Since that time she has suffered numerous complications. Her surgery was successful in that she did lose weight as intended, however the "stomach" that was created has essentially closed itself shut preventing her from actually digesting the food she eats (she gets sick after eating any meal). This dysfunction has been seen by her physician who has been advising different dietary adjustments etc, none of which have been successful. This issue has caused her to lose a dramatic amount of weight , and at 39 years old, she weighs just 58 pounds.
She is extremely malnourished and at her most recent appointment was advised that she couldn't last much longer in that state and she MUST receive nutrition through a TPN (total pareneteral nutrition) via a PICC line. Yesterday, prior to the PICC line placement, she had bloodwork done amd today was notified that she needed to report to her local ER immediately, as her potassium was at a critically low level and when she arrived her heartrate was at 30bpm. The ER staff was concerned she wasn't going to make it. They did get her stabilized and are in the process of treating her, and she will be having surgery in the future to correct the stomach issues permanently, however she must obtain adequate nutrition otherwise she would not survive the procedure. As of now, they are unsure of how long this will take.
Her family is currently living solely off of her husbands income and they are humbly seeking assistance covering her medical care costs. Anything that can be offered is appreciated beyond words, and 100% of donations will go to her and her husband Mike to help.
She is a devoted mother to a 9 nine year old son, loving wife, and my older sister, if you can help them out, you'd be a blessing to a family that could certainly use one. Even a share goes a long way!
Thank you so much for your time.
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