Dear Friends, Family and Community,
On Feb. 27, 2012, Amy Clabaugh suffered a severe traumatic brain injury when she fell from a ladder, hitting her head on a concrete floor. Amy has been receiving intense therapies since that time.
December 4, 2019
Dear Friends and Family,
Thank you for donating to Help Hope Live. This is a very important organization to me. My life changed on Feb 27, 2012. I rely on your donations to continue my rehab and therapies. I appreciate your generosity and thoughtfulness. Thank you again for caring about my welfare.
God bless you for donating in my honor.
November 12, 2019
Another year of continued improvements! This year we have seen the nerves in Amy’s once paralyzed vocal cord completely regenerate. She is now off all prescription medications. The last to go was thyroid meds. The neurologist commented that her brain is really healing. He said the difference from last year to this year was night and day and to keep doing what we’re doing.
The functional neurologists we saw from 2014-2017 in Houston had tears in their eyes when they saw her in May of this year (it had been a year since our last check in with them). They told Amy this is not the end of progress but there’s more to come! Big smiles and happy tears all around.
Amy’s cognitive abilities are great. She’s back to managing her own finances and keeps me on my toes about mine. Friends and family comment on her quick wit and great memory. And she continues to beat us at dominoes. The newest functional neurologist commented after assessing Amy that her frontal lobe has healed.
Amy’s balance, mobility and ability to walk is getting better. I think we have surprised many folks when Amy walks with me supporting just one side. Her coordination of speech, fine and gross motor have all come a long way. A program called Neufit, the use of direct current (like our brains), has been a winner for Amy. She is able to bounce on a trampoline and ride an airdyne bike, things she hasn’t been able to do for 7 years. Although she can see improvement Amy still wants more.
We have been researching some of the latest alternative treatments for brain injury. Unfortunately, they are expensive and insurance doesn’t cover them. That is where Help Hope Live and your donations are helping Amy continue to meet her goals. We are continuing on with the therapies and all the supplements we know are working.
We are so blessed to have such a supportive group of family and friends. We feel your love and know that you continue to pray and cheer Amy on toward more greatness!
December 6, 2019
I I found out about this story of courage and selflessness through my partner Cynthia Bell who grew up with Amy. I wish you the best, and hope you continue getting better. It warms me down to my soul to know that your life partner continues to be your rock. Happy holidays to you both.
December 3, 2019
-Amy So happy to see you are doing well! God is good! Ginger, Thanks for being such a great mentor and for guiding me on the right path. I will always be thankful to you. Ryan
December 3, 2019
Hugs to Amy & Ginger!
Dora Ann Gostecnik
December 3, 2019
Amy, you AMAZE me! I wish everyone had the determination to succeed, as you do. Can you imagine? Keep up the GREAT work, my beautiful friend! Much love!