Battle for My Life with Cancer

In January 2018 I was diagnosed with Small Cell Lung Cancer. Not something anyone ever expects for sure.  Surgery is not an option with this type of cancer.  Small Cell generally returns in another part of the body, generally the brain. So, I am currently undergoing radiation TWICE a day for 3 weeks straight and Chemo Therapy 3 times a week every three weeks for 18.5  weeks. My husband, god bless him is a blue collar worker and does not have the benefits of paid leave like me.  He has been by my side throughout these appointments so we are really feeling the effects of living off of one salary.  We have custody of our 3 year old granddaugher on top of all of this.  Many can relate im sure, daycare payments are equivelnt to a MORTGAGE payment. 
I never imagined burning through our savings account so fast nor did I ever fathom using a social media application to ask my family and friends for finacial help. Those who truly know me know I would never ask for HELP unless it was absolutely necessary.
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Theresa Ferguson 
Waldorf, MD
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