Family and friends of Rebecca Michael are raising money for the nonprofit Help Hope Live to fund expenses associated with transplantation.
Becky loves the outdoors, and is an active member of her church and community. She and her dog, Bailey, enjoy walking on the trails all over Duluth. She has always enjoyed going to the races, and loves geocaching. Her son, Garrett, is her pride and joy, and she is very proud of the young man he has become.
April 6, 2019
Becky has been doing really well! It's had its ups and downs, but she is back in Duluth, and got to have a visit with her dog, Bailey, today! Bailey can't come home just yet, as the incision is still healing, and Becky has a lot of physical restrictions while her body continues to mend. She isn't able to drive yet, but would love to go for a walk - so, if you're planning to go out geocaching, she'll ride shotgun and help you search! Thank you for keeping her in your thoughts and prayers, it will be be a long road to a full recovery, but she gets stronger every day!
February 26, 2019
Update at 7:54pm 2/25/19. Becky is still in surgery (12 hours!), but the surgeon just came out to say she is stable, and they are closing up. The islet yield was good, and they have been transplanted into her liver and abdomen. Only time will tell if they will survive and hopefully thrive, once again creating insulin, or if she will be a diabetic from now on. We hope to be able to see her in about an hour in the recovery room. Thanks again for all your positive thoughts and comments throughout the day!
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April 24, 2019
So glad you are doing so well after this major surgery!
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January 17, 2019
I'll be praying for you Becky! I hope you have a speedy recovery. Erin
January 17, 2019
Good luck on your surgery!!!...we'll all be thinking about you.