Steven needs horrid surgery again.

I don't make too much fuss about a rare disease I suffer from called Achalasia, but it's a really horrid thing. I essentially can not swollow most food or liquids, and after a very small amount I regurgitate most of what I have consumed. It's vile stuff. Last Christmas I had surgery called a Heller Myotomy to try and keep the effects at bay as it is incureable. A year later my symptoms are returning, but I have lost my medical insurance. I'm scared that the pre-existing condition situation may leave me out in the cold.  I need to figure out how I can have the surgery again really soon. I just need a small amount of help to get insurance that my surgeon will accept before the whole health care thing goes to hell in a hand basket. I've never been one to ask for help, but the times, they are a' changin' with the expenses of this and having a 2 year old son I am starting to feel overwhelmed.

Thanks for reading this.

ach·a·la·sia

A  rare condition in which the muscles of the lower part of the esophagus fail to relax, preventing food from passing into the stomach. It affects roughly 1 in 100,000 people in North America. Its causes are unknown, and is not curable, only treatable.

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