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About Jimmy Carbone’s urgent health crisis,  from Jimmy’s brother Christopher:
Overview as of OCTOBER 21, 2018
Jimmy Carbone continues to need everyone's help.

Here is the updated GoFundMe page for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help with donations and in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
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Background :
As many of you know, since the Fall 2017
Jimmy Carbone has been going through an arduous ordeal with his health:
Amongst other issues, Jimmy suffered through a full-blown knee infection that landed him in the hospital in October, and then over time it grew to be an intense, pervasive pain in all his joints, with fatigue and weakness.
Along the way, he was forced to close his business “Jimmy’s 43” in the East Village.
His other work opportunities also suffered as he did not have the physical stamina to keep going. 

Jimmy put his best efforts into trying to figure out the possible causes, to deal with it all:
With his wife Pixie’s help, he began making strong lifestyle changes,
including purposeful and dedicated care with food and overall wellness practices,
and that indeed helped his overall health.
(As part of that, Jimmy lost 40 pounds of weight!)
He dealt with his diabetes and was able to bring his blood sugar down to manageable levels.  With encouragement and support from friends, he got long-needed appointments with specialists including orthopedic physicians and eye-doctors (his vision has suffered as well).   

The GoFundMe page was originally created for Jimmy in November 2017,
to help get him some help while he visited specialists and sought additional treatment.
That helped him to bear some of the emotional and financial stresses of this ordeal.
Thank you to all who have been of support thus far, it has meant so much to Jimmy.


During that time, there were moments where he was hopeful for improvements.
Yet even with these lifestyle shifts and medical visits, he was concerned:
his fatigue and painful joint issues continued to plague him over time.
He experienced mysterious chills and pains and exhaustion,
while trying just to walk, to work, and in daily life. 
Yet Jimmy pushed on to try to get through it all.

His condition got so bad this June 2018,
after pushing himself to get through a catering job through intense pain,
that same night afterwards, his legs stopped functioning,
and he couldn’t even stand up, he had lost all strength and mobility in his legs:
he found himself essentially paralyzed from the waist down.

Jimmy was hauled to the Emergency room down 3 flights of stairs by 4 EMT’s. 

There at NYU Langone Hospital,
after myriad tests and an MRI on his spine,
infectious disease specialists there joined his team,
and they found an important part of the puzzle:
that Jimmy had been dealing with a serious Staph Infection. 
The Staph infection had gone directly into his spine. 
That Staph infection had been causing damage internally in his body and nervous system for months and unfortunately had been going undiagnosed.
It is now suspected to be related to the original knee infection
that occurred back in October 2017 or even longer than that.
Since then, the Staph had gone deep into his system, it was not caught,
and over those 9 months,
it had been slowly wreaking havoc on his body from the inside out.

So, the first goal was to stop the infection,
and to help restore the spinal cord and verterbrae that had been compromised.
To begin the process, he went through 2 emergency surgeries in June
 and then began undergoing ongoing intensive antibiotic treatment to treat the infection.
This was all done in the hopes of regenerating the nerve ­connections there in time,
to improve his chances of his lower spinal cord and body working,
for basic life skills such as standing and walking again someday.

Since the surgeries, Jimmy was moved from the ICU to an acute hospital rehab in New York:
(to the NYU Acute Care ­Rusk Rehabilitation hospital ­
on 2nd Avenue and 17th Street.)
Then in September 2018, was able to be moved from hospital
to at-home rehab treatment.

Update October 21, 2018 

As of October 21, 2018 Jimmy says:
“Past couple weeks I've had a chance to reflect on what has happened to me health-wise the past year. With doctor follow-ups: the neurosurgeon who operated 2 times on my spine, the infectious disease doctor who identified and treated my spine infection, and the rehab doctor who is managing my recovery… My spine infection went undiagnosed for quite a long time. It caused considerable spinal cord and vertebrae damage. The two surgeries putting in two 10-inch metal rods in my spine also created additional strain, and recovery from these kinds of spinal cord injuries is not completely understood.
It’s not over, I have a long road of recovery ahead.
I need your support more than ever, with mounting medical bills, cost of medications, food and shelter, debts. I can now walk with a walker, but will need much more outpatient therapy and time for the nerves in my feet and legs to fully recover, if ever......I don’t know if I will ever regain full mobility and range of motion with my back. The infection is still there in my spine, I will be taking antibiotics for many years to keep it at bay.”

