Recovery Road for Lobos

This past Monday, September 24 my oldest brother, 39 years young, suffered a stroke. I call him Alexis, but some of you may know him as Francisco, Lobos, or Coach Lobos. My brother and I tend to argue about whose the strongest, the smartest, the "better one" but theres no doubt in my mind that he is truly the strongest person I know. I've been blessed to have a brother like him; he's my back-up no matter what. And I've seen the loving husband and father he has been to my sister-in-law Renee and their five children. When he's not spending time with his family or watching the steelers play, he's at the football field coaching his team for the Bowie Boys and Girls Club and going nine years strong. I've seen the amount of the time and passion that he has put into each of his players and it amazes me how he does it all. 
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33387712_1538362843325926_r.jpegHe’s currently being treated by some of the best doctors in the country at John’s Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is finally out of the ICU and was able to see all his kids but his stroke has caused some damage to the left side of his brain resulting in paralysis on the right side of his body and slurred speech.  Over the past week with physical therapy he’s been able to lift his right arm and wiggle his toes. And with continued physical and speech therapy we’re hopeful he'll make a full recovery. The shock of this nightmare is starting to fade and now the road to recovery begins. My brother will require months of therapy in a rehab center and at home. His wife, Renee, has shown her strength through this entire ordeal and at home his five children, Dominic, Antonio, Daisy, Troy, and Lucille, have been trekking through this awful week. I see how loved my brother and his family are and I’m so grateful for the support system he has, especially for the next difficult months to come. I appreciate any help anyone can offer but I will ask for any donations anyone can make. The reality is my brother and his family will have several medical bills for the next several months, including his physical and speech therapy and changes that will have to be made at home in order to make it accessible for him. Anything helps and I truly appreciate all the help. My brother is a fighter and I know he'll recover and come back even stronger! #Lobosstrong33387712_1538360620786091_r.jpeg
  • Tom White 
    • $200 
    • 35 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 35 mos
  • Denise Godette 
    • $20 
    • 35 mos
  • Amy Stewart 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $400 
    • 36 mos
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Organizer

Rosemarie Lobos 
Organizer
Odenton, MD
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