Malia

$420

70%

NEEDS: $600

44 days left

Raising funds for treatment
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My story has been a long, drawn-out process at this point and one that I'm nervous about sharing. For many years, I've suffered from depression, anxiety,  flat feet and I don't cycle monthly as most women do. I struggle getting out of bed on good days and facing the daunting task of going to work can be difficult between anxiety and depression. Finally, I took a step in the right direction and went to see a doctor. In a short amount of time, I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes, severe sleep apnea, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS) and possibly Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

My father and two of my brothers already suffer from Type 2 diabetes as well as complications. I want to show them and myself that I can reverse my trajectory and lead a stronger, happier life. I am working with a nutritionist specializing in hormonal imbalances in women. With her assistance, I can reduce the symptoms of PCOS and reduce the risk it poses to my blood sugar. The supplements are expensive and I struggle to afford them. 

I want to have the energy to live again. I want to get out and enjoy my life. I want to regain the passion for things that I've lost along the way and feel like a real person again. Any assistance for my journey is welcome. 

  • Aunty Jeannie donated - $215.00
  • Anonymous donated - $21.50
  • John donated - $107.50
  • Aunt Sharon donated - $100.00