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Allison Thometz is 41 years old and lives in Eugene,Oregon. Allison was born with Myelomeningocele Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus . Allison has a Ventrical Atrium Shunt which means her shunt goes to her heart to drain the Cerebral Spina Fluid off her brain .

Growing up with Spina Bifida was difficult for Allison. She felt she was the only with this birth defect . She felt like had done something wrong .

How does Spina Bifida affect Allison? Allison doesn’t have any feelings below her waist. She is unable to walk or do house work. So far , Allison has had 37 surgeries .

Although her life has not been easy . Allison still enjoys the simple things in life . Allison’s favorite color is Blue . Allison also loves to cook . Her favorite thing to cook for a meal is Chicken .

When she is not cooking , Allison loves to read Romance novels . As for goals , Allison doesn’t have any specific other than to enjoy her life to the fullest

Allison hopes that our future generations born fights hard to live a long and happy life ! Allison says “ Don’t give up !” “ It may seem hard at first but it will get easier on you !"

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