Hi everyone!!! I have Lyme disease, Bartonella and Babesia. I was bitten by a tick that transmitted the bacteria that caused my illness which by the way is a very serious one. This tick disease literally almost killed me.
My health has been rapidly declining in the last 2 years. After visiting many doctors in and out of the state and trying multiple types of treatment and medications, I have not been making progress in getting better.
It has literally affected my entire body, from my brain to my skin, heart, extreme body pain, eyes, shaking, numbness, tingling, kidneys, liver, neuropathy, balance issues, weakness in my legs and arms and everything else that you can imagine. I have been using a wheelchair and cane for a couple years now. I have to have 24 hour care and need help even with simple, everyday tasks like eating, showering and going to the bathroom. I only leave home to go to the doctor and had to quit my full time job a few months ago because I could no longer physically function enough to do my job.
I have spent tens of thousands of dollars already on doctor visits, lab tests, medicine and travel. It is only getting more expensive as my illness progresses. Since Doctors are not legally allowed to treat Chronic Lyme Disease, it is not covered on insurance.
The next step in trying to find help in recovering from this illness would be to go to the Hansa Center in Kansas. It would require a 2 week initial stay for treatement and then recurring visits every couple of months. It costs about $12,000 for the 2 weeks not including our travel costs and expenses to stay there. Subsequent visit are between $3000-5000 for a 3-5 day stay.
This is almost a last ditch effort to try and find healing since I’ve exhausted options in my local area.
If I hadn’t been misdiagnosed for so long which cost us a lot of money along the way, then I would be in a better situation to pay for this center. But unfortunately, we’re only living on one income now and most of that money goes to paying my medical expenses. Plus my husband has used up his vacation days from work so we wouldn’t be receiving his income anymore on the days he can’t work to take me to the center and follow up appointments.
So to all my friends reading this, any donation will be much appreciated to help me with the cost of my treatment so I can get to where I was before getting sick. Share if you can…..
Thank you so much!!!