Down by the river to ease our minds. Stay Strong!

Suzanne Carnes Strickland Lupus turns homeless

First post: Aug 4, 2020 Latest post: Aug 16, 2020
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Thank you.. I became diagnosed with Lupus, fibromyalgia, DDD and etc.. in 2016. I was very somewhat independent woman and loved it. I work in school cafeteria for almost 10 years was happy. I’m 2018 in June I started having problems and by September I had to get two artificial disc put in back of neck and same day as surgery I lost my job and insurance. I hit rock bottom for first time in my life. Working in schools you don’t get unemployment so I was left with no income. From then own I lost everything.. my home, my car, my friends and eventually my family. I was blessed to have a cousin that took me in but she couldn’t really help me much but a roof was more than enough. Living conditions aren’t good, I can’t seem to get on disability got 2 denials, can’t find doctors or medical insurance or any kind of help here . I made a GofundMe account in hopes to get help to get 2 bus tickets one way trip to Maine. My fiancé has family that wants to help us. I met him 3 months before all this happened and he has stood by me and been my caregiver so hard for him to get job , we had no one to stay with me. I honestly don’t know what I would do without has been a extremely long stressful journey for us and we want to get our life back and have a place to call home again so his family has him a job there and they have a lawyer waiting on me. We are ready for this blessed journey in our lives.