Notes on Jimmy Carbone's ongoing health crisis
from Jimmy’s brother Christopher: as of October 21, 2018
Jimmy still in pain and his mobility still very limited – and needs help and support.

Review: Jimmy had been in the hospital since June2018,
where they found spinal staph infection eating away at his spine, and did 2 emergency spine surgeries to save him. Since then he had been in and out of ICU and the Acute Rehabilitation wing of the hospital for recovery and rehab.
Jimmy has been at home for 4 weeks now, doing at-home rehab.
He has another 1 to 2 years of rehabilitation ahead.
He needs help financially getting back on his “feet” too.

Here’s what’s happening now
Jimmy’s feeling grateful to be home but it’s not easy
and doctors say that his recovery process will continue to take at least another 18 months to 2 years.
He will have limited mobility for the rest of his life, his career and job prospects must change.

Jimmy continues to need everyone’s help as he recovers and gains strength.
via the GoFundMe page for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund )

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So for now Jimmy is doing the Home-Rehab approach,
with visiting therapists to check on his surgery recovery and overall wellbeing…
and outside appointments with specialists to make sure he keeps making progress…

He’s also awaiting the opportunity to return to more intensive rehab workouts
and he’s hoping to be able to get into that NYU outpatient rehab system
for regular visits there each week starting in a couple weeks.

It will be many months ahead,
even years of ongoing Rehabilitation –
but now the vision is even more clear of the possibility…

In the metaphor of the “Marathon” that we’ve used in the past,
now he’s getting up past the major hills in the road,
and beginning to see a more clear path -

For all who also have shared positive messages and donated over these months:

THANK YOU for your generous and kind spirit,
it all helps so much to relieve the difficulties for Jimmy going through this.
He continues to need everyone’s help as he recovers and gains strength.
via the GoFundMe page
for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

——
Please continue to share this story and help.
Jimmy will need everyone’s support for a while.
Any help that you can give means so much right now.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

Thank you
Christopher Carbone on behalf of brother Jimmy Carbone

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Follow the "updates" tab  for what's most current.
Jimmy's original out-reach story from November 2017,
before he knew that on top of everything else,
he was also dealing with a serious Staph Infection,
that original is  still here below:

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from Jimmy's original posts:

I've been fighting diabetes for 7 years, not being public about it, not taking very good care of myself. I've also had a lot of business stress the past few years that has made it worse. My work has suffered and now I have a health crisis.

Early October 2017, i had a high fever for 2 days. the 3rd day, my knee started to swell up, i couldnt sleep nor walk. Next day i was in Beth Israel hospital for 2 days.
i was on crutches for 2 weeks, fatigued for a month. 

back story on work stress.
march 2015, i was directly  adjacent to the east village gas explosion when it happened. 
my business was closed for 3 weeks, i was stressed out of my mind, fought the city to reopen, dealt with 5 months of building renovations.
http://bedfordandbowery.com/2015/04/brewmuda-triangle-back-in-business-after-east-village-explosion-closure/

http://bedfordandbowery.com/2015/03/updates-on-the-east-village-explosion-48-hours-later/

Since then , my health went downhill. while i struggled to re open then survive as a business. my blood sugar levels were too high, i slept little, i drank too much.....

2 years later, the business was forced to close .

this article best tells the story
http://gothamist.com/2017/08/28/rip_jimmys_no_43.php

2 months later, i was in the hospital, unable to walk. waking  every hour to go to the bathroom.

i  wasnt able to work, nor focus on re opening my business or finding a  business partner, now i am in a difficult financial situation, need to pay my bills, rent, support my wife and high school age daughter. but i need to rest, seek further treatment, eat a special diet. the lifestyle change alone to treat my diabetes is taking my time and attention. 

my knee still swells up and it's been hard to find answers - no one can figure out what is happening -  have not had a proper diagnosis yet regarding the knee injury.

