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Lori's fight against Breast Cancer

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Raised by 210 people in 7 months
Created January 9, 2019
Just before Christmas, I received a phone call that I will never forget. My older sister Lori (30 years young) told me that she has been diagnosed with triple negative – invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC); Breast Cancer.

My sister, Lori, is the most admirable woman I know. She’s hardworking, smart, independent, beautiful, strong and self-sufficient. When she was 18, she began working an entry level position with Publix. After 12 years of hard work and several promotions into management, she decided to pursue a career in Nursing and was accepted to Broward College. In order to dedicate her time to her studies, she transitioned to a part-time position and is no longer covered under the Publix health insurance policy. Instead of being uninsured, Lori is currently paying the high cost of a self-insured COBRA plan in addition to her education and living expenses. In addition to the cost of numerous tests, chemotherapy, radiation, and several surgeries, Lori will also need to undergo an expensive fertility treatment in order to preserve her future plans of being a mother. Because of the nature of these treatments, Lori will not be able to work and has had to take a leave from school. 

While Lori is the kind of person who would never ask for help, we have decided to ask for her. All of this is putting a great emotional and financial strain on her life. Lori will now have to put everything on hold, including finishing her degree to become a Registered Nurse, in order to fight through this and become healthy again. I know we, as a team, will make it through this tough time. Any help you can provide would go a long way towards helping someone we love.
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Treatment 6 - done! I am now on a new medication and going to treatment every week. Thankfully this med is less harsh and is allowing me to have more energy!

Thank you to everyone that has supported me throughout my journey. Thank you for the calls, texts, to all that have taken the time to check on me, and my friends and family who have visited and spent their time hanging with me. You all make this hard time just a little easier. I am grateful beyond words.

SO MUCH LOVE,
Lori
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3/8 - #3 and another step closer

We got amazing news on this visit! The tumor has already shrunk by 80% and we couldn't be happier! Thank you God, to all of our family and friends for the continued support, and to every single person that has said a prayer for my sister. Let's keep fighting the good fight ❤️

Love you all xoxo
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Donation day! Turning negatives into positives

The big cut day had finally arrived ‍♀️ Lori wanted to donate her hair to an organization that would make wigs for children, but also make sure that they would receive the wigs at no cost to them. After doing her research she decided on Children With Hair Loss. As this was such a huge step, we are all so proud of her and certain that this will help in a little girls journey.

How cute is she with this short cut?!
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2/22 – Treatment Day #2

Thankful people here! Lori tolerated the first infusion very well, and better than expected. Keeping spirits high and taking it day by day.

✌xo
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Raised by 210 people in 7 months
Created January 9, 2019
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