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Jessi's Fighting Purple Snowflakes

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THE STORY:

After many years of illnesses, tests and being sick, in January 2016, my sister, Jessi, was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis Lymphoma. Sarcoidosis is a very rare and hard to diagnose disease, and therefore it took the doctors a long time to find her diagnosis. By the time it was discovered, it was advanced to the point where she struggles to do the daily activities most take for granted such as breathe, do chores, and take care of her children. The main things her disease has affected so far is her lungs and joints. She lives in constant pain and is on meds to try and fight one thing after another from symptoms to side effects. Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease that attacks your entire system so there is not a part of her body that it cannot attack on any given day. There are many different types of Sarcoidosis and they type of Sarcoidosis she has been diagnosed with is very rare and incurable. The chances of remission are less than 5% so she will more than likely die a painful death (at this point, we don't know whether slow or fast), but as long as she is alive and even after, we will fight to find a cure.

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DONATION: $25

For Jessi, for the fight, forever 2 years ago