Young Mom With ALS Fights To Survive With Help From Friends, Family And …
October 17, 2015 - als
OLD HICKORY, Tenn. – A condemned residence in Davidson County has began collecting donations for a immature mom, who has been diagnosed with ALS after carrying her youngest child.
An afternoon in a play room of a friend’s residence has turn a normal day for a Vickers’ family, and chasing their youngest, Knoxx, is a favorite past time.
However, Ashley Vickers’ life altered a day Knoxx came into this world.
“The day he was innate we woke adult and we couldn’t pierce my arm,” she explained.
Still in a hospital, Ashley’s symptoms became worse. She visited mixed neurologists and was diagnosed with ALS.
Day by day, a illness pounded a mom of four’s shaken system. “My speech, obviously. My hands, they don’t move, not really good. Then walking is hard,” Ashley said.
Just dual weeks ago, while during a doctors appointment, Ashley fell and pennyless her knee. Getting around has turn a really formidable task. No longer means to caring for her son or herself, she has to rest on her family and friends like Stephanie and John Dillard.
“I try not to let her see though it breaks my heart since each time I’m over, there’s some small something that’s happened that we can tell that’s already altered from a final time I’ve seen her,” Stephanie Dillard said.
A condemned residence behind their home has routinely been giveaway for a neighborhood, though this year it has taken on a new meaning. Any donations they get will go towards ALS investigate and Ashley’s quarrel to survive.
“She is a warrior for sure,” pronounced Dillard.
Next month Ashley will transport to Russia to accept branch dungeon treatment. It’ll cost her family about $50,000. “I’m excited,” pronounced Ashley.
There is no heal for ALS though Ashley will not remove hope. She knows she might not get improved though she doesn’t wish to get worse. For her, tomorrow is not promised. “I don’t consider about it, we live in a moment,” Ashley said.
The Dillard’s condemned residence is located on Tyne Blvd in Old Hickory. It will be open each Friday and Saturday by Halloween. A advantage hosted by a St. Stephen Catholic Community to lift income for Ashley’s outing to Russia is also scheduled for October, 23 during 6:30. For some-more information click here to email a organizer.
You can also revisit a GoFundMe page to present by clicking here.