I’m not really sure where to start so I will start with my end goal which is to raise enough money to save my storage units and hopefully enough to put down on a car and get a place for us. I have never been in a situation like this. I have worked my entire life but the past few years have broke me. In August 2018 my first husband passed in a drunk driving accident. At the time my kids were 11, 8, and 4. They took it pretty hard and struggling alot with acting out etc. At the time we lived about an hour and a half away from any of his family or mine. We had initially moved there for me to go to nursing school and decided to stay after I graduated. About 8 months after his death my mom asked me if i’d move back home and help take care of my grandmother. I said yes, after all my grandparents took care of us when our parents couldn’t. I don’t know where I would have been if they didn’t step in. After moving I got set up with a new Dr. So I could get my high blood pressure meds. During my initial visit with her i explained how I have also always struggled with constant fatigue and hitting my “brick wall of sleep”. I had dealt with the exhaustion for 10 yrs before I started nursing and continued to do so up until the past few years. In March of 2020, after seeing the new dr for about 6 months she sent me to a sleep specialist who diagnosed me with Narcolepsy with cataplexy after I did a sleep study. doctor who finally listened when I said it wasn’t a normal tired I was relieved to finally have a diagnosis. I was relieved to have a doctor who finally listened when I said it wasn’t a normal tired, but the realization that I would never be not tired hit hard. Fast forward to August of 2020 my grandmother passed. She pretty much raised us. Both my parents were addicts. The trauma from that sent my Narcolepsy into high gear to the piont I couldn’t stay awake to drive let alone work. The sleep specialist took me out of work until we could get the right medication combination. It took just over a year for him to clear me for work but in that short year we lost my father in law to suide, my grandmother in law passed, my husband and I lost our first and only baby together(which was the beginning of the end for us), my then 6 year old son had to be hospitalized and was diagnosed with Disruptive mood disregulation disorder. I ,of course, lost my job which in turn caused us to lose our house putting everything in storage, we lost our car, and our health insurance. When it rains it pours. I finally went back to work last December, never anticipating I’d be out of work again. In February of this year after being back at work only 2 months, I noticed that I was getting tired really fast even with my stimulants but I brushed it off and kept pushing. In April I was sick and went to the ER. They did a CT scan and found a growth on my adrenal gland. The ER tells me to follow up with my primary. I was again at a new doctor giving him my health history. I have had issues with swelling for years that was always just kinda blown over by any physician I saw but it had been getting much worse to the point it hurt to walk because my legs were so swollen. The new Doctor sent me for blood work which came back abnormal. He then sends me for an Echocardiogram on April 27th. And on April 27th, my oldest daughters birthday, I learned I have chronic heart failure. My heart is only working at about 35-40 %. I am only 36. Because of the new diagnosis of Heart failure I had to stop all of my stimulants for the narcolepsy. Even after this I still continued to try to work, which proved too much. The added emotional stress of finding this out again worsened the Narcolepsy that I was no longer able to take medication for. I lost my job on June 17th. I also lost my health insurance. We had to move with family to a small town too far to walk anywhere. And to top it all off my second husband left to go to work a couple weeks ago in our only car and I havn’t heard from him since. I have 3 amazing, smart, strong children that have been through more than most adults. Our entire lives are sitting in 10x15s and I can’t even pay that right now. This is a last ditch effort I guess. I don’t want to tell them I lost everything.