i  need the money to cover living expenses while i get better, sort out a job or re open my business with a partner. but i will not get my health back without the funds to take the time to do this and to afford  proper medical treatment.

the funds are needed to cover upcoming months of living expenses, medical treatment, and debts that have been incurred the past months while i have been ill.

my situation is urgent.

i contribute regularly to my community, have supported many arts, school, theater, food start up groups,

now im asking for help, to get healthy .

 cheers,

jimmy carbone

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As of October 21, 2018 Jimmy says:
“Past couple weeks I've had a chance to reflect on what has happened to me health-wise the past year. With doctor follow-ups: the neurosurgeon who operated 2 times on my spine, the infectious disease doctor who identified and treated my spine infection, and the rehab doctor who is managing my recovery… My spine infection went undiagnosed for quite a long time. It caused considerable spinal cord and vertebrae damage. The two surgeries putting in two 10-inch metal rods in my spine also created additional strain, and recovery from these kinds of spinal cord injuries is not completely understood.
It’s not over, I have a long road of recovery ahead.
I need your support more than ever, with mounting medical bills, cost of medications, food and shelter, debts. I can now walk with a walker, but will need much more outpatient therapy and time for the nerves in my feet and legs to fully recover, if ever......I don’t know if I will ever regain full mobility and range of motion with my back. The infection is still there in my spine, I will be taking antibiotics for many years to keep it at bay.”

Review: from Jimmy's brother Christopher:
Jimmy had been in the hospital since June2018,
where they found spinal staph infection eating away at his spine, and did 2 emergency spine surgeries to save him. Since then he had been in and out of ICU and the Acute Rehabilitation wing of the hospital for recovery and rehab.
Jimmy has been at home for 4 weeks now, getting at home rehab.
He has another 1 to 2 years of rehabilitation ahead.
He needs help financially getting back on his “feet” too.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund )

Here’s what’s happening now as of October 22, 2018 -
Jimmy’s feeling grateful to be home but it’s not easy and doctors say that his recovery process will continue to take at least another 18 months to 2 years.
He will have limited mobility for the rest of his life, his career and job prospects must change.

Jimmy continues to need everyone’s help as he recovers and gains strength.
via the GoFundMe page for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

More info:
1. Legs & Spine: Jimmy’s legs are getting Stronger. Feeling is coming back into his legs.
While he can feel skin-sensations in his upper legs - the lower legs and feet do not yet register full sensations, which is a concern. He’s hoping that the sensations return along with some more proprioceptive awareness for sensing his feet moving for balance, safety, etc. (Can swing his legs and stand up , but can’t fully feel them doing the action). With the assistance of a walker, he can walk a little – with time, up down stairs is the biggest workout. Building his stamina, but needs lots of rest after any activity.
Looking ahead: In the next week or two he’ll be starting twice a week outpatient physical therapy at NYU.

2. Infection: Unfortunately: despite the initial gains, there is still some bacteria lingering in the spine where the rods were installed that can't be cleared out due to the sensitive area in the spine. He will need to be on antibiotics and medications for at least another year, probably for years to come, to keep that clear, with the hope there is no relapse. It is taking a toll on his energy levels but he’s doing the best he can to stay upbeat about it all.

3. Overall Health – As mentioned, Through all this, since last fall, Jimmy has made major lifestyle changes as well which is helping in general… he’s lost weight bringing him down to an average weight now, his diabetes is being well-managed mostly through close attention to food with low medication.

So for now Jimmy is doing the Home-Rehab approach, with visiting therapists to check on his surgery recovery and overall wellbeing… and outside appointments with specialists to make sure he keeps making progress…

He’s also awaiting the opportunity to return to more intensive rehab workouts and he’s hoping to be able to get into that NYU outpatient rehab system for regular visits there each week starting in a couple weeks.

It will be many months ahead,
even years of ongoing Rehabilitation –
but now the vision is even more clear of the possibility…

In the metaphor of the “Marathon” that we’ve used in the past,
now he’s getting up past the major curves and hills in the road,
and beginning to at least see the path forward
but it's going continue to be a slow and painful journey going forward.

