Help me make it a home?

UPDATE: The dogs are here, the RV is here, just need a few things to make it livable (see the wish list) 

Much love and many thanks-- any thing helps and I am so grateful for all the shares and help!  Love and Light! 

A place to call my own. It seems like such a little thing when you have one. At this point in my life due to a series of unfortunate events I find myself without a home of my own.

I have been nearly bedridden for just over 6 months, and although I can see the light at the end of the tunnel (I swear I'm feeling a little better each day) I still have an uphill journey to being able to take care of myself...so here's my story.

Earlier this year I went to Korea to teach English. It was an incredible experience and I will always be grateful for the time there and the opportunity. Sadly I was exposed to black mold during my stay and had to cut my trip short due to illness. 

 
You see I had been struggling with joint pain, fibromyalgia pain and chronic fatigue for the last few years, i'm generally a pretty tough cookie and I muddled through well enough, even if I wasn't exactly flourishing but this experience was to take me down a few more notches. 
 
Being exposed to the mold set off a chain reaction that took all my previous issues and magnified them, my immune system went into overdrive and the fatigue and pain were the least of my worries. My blood pressure soared, I was plagued with edema, and the brain fog was nearly unbearable. SO ...

I came back to the states and moved into my mom's house to convalesce, I presumed I'd take a few months and rest and get some healthy food in me and that would be it. Sadly,  It's been 6 months now and although I can see improvement I am definitely still incapacitated. The most difficult part has been the memory, vision and brain fog issues. (you can always message me for more details)

Bottom Line? 

The medical costs are piling up and the resources are drying up and I would really love to be reunited with my dogs.  And my poor doggies would probably love to not be continually shifted from one place to another while my amazing friends and family have watched them for me!  UPDATE --- the dogs are here, we borrowed some of the money from family for the transport! 

Basically - I could live with my mom for as long as I need but I can't have my fur babies here with me. In order to facilitate me having a place to live AND have my dogs we have come up with a plan for me to live in the back yard in a trailer. Carl has been unable to find suitable gainful employment here in Cali so he is leaving Feb 1st to go back to Colorado. 

And it's not just that he wouldn't be able to afford to put me up in my apartment, My situation has me very dependant as I can't drive safely so being close to my mom who is home and can help me out is very important.

So there we are...no income, incapacitated, dependant and medical bills piling up and all I want is to snuggle with my doggies :D 
 
Every little bit helps.  So much love and light and gratitude for the help! 
 
(I've lowered the desired amount because we were able to find a much older and smaller RV than I originally had looked at and the work that needs to be done is mostly elbow grease and not to expensive) 

UPDATE: Have the RV --- it needs some repairs and the licensing is nearly 700.00 in arrears so really hoping to get some help with that! 

 

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