My mom Nancy passed away on February 17, 2013. If you donated, or read, or shared her story, thank you for making her life a more vibrant and incredible one.
My mom, Nancy, had a heart attack in June of 2012. She was 53 years old at that time. Before that she had no known medical problems. Since then we have been on a rough journey, with an 87 day hospital stay to be evaluated for a transplant.
Unfortunately, she is not a transplant candidate. So we press on focusing on quality, instead of quantity.
My mom is home with us now and we are so grateful to be approved for disability income come January.
This fund is set up to help us pay the bills, both medical and cost of living until she qualifies for disability, if we are able to have her that long.
While it feels scary to put our needs out there and to ask for money, this is where we are at. We are trusting that there will be just enough.
You can read my mom's entire story starting here:
Thank you in advance for the generosity and love of our friends and family who have stood by our side so far. Thank you for holding my sisters and me up when we thought we would no longer be able to stand or to keep marching on.
This is not meant to be a sob story, but rather a story of hope and love. This is not a story we are able to walk alone, so we are asking for help, regardless of our insecurities and fears, and trusting that people will walk alongside us.
Thank you again. For your prayers, and for even reading our story.
Update on goal: I just woke up after working a night shift and am blown away by people's generosity and support of our family. I put this site together last night before going to work and had not really yet processed or known what our goal should be. After talking with my sister, looking through past medical bills, and researching funeral costs to come, I have updated the goal to actually match our needs. Honestly, I didn't want to set a goal that could never be met, and I continue to underestimate the power and support community. Thank you for blowing my expectations out of the water and for helping my mom to have peace about the financial aspects and burdens of everything that has happened. This help will allow her to live out her last days focusing on just that, life and living.