Father has had 3 heart surgeries
He needs vouchers for taxi rides to get to work.
The Farrells do not permit themselves to look ahead. Instead, they just try to make it through each day.
Tim Farrell, 6-foot5 and 180 pounds, and Suzanne coordinate their schedules daily.
He has undergone three heart surgeries and more than a dozen additional procedures as a result of Marfan.
“Cardiac procedures have become so common in our family now,” Suzanne Farrell said. “I just view them as another appointment. God has my back no matter what, so I tend to not worry about these things as much.”
Although he remains optimistic that he will get better, Tim Farrell said his goal is to live long enough to see his daughter graduate from high school in eight years.
Although he went into cardiac arrest in July, he has felt noticeable improvement in recent months.
Tim Farrell feels good enough to read to Aubrey while they relax in bed.
He and Suzanne Farrell look over Aubrey’s shoulder when she does homework, offering help when the fourth-grader has a question.
“It’s all about them,” Tim Farrell said of his wife and daughter. “This isn’t about me. It’s about them.”
The family would love to finally take that vacation and could use donated airline miles, hotel stay credits or other financial gifts toward that.
Their most immediate needs are car repairs,
Aubrey needs math tutoring, a desk and a chair. She also would love to take piano lessons. The family needs help with medical bills.
help paying for a telephone land line to monitor Tim Farrell’s defibrillator and help with medical bills.
Aubrey needs help with math tutoring and would love to take piano lessons. She also needs a desk and a chair.
To find out more about the Farrell family or to donate an item on the wish list, contact Wonders & Worries at 329-5757 or www.wondersandworries.org.