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Unicorns For Addy
« on: July 27, 2013, 02:17:07 AM »
Hi MWCians,

This week has been a very emotional week in Downtown Oz.

A member of our family has been diagnosed with t-cell lymphoma which is a type of cancer usually found in adults over 50.

Our family member is 3.5 years old and she has the battle ahead of her. This time last week she was jumping on a trampoline with her siblings, today she has been bought back from receiving her angel wings more then once.

Her extended family and friends have started a facebook page for her and I am inviting anyone here who may be on facebook to like her page, Unicorns For Addy.

Since the page has gone up, a lot of support has been shown on there and it has filled her parents hearts with a lot of joy in amongst this sadness.

Yesterday they were told the chemo would stop because she was just too weak and they braced for the worst news but today her heart is pumping as it should and her right lung has started to inflate.

You see, Addy has a tumor in her chest that is so big it can't be removed but it has squashed her right lung flat and it no longer functions and there was so much fluid her heart had no room to pump. She is in a coma but that will change by Monday we hope.



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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2013, 02:58:36 AM »
Liked.  :)

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 03:10:21 AM »
I don't have FaceBook but I know how to pray.
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2013, 03:34:43 AM »
 :-* :-* :-*

Thank you both very much.

I will try to get a photo of her up.
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2013, 03:40:39 AM »
Addy when first admitted to hospital


The three sisters, Bailey, Ellie (Snot Monster) Addy


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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2013, 03:47:26 AM »
Liked. Sounds like Addy is having an encouraging day. Strength to you all. xxx

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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2013, 06:07:10 AM »
Aww she's so cute. I'll add you when I go to FB. Have you a link I can click ff? Loved your perfec' descript, 'snot-monster.' Sums up early childhood for me .  ;D
I saw you were missin this week and just assumed you were fire-fightin and stuff. Reality has such an un-subtle way of kicking us in the teeth, don't it? Thoughts are with Addy today. B xxxx
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2013, 07:19:11 AM »
My pagan prayers are added to all the rest.  Children should not have to face these challenges.

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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2013, 07:50:25 AM »
and my prayers are added too. Very best wishes to her and the family. Wish you all strength to get through these difficult times.

and a like on FB
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2013, 08:08:28 AM »
 :-* :-* :-*

Thanks to you all.

Bri its been a hell week I have to say. We also lost a Firefighter friend to a motor bike accident the same day we found out how sick Addy was.

Just back now from a dinner with his family, its just been rough so I do thank you all and appreciate all your comments.  :)
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2013, 08:20:39 AM »
We have a neighbour who just turned 2, who is also a survivor  :-\ Watching kids struggle through these things is so hard. Strength, love and hope to all of you - stay strong Addy!

Here's the FB page link for anyone who's interested: https://www.facebook.com/unicornsforaddyclements?fref=ts
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2013, 08:24:21 AM »
Liked.  Best wishes to her and you and family.

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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2013, 08:28:54 AM »
Liked.

She's so precious.  I hate that you are all going through this  :'(
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« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2013, 08:31:29 AM »
No FB but Addy and her extended family will stay in our thoughts and prayers.
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Re: Unicorns For Addy
« Reply #14 on: July 27, 2013, 08:34:07 AM »
Liked. Did and done. xbx
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