This amazing Chivette has a story, the Chivers can help write the ending (12 Photos)

Last night, I was contacted by Nicholas Ablahani. He told a touching story about his fiance, Lindsay Anne, that I think should be shared with the Chivers.

In August 2010 when Lindsay discovered a lump on her right breast, she went strait to the doctor. When tests came back, Lindsay was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. Even worse, tests on her lymph nodes came back positive as well. The cancer was spreading.

Just one week prior to her diagnosis, Nick and Lindsay had booked a trip to Disney World. Her surgery wasn't scheduled for two weeks so Lindsay said they should go anyway. According to Nick, "It was the saddest vacation of our lives."

Because Lindsay was young, she opted to undergo the full battery of treatment. First, Lindsay had a double mastectomy. When that healed, she began punishing rounds of chemotherapy and radiation at Sloan Kettering in NCY. On the brutal chemo treatments Nick said,

"I've never witnessed someone act so strong through all the adverse emotional and physical effects that chemotherapy puts your body through. I often felt so helpless because I wished I could take the pain away for her, but I stood by her side and did the best I could to act as a support system through these hard time. As strong as Lindsay is, the chemo took a toll. But she was determined to give cancer both barrels. And she did. She beat the hell out of it."

As soon as Lindsay began to regain her strength, Nick went to the middle school, where Lindsay works as a history teacher, to surprise her with an engagement ring.

Lindsay and Nick wanted to have the best wedding they could so when Lindsay stumbled on a Facebook called the Fairy Tale Wedding Giveaway, she decided to enter. The winning bride will be flown to LA to be fitted for a designer wedding dress made by Vera Wang. The bridesmaids will all be outfitted in Vera Wang's 'White' collection. The bride will also win a 'dream makeover' from Kim Kardashian's Glam Squad, even a Williams-Sonoma dream kitchen.

Nick and Lindsay entered amongst a field of 3,000 other hopeful couples. Whichever couple had the most people 'Likes' their Facebook page would win.

Nick and Lindsay were shocked last Friday to find out they'd made the top 10 finalists. In fact, because of Lindsay's compelling story, they were in 2nd place overall! But sadly they were 4,400 'Likes' short of winning, and with voting closing tonight at midnight (Wed.), 4,400 Likes is just too high a hill to climb with friends and family on Facebook.

Then, of all things, Nick looked down the shirt he was wearing and remembered he had A LOT of friends 🙂 He emailed theCHIVE.

Chivers, go to Nick and Linday's Facebook page and hammer it sideways. All you have to do is 'Like' the page right here. Let's help turn one of the worst years in Lindsay's life into one of the best years of her life. Lindsay's already made some great comebacks in life, this time the Chivers can help her comeback again in the last minute. If they win, I'll do my best to get photos of her amazing trip and eventually, the wedding itself.

I'll keep you updated here and in the DAR today at the progress. Chivers, you know what to do...

We have until Midnight EST to blow this up, Chivers. Go to Lindsay’s Facebook page and Like it right here!

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  • Christopher Pellegrino

    For a fellow Chiver? Not a problem…. Chive on, guys!

    • Christopher Pellegrino

      And, of course, a wonderful Chivette… My Bad, sorry… 🙂

  • CoastRanger

    Lucky dude.

  • nikki

    This is why I love the chive man. We're a bunch of sick perverts but we get shit done. Chive on!!

  • Kim Davidson

    They are @ +22,000 right now. Pretty sure we got this shit locked down.

  • dre

    how not like this…of course, I just hope they dont get disqualified under a stupid claus

  • Picard_

    Anyone else want their very own "I voted for Nick and Lindsay" t-shirt from theChivery?

    • Brian

      I tried like hell guys, I had people in multiple states trying to help. Even my buddies deployed in iraq. The Chive freaking rocks! Make the “I voted for nick and Lindsay” tshirts we’ll fund the wedding on our own if they don’t win. I’ll buy em’

  • bkfrijoles

    GO Lindsey

  • Glowbug1974

    Liked from Whitby. And by the way, you two are lucky to have each other. He seems like a saint, and she's just plain beautiful, tough, and admirable. I wish you both all the best.

  • nt11

    Cancer is caused by an upset in the body. The upset causes genes to switch "on and off" to cancer. When these genes are switched "on", cells stop functioning accordingly, which causes a myriad of effects. There are multiple ways to prevent these cells to turning "on" and there are also methods of killing cancer cells directly, without harming beneficial cells.

    Cancer prevention
    1. Eat healthy. A plant-based diet would be best. (Whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, etc)
    2. Limit exposure to preserved, packaged, frozen and boxed food
    3. Lower consumption animal products, especially dairy(Hemp and almond milk are good alternatives)

    Killing Cancer
    1. Look up "Run From the Cure" by Rick Simpson
    -Using concentrated doses of Marijuana oil extract to KILL cancer cells
    2. Look up Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski
    -Antineoplaston Therapy targets the genes causing the cancer switch to turn "on" and switching them "off"
    3. Look up Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn
    -Using a plant-based diet that targets the genes causing the cancer switch to turn "on" and switching them "off"

  • ubockinme

    DAMN….. Proud to be a Chiver……

  • neil

    havent checked the site in a few days but this is a really good thing. best of luck to the two of you. chive on

  • Ryan

    Now I wish I had Checked the chive before I went to work, then I could have got in on the Like fest.

  • Ben Whalen

    I think they're at 22,000 now… rock on Chivers!

  • Frank Prill

    God Bless you and I really hope this helps at least just a little bit. Life is good and it takes some effort to find the good. I think the chive really showed how good this world can be.

  • shaveurlegz

    holy shit, 22k? chive army is going strong!!! wish the world would just relax and… well u know

  • Tim Wolfe

    My only regret is I have but one like to give. Good luck!

  • Beardy Tom

    just liked best of luck from Tom B'ham UK

  • Me Again

    Done and speaded the word.
    Goood luck and chive on !

  • spencur

    i seriously could not be more proud to be a part of this site, things like this (sadly) make me tear up but who gives a fuck its for a the chance i am given to help others


  • Someone

    So proud right now – good job team 🙂

  • DF

    Go Lindsay!!!

    Go Ducks!!!

  • Silver Samurai

    Let's hope they don't call foul play by spreading the word throughout the chive nation… Because we are ALWAYS down to help a cause – but SCREW with one of our chivers/chivettes, well than you're just asking for a heap of trouble!!!
    Congrats on your new kitchen and dream wedding!!

  • David Camacho

    Done. These two are ahead by a HUGE margin. Well deserved. Chive on.

  • Ronan

    Super Liked the crap out of it!

  • Jay

    Chive on! Way to fight Lindsay!

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