For all who also have shared positive messages and donated over these months:

THANK YOU for your generous and kind spirit,
it all helps so much to relieve the difficulties for Jimmy going through this.

He continues to need everyone’s help as he recovers and gains strength and mobility
via the GoFundMe page
for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

——
Please continue to share this story and help.
Jimmy will need everyone’s support for a while.
Any help that you can give means so much right now.

Thank you
Christopher Carbone
+ Read More
About Jimmy Carbone's ongoing health situation, Update as of September 21, 2018
from Jimmy’s brother Christopher:
Jimmy making progress: “HOMEWARD Bound?!?”

Review: As you know, Jimmy had been in the hospital since June2018, where they found spinal staph infection and had 2 emergency surgeries. Since then he had been in and out of ICU and the Acute Rehabilitation wing of the hospital for recovery and rehab. As recently posted Jimmy was shifted to a less intensive facility and

NOW as of This week:
Jimmy is on the “homeward bound” part of the journey…
and will continue to need help getting back on his “feet” both physically and metaphorically as he transitions to this next stage. Here’s what’s happening.

So, as of September 21, 2018 additional updates
1. After 3 months in hospital / nursing / in-patient care, after working his way over so many hills, Jimmy has moved to Outpatient Care, which means he has been moved HOME into his apartment with family in the East Village! An amazing moment!
Still fighting off the lingering spinal infection, still recovering from the surgery and lack of feeling in his legs, but making progress day by day, week by week.

2. Legs & Spine: LEGS are MOVING and with WALKER/CRUTCHES able to STEP/WALK with support, a few feet at a time. Next goal: From home, he’s aiming to be able to get downstairs and walk 1 block right now, to get to café or health club, etc. As noted earlier, Doctors report that Jimmy is very lucky that he was finally diagnosed in June 2018. He was very close to being permanently paralyzed in his legs. From all the work he put in during his in-patient rehab, he has built up strength with sweat.
Getting up 3 flights of stairs in the building seemed impossible a month ago. Now with focused attention on preparing for that, it still feels like a mountain, takes a long time, and is exhausted at the end of it, but is possible and he is seeing a chance to keep growing stronger from that grind.

3. Living & Getting out: He’s now moved back home. And with special car-service and accompanying physical therapist one day, He even went out to attend a Food Event created years ago to help generate interest in local food and farmers and foodies ( PIG ISLAND event) where he had his walker (with practical built-in seat!) so that he could be there… He made it out this week to the Heritage radio studio for one of his radio shows!

And Listen here for a special Radio story from the week before while he was getting ready back in the rehab-hospital: http://heritageradionetwork.org/podcast/you-cant-keep-jimmy-carbone-down/

4. This was all HUGE to be able to even imagine getting out to these places/events. What people may not know is that after one of these outings, he has to rest for a recuperation day afterwards as the amount of energy that it takes to sit-up and move through a full day - it is a massive effort on his spine, legs and body, he’s sore all over afterwards, but he loves it and wants to keep building strength to be able to envision getting back into some activities again.

5. Infection: Unfortunately: despite the initial gains, there is still bacteria lingering in the spine where the rods were installed that can't be cleared out due to the sensitive area in the spine. He will need to be on antibiotics and medications for at least another year, probably for years to come, to keep that clear, with the hope there is no relapse. It is taking a toll on his energy levels but he’s doing the best he can to stay upbeat about it all.

6. Overall Health – As mentioned, Through all this, since last fall, Jimmy has made major lifestyle changes as well which is helping in general… he’s lost weight bringing him down to an average weight now, his diabetes is being well-managed mostly through sharp attention to food with low medication, and now that he’s home he’s able to watch his food even more closely (and Pixie is amazing with bringing on the home-goodness natural food, veggies and healthy options at home! After the time with so much “institutionalized” food settings, Jimmy LOVES having FRESH home-food again and feels the benefit of it too.)

So for now Jimmy is doing the Home-care approach,
with additional outside support: visiting Nurse to check on his surgery recovery and overall wellbeing… and outside appointments with specialists to make sure he keeps making progress…
He’s also awaiting the opportunity to return to more intensive rehab workouts and he’s hoping to be able to get into that NYU outpatient rehab system for regular visits there each week starting in a couple weeks.

