Sierra Diller

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