Annmarie's medical expense fund

My legs started developing painful ulcers (photos provided - warning very graphic).  I had my first vein surgery in 1999, so I knew I had to get help.

The treatment needed is called Endovenous Laser First Vein.  Until I can get the treatment, I must continue to medicate and take care of the ulcers that are a side effect of the vein condition.  This requires a trip to the doctor for a special cream to be put on my legs, and then to wrap my legs.  This procedure alone is $250 per week.  I have exhausted all my funds just keeping the ulcers medicated and wrapped.

I need the Endovenous Laser First Vein treatment immediately.  The weekly treatment to keep my ulcers under control is simply a bandaid.

I must pay $6,000 in addition to my insurance claim in order to have the surgery.  

I work 2 jobs which both require me to stand on my feet all day.  At night, I come home, shower, medicate my legs, wrap my legs, and go to bed.  The pain is excruciating.  I'm very self-sufficient and I have a hard time asking for help.  But, the pain is so bad now, I must.

The doctor says I will need to stay off my legs for about a month.  I have set my goal for the surgery cost only, but if i should be so blessed as to go over my goal, the money will be spent very frugally to pay for my expenses during the time I am out of work.

I need the surgery NOW!  Any donation to help me pay for this surgery will be so appreciated.  Thank you for reading my story and God bless!

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Annmarie Byrd 
Nashville, TN
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