Having Faith All Things Be Healed

Hello my name is Maria Weathers.  I have always been one to live a private life when it comes to my health.  I have been through a lot and by the Grace of God I have overcome many things.  At the age of sixteen I was diagnosed with SVT Tachycardia.  It is a heart condition where there is a abnormally fast heart rhythm arising from improper activity in the upper part of the heart.  Medication is taken daily for it.  At any time I can just be sitting and it feels as though I'm running a marathon.  I also have high blood pressure which isn't a good combination to have.  It will cause me to swell in different parts of my body as shown below.  In January of 2016 I had a cyst that was near my Fallopian tubes that had to be removed.  Laparoscopic surgery was performed and due to its removal...I'am still here. It was life threatening.  Also in May of 2016 I threatened a massive heart attack but paramedics reached me in time.  They were able to get my heart rhythm back to normal without doing a cardioversion.  A cardioversion is where a brief shock is given to reset the heart rhythm back to its normal pattern.  That episode happened due to my Tachycardia and dehydration combined.  Through the years I have struggled with many things fighting for good health. Then I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia.  It's a condition that affects the muscles and soft tissue.  It causes symptoms of CHRONIC PAIN, fatigue, sleep problems as well as painful and tender joints throughout the body.  Medication is taken for that on a daily basis as well. Last year 2017, due to all complications with my health and trying to maintain a healthy life I decided to retire from my position at Toy R Us after 20 years.  For four years I filed intermittent leave of absence paperwork with the company to protect my job.  I would have to be absent from work a lot due to my medical complications.  I never knew if I was gonna wake up with a swollen face, feet, hands or abdomen.  In the last few months of my time there I began to have unbearable issues with my abdomen which led to Gastrointestinal problems.  I have a lot of inflammation that is treated daily as well. If that wasn't enough, the day after my colonoscopy/endoscopy I had to go to the ER and the outcome was my gallbladder was bad and had to be removed.  Needless to say I have had some ongoing issues as well as things I failed to mention because I don't give it a name to allow power over my body.  Any invader can be fought with Prayer. I see a total of six specialists as well as my primary doctor for different health conditions.  And recently got diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis which is pain in the heel or arch of my feet that also cause issues with my legs and hip.  I was told that eventually I may have to have surgery for that.  My medical expenses are well over the amount of $50,000 that need to be paid out of pocket even with insurance.  Even though I left my job and received all benefits owed to me, the cost of living along with my medical expenses is overwhelming.  The majority of my funds go to my medical expenses to sustain my health.   Through it all, although I may be sad at times or hurting on the inside and out...I still smile.  I always say you never know what a person goes through by just looking at them.  I know that there is a purpose and a plan and that my health will be restored and my wounds will be healed.  I have many scars but that is only proof that healing has occurred. Any amount of donation will be greatly appreciated.  There is no amount that is too small and I THANK YOU in advance.  Much love to you all.

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Maria Weathers 
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Lancaster, SC
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