As mentioned in previous weeks, even though he’s made progress beyond even what was originally considered realistic, we see that it will still take a long while,
it will continue to be an arduous path, but there are now GREATER moments of hope in that direction of being able to have greater health and independence again someday…

It will be many months ahead, even years of ongoing Rehabilitation –
but now the vision is even more clear of the possibility…
In the metaphor of the “Marathon” that we’ve used in the past,
now he’s getting up past the major hills in the road,
and beginning to see a more clear path -
which take him closer and closer to his destination of WHOLE HEALTH.

For all who also have shared positive messages and donated over these months:
THANK YOU for your generous and kind spirit,
it all helps so much to relieve the difficulties for Jimmy going through this.

He continues to need everyone’s help as he recovers and gains strength.
via the GoFundMe page for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund
——

Please continue to share this story and help.
Jimmy will need everyone’s support for a while.
Any help that you can give means so much right now.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

Thank you
Christopher Carbone
+ Read More
About Jimmy Carbone’s ongoing health situation, Update as of September 5, 2018
from Jimmy’s brother Christopher:
Jimmy making progress, theme: “Step by Step”

Review: As you know, Jimmy had been in the hospital since June2018,
where they found spinal infection and had 2 emergency surgeries.
Since then he had been in and out of ICU and the Acute Rehabilitation wing of the hospital for recovery and rehab. As recently posted Jimmy was recently shifted to a less intensive facility:
NYU Gouverneur Medical Rehab on the Lower East Side.

So, as of September 5, 2018 additional updates
1. Infection: generally stable, but there is still bacteria lingering in the spine where the rods were installed that can't be cleared out due to the sensitive area in the spine. He will be taking antibiotics for at least another year with the hope there is no relapse.

2. Legs & Spine: Doctors report that Jimmy is very lucky that he was finally diagnosed in June 2018. He was very close to being permanently paralyzed in his legs. Now with ongoing rehab work, he is getting stronger with sitting up with back brace for longer periods of time – and LEGS are BEGINNING to MOVE and get STRONGER!!! Now Jimmy is STANDING with Support for brief periods and Taking SUPPORTED STEPS as well -
with Walker / Crutch-support to walk in the future:
seeing a chance to cross a finish line, even if it takes a long time…
One day, One week at a time.

3. Overall Health – Through all this, since last fall, Jimmy has made major lifestyle changes as well which is helping in general… he’s lost weight bringing him down to an average weight now, his diabetes is being well-managed mostly through sharp attention to food with low medication, he’s exercising with his rehab workouts twice daily and he looks brighter than he’s been in a long time!

As mentioned, Jimmy has been shifted to a less intensive facility:
NYU Gouverneur Medical Rehab on the Lower East Side.

There he can still receive basic medical treatment,
but with the challenge and blessing of less medical intervention and greater movement towards self-sufficiency…
So he continues with with neuro-muscular workouts and physical therapy
to help him regain greater mobility and functionality in his lower body and legs.

As mentioned in previous weeks,
it will take a long while,
it will be an arduous path,
but there are now GREATER moments of hope in that direction of being able to have greater health and independence again someday…
It will be many months, even years of rehabilitation –
but now the vision is more clear of the possibility…
In the metaphor of the “Marathon” that we’ve used in the past, now he’s getting up past the major hills in the road, and beginning to see a more clear path - which take him closer and closer to his destination of HOME and HEALTH.

For all who also have shared positive messages and donated over these months:
THANK YOU for your generous and kind spirit,
it all helps so much to relieve the difficulties for Jimmy going through this.
Fortunately he's receiving excellent care and attention at the NYU Medical and Rehab sites..

