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I need to find my motivation...

Monday, April 21, 2008

Well actually I need to find more than my motivation. I need to find some $$ too. Money has been really tight since my emergency surgery on March 11th then add in being off work for 10 more days plus the hotel stays and all the costs associated with my medical testing... UGH!!! We have been living off of what is in the cupboards and in the freezer for well over a month now and things are getting really really bare. Hopefully there is a little left over from payday tomorrow to do a little grocery shopping. Needless to say the foods we have been eating aren't the best for us nor have they been low calorie by any means. Plus a lot of the stuff is upseting my digestive system to add insult to injury so to speak.

Speaking of digestive problems it looks like I am going to end up back down at National Jewish Hospital in Denver for my GI work up since we can't find a DR up here that can or will do it. I am having more and more GI problems by the day it seems part of which I am pretty sure is my body having a hard time adjusting to life without a gall bladder. Add in the food issues I had before this all started and well it is pretty much a disaster...

We still haven't gotten the bill from the hospital for my surgery let alone the bill from my allergy and asthma testing... I am just at the end of my rope with trying to figure out how to make ends meet as it is how we will handle those expenses I just don't know. I know that the stress isn't helping with the weight loss either, but how to lessen the stress right now seems impossible.

I feel terrible that I am back up over 200 pounds, and not just by a little bit but by 7.2 lbs. I know that I will get back down there and to my goal eventually... I just don't know when that eventually will be right now...
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    3518 days ago
  • VICKI103
    The last thing you needed was more GI problems after all you have been through. After the medical bills are final, contact the hospitals and the other medical providers and tell them you need more time to pay the bills. Often they will work with folks and give them more time to pay their bills since they would rather get the money slowly than not at all.
    3520 days ago
  • A*L*P*
    Stephanie girl, I am so sorry that things are not going so well for you. Sorry that the surgery hasn't gone well for you and the repercussions after haven't. I am thinking of you and hope that things turn around for you. Those medical procedures cost so much $$$ it is scary. I am keeping you in my thoughts and if there is ever anything that you need, please don't hesitate to let me know!!

    3520 days ago
    I just want to encourage you!!! I am so sorry that you have been sick, but you can do this!!

    YOU GET WELL SOON!! emoticon
    3520 days ago
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