Help Vero fight Autoimmune Disease

We are heartbroken to share that Vero has been diagnosed with Autoimmune Cirrhosis of the Liver about 3 weeks ago. As many of you know, she been struggling with lung and oxygen issues for the last 2+ years and it seems that many these issues are stemming from this autoimmune disease that is attacking her liver.

We were on the path to get her on the liver transplant list this last week, but had a major setback this past Saturday when we rushed her to the ER to find out that a blood vessel was hemorrhaging in her brain. As of today, the blood vessel has clotted and they’ll be preparing Vero for a Craniotomy to remove the Hematoma from her brain within the next day or so. Please pray for her, for smooth operation and recovery.

Everything raised will be going directly to Vero and her family to help get through these surgeries, it won’t be an easy battle, mentally or physically, but we know she will fight and get through this! We please ask to hold off on calls, text(s), or visits just for now since she’s currently in the ICU and limited to Family visits only. Thank you for your support and love, and we will share everything with her, any notes, wishes, and prayers left on the page or anywhere else, as we know how much she’s loved.

Feel free to directly message me, Moe, and other family members as we begin this long journey in helping Vero fight this disease. I’ll be updating this page as frequently as possible, and please share as much as possible, anything and everything will help.

 
Thank you for all the love & support
Jen (Vero’s sister)
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jennifer Ibarra 
Organizer
Chula Vista, CA
Ivan Castro 
Beneficiary
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