Melissa's Stroke Expenses

My name is Melissa Hernandez.  I am mother, wife, daughter and sister.  I woke up on April 1st and suffered a stroke.  My husband called 911 and I was rushed to hospital, where I spent 7 days.  I don't have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or any traditional risk factors for a stroke or any medical concern. They did find a hole (PFO) in my heart, but nothing else.  Neurologists believe this caused the stroke to reach my brain.  They would like for me have it closed, but I just visited a cardiologist and will be going to get a 2nd opinion in June.  Unfortunately, I was naive to believe that I wouldn't benefit from any disability coverage through my employer, therefore did not sign up for it.  Our household depends on both me and my husband's income.

I have been at home recovering ever since, while our household is accumulates medical bills and travel expenses while traveling to doctor's appointments, along with occupational, physical and speech therapy.  If I elect to have the hole closed in my heart that will incur additional medical bills.

Thank you for reading my story! Whatever contribution you can share is much appreciated. Keep our family in your thoughts and prayers! On behalf of the Hernandez's, thank you... Melissa, Tony, Dylan, Nick and Isabella.
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MelissaTony Hernandez 
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Rosharon, TX
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