Help Gallbladder, Kidneys, and Water-retention

Over the course of time, I have had some issues with my colon. This tends to happen when you do take prescription narcotics for a chronic pain condition for an extended period of time. We are hoping when I see the gastroenterologist on June 23 that they do not diagnose me with either a partial bowel obstruction or Crohn’s disease,but those look like some fairly likely candidates at this point. I have a lot of discomfort and bloating all of the time that I just ignored because of all of my other rheumatologic issues, but I have to face this now. It has gotten too out of control. I’m afraid of what they’re going to find and I’m just scared of how much it’s going to cost in that interim time when they decide what medications are going to be the best and which medications are not going to be effective, as insurance will probably deny many of them throughout that process until we get it figured out. If anyone feels inclined to donate anything at all, it would be extremely less stressful between now and when things get figured out. Even surgery could end up being an option as I have several gallstones and kidney stones that have been inside of me for quite some time, and my medications that I take have probably contributed to that over time. I have no regrets because I’ve needed to take these medicines in order to live my life as best I can, and I’m a happy person! But the discomfort in particularly on my left side only is now something that I cannot ignore and I’m preparing for the worst but hoping for the best. So I hate to be a burden even more than I already am, but if there are any extra dollars that anyone is able to donate, at least I will feel slightly prepared for what is to come. I am such a lucky person in so many ways and even this won’t get me down, but in the meantime I’m so stressed out over it that it’s making me sick. I love you all and thank you for everything and for listening.-Annamarie

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 7 d
  • Kathleen Mikkelsen 
    • $20 
    • 7 d
  • Brenda OBeirne 
    • $100 
    • 10 d
  • Judith Flanagan  
    • $10 
    • 27 d
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Organizer

Annamarie Sieberns 
Organizer
Freeport, IL
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