Success Story: Belva Lewis

Lakes of Monclova

"They are dedicated. They wanted me to walk more than I wanted me to walk."

Resident Story

Belva Lewis’s journey at Lakes of Monclova is nothing short of inspiring. Despite facing a life-threatening ordeal, Belva’s resilience and determination shine through as she recounts her journey from the depths of medical complexity to the heights of rehabilitation success.

Belva’s journey began with a frightening ordeal, waking up to chest pain and difficulty breathing. Thanks to the quick actions of her family and medical professionals, she survived a massive clot in her lung that had traveled from her leg. After spending two months in ICU and facing the possibility of being placed far from home, Belva’s son fought for her to receive care at Lakes of Monclova, knowing it was where she would receive the best care and be closer to family.

With the support of her dedicated therapists at Lakes of Monclova, Belva reclaimed her independence step by step. From struggling to feed herself and relying on assistance for basic tasks, Belva’s determination to walk again drove her forward. With each session, her therapists pushed her towards her goal with unwavering dedication, celebrating her victories along the way. Now, Belva not only walks but stands tall as a testament to the power of perseverance and the transformative impact of rehabilitation. With renewed freedom and independence, Belva embraces each day with gratitude, cherishing the simple joys of life she once took for granted. Her story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the profound impact of compassionate care.

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