Last hope

Well I cannot believe it's come to this but now I've truly lost
everything. My health, my home, my business, and my financial income, and soon to be my eyesight. I have been a type one diabetic for 20+ years now and have done pretty well up to recently. A short stay at a local hospital in April lead to a diagnosis of white brain matter which I have never heard of until the doc came in and explained it's a form of dementia caused from years of uncontrolled hypertension which I did not even know I had. The next issue became my eyes, my site was getting bad and a trip to the eye Institute of Fort Lauderdale 7/17 brought the diagnosis of ( MD ) Eye disease. It's progressed so fast that I've been told if I don't have the surgery in my left eye within the next six weeks i'll lose the site within just a few months the damage is beyond eye injections. Now again July of this year I guess the third is the charm. After nights of sickness and throwing up hour after hour I was taken to the emergency room at Westside HCH in plantation and was diagnosed with acute stage four kidney failure and another seven day stay in the hospital. Needless to say the bills are getting tremendous and for the first time in my life i'm having to turn to friends,family and strangers for help. If it wasn't for and I didn't have my beautiful daughter Courtney I would not even reach out like this but I hope someday to walk her down the aisle. Even with that said I know my time is Limited and I would like to show Courtney I'll try. Again this is very strange for me I've always been the guy to give a few bucks to the person in need at the stoplight or even the shoes off my feet on an unusual cold Florida morning. I know I haven't been perfect in life especially in my younger days but I didn't think I've done enough to deserve this. So now I'm having to reach out for a little help and it's very hard to do. So I want to thank in advance anybody who may be able to help out.

Thanks everyone!
Terry Bates








heard of until the doctor came in and explained it's a form

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Terry Bates 
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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