Tina Frost (right) pictured with her mother, Mary Watson Moreland.
It’s been several months since we checked in to see how Tina Frost is doing. Frost, an accountant at EY in San Diego, was shot in the head during the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017.
Frost’s mom, Mary Watson Moreland, posted the following update on Tina’s GoFundMe page on March 25:
Well it’s time again! Tina and #teamtina are gearing up for yet another surgery tomorrow morning. The Doctors this time will be taking tissue from the g-tube scar on her stomach that she had to insert in Las Vegas. They will be putting this above her eyelid and below her eyebrow. Tina has been doing her own eye care for a few months now and does a really good job with it. She also is still going to therapies and starting to get to the gym more since her setback of a seizure back in January. She has become a Lyft regular until hopefully April when she can drive again.
Tina continues to amaze us with her strength and persistence and with Austin, her family and friends, we hope she will keep progressing and hopefully be able to return to work in the future.
Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers as well as all the other victims of any crimes and violence.
Frost and her boyfriend, Austin Hughes, drove from San Diego to Las Vegas for the country music concert. When the shooting erupted, a single bullet struck Frost in the forehead, piercing the frontal lobes of her brain before ricocheting and landing in her right eye. She was in a coma for about two weeks.
Following the shooting, doctors removed Frost’s right eye and took a section of her skull to remove bullet fragments and allow her brain to heal.
The GoFundMe page has raised $617,812 from 10,376 donors as of April 23, which will go toward Frost’s medical expenses and recovery. The fundraising goal was $50,000. A good chunk of that money was donated by Frost’s co-workers at EY.
We’re hoping for some more good news from Tina’s family soon!