Calypsonian and media personality Ava Sassy Charles McKenzie returned home over the weekend following successful medical treatment in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Trinidad and Tobago native underwent major surgery.
“I was told by my doctors that there was a tear in my lower intestine, and it burst my appendix. All those chemicals were leaking into my body poisoning me,” she explained
“I had septic shock as well and there were a lot of things that had to be dealt with to get me back to good health.”
Sassy has expressed heartfelt gratitude to a number of people who have played a huge role in assisting her recovery, including Minister of Health Molwyn Joseph, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, and all who have contributed to her medical expenses.
The Government contributed US$50,000 towards the US$108,000 medical bill.
Sassy said she will be travelling to Trinidad on November 22 for further assessment.