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My Biological Parents passed away in 1985, my Mother committed suicide and my father died in a pilot crash. My sister and I were adopted, it was finalized March 31, 1988, after about 3 yrs in foster care. I'm a mother to three children who have Celiac Disease, and I'm a wife for 10 yrs, my husband is chronically ill/disabled, he was born with Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida and has had Brain surgeries in 1977, 1982, and Aug 2008. Following the Brain Surgery in 2008, he now deals with a series of auto immune disorders: RA, Insomnia, Chronic Pain and Migraines, Lupus, and Severe Psoriasis. Hurricane Ike hit Texas in September 2008, and we lost our Rental Home and Only Vehicle, which sent our world into a down-word spiral I had a Hysterectomy in June 2008 due to hemorrhaging, then had a Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer in Jan 2010. I’m doing my best for my Family, but I can’t be Super Mom.

Four Months Since Separation – Now Divorced

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As I posted in November 2011, I told my then husband and the person who I took care of the past six years, that I couldn’t be married anymore, and I couldn’t take care of him anymore. As of November 18, 2011 we were separated and he moved out. Feb 3, 2012, our divorce was final Dec 21, 2001 – Feb 3, 2012 – That was over a 10 year marriage, had three children together, ...

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Separation

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I have been unhappy for a long time. I have been pushed away, put down, ignored, turned down, disrespected, and giving all I have, but given nothing back. No appreciation and so much more. I have cared for my husband since 2005, been married since 2001. I gave my all, and gave my heart, but I am not in love with him the way you love someone who are married to and want to share ...

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Daddy Update/Please No ALZ’s

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Tuesday night when I called my mom, my Dad was in ICU on a strong dose of the nitro patch. He was doing better—BP had come down and his pain was subsiding, heart attack was stopped. They were going to do a stress test Wednesday to see if he can be stepped down from the ICU unit or not. He had the heart attack starting Sunday night, he was lifting and carrying too much fire ...

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Daddy Had a Heart Attack/And More

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My Mom called me yesterday about 3:15 my time/central time. She and my dad live in Toas, New Mexico, up in the mountains, so they are an hour behind me. She took my dad to the Toas local hospital and he had a full blown heart attack. They life flighted him to Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Veterans Hospital (VA) Dad arrived at the Veterans hospital about 6:30pm my time and was in critical condition. My Mom ...

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It’s Officially on Paper

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My husband’s appeals court disability judge decision came on paper, the medical records and exams, CT Scans and MRI’s, show more than I ever knew or the disability evaluation doctors never shared for me to know. Claimant has the following disabilities/diseases: Thoracic Spina Bifida-post repair, hydrcepholus – status post – ventriculo peritoneal shunt chronic headaches cervial and lumbar spine degenerative disc disease consisting of Osteophyte at C3 and Spondylolisthesis at L5 mid stage glaucoma severe ...

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Can’t Get Better

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I really need to bounce back and get my energy back, and my body needs to stop betraying me, I don’t have time to be ill and not have my organs functioning properly. I am so exhausted and feel like I have no energy. Got out of the hospital Aug 5th. Doc  wasted my time and didn’t do any tests to see what the bleeding was coming from. My pcp’s colleague on Friday Aug 12th  ...

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Ill Spouse was Approved

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Chuck and I have been fighting since 2007 for SSD, and I got the call from the lawyer on Aug 2nd that my husband was approved. We had been denied 3 times, we were waiting to go to an appeals judge, and that was the last step in the road. Lawyer said sometimes they can push the approval before it goes to the appeals judge, and it just so happens, IS’s case was one of ...

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In Hospital

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I was at the ER on Wed evening and was admitted about 2:15 a.m. on Thursday; I have bleeding in my small intestines/ lower GI. Colonoscopy today, I have Hydronephrosis of my right kidney, and a spot on my liver that showed up on the CT Scan. My liver enzymes on my blood work are way too high. Have IV fluids and IV antibiotics because I have a UTI. My BP is very low for ...

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Prayers for Us

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Please say some prayers that our family can get through this next month, meaning the rest of July and into the middle of August. My last paycheck for my current job is tomorrow, and my salary is considerably deducted because of HR not asking if I wanted insurance premiums taken out, they just did it anyway, to where it is paid up until July 31, 2011. Also, they have a sneaky way of working about ...

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Job Offer

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I have been working at my current company for 4 and a half years. I work in Oil and Gas as a senior cartographer/drafter for offshore Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore Africa, and other over seas work. I interviewed with Shell Oil Company on June 28th for a position in their drafting department, but doing on land block lease sales, where I draft their maps for when they are drilling for ...

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