Laura's Medical Costs

I have had Crohn's Disease  since 2005. For the most part, the disease was managed up until the summer of 2015. Since that time, I have been hospitalized every year and have required expensive medical procedures, treatments, and surgeries to save my life. In the past 3 years, I have had 4 separate hospitalizations and also had very expensive home health care to manage a PICC line and TPN.

With these hospitalizations have come what feels like never-ending bills. We have been paying them off very slowly. We have always had health insurance, but even with that, the debt is piling up. Now, I am currently in Mayo Hospital. We have no idea how expensive this hospital stay will be. We have not met our deductible, though this hospital stay will surely meet that. The only thing we do know for sure is that we cannot afford this.

We have applied for financial assistance for every bill we have, and we always are denied. We have been paying these bills for years with absolutely no help.

Any financial contribution will help. Big or small. We do not have a specific goal in mind, and our debt is certainly bigger than the goal we have listed, but at this point we are beyond grateful for anything.

Finances at home have been a struggle. Tyler got a new job, and now his income is 100% commissions. There were marketing issues with his company and for a few months we were barely getting by and have been putting all medical debt on credit cards, so not really getting out of any debt.

We do not spend money frivolously. We hardly ever eat out, we buy almost everything second-hand, we go without many things, we work hard to be very self-reliant and responsible. We would never ask for financial donations unless we absolutely knew it would save us from drowning after all we have attempted. After praying and talking, we both agree that we have reached that point and we are ready to humble ourselves and ask for help.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Laura Davis 
Buckeye, AZ
Tyler Davis 
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