ICD Surgery And Recovery

Hello my name is Patience Winfrey. In 2012 I was diagnosed with a heart condition name PPCM.  Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare form of cardiomyopathy that occurs in pregnant women and recent mothers, and it causes your heart to become larger around the time of your delivery. This enlargement weakens your heart muscle and makes pumping blood more difficult. My health has been on a roller coaster since being diagnosed. My EF percentage has went up and back down. In January I had a heart episode and it damaged my heart and brought my percentage back down to 20%. I was then put on Entresto and it didn't bring my numbers up in the time manner that was expected so I was scheduled to have a S-ICD placed September 14th. Since having my surgery it has been rough and I haven't gave my body the proper time that it needs to heal. I still have to be a mother and take care of my son. So I have been pushing myself. I am making this gofundme for a little help and support so that I can take a break and give myself time to heal and get back to my normal self. 

1. These funds will help me and my son get back on the right track. It will help me take care of transportation to and from my doctors appointments and medications.  These funds would also help me be able to take a break and get help with cooking and taking care of my son.
This is a urgent situation and I appreciate all the help given and all the support.


  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 7 d
  • Nicole Harmon 
    • $10 
    • 8 d
  • Geri Lofgren 
    • $10 
    • 8 d
  • Mary Lofgren 
    • $20 
    • 9 d


Patience Winfrey 
Kenner, LA
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