Help Nate's Road to Recovery

Hi, my name is Kerry.  I'm setting up the page on behalf of my boyfriend, Nate:            Nate was a sick little boy having both heart and brain issues.  He was able to get better :-) but there was always a fear he'd get sick again.  He finally (after 4 years of nagging) went in for an MRI so see how his brain was doing.         The MRI showed that he had a brain tumor the size of a golf ball and it is getting bigger.  It is benign but still life threatening since it is growing and attached itself to several veins and one major artery. Nate finally had surgery On October 18, 2017. After a 12 hour surgery, 5 days in ICU, and one week in rehab he was able to come home. He has aphasia, which was severe right after surgery, but after speech therapy he's finding his words and understanding the world better every day. We thought we were in the clear. Sadly, we were wrong. The Friday after Thanksgiving Nate woke me up at 11pm unable to catch his breath. He was unable to move because of pain in his chest. I immediately called an ambulance and 5 hours later he was admitted for a large blood clot in his left lung. He was afraid to leave the hospital. I think he knew something was wrong but his vitals were good so the doctors sent him home. Two days later he has been admitted again because his incision had become infected and his skull was leaking fluid. He went into another brain surgery to clean out the wound and is now in the hospital for another week. His recovery time has at least doubled. He will not be able to go back to work for at least 6 months. We are working on financial aid through the hospital to try to help with the bills but that doesn't help with everything else. We just need a little help to get us to that 6 month mark and hopefully he will be back on hisnfeet by then. Thank you for taking the time to read our story.  Anything will help :-) even prayers and positive vibes

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  • Cortney Rose 
    • $25 
    • 28 mos
  • Rebecca Comeau 
    • $100 
    • 28 mos
  • Cassandra Barroso 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Tylor Durant 
    • $25 
    • 29 mos
  • Tobias Krasney 
    • $25 
    • 30 mos
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Organizer

Kerry Brennan 
Organizer
Albuquerque, NM
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