He continues to need everyone’s help
via the GoFundMe page for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund
——

For local NYC folks,
he is open to visitors when able:
just keep in mind that he will be involved in the therapeutic work
quite intensively along with recuperating afterwards, at this rehab hospital,
so he’s busy and tired out during the day…
and the best times for visits will be 5pm to 7:30pm or weekends…
NYU Gouverneur Medical Rehab on the Lower East Side.
(227 Madison street - Lower East Side (specifically near Seward Park, Chinatown)

Please continue to share this story and help.
Jimmy will need everyone’s support for a while.
Any help that you can give means so much right now. 
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

Thank you
Christopher Carbone
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About Jimmy Carbone’s ongoing health situation, Update as of August 15, 2018
from Jimmy’s brother Christopher:
Jimmy has been more stabilized again in the past two weeks, and he has made some progress too!

Review: As you may know, Jimmy had been in the hospital since June,
where they found spinal infections and had 2 emergency surgeries to save the use of his lower body and regain his health.
Since then he had been in and out of ICU and the Acute Rehabilitation wing of the hospital for recovery and rehab. The primary concerns have been
1. Whether he could fight off the invasive staph infections?
2. Making sure the spinal area / back is holding up and healing up properly post-surgery?
3. Whether he could regain neuro-muscular connection / prevent paralysis and generate movement in his lower body?

So, good news: as of August 15, 2018 some progress has been made:
1. Infection now being kept at bay, now he has gone from intensive IV antibiotics to oral antibiotics, will continue for weeks as needed to make sure that there is no recurrence. Being monitored for signs of recurrence, as this type of infection can go dormant and come back at a future point, but after multiple struggles with it, (now on his 5th different antibiotic!) he’s doing much better with that!
2. Spinal surgeries showing themselves to holding up successfully at this point – wounds are beginning to heal up more….back strength is coming back, able to sit up more fully… will be limited in spinal movement and will need to wear a back brace for a while, but meanwhile is developing strength again there.
3. Very importantly: for Legs and lower body: more signs of nerve activation in legs and lower body…and yes Jimmy is beginning to move his legs again! While it’s looking like he has long-term nerve damage in his feet, and it’s questionable how much sensation he’ll have there long-term, he is beginning to be able to bear weight on his feet and legs. So he has begun standing up supported with a walker and pushing on that taking a few “steps” at a time - supporting his body with his arm strength and pushing forward so that his legs can practice holding the weight. That is incredible and very encouraging! He's working out with this, working hard every day. As part of that, he's developing his upper body strength which also helps with transferring to wheelchair as he's able to use that too.

With this progress,
As of this week August 15, 2018, Jimmy has been shifted to a less intensive facility:
NYU Gouverneur Medical Rehab on the Lower East Side.

There he can still receive basic medical treatment,
but with the challenge and blessing of less medical intervention and greater movement towards self-sufficiency…
So he continues with with neuro-muscular workouts and physical therapy
to help him regain greater mobility and functionality in his lower body and legs.

As mentioned in previous weeks,
it will take a long while,
it will be an arduous path,
but there are now at least GREATER glimmers of hope in that direction of being able to have greater health and independence again someday…
It will be many months, even years of rehabilitation – but now the vision is more clear of the possibility…
In the metaphor of the “Marathon” that we’ve used in the past, now he’s in the 2nd half – getting past the grueling opening hills , having lost and caught his breath along the way… now looking to begin to see the next roads ahead which take him closer and closer to his destination of HOME and HEALTH.

For all who also have shared positive messages and donated over these months:
THANK YOU for your generous and kind spirit,
it all helps so much to relieve the difficulties for Jimmy going through this.
Fortunately he's receiving excellent care and attention at the NYU Medical and Rehab sites..

He continues to need everyone’s help
via the GoFundMe page for "Jimmy's Wellness Fund",
to help him cover ongoing expenses while he strives to recover.
Any help in sharing the word will make a difference for him.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund
——

For local NYC folks,
he is open to visitors when able:
just keep in mind that he will be involved in the therapeutic work
quite intensively along with recuperating afterwards, at this rehab hospital,
so he’s busy and tired out during the day…
and the best times for visits will be 5pm to 7:30pm
NYU Gouverneur Medical Rehab on the Lower East Side.
(227 Madison street - Lower East Side (specifically near Seward Park, Chinatown)

Please continue to share this story and help.
Jimmy will need everyone’s support for a while.
Any help that you can give means so much right now.
https://www.gofundme.com/jimmywellnessfund

Thank you
Christopher Carbone
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