Isabella's Road to Recovery

To all of Isabella Rooks' family and friends:

On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, our healthy, lively and energetic cousin Isabella complained of pains in her shoulders. On the way to the hospital, Isabella began to lose control of her limbs. While in the ER, Isabella stopped breathing, lost consciousness, and then had a seizure. And as she was being removed from the MRI machine, she had another seizure. 

Although numerous tests have been performed since Tuesday, the cause of her pains, seizures and loss of consciousness remains a mystery. As a result of all that transpired on Tuesday, Isabella has lost control of any muscle movement from the neck down and isn't able to breathe on her own. She is able to feel when touched and is coherent when spoken to, but the loss of motion and inability to breathe on her own are the reasons she remains in the ICU. 

With the permission and blessing of our aunt and uncle, Pacifica and  Paul Rooks, we have started this GoFundMe page to help their family with what looks to be a long road to recovery for Isabella.  Today is October 8th, day seven of this life altering event, and Isabella remains in the ICU. We are asking family, friends, loved ones and anyone compelled to help to please make a donation. All donations will go directly to the Rooks family to help offset Isabella's increasing medical costs. 

On behalf of our family, we thank you for your continued prayers and outpouring support. 

Natalia & Matt
  • Katy Veneris 
    • $50 
    • 14 mos
  • Anaeus Sherer 
    • $104 
    • 14 mos
  • Anaeus Sherer 
    • $40 
    • 14 mos
  • Anaeus Sherer 
    • $300 
    • 14 mos
  • Janet Thirkill  
    • $100 
    • 16 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Natalia Abejar Fairchild 
Organizer
Lawrence, KS
Pacifica Rooks 
Beneficiary
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