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Maidstone Pretty Muddy 5k 2018
8 Jul 2018

A member of Charlotte

Charlotte's Race for Life

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Charlotte Johnson

Total raised

£245.00

+ £40.00 Gift Aid

122 Complete
122% of £200.00 target
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Im running Race For Life because I survived cervical cancer.

I was diagnosed with Stage 1b1 cervical cancer when I was just 27 years old. I had a total hysterectomy, bilateral salpingectomy and bilateral sentinel node dissection the day after my 28th birthday.

I’m one of the lucky ones. I survived. But it was only luck that I was diagnosed. After the birth of my third child I decided to have a contraceptive coil fitted. The specialist GP saw something she wasn’t happy with and did an urgent referral to gynaeoncology. I had an extensive cone biopsy, where a significant proportion of my cervix was removed and sent off for analysis. The tumour removed at this point was 1cmx2cm. I was advised to have surgery to remove all remaining cancer cells as I had an aggressive form of cancer and a suppressed immune system. If I hadn’t had that coil fitted, my story could be very different and my three lovely little boys could have lost their mum.

I’m running so we can beat cancer sooner.

In the last few months, running is the only thing that has kept me sane. I has given me purpose and focus. I will be running the 5k Pretty Muddy! This is a huge challenge for me as I will be only be seven months post-hysterectomy. But every step I take is proving that cancer hasn’t beaten me

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Caroline Kerslake

2018-06-08T19:49:37+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

You are an inspiration. Tomorrow will be amazing, you will smash that 10k - with your determination and a big smile on your face. You go girl! x

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Marisa & Teddy

2018-04-10T14:56:34+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Charlie! Xx

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Kathleen Walker

2018-04-10T14:05:25+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Well done Charlotte Love Nannie x x

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Daniel Alder

2018-04-10T12:22:40+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck x

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Nicola

2018-03-26T13:59:38+00:00

£20.00

Good luck Charlotte!

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Mum and Dad

2018-03-22T12:05:52+00:00

£50.00

Good luck Charlotte. We know you can do it. You have conquered so many other challenges life has thrown at you. We are so proud of you x x

Total raised£245.00

Online£245.00

Offline£0.00

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