David Harper Hope for the Harpers

First post: Jun 29, 2021 Latest post: Aug 5, 2021
My husband David is an electrician and is one of those guys that does anything he can for anyone. We were so excited about our transition of working all the time to being able to take it easy and enjoy life a bit more. We were living in an RV and loved it for awhile, but were ready to settle down in one place and have some room for a change. I have family in Florida, so we looked forward to going there and begin the transition. Everything worked out great, we had a place to live on a small lake in Fort Pierce and having been in the same area for the last 4 years in the winter he had a few people that wanted things done in their homes and needed his services, and the extra income would come in handy as we were now going to live on Social Security.
We moved into our new place on April 1, 2021 and loved the room and the neighborhood. Around the first of June, I began to notice a difference in him. He seemed concerned about his heart that was skipping beats on occasion. We had been through a lot of stress moving, selling the camper, getting our dogs used to the new environment and David having to go to North Carolina to get all our stuff that had been in storage for 4 years. I was looking forward to setting up our new home and seeing all the things I hadn’t seen in awhile. Besides all of that, my sister who lived down the street was diagnosed with cancer in March, and they gave her only a few months to live. It was also another reason why we wanted to be here. So thinking his issue was all about stress, I thought that when things settled down he would be fine. Not to be so. By mid June he had lost his capacity to work, all tasks became difficult, and I began to think it was early onset Alzheimer’s, Longer story shortened it turns out he has inoperable brain cancer! What a shock it was when we were in the emergency room for his heart, and the doctor after looking at the CAT scan told us this news. 
So we are now looking into different alternatives for treatment. Not having insurance, we have limited options considering the amount of money we have to work with. 

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