So I gave up and just took the iron pills prescribed whenever they did more bloodwork.
I went through a divorce and moved from Dayton to Akron, started working for a great company as a temp and was hired a year later. When I received my medical insurance I decided to investigate some issues I was having with my bladder. I made an appointment with a UROGYNO and the Nurse's Assistant did a routine Bladder Scan. She said we were done, and she would be right back. She returned with three Doctors. After a quick physical exam the Dr said he estimated a Fibroid Tumor about the size of a canteloup. Told me we would schedule an ultrasound and a biopsy to make sure it was not cancerous.
Fortunately it is benign (as most fibroid tumors are)... but I also have multiple tumors with the two next largest being the size of oranges. They informed me my uterus is the same size as being 4-5 months pregnant.
So.... they scheduled surgery for July 25th. However, since I have not been employed by my Employer for a full year (started as a temp) I will not be eligible for Paid Short Term Medical Leave. I will need about 6 weeks off of work.... unpaid.
I have been trying to save some money, but I have had the bills from all the testing coming in and can barely keep up with those. I went to the ER after some trouble with my kidneys and the weight of the tumors laying on my bladder about 2 weeks ago.... so I am also concerned about what that bill is going to be, and I do not want to think about what the hospital stay and surgery is going to cost me.
Right now I am just worried about making sure my regular bills are paid and I will need to make a few of the employer split insurance premium payments to keep them in good standing while out of work so I do not get dropped. I just want peace of mind while I heal up.
And.... if anyone knows any work I can do from home while I mend up please let me know! I do analyst and reporting for Production and Inventory Flows at work for Directors and Corporate Executives.... great with office, dashboards, etc! Keep me in mind! :)
*whispers* No, I can't kint anymore.... arthritus. :(
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