I was recently hospitalised with suspected endometriosis, and I can't even begin to describe how much pain I'm in right now. I've got such a long journey ahead of me (the average amount of time it takes for diagnostic surgery is 7 years...) and at the moment I can't even walk, let alone work.
I'm working myself up into a frenzy about not being able to pay my rent and bills at the end of this month, so desperate times call for desperate measures. The added extra costs that come with being sick are rarely talked about but believe me, they're there. Heat pads, prescriptions, CBD, painkillers, supplements.. they don't grow on trees. I'm cutting my pain relief patches in half to make them go further. Anyone who's lived with chronic pain can relate.
During lockdown, I received no help from the government in the self-employed scheme, and I was denied furlough by my employer. It's been a ridiculously hard few months financially, and now that I'm ill and not being believed by Drs, it just feels even more like everything is against me.
Thanks for reading / donating, I know money's tight for everyone right now.
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