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Family in need after mom'semergency brain surgery

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First and foremost thank you for taking the time to read mine and my family's story.
I've always had really bad migraine headaches so when I woke up with what I thought at the time was one on Monday July 25/2023 I just tried to sleep it off. I woke up Tuesday to go to the zoo with the family but was unable to move my neck I decided to go to the ER here in Oshawa only to find out I had to be rushed to Toronto Western Hospital for emergency brain surgery.
I had a subarachnoid hemorrhage etiology rupture PCOMM aneurysm and had to have aneurysm coils put in my brain. I was put on hydromorphone and euvolemic for vasospasm prophylaxis.
On July 31 there was an event of aphasia and left side weakness and upper extremity drifting requiring stat imaging. There was a mild A1 segment and right P2 vasospasm. My symptoms gradually improved and my BP parameters were liberalized.
I'm now at home as an outpatient at the Whitby Nero specialist and rehabilitation as my short-term memory is not working and memories of the past
I have to use a whiteboard to remind me to take meds and eat and sticky notes to remind me where everything is.
Before all of this, I was working full-time as a manager at a photography Studio and the only income came in. My wonderful husband is an amazing stay-at-home dad to our three children since he can not work due to back problems. Since I am unable to work for the next 6-8 weeks and cleared from rehabilitation and had to put paperwork in for my child tax but since I was in getting surgery I completely forgot about the deadline so I will not be receiving a child tax credit either. We are in great need of help for my meds I have no drug coverage right now, groceries, back-to-school supplies and clothing for my three wonderful children ages 7&12 yr boys and a 10yr daughter and rent for August&September and money to get to and from all my rehab and doctor appointments.
My family is very grateful for anything you can help with. Thank you for reading our story 


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Kelli Goodman
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