Emergency Brain Tumor Surgery - Miracle Girl

Kaitlin & Noah prior to surgery 12/6/19

Kaitlin, 28, was having blurry vision and some sinus pressure for a little while and decided she would get her eyes examined.  The doctor saw something suspicious in the back of her eyes and referred her to Eye Surgeons where a MRI was ordered and it was found she had a brain lesion and swelling.  She was referred to a Neurosurgeon where it was discovered that she had two very rare brain tumors with one of them being the size of a tennis ball!  The dr’s told her that she needed emergency brain surgery and that if the tumors were not removed it would be fatal. They put her in ICU and she had major surgery the next day on December 7, 2019.  

Currently, Kaitlin has been moved out of ICU but is still in the hospital recovering while Noah, her husband, has not left her side but for brief moments.  She is fighting paralysis on her right side due to a mini stroke during surgery.  She also has a drain tube in her head and is not able to speak.  

Kaitlin will need extensive rehab in an in patient facility when she leaves the hospital. We are taking it day by day and giving God the Glory that our Kaitlin, the Miracle Girl, will one day tell her side of the story!  

We really do not know how much all of the expenses will be, but many of you have asked how you can donate so we set this up.  God is so good and we are expecting a full recovery but will take time.    We appreciate your prayers and any amount to help them out is a blessing.  Thank you.


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Fundraising team: Team Kaitlin, Miracle Girl (3)

Sheila Heubach
Raised $1,590 from 15 donations
Bettendorf, IA
Noah Richardson
Team member
Raised $1,676 from 21 donations
Debbie Johnson
Team member
Raised $100 from 1 donation

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