Welcome to our CaringBridge website for Momma Hayes. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. If you are visiting this page, then you are likely very familiar with Momma Hayes's journey the last three years. In August and October of 2014, she had knee replacements and more than rocked both recoveries. December 1st, 2014, Momma Hayes felt a terrible pain in her abdomen, went to Valley View Hospital and was admitted for Diverticulitis; an infection within pockets of your intestines. Six days after being admitted to the hospital, on IV antibiotics, her intestines perforated (ruptured), which caused peritonitis/sepsis. It was a very major scare for us all. She survived the peritonitis, had about two feet of her intestines removed and came home with a colostomy bag, which she had for about six months. She then had the colostomy reversal in May of 2015. Throughout the next six months she had a couple incisional abscesses, and by December 31st 2015 she had an "emergency" incisional hernia repair. 2016 was a great year after that, with wonderful seasons, and a wedding renewal for Poppa and Momma Hayes, celebrating their 35th anniversary. However, 2016 started out in the hospital, and unfortunately will end in the hospital, for Momma Hayes. On December 17th, Momma Hayes had a seizure. A CT scan showed a growth on the left frontal side of her brain/meninges. On Monday December 26th, Momma Hayes had the tumor removed at Valley View Hospital. We are using this website to keep family and friends updated as the recovery continues for Momma Hayes. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.