Katie Needs Your Support
As you may know, Katie Mills, age 23, suffered a brain aneurysm the morning of September 4, 2015. She was airlifted to CMC where she remains in an ICU step-down unit. The aneurysm occurred at the base of her brain near the speech center. Katie was just starting her life as a young adult, and her life is forever changed. She is paralyzed on her right side, and has started to regain some of her speech and is able to write some. Her brain and body have a very long road ahead. Katie has started rehab and her doctors remain optimistic that they can help restore 80% of all her functions – but the exact timeframe is unknown.
October 14, 2015
Update from Alason 9/29/15:
Katie had a small setback today, she had two small brain bleeds beside the original major bleed. Shocking and earth shattering to hear, however the two blood vessels that bled are no longer active bleeds which is good news. The original bleed has decreased in size, also good news. No further damage was caused from the two bleeds today and she has not lost any progress she made in rehab. She has been moved back to the critical care ICU for monitoring, and will more than likely, God willing, be moved back to rehab within the next day or two. The CT scan in the morning will tell all. She is emotionally and physically exhausted, and wanting nothing more than to go home and continue her road to recovery. Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers, for she has yet again jumped another hurdle by the grace of God.
September 22, 2015
We have set up a Bravelet page for Katie. $10 from every order will be donated directly to this campaign! Please share with your friends, these are great pieces to give as gifts or keep for yourself!! https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/courage-4-katie
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September 18, 2015
Hey Katie i remember having class with you in high school. You were such a bright and beautiful woman. I know you also made me smile when i was having a bad day. I will definitely keep praying for you to have a healthy recovery. I know you are a strong one so i have faith in you that you will get through this difficult time in your life.
September 17, 2015
so sorry to hear about lil Katie. I myself has a son in a wheel chair.. its a long journey and very tiring . but she is a strong and determined young lady just never give up.. best of luck.. when I can get some extra funds ill be glad to help.. prayers to all...
September 16, 2015
Katie just keep that beautiful smile and put all your worries in gods hands i love you and will do anything to help.
September 16, 2015
You're a strong, beautiful, young woman. God wouldn't put you through anything that he doesn't think you can't handle. I have faith in you and you'll be in my prayers every single day love. This will be a long hard journey in your life, but it will make you that much stronger. Much love sweet girl