Homeward Bound

Moving from MO to desert. been a horrible adventure.

Currently in Pahrump, NV. 
And here I sit, broke and pretty much homeless.  Disabled from a myriad of health problems, also battling depression and anxiety.  not getting much medical care.  RV is parked, not currently licensed, and trouble getting rides.  and I can't afford this, running out of money and having to beg for groceries every month. 

currently parking at someone's house. it was to be day or two, but I hit snags in getting plates (had to cancel registration when insurance lapsed due to lack of finances) so I'm still here over month later.  I have electric and place to dump waste tanks.   and it's really quiet!  well, not when the chickens etc start carrying on, but that is even a nice noise usually. 

really tired and achy and depressed about the RV.

I park at side of streets or walmart parking lot, and take laptop to Starbucks for wifi.  hot meals sometimes from soup kitchens, when I have enough gas to get there.  groceries from food pantries.  And since I have a long list of food allergies, both of those options are not pleasant. 

I just want a home.  I'm feeling cursed, with the constant obstacles taking up time, money, resources, and leaving me spiraling downwards. 
Many things in the motorhome don't work, like the water pump, cooking, fridge.  The door is broke and won't shut all the way, so I rig it with bungee cords and bicycle lock, and then hang blanket on inside at night to try to keep cold out.   I haven't had shower in while, all my clothes are dirty, I try to hand wash but that is painful (and messy). 

I've been trying to sell crafts and some other things, but no one is interested.  I am terrified to panhandle, besides I can't stand for long. 
I contacted charities, but nothing for help except the food pantries, of which most I have to refuse or pass along.

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Roberta Barlow 
Elko, NV
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