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Maysun Piquette04/06/2004

Oxnard, California

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Hello everyone, my name is Maysun Piquette and Im from Oxnard, California.



When I was 13, on December 22, 2017, I was diagnosed with a Pilocytic Astrcytoma brain stem brain tumor. After research and meeting with doctors at CHLA we determined I needed surgery to try and remove it. On January 17, 2018 I had a craniotomy and laminectomy decompression operation. Unfortunately, my surgery was unsuccessful.


Shortly after, we decided to go with plan B which was chemotherapy. I got a port placed in my upper right chest and began a low dose of chemo on March 7, 2018. I went on a "watch and wait trial" but, after 15 months of my treatment my tumor had not shrunk and was officially deemed inactive so we decided it was safe to take me off of chemo sometime in May of 2018.


I still have MRIs every six months to insure all is well. Last month, after years of struggling with symptoms, I was officially diagnosed with a genetic connective tissue disorder called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and a condition that effects my nervous system, which controls everything that should be automatic in my body called POTS. I struggle with joint pain and weakness, dizzy spells, migraines, fuzzy vision, ringing in my ears and more. I also suffer from a severe anxiety disorder due partially from all the medical challenges I've faced. Despite it all I love being outdoors, gardening, meditating, yoga, art, being an aunt to my two year old niece and spending quality time with my loved ones. My goal right now is to get a service dog that can perform tasks like item retrieval and leg compression on days that it is hard for me to get out of bed due to my POTS and distraction from panic attacks to better my quality of life and help on day to day activities such as bending and shortening trips up and down the stairs. Paying for a service dog can get a little pricey for just one family so, I am asking for donations. Anything and everything is greatly and hugely appreciated!


Supporters (71)

  1. Marilyn Piquette 
    52 years ago
    $100
  2. Celeste Uribe 
    52 years ago
    $20
  3. Kara Miller 
    52 years ago
    $50
  4. Meredith Araujo 
    52 years ago
    $40
  5. nadia rosales 
    52 years ago
    $100
  6. kylee Piquette 
    52 years ago
    $116
  7. Meredith Araujo 
    52 years ago
    $45
  8. Dana Gascay 
    52 years ago
    $30
  9. Casse Frisk 
    52 years ago
    $30
  10. Marion Wood 
    52 years ago
    $20
  11. Meredith Araujo 
    52 years ago
    $100
  12. Richard Weaver 
    52 years ago
    $1,000
  13. Mika Anderson 
    52 years ago
    $11.50
  14. James Mortell 
    52 years ago
    $100
  15. Mika Anderson 
    52 years ago
    $513
  16. Darcy Duffy 
    52 years ago
    $510
  17. Jeanne Kvale 
    52 years ago
    $250
  18. Bella Meza 
    52 years ago
    $100
  19. Ashish Desai 
    52 years ago
    $250
  20. Tammy Kizer 
    52 years ago
    $50
  21. Laura Trevino 
    52 years ago
    $25
  22. Kelly Ives 
    52 years ago
    $20
  23. Lisa Flores 
    52 years ago
    $25
  24. Jessica DePaolo 
    52 years ago
    $100
  25. Bella Meza 
    52 years ago
    $10
  26. Michael Connolly 
    52 years ago
    $50
  27. Sandra Fischler 
    52 years ago
    $50
  28. kylee Piquette 
    52 years ago
    $510
  29. pearl bautista 
    52 years ago
    $10
  30. Marta Sarransingh 
    52 years ago
    $15
  31. Alberto Ortiz 
    52 years ago
    $20
  32. lisa mortell 
    52 years ago
    $100
  33. lisa mortell 
    52 years ago
    $17
  34. Annika Kinnaman 
    52 years ago
    $25
  35. Marie Bell 
    52 years ago
    $25
  36. Maya Thompson 
    52 years ago
    $20
  37. Sash Fuentes 
    52 years ago
    $5
  38. Wendy Piquette 
    52 years ago
    $40
  39. Cameron Curtis 
    52 years ago
    $15
  40. Kevin Zoll 
    52 years ago
    $30
  41. Todd schulthies 
    52 years ago
    $100
  42. Hollee King 
    52 years ago
    $100
  43. Olivia Zoll 
    52 years ago
    $50
  44. Samuel Meza 
    52 years ago
    $50
  45. Bella Meza 
    52 years ago
    $20
  46. Hollie Larocque 
    52 years ago
    $145
  47. kylee piquette 
    52 years ago
    $200
  48. Tanya Toutz-Hager 
    52 years ago
    $50
  49. Gloria Needham 
    52 years ago
    $100
  50. Amy Harris 
    52 years ago
    $20
  51. Elexa Mellein 
    52 years ago
    $10
  52. Sophia Bohman 
    52 years ago
    $1,000
  53. lorrie reyes 
    52 years ago
    $100
  54. Bruce Quaal 
    52 years ago
    $250
  55. Chris Cobb 
    52 years ago
    $100
  56. kylee Piquette 
    52 years ago
    $30
  57. Nicole Diamond 
    52 years ago
    $100
  58. Olivia Zoll 
    52 years ago
    $20
  59. Dylan OLoughlan 
    52 years ago
    $10
  60. Suzanne Diamond 
    52 years ago
    $100
  61. Mathieu Foster 
    52 years ago
    $50
  62. Maria Cristina Madera 
    52 years ago
    $50
  63. michela montalto 
    52 years ago
    $200
  64. stephanie staniland 
    52 years ago
    $25
  65. Margherita Montalto 
    52 years ago
    $250
  66. Annika Quaal 
    52 years ago
    $20
  67. chris stehle 
    52 years ago
    $100
  68. Sam Abdulhay 
    52 years ago
    $10
  69. Nicole Diamond 
    52 years ago
    $150
  70. kylee Piquette 
    52 years ago
    $100
  71. Young Brave 
    52 years ago
    $10

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