Help to move on

I came home after work on April 19th to find my husband had chosen to move out of the house, left me a note on my computer screen, and was currently driving back home to Washington state.  I was devastated to say the least.

As of now, I have no idea if there will be a reconciliation, either way I have to figure out how to keep a roof over my head missing over half the income that I had for paying bills. He said he'd cover rent and the car payment for a couple months to give me time to figure things out but I don't want to wait till the last minute.

I managed to get a deferrment for my student loans which will help for a while and I'm figuring out how to use one credit card to pay off other debts just to cut down on the outgoing payments, a kind of consolidation you might say. I've worked really hard to get my credit back to a good state and I'm trying to not end up in financial ruin during this.

I'm in a large, 1 bedroom apartment that I can't afford alone and finding a roommate to share a one bedroom generally doesn't happen. I'm having to re-home most of our cats, all of which he left with me. I'm working with some friends to find good homes to get me down to maybe 2, which is about the most that people are willing to allow in most rentals. This is being handled.

What I know I will need is help with is moving expenses if I have to move or a few months bill money to help me transition. It's just me and I know I can't move much myself as far as furniture, even if I can get friends to help, first month's rent/deposits will be hard for me to scrape together and I'll probably need a storage unit as well. I hate moving, there's a good reason as of Oct this year, we would have been in this apartment for 8 years. I don't know how I'll come up with that money so I'm asking for help.

I've helped out people over the years any time I could, I'm hoping that finding myself in that position now that I can get the help I desperately need. I hate finding myself in this position but it is what it is and I'm trying to make the best of it and plan ahead as best I can.
  • Mechelle 
    • $300 (Offline)
    • 84 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 84 mos
  • Rachel Medina 
    • $20 
    • 85 mos
  • Allyson Stallman 
    • $50 
    • 85 mos
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    • $50 
    • 85 mos
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Organizer

Mechelle Feagin Johnson 
Organizer
Houston, TX
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