Help Nick get his Wings back

Hello all. My husband Nicolas has spent the last three weeks in ICU fighting for his life. He suffered a seizure which then took a spiraling affect on his body. His body went into sepsis and his kidneys started to shut down causing a tremendous amount of damage to his body. He ended up developing pneumonia that eventually led to respiratory failure. He had to be put in a medically induced coma and was placed on a ventilator. He was days away from having a tracheostomy done but then on New Years eve he started to miraculously improve. ..by New Year's Day they were able to do a breathing trial to see how he would do breathing on his own...he passed with flying colors. As the day went on he continued to improve and they eventually were able to take his breathing tube out after 18 days. If he can get through the next 24-48 hours then he will most likely not need the trake put in. He still has a long road ahead of him and will need to go through a rehabilitation process with includes extensive physical therapy in order to walk again. Needless to say he still has a way to go before he gets his wings back. This has been extremely tough on me and my girls. We have our 5 month old Penelope Lane and then each have daughters from previous relationships Kylie and Sofia. I was still not back to work as I got laid off shorly before Penelope was born so Nick was providing for our entire family. So far his medical bills alone are over $50,000 . Right before this happened we were dropped from our insurance and trying to get added on to an Obama Care plan...which did not work out in time. It has been extremely difficult taking care of the girls, as well as, spending every single day for sometimes up to 12 hours at a time with him at the hospital. It has been a tremendous struggle to keep our home going financially without his income. I am not one that easily asks others for help as I have always been used to doing everything on my own. But at this point I realize that I am no longer able to do that. Any donation would be greatly appreciated.

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    • 66 mos
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    • $50 
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Organizer

Rita Herring Leeuwrik 
Organizer
Chantilly, VA
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